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Posted: 06/05/2014 at 09:07

Still waiting here Nut ................... 

dafodil leaves

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:19

They may have felt the effects of the long dry summer we had last year.  Daffs like it damp 

What do I grow?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:18

No, but next time I visit I'll wander around and point  - and this time I might remember to write them down 

chestnut tree

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:14

I've been doing a bit of googling and there are odd bits of information out there on the web saying that there is something that sweet chestnuts can be grafted onto to restrict their growth, but I can't find anyone offering them for sale .......... so far ............ 

What do I grow?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:12

Yes, I've missed loads off my list, but most of them have been added by people posting after me .............. and then there's the one or two that were presents from Nut and I can't remember the names of ......  I'll have to find where I've written them down 



Posted: 06/05/2014 at 07:32

My Daniel Deronda (planted a few weeks ago) has two flowers 

I know what you mean about moving plants - I need to move one I planted at the weekend 


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 07:12

Hi KEF - I think he just contacted people who'd posted on the Horsetail thread - but as I'd posted that I don't have it   I have had an apology from him saying he didn't realise it was out of order ............ I've said he should be apologising to the Editor! 


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 07:02

Good morning Fg 

I love Duchess of Edinburgh and have grown her in a couple of previous gardens - I find she's a bit hesitant to get going and quite fussy about where she lives - but once she gets her toes right down she's gorgeous.  I've a feeling I've let her get swamped by an Alpina in this garden - don't know whether she'll cope or whether I ought to rescue her 


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 06:50

Good morning Chicky - I'll keep an eye on your sweetpeas for you 

Apples with extras

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 06:49

There's some info here   I'd rather not use pesticides but if you're prepared to apparently there are some available. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20

I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:15

Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 19:34

Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:09

Frost tonight!!!???

Check your local forecast ... 
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Last Post: 09/06/2015 at 10:01

Clematis cuttings

Where shall I put them? 
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Last Post: 07/06/2015 at 17:45

Visit The Old Vicarage Gardens East Ruston - Friday 5th June

Would anyone like to come along? 
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Last Post: 05/06/2015 at 20:09

ID for hardy geranium please

Does anyone recognise this one? 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 09:02

Conference on Ancient Trees and Orchards

Open to all 
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Last Post: 25/05/2015 at 22:47

Chris Beardshaw et moi ;-)

I couldn't resist ..................................... 
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Last Post: 24/05/2015 at 10:37

Hostas - they're so ............. fussy!

Some like the shade, some need the sun, some like sun some of the time ... 
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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 20:55


Do bees become addicted? 
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Copper tape

What do your slugs make of it? 
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