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Posted: 14/03/2014 at 18:03

I'm living just along from you Nut, it's been foggy then overcast all day - felt really chilly - I wandered around the garden a bit then went to the GC and got some bags of FYM, but that was the extent of my gardening today ............ oh no, I opened the coldframe then closed it again. 

What type of tree is this?

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 17:09

I think that's its natural habit of growth - don't think it's one of those conical types.   

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 15:47


Fig Tree

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 15:35

Alan - Dog Licences were abolished in 1987 - but then we're a bit behind the times here in Norfolk 


Posted: 14/03/2014 at 14:11

Chilly here brrrrrr!!!   The sun's peeked through the fog but it's too late to warm us up - rhubarb crumbles being made now, then I'll make crab soufflé and salad for supper. 

To prune or not to prune

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 13:55

Yes, cut it right down to about your knee height now.  Cut each stem back to just above a bud.  It looks drastic but it'll be fantastic.  

The mystery of pH.

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 10:48

Good idea David 


Posted: 14/03/2014 at 09:05

Tony Benn RIP


Posted: 14/03/2014 at 09:01

Totally agree Doc - a bit of a hero in this household. 

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 08:51

Artjak - check your PMs 

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