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Posted: 26/07/2015 at 09:34

Good morning KEF

Talkback: Japanese knotweed

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 09:33

This is interesting

It looks as if a solicitor's letter  might galvanise them into action.

Plant suggestions please!

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:52

"... The contorted hazel makes an excellent container plant and can be combined with spring bulbs and hellebores in a winter-to-spring arrangement, where - with care - it will survive for many years..."

Plant suggestions please!

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:45

Well, it's not evergreen, but for winter interest you can't beat a Twisted hazel (Corylus contorta) - a living sculpture in your garden, stunning when covered with frost or gleaming with raindrops, then catkins in the early spring - and very happy in a container.

It's a bit less stunning in the summer, but there's plenty of other plants to hold your interest at that time of year.

And how fantastic to cut a few stems for the house

wall v hedge

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:35

I like walls and I like hedges - I'm wondering whether there's a way of constructing a wall that is suitable for your garden, which could offer more to wildlife than just a straightforward brick wall ...........

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:12


Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:06

Morning BL    Enjoy lunch with your friends wherever you eat it

I'll do ham hock later in the week  - or even next week - it'll keep

A summer day in The Netherlands

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:01

Glad you're ok Kleipieper

I remember the storm of 1987 very well - our village was cut off by fallen trees for several days and we had no electricity for more than a week .

Freaky Veg

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 07:55

Hi Sherby

Could we see a photo please?  and do you know the variety of corn you're growing?

Bugs on bonsai

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 07:50

We need a photo  of the flies.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Shall we pool our piggy banks?

Or shall we stick with our seed swap? 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 19:53

Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 08:10

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Last Post: 28/07/2015 at 20:16

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Last Post: 17/07/2015 at 12:44

Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 06:56

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: 05/07/2015 at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 09:35

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2015 at 12:41

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2015 at 19:10


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
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