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cork screw willow tree looks very sad!

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 12:51

Tell us more about it - where is it planted and how big is it?

Can you post a picture please?

cat doings

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 12:20

Nigel sees them off 

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 12:05

No, you're learning just like the rest of us .... just some of us have struggled a bit further along the path ........

And sometimes I tease people if I think they know me well enough 

And yes, there are some varieties of cucumbers - the greenhouse ones, which produce fruit without being pollinated so you remove the male flowers because if they did pollinate the females it makes the fruit taste bitter.  

MY NEW ROSE IS LOOKING VERY POORLY

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 12:03

Absolutely agree Obelixx - and a lovely choice of rose - love that colour - trying to make room for it here .... a container might be the answer 

MY NEW ROSE IS LOOKING VERY POORLY

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:48

Do you know the name of it?  Some roses only have one flush of blooms, others will flower again later.  Some are prized for their lovely hips  

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:47

No! 

Let me tell you about the birds and the bees ......... 

Brassicas raised bed depth

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:28

Oh, so they do - never come across that before!

Right -  I think the kale and broccoli will need more depth than that or they'll get rocked by the wind which will cause root damage.  As they get bigger I'd put a cane by each one and tie in so they're as firm as they can be.  You can also top the soil up in the beds with the kale and broccoli in as much as you can as you can get hold of topsoil/compost.  

The cabbages might be ok - what sort of cabbages are they?

Very quick question

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:23

More than just wings in common Fg 

What's happened to my tomato?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:22

Everyone finds a way that works for them - I find that understanding the science behind the theory really helps. 

Good luck 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54

Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02
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