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A glut of fruit.

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 19:36

I thought you were offering me a drink Runnybeak 


We did have a thread somewhere about fruity alcofrolics ........... let me have a look ......


Posted: 09/08/2014 at 19:34

Problem is it's the weekend and hopefully Daniel's got his feet up at home or is out clubbing somewhere or doing something useful like putting up a shelf.

Have a look at your Forum Settings Stacey - make sure you've selected the Advanced Edit option - that should make your toolbar appear 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 18:30

I'm glad you agree with us David   It would have been terrible to be thought chicken 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 18:15

It's not just the getting there - it's the getting home again afterwards that might be tricky for some if the roads flood 


Posted: 09/08/2014 at 18:13

Glad you got things sorted Verdun   Battoning down the hatches here too - we've actually decided to postpone our trip to Beth Chatto's garden which we had arranged for tomorrow - the forecast for that area speaks of thunder, lightening and torrential rain - we're foolhardy but not as foolhardy as all that .... and anyway, isn't that garden designed for drought - seems a bit silly looking at it in the pouring rain   We'll arrange it again in a few weeks' time 

Honeysuckle not flowering

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 17:56
Dave Morgan wrote (see)

Leave it till spring Bille-jean, it flowers on new growth so leave till then.

Lonicera periclymenum varieties flower on wood produced in the previous year so should be pruned immediately after flowering 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 17:31

I think that's sensible/practical 

Honeysuckle not flowering

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 17:25

Hurrah!  So glad your honeysuckle is happy now 

Some info on pruning here 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 17:13

I've texted Snoodle to say "we're discussing this - what does she think?"

A 'Plant ID' forum topic

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 16:58

I understand that there are changes and improvements planned for the website including the forum,  before too long. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

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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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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Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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How to get around the current problem .... 
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