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Hyacinth Midnight Mystic

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 17:02

I don't know the variety in question, but from what I can find out it seems to be just a colour variant of the Hyacinth orientalis usually grown for spring bedding or pots and as such it should be perfectly hardy in the UK.

Chilli help needed !

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 16:46

It's warmth rather than sunlight that chillies need to ripen, so can you bring the pots indoors to a bright windowsill in the house? 

Mine changed colour quite quickly when I did that

Help!Olive tree leaf drop

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 15:34

Just Googled Home Depot - it's a large store in the USA so presumably that's where Sarah is.  Conditions there are likely to be different to the ones I'm used to .....

plant identification

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 15:31

Kezza - please post tomorrow morning and let us know how you are .... I mean - what they tasted like ..............

shed base

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 15:23

If you lay it on slabs they'll move unless you bed the slabs on concrete so you might as well lay it on a concrete base.

And as WO says - fewer lairs for lurking slugs

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 15:20
nutcutlet wrote (see)

I'm on a bit of a skive as well. Nothing wrong with me, though we did go for the flu jabs this morning so who knows what will happen next.

 

Have you had bad reactions from flu jabs Nut?  OH used to have flu jabs 'cos of his asthma, then one year he was taken very ill a few hours afterwards, vomiting and very high temperature, chattering teeth and shaking throughout most of the night and very peaky for the next couple of days - I nearly called an ambulance! 

He's refused flu jabs ever since. 

I used to have them 'cos of my work, but have never had a reaction.

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 14:48

I believe the reason for Verdun's name is that some of his family's blood was left in France - and the Plaza you saw would have been named to commemorate the battle and lives lost in the small French town of Verdun on behalf of us all.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 13:09

Maybe your pipes are frozen FG - you are in Scotland and everyone knows the weather's worse up there

silver birch for front garden

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 12:25

A crab apple like Golden Hornet, even when 40 years old like the one I know well, doesn't take up a lot of space either above or below ground, and is good for wildlife.

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 12:04

Lovely photos Artjak - hope you're fighting fit very soon ((hugs))

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 11:25

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

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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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38

Slugwatch

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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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
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