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Peony help needed

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 06:28

Of course tree peonies exist 


Posted: 28/05/2014 at 06:25

Good morning all 

Well, it's  not raining .... but it has been and it will be   The pond is almost overflowing - when I drove past the watermeadows yesterday they were flooded at the time of year when they should be cut for hay!  However, my delphinium is just bursting into bloom, so I suppose it's only to be expected that we will get strong winds and torrential gales.

Mind you, this week last year we were down in Cornwall, and it was the first week of sunshine we'd had since the previous summer!  That spring had been so long and cold - do you remember how far behind everything was last year?  

OL, answers to your questions are, 1)Yes, 2)Sort of sometimes although it's actually sometimes the other way around, and 3)Now 



Posted: 27/05/2014 at 21:47

They were building one, but in East Anglia there was nowhere for it to go ........


Can You Identify These 2 Perennial Plants?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 21:35

Comfrey is also used in herbal medicines to heal broken bones and abcesses - however please do your own research  if interested. 


Posted: 27/05/2014 at 21:11

Don't have any in Norfolk or Suffolk 

Can You Identify These 2 Perennial Plants?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 20:47

Comfrey is very useful  

Keep cutting it and using it - that'll help keep it under control 

Can You Identify These 2 Perennial Plants?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 20:44

Sorry, I said borage, slapped my own wrist and edited it quickly - you  obviously saw the unedited version. 


Posted: 27/05/2014 at 20:37

Serve you right for not writing out Wellington Boots properly 

Can You Identify These 2 Perennial Plants?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 20:29

The first looks like comfrey

The second is a saxifrage - looks like the one known as London Pride 

Who pays for Things

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 20:24


Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Caterpillar ID

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ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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