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Posted: 15/09/2016 at 17:25

I think there's still work being done ... 


Posted: 15/09/2016 at 17:00

I have that one too - C. Viticella Purpurea Plena Elegans - it's wonderful 

Fruit Bushes

Posted: 15/09/2016 at 16:46

You'll find the basics here 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 15/09/2016 at 16:36

It's still sweltering here - thought you'd like to know Wonky's spent most of the day sleeping and is feeling a little more human now 

Insects, Bugs, beasties

Posted: 15/09/2016 at 16:33

I love Plume Moths - so elegant 

Pruning hornbeam hedge

Posted: 15/09/2016 at 16:12

I would shorten the side shoots - the long ones by one third and the shorter ones just tip.  I don't think I'd reduce the height.  It should normally be done in August, but I'd do it now as you've not done it.

That's going to look fabulous in a few years' time. 

Raising height of standard (lollipop) topiary

Posted: 15/09/2016 at 16:06

I agree Nut - I don't think it's possible to raise the height of a standard once it's been 'stopped' in order to form the head.  

Unkillable Aconitum

Posted: 15/09/2016 at 15:56

Promise it to a friend - in my experience it will promptly turn up its toes and expire. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 15/09/2016 at 15:51

Just straining apple and mint to make mint jelly tomorrow 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Apple Day Events 2016

Dates and Locations etc - is there one near you? 
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Normal for Norfolk???

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Last Post: 10/09/2016 at 09:10

Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
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Last Post: 30/08/2016 at 13:55

ID please

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Last Post: 20/08/2016 at 10:39

Hosta! Where's Hosta?

Look at the canna you gave us! 
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Last Post: 13/08/2016 at 18:02

Salvia greggii and Clem Daniel Deronda

Moving them about ... two questions ...  
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Last Post: 12/08/2016 at 11:24


A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things ... everyone welcome  
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Gardener's Garters

Phlaris arundinacea var. Picta 
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Last Post: 13/07/2016 at 14:17

Blight resistant tomatoes

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Last Post: 19/09/2016 at 08:08

Such a handsome chap

Look who I found  
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Last Post: 19/06/2016 at 18:14

ID please

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Last Post: 12/06/2016 at 14:22

A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 19:01

Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

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Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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