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gladioli

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 09:58
caroline 9 wrote (see)

Oh right. Ok, thanks Tootles, See I didn't even know that! Really I should get a book 'Gardening For Dummies'! Must be available on Amazon, must take a look....! x

You don't need that - you just need us - Great Gardening Dummies Past and Present    

We all started somewhere 

 

Gnats

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 09:54

Think we've got all the bats Snoodle 

Fascinating programme on Radio 4 this morning  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b015sqc7   - mosquitoes rather than gnats - but fascinating - do listen again if you can 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 09:42
Clarington wrote (see)

Can't have coffee Dove alas Not really meant to have tea either. Hot Ribena all the way here like a proper growed up!

Another quiet day in the office so am quietly plotting away. This could go so badly wrong!!

 

Ooooh bu$$er!!!    A dear friend swore by hot Vimto if she was under the weather - it would make a change I suppose 

 

Re cake - I think Hortum -c may have looked at the first page of this thread - hope he/she hasn't ploughed through the thread from the beginning to here 

new member just joined

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 08:52
Kevin dale wrote (see)

I want to be a garden writer part time does anybody out there know of any magazine publishing company who would be interested in hiring one please let me know or book publishing people send them to my gardening website its quint.simple site.com thanks I hate my job !

Kevin dale wrote (see)

I want to be a garden writer part time does anybody out there know of any magazine publishing company who would be interested in hiring one please let me know or book publishing people send them to my gardening website its quint.simple site.com thanks I hate my job !

Kevin, start with offering to write a free column for your local free-press.advertiser etc. 

Tomato leaves curling?

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 08:42

 I grow a few chillies but I'm not a pepper expert - but that does look very like aphid damage to me.

I'd spray with a soapy solution - I use Ecover but you can get soap-based organic sprays at the garden centres - pay particular attention to the undersides of the leaves and the growing tips.

Good luck 

Lavendar keeps dying in our garden

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 08:29

Interesting 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 08:26

We have a lot of cake on here Hortum - gardeners need it for energy 

Morning glory

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 08:18

I'm sure they'll flower just fine -  with all that foliage don't forget that they need quite a bit of water in warm weather 

Talkback: How to harvest garlic

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 08:16

I think I shall instruct OH to lift his this week as they're showing signs of rust - they appear to have some nice fat bulbs so fingers are crossed 

Wildflower id!

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 08:11

I think some of them are 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

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Just some of the ways they help us 
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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

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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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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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