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Posted: 18/05/2014 at 15:22
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Oh lucky lucky you! I've not heard one for 4 years.

Just heard one a short way away from our garden - I'm a very happy Dove 


Posted: 18/05/2014 at 15:08

We've got two retractable ones that are fixed to the back wall of the house, and then they clip onto a fence post at the bottom of the garden.  When not being used they retract back and disappear - loads of drying space  and with a clothes prop they get any bit of breeze that's going, which at the last house we found was sometimes a problem with whirligig ones.

suggestions please

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 15:06

One that I want to find room for and which would look lovely in the shade is Miss Bateman - it's a beautiful glowing white with a fascinating dark maroon centre .

 It flowers in May, June and September.

why do i not get email when get reply to my post

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 15:01

There have been some blips on the forum which the techies have on their To Do list - the problem is that when they sort one thing it seems to throw something else out of kilter.  

You're down near Diss aren't you?  Have you seen that a small group of us are meeting up at Bressingham Gardens on Tuesday? You'd be welcome to join us if you've nothing better to do 

Morning glory seedlings dying

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 14:58

 These are mine in the mini-greenhouse - it's open during the day and semi-closed at night, but if temps are forecast to go below 5C at night they'll be coming indoors. 

I sowed them on 30th April and they've been indoors on the dining room windowsill to start with, then last weekend they went into the mini-greenhouse for the daytime and came back at night - then since the nights started warming up. they've stayed out at night.  

Big Wasp in Bird House

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 14:35

Makes sense to me Nut 

why do i not get email when get reply to my post

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 14:34

Go into your Forum Settings and check that you've got your Replies Notification default set to On. 

Morning glory seedlings dying

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 13:44

Morning Glories are very sensitive to low temperatures - the leaves will go white and they will stop growing and be very unhappy.   They don't mind rain if it's warm, but cold and wet is worse.  They prefer temps to be 20C+

Mine won't be planted out until the beginning of June at the earliest - depending on the weather.

I'd take them indoors if I were you. 


Posted: 18/05/2014 at 13:39

You're very kind, but as I said, 'It all depends on how much space you have' 

We don't have enough 

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