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Ever been had ??

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 07:39

Oh that is sooooooooooooo gorgeous!!!   


Posted: 08/03/2015 at 07:31

I expect they look big if you're not used to them - I grew up around horses and used to  ride, so those ones don't look especialy big to me   These ones are much bigger - they make the ground shake


Posted: 08/03/2015 at 07:12

Good morning Beaus Mum - what lovely neighbours you have there


Posted: 08/03/2015 at 06:53

Good morning all  

No one up yet??? 

New Secret Garden feature

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 06:41

Posy - Daniel Haynes is the Editor of the Gardeners World website  You'll see his name on the front page of this forum.  A PM is a Private Message - if you go to the top right hand corner of this page and click on your name you'll see some options - click on My Messages and you'll have the option of sending a message to Daniel

Stealing or foraging?

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 06:34
Zoomer44 wrote (see)

.............. should BR be asked first if it's ok to pick them or is this public land?   

Not since privatisation!!!

Mind your own business

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 21:33

It can look fantastic - for a few weeks - then it gets straggly and spreads over everything.  I once thought it was a good idea.      Reader .... I moved house

Ever been had ??

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 21:16

Well, that's simple then, all you've got to do is get your Blewberry Tart to cross with another snowdrop and you've got a Bakewell Tart and you can sell it for a fortune and be rich for evermore

Have you read Tulip Fever by Debora Moggach?  Brilliant!  All about how collecting can grip virtually a whole continent!


Posted: 07/03/2015 at 21:12

Glad you're having a lovely birthday weekend Liri

We've been choosing dogs from Crufts   I'm creaking and groaning a bit after a winter of mainly cooking and sitting on the sofa and now a whole day's gardening, but if feels so good!

Ever been had ??

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 20:56

Someone paid £725 for one bulb a few days ago

This garden didn't have any snowdrops when we came here so I'm starting from scratch, and think I've got the bug.  I've bought just a few 'specials' this year, I think the most I paid was £10 for a bulb growing in a pot but the majority were cheaper - around £7 for three  or £3 each - and of course the G. nivalis and Flore pleno are usually around  £3 for 10 or £15 for 100.  I've bought some of the different species so we may even get some interesting crosses

I don't know anything about Bakewell Tart, but Galanthus Nivalis 'Blewberry Tart' is being sold by Foxgrove Plants for £10 per bulb. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: Today at 09:02

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2015 at 19:10


Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20

I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:15

Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 19:34

Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:09

Frost tonight!!!???

Check your local forecast ... 
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Last Post: 09/06/2015 at 10:01

Clematis cuttings

Where shall I put them? 
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Last Post: 07/06/2015 at 17:45

Visit The Old Vicarage Gardens East Ruston - Friday 5th June

Would anyone like to come along? 
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Last Post: 05/06/2015 at 20:09

ID for hardy geranium please

Does anyone recognise this one? 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 09:02

Conference on Ancient Trees and Orchards

Open to all 
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Last Post: 25/05/2015 at 22:47

Chris Beardshaw et moi ;-)

I couldn't resist ..................................... 
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Last Post: 24/05/2015 at 10:37

Hostas - they're so ............. fussy!

Some like the shade, some need the sun, some like sun some of the time ... 
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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 20:55


Do bees become addicted? 
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