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Posted: 09/03/2015 at 07:19

Frosty here too ... white everywhere, especially the newly mown lawns   but at least the sun's shining   If it carries on I'll be out there again today

I really enjoyed Poldark ... thought Verdun was great - he's always said not to mess with him 'cos he can handle himself in a fight - well, he saw that lot off didn't he? He'll probably need to see the dentist again, I bet that crown's been knocked loose

What is this?

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 07:08

IIRC stock and phlox seedlings look pretty much the same - you'll have to wait quite a while until you can tell the difference ............. can I suggest that you get one of these and use it to write on your seedtrays and pots - much better than losing the labels

what is this ?

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 07:02

I think you're right Bekkie

It's beautiful and deserves to be better known - I wish I had a place for one ...

The RHS says it comes from China, and from his/her profile I think that Wenjiangwater lives there.  And I love the dog in her picture - so gorgeous


Rose pruning question

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 19:44

Thoughts please

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 19:41

So kind of you to offer to come and do my heavy digging for me Verdun - a real prince among men

Favourite variety of your plants......

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 19:39

And the texture is really quite something - they're corrugated

Favourite variety of your plants......

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 19:29

 One of my Sum & Substance hostas in it's second year - they're growing in difficult conditions under mature ash trees so they have to cope with quite a bit of dryness from time to time. As you can see, no slug/snail damage

Trumpet Vine / Campsis radicans - is it dead?

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 19:16

Mine's not doing anything yet

plant help

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 19:15

Casting my mind back a long way to 'O' level biology the word 'stomata' comes to mind

troublesome felines!

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 19:01

Lots of threads here - you'll find some of them get quite heated.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: Today at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: Today at 14:03

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2015 at 12:41

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
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