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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:43

I 'semi-force' mine under a rhubarb forcer to produce in the very early spring - I was picking early February this year, so I stop picking mine early to give it plenty of rest.

 If you don't put yours under that stress you can carry on picking for another month 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:40

Lily   you not bonkers ?   And your evidence is...............?

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:38

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:22

Plenty of cake folks!  And OH has just made the G&Ts 

It's quite blustery outside this evening, all the tall perennials are getting bashed about a bit 

Rebecca - if you don't eat meat that means you'll have lots of room for cake 

What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:14

You do now   We all live and learn 

Roses too high above fence

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:14

I grew Graham Thomas up the wall of my single storey studio in a previous garden - it works really well as a short climber and indeed David Austin recommend it for that purpose https://www.davidaustinroses.com/english/Showrose.asp?Showr=426 

I think the previous info stands 

Clearing a garden

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:08

I think the thing is that someone has already tried to gravel that garden ...............

gentle climber

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:07

What about some annual climbers - you can have different ones each year - sweet peas one year, Black Eyed Susie the next, and then Morning Glories - that'd fit in really well with the cottage garden theme 

What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:05

I might take one more meal's worth, then I won't pick any more this year, so that the crown can build up for next year 

Plant/weed ID

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:04

It's saving grace is that it's relatively shallow rooted and so is quite easy to hoick out 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Just some of the ways they help us 
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Please put out a shallow dish of water!

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DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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