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Posted: 16/05/2014 at 21:40


Posted: 16/05/2014 at 20:19
archiepem wrote (see)

.......  ps dove chicks  getting ready to fly

I'm nominating you as Godfather Archie 

We've been watching all the critters in the pond - we've got a Water Boatman as well now 

Lots of hoeing done today, plus some seeds sown in the veg garden and a few plants moved about a bit. 

shadey area

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 20:13

Impatiens New Guinea Hybrids have a range of almost luminous colours that almost glow in the shade, which is where they prefer to be.  Great for tubs and baskets. 

Compost crust

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 20:06

What are you using the compost for?


Posted: 16/05/2014 at 20:04

I've just discovered a new nursery - well it's not new but somehow I don't know it  lots of really unusual hardy plants and it's only just down the road from Bressingham - problem is it's not open on Tuesdays   I shall have to go back 

Strange white infestation in Viola pot

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 19:25

Looks like some sort of aphid - I use a spray of weak washing up liquid. 

to me it is a mistery

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 19:22

What about wild chamomile? 

Oh no, lily beetles are back!

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 19:03

Three more today 

Fence Colour Dilemma

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 18:31

I think it depends on whether you want a strong contemporary look or a more romantic cottage garden feel.  Matt black can look fantastic, particularly with strong shapes and rich colours, but it can also feel a bit oppressive.

We've painted our fence in a bluey-green called Seagrass, which makes the fences recede and the greens of the climbers and treetrunks look fantastic against it  We used Ronseal Garden Shades - have a look at their website and the examples they show and see if it helps you focus on the look you're after. 


Posted: 16/05/2014 at 18:27

A man's urine is supposed to be a deterrent.  

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46


How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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