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Posted: 18/05/2015 at 16:13

We only get squirrels around here very rarely - usually around acorn time - but OH spotted one on the feeders this afternoon - when we go out he lurks at the top of the ash trees - we've brought the sunflower heart feeder in for a while - hopefully he'll give up and go away

Clari !!!!!!!! (hugs) and lots of 'em xx

soil pH test result

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 16:06

Wonky - I might be able to find you a couple of large plastic pots if you can't find anything else for the time being - don't forget they won't like your hard Ipswich tap water either

We'll also have to find you some nice colourful shrubs that do like your soil

Left over gutters and pipework

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 15:11
Frank Davidson wrote (see)

I'd keep the bits for repairs to save the future hassle of obtaining correct matches and use buts from someone else's builder's skip for garden bits and bobs.

Wise words f rom someone who's obviously been there and done that!


Posted: 18/05/2015 at 15:08

Agree - not now - wait until it's dormant in the winter.


Posted: 18/05/2015 at 13:49

Just had a big field mushroom baked with blue cheese for lunch - luscious!!! 

Now I shall continue to sort out the last bookcase - Wonky, make room for some gardening magazines and a few cookery books!!!  


I hope Kew will forgive me ......... see Tree Seeds thread

Trees from Seeds.

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 13:41

Kew is Kew Royal Botanic Gardens - they're contactable here

Welcome to the garden design forum

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 13:33

Hi Tim, the magazine and the website run 'in tandem' but they do not necessarily contain the same articles/information.

This may be of interest


Posted: 18/05/2015 at 12:46
4thPanda wrote (see)


Rain here too  or should that be  ? 

Dove, could lend a hand too if you want extra help? Could be fun 

No plans for today 

Oooh, that sounds like fun - we could have a BBQ - whaddaya say Wonky?  I'm planning on OH being involved too, and the Head Gardener will take a mainly supervisory/creative role  

But it won't be until the autumn - there's things growing in them at the moment.

Another ID please

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 12:42

When spinach runs to seed the leaf-shape changes.  I'll be interested to see what the RHS say - you will let us know won't you

Another ID please

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 12:07

Yes, spinach will grow that big - and bigger

I think it's more like a biennial than a perennial.

Don't eat it - I have been known to be wrong

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ID please

Can't remember  
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Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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