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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 06:36

The goldfinches are eating me out of house and home!  That's another big bag of sunflower hearts gone 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 06:24

Good morning all - bright sunshine here 

Coffee being taken 

Peppers

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 22:02

Yes 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 21:47
fidgetbones wrote (see)

Beckie gets the glass of wine.

Michauxia  tchihatcheffi. I got the seeds from plant world. Three germinated. Two survived the first winter. second winter, one got eaten by slugs and is in Intensive care. This one flowered  Then its going to die, but I hope for seeds, although it might be self sterile

Dont ask me to pronounce it after a glass of wine.

It is very beautiful 

Carrots, hard in centre?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 21:44

Sounds like not enough water and, as you've guessed, not thinning them so they didn't get big enough soon enough.

Nantes are an early carrot and are best grown quickly and picked and eaten young and sweet.

There are other carrots which can take longer to grow and can be left in the ground through the winter - Autumn King is one of these.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 21:38

I've also got a Hellebore with a flower bud almost open - one of the white Christmas flowering ones - can't remember what it's called and I'm stuck to the sofa and can't reach my notebook 

All the things that are flowering out of season are in the new west-facing bed at the front of the house. 

Massive grass snake

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 21:32

Is that one of 'yours' Nut? 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 21:30

The second pot of lilies on the terrace is blooming 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52399.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52400.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 This is their second year in the pot, outside all year round - the blooms are huge 

Massive grass snake

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 21:26

It is a female adder - I presumed the poster realised that ....... 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 21:24

I'm stumped 

But then I'm not the only one who's confused.

Remember the other day I said that my Viburnum Bodnantense 'Charles Lamont' is in full bloom RIGHT NOW!  

Well, the Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles' which grows behind it, is blooming NOW as well  - do they think they're in the Antipodes? 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Plant ID please

Any better ideas ... 
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First Pickings 2015

Those first rewards from the fruit and veg patch 
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The Chelsea Fringe

Is there an event in your area? 
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Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Norfolk bargains?

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Winterwatch BBC2

Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 22:27

Galanthophiles

Please help me choose 
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Trees and their relationships

Interesting info about fungi, microrhyzal organisms and trees 
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New Year Gardening Resolutions

What do you really mean to do differently in 2015? 
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Formatting Problems

There's a rogue thread 
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Last Post: 11/12/2014 at 16:47

Christmas lights in the garden

Already! 
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Last Post: 24/12/2014 at 21:51

John Innes Compost

All your questions answered 
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Last Post: 24/11/2014 at 07:52

Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Russian foxes in the Arctic Circle 
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Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
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Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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