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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 08:11

Looks like they're after you Verdun ....................... 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 08:06

Good morning Verdun   I love watching adders - from a distance 

Looks like they're not the only hazard down in Cornwall http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-26687532 !!!

By the way, is anyone else having problems with PMs this morning - I can't reply to any 

seedlings coming through at different rates - advice?

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 07:32

They need lots of light - they're looking a little 'drawn'.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 07:28

My OH was just as silly KEF - see my response 

Absolute novice...

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 07:27

All sound advice above - and get out and see some gardens - RHS ones, NGS ones, all sorts -  even if they look a bit big and grand, if you look at 'bits' of them and see which bits you like and which you don't like - for example, you may discover that you like dwarf conifers and heathers - or you may discover that you hate them.  And you may discover that you like prairie-type planting with grasses and daisy-type flowers waving in the breeze, or  shrubberies with spring bulbs  - then you need to find out whether you have the right sort of spot in your garden to replicate the bits you like - all this will take some time - and in the meantime you can chat to us about your ideas 

school pond - what to do ?

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 07:20

Bumping 

What do rabbits not eat...

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 07:17

You and OH both KEF - he asked if they would eat profiteroles!!!!!! 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 07:16

Good morning KEF 

The builder and his mate who's keen on wildlife gardening are coming on Tuesday/Wednesday to finish the pond and do some other odd jobs indoors and out 

The pond-liner will be delivered on Monday - or even today, I've just had an email saying it was dispatched last night.  The liner is guaranteed for 40 years, so should see me out (now I sound like Ma !!!)

What do rabbits not eat...

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 07:06

Oh yes they do eat flowers - if it's tasty they'll eat it - flower, veg ......... all the same to a rabbit! They don't read the labels 

The RHS site has a list of plants that they're not quite so keen on  http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=209 

Prunus Amanogawa

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 07:02

Oh dear, please don't prune the top out - it'll look horrid and you'll be disappointed 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: Today at 15:03

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

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

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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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

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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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25
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