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Posted: 28/07/2014 at 18:29

Re Tomato Plantation - I had lots of tomato plants last year and made a clear plan to cut down this year - I gave loadsa plants away to a friend ............ who gave me even more back



Posted: 28/07/2014 at 17:43

No proper rain here today, just enough wetness to stop anything happening in the garden, especially no washing on the line - shame 'cos the last spin finished just as the wetness started outside 

I did get the chance earlier to attend to the 30+ tomato plants on the terrace, taking out sideshoots and tying them up to the canes - providing the weather behaves itself we've got a good crop coming - the tomatoes have grown better than ever before - gardening fingers very crossed 

Whats happened to my garlic?

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 17:27

Alcofrolic hedgehogs???


Posted: 28/07/2014 at 13:52

We've got one of those living in the raspberry thicket Panda 

seedy grass in my lawn

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 12:48

All grass will seed in the summer if it's allowed to get long enough - it just needs mowing 


Posted: 28/07/2014 at 12:46

Hi Punkdoc - good to see you - we were beginning to wonder whether you'd gone AWOL!!!

As for liking cider, well there's cider and then there's CIDER 

Being a caring person .......  it's very hard when the roles are reversed ....... very hard indeed ............ and despite your previous profession, and mine , when it's 'family' you cannot have that professional 'distance' and it is so emotionally draining. 

Western Highlands??? Love that area ........ when the sun shines   Doesn't seem to coincide with my visits very much 

How's your garden?

Followed threads

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 12:24

You can send Daniel Haynes a PM 

Dinner time

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 12:16

Oooh yes - info please 

As long as it wasn't you in the soup!!! 

drought or poison

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 11:47

That's my thought too Dave 

Great Diving Beetle

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 11:45
Dipper2 wrote (see)

What a very enjoyable forum. Best pictures of dragonfly and diving beetle larvae that I have seen, We have a new pond (approx 6 weeks) and we had a lot of diving beetle larvae up until two days ago. They now seem to have all gone though I found a dead one floating on the surface this morning, What do you reckon may have happened to them?


They've probably left the pond to pupate underground 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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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

All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 13:07
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