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Posted: 21/02/2014 at 09:21

No probs Doc - I know it's very tempting to scratch an itch - but with your medical knowledge you know that results in a nasty little boil so best to ignore it along with the rest 

Have a lovely walk and birdwatch and report back on what you see - are you taking a camera and binoculars?

By the way, a friend in Cyprus saw the first swallow this morning - they're on their way back!!!!!!!!!!  Makes your heart glad doesn't it 

conflicting answers

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 09:18

Good luck 

There's an old saying. "Good fences make good neighbours!"  - hope it comes true for you. 


Posted: 21/02/2014 at 08:44

Chicky .... you have to pass Crocus on your way to work?????????  How do you ever get to work??????????????


Posted: 21/02/2014 at 08:43

One of the reasons for the decline in hedgehogs is the increase in solid panel fencing around gardens all over the country - hedgehogs need to roam over quite a large area to feed and also to meet up for 'socal activities

This site gives advice on how to make areas safe and habitable for hedgehogs - we've liaised with our neighbours and have little 'hedgehog gates' in the bottom of our fences so that hedgehogs can visit several gardens in the evenings. 


Posted: 21/02/2014 at 08:29

Good morning KEF   hope you enjoyed your birthday 


Posted: 21/02/2014 at 07:58

Good morning Panda - if all goes according to plan I'll be posting plants to you and Gardengirl today.  I'll confirm that later ................ 

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 07:54

Verdun - very practical ideas 


Posted: 21/02/2014 at 07:52

Morning Lily

OH has set off to work on his new bike  - we've got blue skies and sunshine now - hope it stays for the weekend 

Courgettes - flowers but no full size fruit

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 07:49

I have no experience of growing in hot dry temperatures but I do know Lincolnshire quite well  and can imagine the growing conditions are radically different!

Have you looked at the RHS website - it does mention pollination difficulties in high temperatures 

Good luck


Posted: 21/02/2014 at 06:54

Wonder how Punkdoc's getting on with his garden ....

Discussions started by Dovefromabove


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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How to get around the current problem .... 
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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Caterpillar ID

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ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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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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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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