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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 09:32

Still no rain here yet but I've put a load of jeans and heavy shirts in the wash so expect torrential rain shortly 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 08:55

Just been out in my dressing gown and picked a big bunch of sweet peas 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 07:48

We think that something very exciting along those lines is happening and we're bursting with curiosity ...................... 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 07:26

Clari   - you're being very enigmatic ........

Stumped by another small flower!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 07:25

It is misleading isn't it, when you buy a packet of seeds thinking that they're native wild flowers but really they're wild flowers from more or less anywhere in the world.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 07:00

Good morning all 

Still no  rain here - we were promised heavy showers last night but nothing so far.  It's overcast here but they don't look like rain clouds.

KEF's making bacon butties for everyone 

Spread of chafer grubs

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 21:05

  Bill - ignore what I said - I was talking about leatherjackets Duh!  I've had too much sun!!!

But you still won't spread chafer grubs by mowing their lawn. 

Think I'd better go to bed ........................

Hostas

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 21:01

That sounds exciting Hostafan   I love the big hostas 

Spread of chafer grubs

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 20:46

Chafer grubs are the larvae of the Crane fly (Daddy Long Legs) - they are the result of the adults laying eggs in the soil so can't be spread by a lawnmower. 

The best way of getting rid of them is to use Nematodes http://www.gardening-naturally.com/acatalog/Chafer_Nematodes.html 

You can tell your customer all about them 

Weeds in the GH....

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 20:07

Given that it has existed since the surface of the planet was a tropical swamp, I should think it'll probably be very happy there 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hostas - they're so ............. fussy!

Some like the shade, some need the sun, some like sun some of the time ... 
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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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Snowdrops to see in East Yorkshire

Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Norfolk bargains?

Trachycarpus fortuneii 
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Winterwatch BBC2

Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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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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Christmas lights in the garden

Already! 
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John Innes Compost

All your questions answered 
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