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Posted: 05/04/2014 at 14:38

Just popped in to say I'm just popping out to the GC - I've found another pocket of soil free from tree roots - I  could get a clematis montana in there, or a climbing rose, or a ......... good job I've still got some vouchers 

See you in a bit 


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 14:07

If it wasn't for mossy lawns Doc, what on earth would the birds line their nests with?

Regard your patch as your contribution to the nesting season 


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 14:02

Good job I've found my other one! 

looking for prunus!

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 13:58


Liquidambar Styraciflua "Slender Silhouette" - a beautiful thing 

top dressing with limestone aggregates.

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 13:02

Did you teach chemistry Steve? 

Seed Packet Design

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 13:00

My thoughts on this subject:

If they redesign the packets the price will go up.

I shall buy shares in Sellotape.


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 12:04

Has anybody seen my trowel? 


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 12:02

David - our thoughts are with you.

I'm so glad your sister had good care, and good for you for speaking well of the hospital - I'm sure that most hospital staff are fantastic - how they're able to keep going as well as they do, what with the financial squeezes, staffing shortages etc, is beyond me.  It must be soul destroying for good NHS staff when their hospital gets such a bad name.  

Gardening and Chickens

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 11:47
Steve 309 wrote (see)

Hmmm yes.  I thought the A4 space was in the old ones!  ............

Yes, I think publicity has been somewhat misleading 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 11:25

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38


Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

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
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