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Posted: 10/02/2014 at 13:20

Lovely Punkdoc - I've got some violas on top of the water butt by our back door for the very same purpose 

Plant I.D Help

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 13:10



bare root

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 13:06

Rabbit's on the allotment and other Q's...

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 13:06
Charlie November wrote (see)

I thought the fences had to go 18" underground to be sure. Let me check that.

Various search results say 1m, 36" or 48" high and some say 6" deep where some say bend the bottom 6" outwards along the ground and some say you should bury 12" of it across the bottom of and up the garden side of a 6" trench.

They dig deeper than 6". Trust me on that.


But are they smart enough to start digging far enough back from the bottom of the fence to avoid the bit that's been turned up?

Crows and Magpies!!!

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 13:03

It's illegal to discharge a firearm within 50ft of the centre of a public highway so not a good idea in most gardens. 

bare root

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:54

I imagine that you have something that looks a bit like this (it's a different sort of eryngium but the theory's the same)

 Plant your eryngium so that the top of the soil comes between the -1" and the 0" line on the picture - is that what you needed to know? 

bare root

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:43

Hi Newbe 

Can you give us a bit more information please - what sort of plant are you talking about?

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 11:15

Pounds?...... Stones more like! 

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 11:14

That's funny and poignant at the same time! 

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 11:12

It's my new camera Artjak - it has a mind of its own and sees what it wants to 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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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: Today 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

Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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