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Posted: Yesterday at 16:28

Oh Wonky   You're just not used to having weekends and bank holidays off are you? ((hugs))


Posted: Yesterday at 16:19

Glad your horse is happy BL

Unknown edible in garden what is it??

Posted: Yesterday at 16:16

I like the look of that dish with the boerwors sausage, cornmeal pap and pumpkin leaves with tomato sauce - that's another reason for growing squashes again next year

Plant ID help please

Posted: Yesterday at 16:12

Definitely Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula' - the Weeping Willow-leaved Pear.


It's the 'willow-leaved' that threw you off the track Rinus

Unknown edible in garden what is it??

Posted: Yesterday at 15:22

I posted a thread about eating squash leaves on the food forum that I'm a member of - we had an interesting reply from a member who has lived in South Africa and says that it's a staple part of the diet there

Plant Id Needed

Posted: Yesterday at 15:08

Think No. 2 is Ophiopogon planiscapus - possibly the Nigrescens form, but it's not got the dark colour 'cos it's not had enough sunlight?


Edited to say: aka Black Mondo Grass

Raised flower bed

Posted: Yesterday at 14:08

I agree with Verdun yet again   Mahona Soft Caress for the top - perfect



Posted: Yesterday at 13:06

It's been used for centuries 

Not so common in the UK nowadays, but Frank's been around quite a while

Grass in block paving

Posted: Yesterday at 12:47

Well, weedkillers will kill it, but it'll still be there - you can wait until it's so dead that the roots relax their hold and the winter wind and weather clears most of it away - but it'll look scruffy until then and it'll still need clearing up. 

This may be of some help

Unknown edible in garden what is it??

Posted: Yesterday at 12:26

I'd not heard of eating them, but google led me to this which is interesting.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Shall we pool our piggy banks?

Or shall we stick with our seed swap? 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 19:53

Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 08:10

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Last Post: 28/07/2015 at 20:16

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Last Post: 17/07/2015 at 12:44

Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 06:56

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: 05/07/2015 at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 09:35

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2015 at 12:41

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2015 at 19:10


Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20

I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:15

Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 19:34

Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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