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Posted: 17/02/2014 at 18:12

MrsG, it's gorgeous - but according to this it might be a bit tender where you are 


Posted: 17/02/2014 at 16:52

I'd leave it until after things have flowered to be honest, and then if the birds have nested in there I'd leave those bits alone as well until the autumn 


Posted: 17/02/2014 at 15:47

Oooh, that is a bit of a tangle KEF, but the blackbird looks as if he may have plans for it 

What tree/shrub/s is it/are they?

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 15:39

Lizzie, I've got those violas

 This is the part of the veg patch I dug and raked over today

 That's why my back is sore - but it was so worth it

Rhubarb & Onion

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 15:29

The warm dry weather last summer will have encouraged it to send up flower spikes too Jim - mine had a couple of cans full of water most days during the dry spell as we're on a very free-draining loam. 

It's looking promising now  - crumble later this week



Posted: 17/02/2014 at 15:26

Sounds like my breakfast Stacey - dippy egg and strong black coffee 

Wow! Sunshine at last.

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 15:25

Yes summerwine - it was so good to be outside today without being buffeted by the wind 


Posted: 17/02/2014 at 15:18

Stacey - my lupins always succumb to the predations of slugs and snails - scatter some grit or sharp sand around them!!! 


Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:32  What a hero!!! 

The first one I've seen this year - 2014

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:29

Hi Thomas - good to see you posting again - how's the gardening in pots going? 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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

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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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

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: 24/07/2014 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
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