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Please can anyone identify this plant for me?

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:42

Nut 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:41

Morning Lily 

The fig stays outside - it's in a big terracotta pot in the southeast corner of the terrace - it's a Brown Turkey and they're pretty tough - I wouldn't normally be fleecing it except in really hard frosts, but the little fruit have started to swell early this year because of the mild winter, so I'm just being ultra cautious.

Citrus cuttings

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:37

I think I'd pot them up individually in specialist citrus compost. 

Shrub for Container

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:33

My parents had a garden on the east coast - potentilla fruticosa did very well there 

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=4532 

Please can anyone identify this plant for me?

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:30

It has that reputation Lily - but not sure that moles are aware!!! 

can someone tell me what flowers are called?

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:22

Hi  

To post a picture stored on your pc click on the little green tree icon in the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions 

When to harvest

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:21

If you wait until all the foliage has died down the bulbs can begin to split which causes storage difficulties - the knack is to get the timing right between the outer leaves dying down and the centre ones remaining green. 

Cutting down a large yew tree

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:18

Just look at the yew wood bowls you can find on google  https://www.google.com/search?q=yew+wood+bowl&rlz=1C1SVEE_enGB425GB425&espv=210&es_sm=122&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=QoouU4-iGYWqhAeXsIHIDQ&ved=0CCgQsAQ&biw=1093&bih=515 

As Bamboogle says, it would be a lovely thing to have in your home to remind you of an ancient tree. 

gardeners world

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:04
Busy Bee2 wrote (see)

Mike, do you remember 'Fred Loaves, Bill Sowerbutts and Professor Alan Gemmell of Keele University'? - this intro to Gardeners' Question Time is hard-wired into my memory, as is Alastair Cooke's Letter from America.  I think children are short-changed by 24 hour children's t.v. because having nothing better to do than listen to what your parents were listening to, was unintentionally very educational!

Absolutely - as someone who gained my degrees as a mature student, for many years I firmly maintained that I'd received my education from Radio 4. 

Quick question re; Gladioli corms

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:00

The only silly question is the one you don't ask.

They'll be fine 

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