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Posted: 06/08/2014 at 21:29


What the experts get wrong

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 21:27

That's why I like to grow some Heritage varieties - lots more flavour even if they can be a bit more variable than F1 hybrids in growth etc. 


Posted: 06/08/2014 at 21:24

That's what I'll be saying on Sunday 


Posted: 06/08/2014 at 20:34

I've got Terracotta too - it's fading now but you'll see it on Sunday morning, it's in front of the trellis by the front door 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 20:31
nutcutlet wrote (see)

A small feeling of envy creeping in here. Have a good time folks.

When I first went to Beth Chatto's garden entry was  50p in an honesty box by the gate.

Given that it now costs a bit more, maybe it's us that should be envious 


Posted: 06/08/2014 at 20:22

She's only in her 40s, and after a sad time she had just met a lovely new man who's been with her every step of this new journey that she's on 


Posted: 06/08/2014 at 20:17

Another reason for celebration - a friend's heard today that her latest blood test is really positive - she'll never beat the cancer - it is terminal - but she'll be able to live with it for quite a while yet, and can even consider a phased return to work  


Posted: 06/08/2014 at 19:50


 for you 


Yvie - you're obviously saving up for a big splurge!!! 

Privet Hawkmoth caterpillar

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 19:46

Well.............. it's nice that someone's got a reason to have a party 

Plum Fruit Moth?

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 19:01

Or make plum chutney or Chinese style plum sauce Yum!

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Geum Totally Tangerine

It's got to be moved ... 
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Which Cornish Garden to visit in September?

If you could only choose one ........... 
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Winter container display

Stuck for ideas 
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Last Post: 12/09/2015 at 15:37

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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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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Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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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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