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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:23
I did Fg, mine was Stem Ginger - slurp slurp slurp!

Clematis - Duchess of Edinburgh

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:22
You never know your luck - she's quite enigmatic

Fuchsias - on the change?

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:11
Hi Stifyn
Are these fuchsias in pots or in the ground?

Raised bed filling

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 09:42

I agree, MPC just breaks down into dust after a season or three and is a false economy - I use approx half and half top soil and well rotted farm yard manure, and top up each year with more manure or home made garden compost.  

My tropical garden

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 09:35

That sounds like a good idea Fidget 

Raspberries from seed

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 09:29

I've purchased very good quality strawberry plants from Ken Muir http://www.kenmuir.co.uk/.  

They are part of the DEFRA certification scheme  http://www.fera.defra.gov.uk/plants/plantHealth/phps.cfm which, while it cannot  give a cast iron guarantee that plants are disease free, does carry out inspections and laboratory testing and ensures that all possible steps are taken to avoid selling plants carrying a virus.

In my opinion this is a much better option than attempting to grow strawberries from seed.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 09:20

KEF

Can't be faffed to change settings again 

carrots not long enough

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 09:18

That's normal for a Nantes -  up to a maximum of 6 inches - they're an early cropping carrot - for a larger maincrop carrot try Autumn King  http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/plants/plant_finder/plant_pages/8692.shtml  

Clematis ID please

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 09:06

Could be one of the herbaceous (non climbing) ones - possibly  Edward Pritchard?   http://www.taylorsclematis.co.uk/clematis-edward_pritchard.html  

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 08:59
KEF - you have a PM - now I shall have to change my settings again .........

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Crown Prince squash???

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Have you seen this rose?

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Wasps - such useful creatures

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Please put out a shallow dish of water!

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Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Caterpillar ID

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ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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