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Posted: 20/09/2013 at 08:39

Oh WW, while you've got the scarifying equipment out .... my lawns are only little .... pretty please .... 

Is the fruit of the laurel good for birds

Posted: 20/09/2013 at 08:27

Hmm, ivy berries are black and they're pretty popular 

First Allotment winter

Posted: 20/09/2013 at 08:05

I'm not clear what you've done to get rid of the weeds - you say you've covered the weedy area with black plastic - I'd use the autumn and winter time to give it a good dig over to get rid of the weeds - the only proviso being not to go on the soil when it's really wet and claggy and sticks to your spade and boots.  

When you've dug it over and got rid of the weeds you can spread manure on two thirds of the area - leaving one third for the veg that don't like freshly manured soil.


Posted: 20/09/2013 at 07:25

Good morning all 

Think I'd better take OH a cuppa - he's overslept 

storage during winter veg and fruits

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 21:40

You can freeze peas and beans very easily.  

Raspberries and most other berry fruits freeze quite successfully (not strawberries).  Jams, jellies and chutneys can be made out of all sorts of fruits and vegetables. 

Raspberry failure

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 21:31

Tell us more Marie   Where are they planted, what varieties, what sort of soil .... 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 20:47

Panda ((hugs))

It will get better ((hugs)) - my daughter's been there and out the other side


Posted: 19/09/2013 at 20:15

Whoops! better find the evening thread 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 19:37

Hello folks  I'm back - glorious drive south in autumn sunshine - ploughed fields and berried hedgerows - piddling down on the way back 

Scary creature Not a plant

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 10:56 

Fabulous pics here!  You lucky thing - green with envy here !

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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: 19/07/2014 at 13:21

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

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Last Post: Yesterday 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: 28/05/2014 at 11:15

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

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25

All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 13:07

Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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