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Posted: 06/05/2015 at 15:56
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Yes Dove - you have.....    

how shall I treat my little camellia?

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 15:54

Hmm, I've always assumed Wonky's garden was on good old Suffolk chalky clay, but parts of Ipswich are on the coastal belt of sandy acidic soil - she might get away with it.

Wonky, I've not noticed, does anyone else in your street grow camellias, rhododendrons etc? 



Posted: 06/05/2015 at 15:40


I was trying to post an appropriately celebratory picture but it won't work - all I can get is the Squashed Tomato page - have I broken the internet?



Posted: 06/05/2015 at 09:54

Get some sticky toffee Pdoc, or borrow Verdun's gobstoppers!    A blast from the past just stuck his oar in, then obviously thought better of it and removed the unpleasant post and replaced it with a   Better late than never I suppose, but it all adds to the unpleasantness.  Hopefully things will calm down again soon - it's been so lovely to be able to concentrate on answering gardening puzzles.


Posted: 06/05/2015 at 09:43

I think that's it - those of us who have seen it all before know when to keep quiet - but new members get drawn in, and we get a lot of new members at this time of year

Discouraging Starlings

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 09:40

We like the starlings, but they are greedy - I scatter lots of suet pellets on the lawn for the starlings, they love them and fill up on them, leaving the other stuff for the smaller birds.


Posted: 06/05/2015 at 09:13

Morning Hosta and the rest of you   Queen Josephine looks a bit of a stunner. 

Looks like we're back to the 'good old days' elsewhere I've flagged stuff up to Daniel and the Mods - hopefully nothing will flare up too much before they've had time to have a look.

PS - morning again Wonky - have a lovely day and take care of yourselves ((hugs))


Posted: 06/05/2015 at 08:39

Yesterday was garden rubbish bin day here Topbird - brown bins laying on their backs in the streets after the lorry had been

How to apply blood, fish and bone fertilizer?

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 08:37

Sit poised with hose and do two jobs in one

Loganberry crop ruined by strong winds :(

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 08:35

Gardening - the triumph of hope over experience

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Whoops! I've done it again ......

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