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Latest posts by Fairygirl

I am a sniffer.

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 18:05

oh yes lisa 

As far as I can recall, the curry leaves from Asian shops are quite 'bay like' as you say KEF, and the leaves of Curry plants just have a curry smell when crushed but aren't edible. Best not try them Edd. Stick with a vindaloo mate!  

Growing mealworms for beginners.

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:52

Edd - what can I say. Wormeries and now mealworms. You're a mine of information 

Do you get invited to many dinner parties?....  

Hello and General Noob Chat

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:48

Hi siamcat - there's a Garden Gallery thread for posting general  pix of our own gardens, and if you look at the forum topics you'll see a general list of places to put different threads. For instance, you mention design, so you could put any questions under the Design heading. You'll see threads with titles like 'what can I put in a shady border by a garage?', so you might just put that under Plants.  

That said, you'll find if you just ask have a query about something, it won't really matter where you put it, as long as the heading is clear enough!  

Music in the Garden

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:38


I am a sniffer.

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:37

And Dettol, and melty tar on the road Tracey.....

I love Eucalyptus crushed in my hand though 


Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:32

Was verg-ing (get it!) on watching Mr Stewart too Dove but thought I'd better go and get the shopping instead. Dreary wet afternoon here but consoling myself with Callas on the CD player. Tracey - if you think 'Mamma Morta' - (the piece they use for Philadelphia) is heartbreaking, get hold of her recording of the 'Casta Diva' aria from Norma, one of her most famous roles. It will leave you in shreds. You'll recognise it too I'd bet   

Stacaey - tut tut. Aren't you a few days early for pancakes....

Watcha planning for the pond Dove?


Music in the Garden

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:24

rich - football indeed - shame on you....

Clematis plants in containers

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:22

Charley - nothing ventured 

Take a look at Taylor's Clematis site. You'll get loads of ideas for your particular aspect and the time of year you want flowers. A word of warning though - Clematis can be very addicitive! 

Lovely pic JGenie. Nice choice for underneath  

I am a sniffer.

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:13

Love them both Tracey....

I think I need help....

A couple of plant I.D's please

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 17:12

Hostafan - at my last house we got some Vinca major for covering a bare bit next to Hostas near the little pond, but it was never a problem as the bunnies kept it pruned - constantly  

I have the white one here for my back fence shady border.

Jack - you'll get lots of suggestions on the forum for bee and butterfly planting as many of us are very keen on doing the same 

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