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Making compost

Posted: Yesterday at 23:54

Add in ripped up newspaper. Not the shiny mag stuff, but most other is good. I have a pile of dry leaves that I mix in with grass cuttings to stop the cuttings getting slimy.

Independence Day?

Posted: Yesterday at 22:57

Independence Day?

Posted: Yesterday at 22:52

Last edited: 25 June 2016 22:53:41

Buddleia "floppy growth"

Posted: Yesterday at 22:42

buddlejas will flower no matter what. it doesn't need feed.  staking it will help with the floppiness.

plant id

Posted: Yesterday at 21:33

Ash keys wizz around in the wind and find all the odd little places to germinate

Independence Day?

Posted: Yesterday at 21:30

Everyone always feels better when the sun is shining.


Posted: Yesterday at 20:42

I would just deadhead after the flowers die off. Then prune it down as usual next March.

David Austin Roses

Posted: Yesterday at 20:33

I love the old fashioned rose smell of Gertrude Jekyll and the citrussy smellof Lady Hamilton, which is unusual in a rose

Independence Day?

Posted: Yesterday at 20:29

We had unions, workers rights, the Shops Act, The Factories Act an Equal Rights (for women ) Act and a lot of other stuff ensuring decent working conditions before we went in the EEC. I see no reason why we will have worsening work conditions now.


Posted: Yesterday at 17:42

Talking dogs and cats on the telly. Raining cats and dogs outside. Grass is so long on the lawn the local  cats are going to get lost. On the other hand there are all sorts of flowers showing. I managed to cut some elm out of the hedge, and some elder and shred it, but thats all I've done in the garden today.

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Discussions started by fidgetbones

plant identification

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Aquilegia flowers 2016

Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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New look forum

What the chuff have you done to it? 
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The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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Special offers

time limited special offers 
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Fantasy garden

Other papers have fantasy football, or fantasy portfolio. As we can't do much in our real gardens at this time of year, let us have a fantasy garden 
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Last Post: 02/02/2016 at 22:14

wedding music

any non religious ideas 
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Plant porn

We all like a bit of plant porn. 
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Last Post: 23/09/2015 at 20:15

bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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chelsea winners

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Lotus corniculatus

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Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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fungi identification please

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