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Posted: 23/03/2015 at 07:38

Sunny but hard frost here. I sowed cosmos last week. My salvia patens are starting to germinate, also S. Turkestanica and Verbascum bananas and custard.Very patchy germination of four packets of sweet pea seeds, but I should still have enough.

Blue poppy plants are showing their furry noses, but weeds are starting to grow.

bulk purchase of terricota pots

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 19:31

Have you tried ebay or freecycle.?

Chesterfield if you're quick.


bulk purchase of terricota pots

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 19:26

Exactly what size are you looking for? Do you mind old ones or do you want new ones?

Can anyone ID this plant please?

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 18:39

It looks like a yucca gloriosa, also known as spanish dagger. The points on the leaves are vicious


Tomato blight

Posted: 21/03/2015 at 15:13

Free blight resistant tomato seeds to experiment with. First 1000 applicants only



Posted: 21/03/2015 at 15:10

Free blight resistant tomato seeds. Appy online. no postage.

first 1000 applicants.

I notice Kew on a plate and gardeners world are now repeated Saturday afternoon on BBC2.



free tom seeds

Posted: 21/03/2015 at 15:07

here is the website link.

then you need to do each seed company in turn.

free tom seeds

Posted: 21/03/2015 at 15:04

Last night on gardeners world, they are offering free blight resistant tom seeds. Free to first 1000 applicants.

Spring Plant id

Posted: 21/03/2015 at 15:01

Def snowflakes. Mine are just starting to flower.


Posted: 21/03/2015 at 14:59

Hello wonky legs . Welcome to the forum.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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squash crown prince

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Talkback: The best way to grow potatoes

I always thought that potatoes need a lot of water. Certainly the potato growers in Lincolnshire seem to use water cannons to irrigate throu... 
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Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Talkback: Seven-spot ladybirds

This year is the first time I have seen ladybirds mating. Then I found another lot the same day.I recorded them as well. Well, I would soone... 
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ladybirds mating?

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Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Identification needed

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