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Latest posts by fidgetbones

Supporting flowers grown for cutting

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 09:03

Most of those will not need staking except cosmos if they get very tall, and crysanthemum s. I have seen them supported by metal grid as used for concrete reinforcement, set on corner posts at about two feet, and the plants grow through.

'Outgrowing' Spanish bluebells

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 09:00

Spanish bluebells grow well under most  deciduous shrubs. I have them. There are no English bluebells at all around here. I have to travel 15miles up the motorway to see some. I like them in a vase, but they do tend to flop.

BBC 2's popular gardening series 'Big Dreams, Small Spaces' with Monty Don

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 08:56

PRUNELLA,you need to apply to the email  in the first post



HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 08:08

We are planting Dads ashes today, along with a pear, a plum and a scrumptious apple. He was always a home bird, so that's where he will stay.

Batty Bunch

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 08:04

I like the flat cap, Panda.


Talkback: 10 acers to grow

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 20:54

Perhaps one for Nora.

I often find talkback  comments somewhat off the wall, as they do not have a link to the original article. Maybe one for the techies to sort.


Posted: 23/04/2016 at 09:28

About the right time for gladioli. Anemone, I would soak for an hour in warm water to rehydrate, then plant. 

President Obama

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 19:03

I've always thought it was very one sided.


Posted: 22/04/2016 at 16:26

It can be thickened by having it laid. You need someone who knows what he's doing, or you could kill it.


Discussions started by fidgetbones

New look forum

What the chuff have you done to it? 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 20:47

The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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Last Post: 04/05/2016 at 06:51

Special offers

time limited special offers 
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Last Post: 24/03/2016 at 19:19

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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Last Post: 01/10/2015 at 17:37

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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Last Post: 05/08/2015 at 07:37

chelsea winners

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Last Post: 24/05/2015 at 20:52

Lotus corniculatus

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Last Post: 14/05/2015 at 18:39

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

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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 23:02

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 10/11/2015 at 00:19

white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 21:33

fungi identification please

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 13:16

A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 11:03

squash crown prince

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