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Latest posts by fidgetbones

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 11/03/2015 at 16:53

Hurray, a pic from verdun.  Lovely hellebores . keep it up


Posted: 11/03/2015 at 15:23

Well I've got to get rid of them somewhere. I might have some spare cosmos cupcakes this year.

Talkback: How to deadhead lilies

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 19:49

I just cut the head off.  That stops it making seed. I leave the stem and leaves, so that the bulb for next year builds up. The bigger the bulb, the better the flower next year.

seed onions

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 19:47

I think the show people will feed, but I dont feed until they are in final position. I plant in a well fertilised soil.

Conservatory Plants

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 19:44

Lemon tree. The smell of the flowers in an enclosed space is gorgeous. Lemons come in handy for g &t.

Pinching out sweet peas - once or multiple times?

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 07:22

I only pinch out once. 


Posted: 09/03/2015 at 07:21

Hard frost here as well. 

The party went well. Quite a lot of leftovers for foxy, but the Baileys cheesecake my sister made disappeared rapidly.

I'm off to work in Derby today, so I better get a wiggle on.

Have a good day folks.

exposed, windy and boggy site

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 09:14

How big is the site? Is it big enough to plant shelter trees or hedge?

wild flower mix

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 09:12

Cornflowers. Or phacelia tanacetifolia, or flax.

Can you elaborate on what the flower looked like?

House plants

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 09:10

Have you got a photo?

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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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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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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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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