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Posted: 24/02/2014 at 17:44

Don't worry  Tracey, I'm pretty thick skinned.


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 16:44

Advertising for a book.


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 16:07

replied to pm


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 14:46

Dog thread has disappeared. What was I supposed to have said? Sorry, too busy stuffing my face to see what was going on.

Vegetable Seeds

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 14:38

Garden centre, online from seed companies,supermarket.

Mondays pop quiz!

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 12:50

Cant tell very well from the photos, but the first shrubby things look like end of life lavender. The seed head looks like a mullein. it will probably have spread seeds all over the garden anyway.

Evergreen Grass With Purple Flowers In Summer

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 11:56

It sounds like thrift as fleurisa says. not a grass.


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 11:54

Blue sky out there.

 I eventually got through on the phone and made various appointments.

I picked a few hellebores. My old pink one has seeded a spotty one. Also one of each of the new ones.

 and my amaryllis  adele is flowering



Posted: 24/02/2014 at 09:18

The pod I picked up from beneath a tree in Kew gardens, germinated into two seedlings. Now a foot high. It will be interesting to see if paulownia fargesii will grow this far north. One to coppice for big leaves and one to grow tall for flowers.


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 09:14

I think you're right , busy lizzie. Auricula have smoother leaves.

Good morning everyone.  I had a lazy day yesterday, but today I need to sow some seeds. The question is where do I put them?

. Polite answers only please.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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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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Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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bluebells at Felley priory.

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The glory of Daffodils

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