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Posted: 02/01/2017 at 18:44

I get a lot of free books from it for my kindle. I load up chicklit for the holidays. If I don't like it after a few pages, its easy enough to send back to the cloud.

The Tiger Wormery

Posted: 02/01/2017 at 18:41

This may be useful, an old thread on vermiculture.

Is crop rotation absolutely necessary?

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 14:13

Beans don't really need to be rotated, there is not much build up of soil borne pests for beans.

Onion family and brassicas  and carrots must be rotated otherwise they tend to succumb to pests such as onion root rot and club root.

onion seeds

Posted: 29/12/2016 at 14:25

Robinsons mammoth range

Kelsae. was  available from many sources, but there seems to have been a crop failure last year.

Lawn to meadow

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 23:32

I would strip the top three inches of turf and soil off. Use it as a turf stack, and then use it for potting soil. It is probably too rich for wild flowers. Wild flowers tend to prefer poor soil.

rose cuttings

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 23:27

You can take hard wood cuttings now. Use unflowered shoots as thick as a finger, cut to about a foot long, insert in gritty soil leaving about 3 inch sticking out.  Water if it is dry. Leave for about a year before moving to final position.  I have stuck them in where I want the final rose bush to be, and then left them.

Calling Bensmith412

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 20:22

Shame he's not still  eating Turkey. Maybe he has no family to annoy at Christmas.

Elegant Water Features

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 19:42

Nope. Not likely to either.

Reported to mods.

Last edited: 27 December 2016 19:43:20

Spring bulbs blooming already

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 13:16

I think they will flower now and then the bulbs will have to build up for next year.

A Little ditty

Posted: 25/12/2016 at 00:45

Merry Christmas to you all.

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A friendly place to chat about anything. 
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what has been your plant of the year? 
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Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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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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wedding music

any non religious ideas 
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