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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/09/2014 at 18:00

If the white mouse comes back, I'll try and get a photo.

I bought a few plants from the nursery today.aconitum,crocosmia hellfire,trilliums,agapanthus navy blue

Now where are they going to go?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/09/2014 at 09:38

Thought I was still dreaming this morning. A white mouse was eating dropped sunflower seeds by the back door, along with the back door vole. Disturbed by great tits, it headed towards the compost heap, while the back door vole went back into the door sill.

Cloudy here. I was expecting sunshine today for a day out.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 21:59

Jennifer and keepitlive,please PM me your address.

I think that hot lips has to be increased by cuttings. I intend trying that this week, so they root before winter.

Am I a saddo?

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 21:56

Some of the trees in the wood have preservation orders, but it would be possible to work around them. A lot are weed trees and could easily be removed.The old orchard would be cleared as you cant put a preservation order on a fruit tree, they are recognised as having a limited life.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 21:47

Whereabouts are you, Rosemummy?

I know my brother has been doing jobs for people who used to live in his area, but moved some distance away, and then couldn't get anyone suitable.

He has also had people ring him up after getting his number from the gas safe register(used to be called corgi)

I think rated people have to pay to go on the list, so it may not be as good as they claim. Also , conversely, there may be better people around who get enough work by word of mouth, and dont have to pay to get work.

Hi, I want to grow some veg, I have a small list & need advise on when to plant

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 21:35

Onion seed need to be planted around christmas.

Onion sets can go in in March

Chilli peppers  in heat in March

wild rocket, any time from march onwards

Potatoes,outside  around easter

Kale from March onwards to July

Pumpkin or squash, in heat from March

Rhubarb seed in Spring, but crowns go in in Winter.

Sweetcorn, sow in individual pots in Early May to plant out in June.

 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 17:55

If anyone wants seed off that salvia patens, let me know.  The over wintered  ones have  produced plenty of seed.

Plant ID Help

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 17:48

Not so much green as cabbage looking.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 21:29

There are a few carmine red , no yellow, but a lot of terracotta in my batch. I think they must be mainly off bishop of oxford.

Not very mixed. I think they will look better as single colour groups,so I will be labelling and then growing on next year.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 20:58

Hope you had a good day, Nut.

My cyclamen are flowering and the coum have leaves.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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Last Post: 12/07/2014 at 13:40

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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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 23:01

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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Last Post: 10/07/2014 at 00:53

Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Last Post: 05/07/2014 at 22:12

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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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

ladybirds mating?

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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 20:16

Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 21:09

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

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Last Post: 23/06/2014 at 19:22

Identification needed

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 21:47

Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Last Post: 25/04/2014 at 11:57

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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