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Spring is getting closer.

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 17:51

The birds here are collecting moss for nests.

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 17:16

Nutcutlet, are you opening for NGS this year?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 16:49

Kef, I have dug up your hellebore, and younger ones for Mrs garden. Have you got some FYM to enrich the soil or shall I bring you a bag.? Or are you so waterlogged I need to pot it up for a bit?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 16:46

Clarington, Try Rhodochiton atrosanguineum. Green leaves, purple on back, purple bell flowers hanging down.

Tomato Varieties

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 16:39

Moneymaker is an easy to grow, normal size tomato around 100g each. Marmande is a beef steak variety, up to 400g each, but a lot less on the vine. I have not come aross harzfeur before. Have you got a greenhouse or are they going outside?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 13:00

bare root

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:57

Ooh thats good , Dove. thats what I meant.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:56

A parcel has just arrived. 10 plugs of Hellebore washfield doubles. I bought using Tesco vouchers tripled up. They wont flower this year, or next probably, but still I've got plenty of others to be going on with.

Now I really must stop buying hellebores. I forgot about these coming.

bare root

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:52

The roots will all come from a central point. This point needs to be at soil level, with the bunch of roots splayed out beneath it, and then cover with soil.  Water in well.

Vitamin C to aid rooting

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:31

Sounds like you're going to be busy, Charlie. Well volunteered.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

fungi identification please

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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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SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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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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BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

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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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