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Interesting visitor to the bird table this morning

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:16

I thought Christchurch, Dorset. UK

Identification of plant

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:14

Cut it down when it has finished flowering.Mine didn't survive the winter. I don't think they are very long lived, but you may get them seeding around.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:39

Looks like a dahlia,Dove.

My Little Project

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:34

You need a good sieve, and a load of compost or farm yard manure. Sieve out all the nasty bits. Fork in the compost to a depth of 15cm or 6 inches,and then plant into it.

You won't need a gym membership this year.

Potato harvest

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:31

Normally the original seed potato rots off.


Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:29

Is that Newman road, Kef? I worked up there a time or two.Nightmare.

Gardeners hands! Best cream?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:26

Eucerin is good too. You can get both Eucerin and flexitol heel balm on prescription.

Identification of plant

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 17:22

Looks a lot like the Malva mystic merlin, that were being given away by T&M last year.

Hello and rhubarb!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 17:20

Lots of things to grow now.....

radishes, kale, still time for carrots, beetroot, salad leaves.

Hello and rhubarb!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 17:19

The plants online  probably wont be delivered until the winter, when they will deliver a crown or root. Use this time to get the soil ready with lots of compost or farm yard Manure.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

wedding music

any non religious ideas 
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Plant porn

We all like a bit of plant porn. 
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bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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chelsea winners

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Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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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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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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