Latest posts by fidgetbones

Old Compost Heap

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 16:45

If its the dalek type, they can be lifted off the contents like a jelly mould, anything unrotted goes in the bottom of the new heap.

The cutting garden 2016

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 16:18

While I was cutting peonys, I found these.


Posted: 17/05/2016 at 16:12

I think salt around the plants will damage them, except for beetroot, and they dont get much slug damage anyway.

My flowers ..

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 16:10

Not very big but very sweet.

The cutting garden 2016

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 16:05

I admit to the cow parsley coming from the verge by the canal.

Still plenty of alliums in the veg patch to cut.

Last edited: 17 May 2016 16:05:44

Camera Talk

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 11:13

Today it works.

Camera Talk

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 11:12

Honeysuckle with no flowers.

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 11:03

I am thinking too much feed, so it grows too lush. Either don't feed it at all or give it tomato feed for flowers.

Are you over pruning it? I just give mine a tidy up after flowering.

How to grow lavender from posti plugs/mini plug plants

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 10:59

I had the offer a couple of years ago. I potted them on like yours and planted a bed  full. It knitted together to give a good display, after the first year. if any form flowers this year, pinch them off.

Garden Sounds

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 10:57

Plant pauper.. what sort of dog do you have?.

Next doors dalmation used to come to the corner of the fence when I was in the greenhouse and talk to me. I'm quite certain the neighbours thought I was nuts.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Chatsworth Photos.

Photos from the Chatsworth Flower Show 2017 
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Chelsea 2017

Any thoughts or musings? 
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Hello Forkers December

A friendly place to chat about anything. 
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Plant of the year

what has been your plant of the year? 
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insects on ivy

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tonights beechgrove, red hot pokers.

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Ghost orchid

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Manganese in Epsom salts?

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Do you remember?

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Last Post: 27/07/2016 at 09:28

plant identification

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Aquilegia flowers 2016

Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 12:06

New look forum

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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