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Help finding Roscoea

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 10:37

The National collection of Roscoea is open next Sunday

Sunday 17 August STEVENSHILL, Harnage, Shrewsbury SY5 6EG. Roland and Gay Bream.
11am-5pm One acre on hillside with stunning views and a wealth of unusual trees, shrubs and plants. National
Collections of Roscoea and Cautleya (several species will be in flower). Water feature and bog
garden, Mediterranean patio and caged vegetable and fruit garden.
On A458 about 2 miles south east of Cross Houses take the Cound/Harnage turn, cross bridge and
immediately drive straight up hill, leaving Memorial on the right.
T P W N/D. Church: St Peter’s, Cound. £4.00.

If I can persuade OH I will be going.

I've got a new butterfly

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 20:20

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 19:10

I make an easy veggie bake using a layer of courgettessprinkling of sliced onions, ,a layer of tomatoes,layer of sliced par boiled potatoes, bit of broccoli, pour a jar of carbonara sauce over(the stuff you can buy for making lasagne with)  and then grated parmesan. Bung in oven for 30 mins then eat.. You can vary veg according to what you have. Can change potatoes for sweet potatoes or squash or even pasta. (course that makes it a pasta bake.)

Dip in garden

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 18:49

Have you got a picture of the location you want to level?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 17:34

My sweetcorn are leaning at a funny angle, but the roots are still in place .OH said I could stake them to get them upright again. what all 70? They look like the cobs have set. The only problem is that it makes it too easy for the squirrels to nick the cobs.

All of a sudden the onions seem to be buried in weeds.I thought they were doing well. A bit of hand weeding is due I think.   Sunny here this afternoon. still windy.

Grow Blueberries in Pots or Direct in Garden?

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 16:14

If your soil is not acidic, then grow blueberries in large pots of ericaceous compost. You need more than one variety to cross pollinate to get a decent crop.

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 15:37

Ooh that wasn't there when I looked earlier. Sorry, Daintiness.

Help

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 15:34

1. Hibiscus syriacus  Bluebird.

2. cut them off just above the soil

3. cut off the flower head after it has died, leaving as much leaf as possible to build up the corm for next year.

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 15:30

they're good but not psychic, Daintiness. Have you got a photo?

Help please.

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 13:37

Echeveria up here in the midlands, collapse into a mush with the first frost. I also have gritty soil. The offsets root easily to keep on a windowsill indoors over winter.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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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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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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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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