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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 15:04

I potted a tray of black barlow aquilegias yesterday, put them outside to water and then forgot.  oops. should be ok, It got cold overnight but no frost i don't think. I've put them back in the greenhouse for a bit. Just a bit of TLC as they seem to have woken from the dormant state they have been in all winter.  When the roots start growing they can go out, I'm going to need the space.

2014

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 14:53

Lovely photos, Marion. Spring has certainly arrived in your garden. Is that double white hellebore "Mrs Betty Ranicar"?

 Dove has one, then I bought one. Its lovely.

Multipurpose potting compost

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 14:48

I'm using Levington M3 (pro) in 75L bags. (£7.50) Last years and this years new stock,both excellent. A pallet load delivered costs a bit less per bag.  Heavy bags to hump around though.

Fire pit off gardeners world tv programme.

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 14:43

If you google "firepit"it brings up lots of versions on amazon, tesco, etc.

Then its a case of you pays your money and take your pick.

I think the answer is we don't know what brand Monty Don has, but there are lots of similar versions.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 12:39

I'm still creaky and stiff from yesterday. Today is going to be a loading washing machine and dryer, and feeding bro  type of day.

Design student looking for help!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 12:32

My OH thinks that watering cans should have a little ladder on the inside, so when a mouse drops in, it can climb out and not drown. We've had two drown so far this year. They tend to clog up the spout.

Easy to grow tree

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 10:42

Magnolias are a good idea. Very low maintenance. I planted mine 20 years ago, and have barely touched it except to remove some lower branches to let light on the bulbs planted beneath it.

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 10:39

Ideal weather for a bit of tickling.

Anyone name this bee magnet please?

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 10:38

Yes please,Dove. Any toast to go with it? I've got a nice jar of my home made blackcurant jam.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 10:34

 I had just dozed off again when my brother rang. He is on the way with the part (expansion tank) for next doors boiler. £200 for a spare part or £1000 for a new boiler... no contest really. While he's here, he can service mine as well.  Only trouble is , that at 6ft 5in, he needs feeding all the time. He was the biggest. My grandad was big Jim...at around 6ft (born 1900). My mum had sisters at 5 ft 10., I have a sister at 5ft 10, and her eldest is 6ft 7 and still growing.....  me, I'm the runt of the litter, only 5ft 6.

 Still, nearer to the ground and all that..

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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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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