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Talkback: Leafcutter bees

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 13:56

can you post this as a new thread   ?  Michael 7


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 13:54

Alan Titchmarsh keeps reading out bits from 50 sheds of grey. More suitable I think.


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 13:17

was his friend called Jack?


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 13:16

I think you mean ethylene, blackest, not acetylene.

Best Compost 2013

Posted: 12/08/2013 at 22:39

Lidl compost is rubbish this year. I sieved 8l of rubbish lumps out of a 35 l bag.including a 3inch nail.


Posted: 12/08/2013 at 21:38

There is a checklist on the gardeners world website. This is blatant advertising.


Posted: 12/08/2013 at 07:35

ribes sanguineum is most obvious . I got distracted by the berries. Ribes bracteosum should have stinky leaves.  I've never seen a flowering currant fruit before but the fruit is supposed to taste awful. I suppose the best thing to do is wait until it flowers next year.


Posted: 11/08/2013 at 22:55

That's the sort. Only the other way up, it splayed under t he weight

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 22:49

Evening all.

I've had a good soak in the bath, so squeaky clean for work tomorrow. Fingernails not perfect after 3days gardening.lots cut down,shredded,planted lots of foxgloves plugs and watered in. Bet I t rains tomorrow.

How did the bbq marshmallows go ,nut?' 

I managed to get cuttings off hidcote giant lavender, also yellow and purple wallflower. Sowed more salad leaves. Lifted Bedford champion onions. The kelsae are going to be woppers.


Posted: 11/08/2013 at 21:16

Sounds like you have some rarities. Go slow until you are sure what you want to keep.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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bluebells at Felley priory.

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The glory of Daffodils

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Talkback: Growing kale

This year I have sown seaweed kale,cavolo nero, and brukale. I sow one seed to a module in the polytunnel, then plant out 30cm or a foot apa... 
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Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 13:08

I am a sniffer.

What leaves do you like to smell? 
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Last Post: 02/03/2014 at 18:13

For hellebore enthusiasts.

John Masseys garden is open this Saturday behind Ashwood Nursery. 
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Last Post: 08/02/2014 at 20:27


intended trip on Wednesday 12th February 
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unusual bird nest

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Last Post: 03/01/2014 at 20:21

Gardeners Freebies (for the cost of postage.)

magazine/newspaper offers of plants or seeds for the cost of postage. 
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Last Post: 17/09/2013 at 17:09

Bug id please.

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Last Post: 03/09/2013 at 16:05

odd aquilegias.

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Last Post: 01/08/2013 at 14:22

tree bumblebees in a bird box

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Oxygenating sprinklers.

Pure rain v ordinary sprinkler. 
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Last Post: 04/07/2013 at 20:59

How would you describe your garden?

typesof garden 
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