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Posted: 26/08/2014 at 13:43

I cant see very well , but it looks like Hewitts double, Mrs Garden. Very airy fairy. It should seed around a bit.

My Brugmansia finally flowered!

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 11:52

Dont forget that when you cut it down for the winter, the offcuts will root in a glass of water in the windowsill, giving you fresh plants for next year. They take a couple of months to root, I pot them up in Spring.

I use thick shoots, about a foot (30cm) long.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 23:25

What is the pink coneflower in the last picture, Lyn?

Butternut Sqash

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 23:09

I harvested a buffyball thinking it looked ready. The seeds weren't set properly, so I think I will leave them longer and hope for some warm weather in September.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:54

My mum has a funny plastered bit in the kitchen ceiling, from when I went up to see how dad was doing laying floorboards in the bungalow loft. He hadn't done the bit where I put my foot between the rafters.....

It only went through up to my knee.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:47

I think you'd have to get on a train, Mike.

Geographically, I pay Derbyshire  council tax  but have a Nottinghamshire post code. The post office has a bit of an identity crisis.Just north of the Trent, but easy access to M1

Photo Competition

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:40

Maybe you could pm Lucy to check.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:38

My magnolia soulangeana is really badly affected this year due to lack of rain. The leaves will fall off soon, fresh start next spring.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:34

The best thing to do with a garden is give it a good looking at.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:30

Not really nut. You could relay. You drive to my house. I'll do the motorway bit, and same coming back. I could pick up kef enough route.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

fungi identification please

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A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 11:03

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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Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

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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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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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 20:16

Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Identification needed

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Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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bluebells at Felley priory.

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