Latest posts by fidgetbones


Posted: 23/04/2016 at 09:28

About the right time for gladioli. Anemone, I would soak for an hour in warm water to rehydrate, then plant. 

President Obama

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 19:03

I've always thought it was very one sided.


Posted: 22/04/2016 at 16:26

It can be thickened by having it laid. You need someone who knows what he's doing, or you could kill it.


Peat based composts

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 10:31

Me too, hostafan.  My MPC is a peat based one. compared to rubbish based (Recycled) it is far superior.

Choose just one ...

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 08:32

My spinosus seeds, all over the place. Anyone want a chunk of root, let me know.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 08:28

There is a phormium in the second tulip photo, to the right of the eucalyptus, still recovering from the freeze a few years ago.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 08:26

No David, it's a variegated yucca.  Nasty pointed ends so is at the back of the border.

Dahlia rings

Posted: 21/04/2016 at 21:56

Wilkos have steel green painted rings in at the moment. There is a large size and a smaller size.

Choose just one ...

Posted: 21/04/2016 at 21:34

Carefull with the acanthus. I spent half of yesterday digging out Acanthus spinosus. I bet they all come up again.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Pitcher or Burr Knot Apple trees.

Has anyone successfully rooted one? 
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Chatsworth Photos.

Photos from the Chatsworth Flower Show 2017 
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Chelsea 2017

Any thoughts or musings? 
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A friendly place to chat about anything. 
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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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Last Post: 15/06/2016 at 19:12

Aquilegia flowers 2016

Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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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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