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Talkback: 10 best plants for wildlife

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 18:06

I would add lavender to that list. The bumble bees in my garden will always be on the lavender (hidcote giant)

Would you buy a smallholding?

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 09:52

I got all the books in my twenties. John Seymour rules.

Unfortunately I never had the money. I figure to have the simple self sufficient way of life, you have to have a lot of money first.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 09:42

It has been decided that I am having an official birthday this year, when everyone is feeling 100%

A box of bulbs (late order) came yesterday, so I must try and get those in, but its tipping it down here.

Edd, you're incorrigible.

Punkdoc, if you have another greenhouse, it will liberate the dining room for dining and not raising cannas. The added advantage is she will always know where to find you. You could always have a phone extension in it, like my mum.

sweet williams

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 22:18

Sweet williams are biennial. Young plants planted out now will flower next year.

If they are all crowded in a small pot they will not flower properly. They should really have been planted out in September.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 17:19

Mums just rung, 

OH told her he thought my Birthday was tomorrow......

Hospital reckon dad is eating and walking around the ward. He can come home tomorrow for a couple of hours. Except when my sister said my mum has Norovirus, they backtracked on that one quickly. Funny thing is, when family is there, dad is in bed, refusing food, and dried up sandwiches are on the side...

I'll believe it when I see it with my own eyes.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 16:02

Well he's been down and had lunch,then gone back upstairs to work. I'm going to stick a candle in a cake shortly and see if he notices that.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 12:53

Well he hasn't remembered yet.

I've lined the cards up on the mantelpiece to see if he notices.

It's my birthday

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 07:38

Thank you dove and kef. If its ok I'll save the cake for later.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 07:21

Nice brekky, but I'm not really doing much food yet. Still trying to rehydrate. As a pre xmas diet, norovirus is pretty effective. 3pounds lost this week. Probably all fluid. With all the antics over the last week, I think OH has forgotten it's my birthday.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 24/11/2014 at 12:58

I usually have a pretty good immunity system, and it appears to have cleared in 24 hours, but mum started at 1am yesterday and is still ill.  She is still on liquids only. I have to say I couldn't get comfortable in any position yesterday. Imodium, Buccastem , and paracetamol seemed to have sorted most symptoms.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

plant identification

 
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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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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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chelsea winners

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Lotus corniculatus

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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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