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GardenIng jokes

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 22:45

No thats not verdun. its the alter ego again.

Need plant I-D please.

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:51

9 Cyperus alternifolius   aka umbrella papyrus

10. Centaurea montana. blue perennial cornflower.

11 variegated pieris.


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:26

Punkdoc, you are welcome to come on our garden trips. Us ladies will look after you.


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:25

We won the Rugby. (I think) OH is now making his bird cakes, and making noises about dinner.

Suppose I should go and cook. It nice here tonight isn't it?

 I think it was definitely a case of someone forgetting to take his medication last night.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:20

From Rutland water, June 2010

 We were looking for the ospreys and found a field full of orchids near the car park.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:04

 Almost the same view, except the eucalyptus in the foreground fell over and the phormium underneath it died in the really bad frost.

Need plant I-D please.

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:59

If its coming up everywhere I would go with nigella.  Thin them to about  6 inch apart. Last year we had someone with a carrot seedling that turned out to be cosmos. Its a good guessing game at this time of year.


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:53

Brian the snail (from magic roundabout)

Need plant I-D please.

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:51

Looks like a carrot seedling.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:50

 A daft baby blackbird I found in the greenhouse

Discussions started by fidgetbones

chelsea winners

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Lotus corniculatus

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Last Post: 14/05/2015 at 18:39

Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 23:02

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 08/01/2015 at 23:04

white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 21:33

fungi identification please

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 13:16

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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Last Post: 04/01/2015 at 17:26

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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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

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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