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bluebells at Felley priory.

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 09:02

It will soon be bluebell time. Is anyone interested in a mid week trip to Felley Priory?

Just off jct 27 M1 near Annesley. North notts.

They have a small nursery with some unusual plants as well.

RHS members get in free  


Posted: 12/04/2014 at 08:38

A lot of snoring going on by the time I got there,apart from kef who was in bed with Jack Reacher. Now I'm sure spike needs a walk, after a bacon butty.


Posted: 12/04/2014 at 08:33

I've used phostrogen for a long time for pots. I found it good value and easy to use. Just a teaspoon in a watering can full of water.


Posted: 11/04/2014 at 22:59

 Sorry about the delay, just been tying up the boat.

Did someone say we needed another hammock?



Posted: 11/04/2014 at 17:55

My old lupins are showing lots of leaves and the beginnings of flower buds. I think it sounds like you have lost them. If you sow seeds now, they may flower late in the season.

Identifying Seeds (Help Needed)

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 17:52

Could you put a coin or something to show size. ?

they look large  so poss peony, but its not a fruit?

slugs vs lilies

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 17:47

Put a dish down containing beer (bitter). The slugs love it and they drown happy.

Thompson & Morgan - issues!

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:51

We've still not had a comment on whether Natalie thinks that the third rozanne plug sent to me  was  of merchantable quality. Although with a lot of TLC it has grown another leaf. Not dead yet. (Not likely to flower this year either)

Plant addiction

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:41

You're in the right place then,  Cera

This is the forum for people who cannot get enough of plants.


Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:39

Punkdoc, have your ducks laid eggs yet?

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