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Latest posts by fidgetbones

Plant ID please

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:48

The feathery things look like escholtzia- californian poppy

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:43

I just throw them in the green waste bin with the  noxious weeds.


Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:42

Is anyone interested in a trip to Barnsdale gardens near Rutland water on Thursday 19th June?( provisional date)

The nursery there has a large variety of  hemerocallis (day lilies).

Of course there are Geoff Hamiltons gardens that he did for gardeners world.

For directions etc.


Geoff Hamilton

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:21

I'll start a new thread, like I should have done in the first place.

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:19


Huh,just been to Lidl. Their cheap stuff is now £2.19 for 4 cans. Hatherwood premium bitter. Thats a 10% rise by my reckoning. It works well though.

Geoff Hamilton

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:21

A day out for forum members to meet in a safe place, and have a good look round a garden together. There have been a couple of snowdrop walks and a trip to bressingham .pseudonyms can be used.


Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:17

Trouble with dog crosses is you don't know which bits you get from which parent. Poodle brains and Labrador hair hmmm...

Colsation  good guard dog but rounds up all the kids on the beach

My Profile.

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:11

I advertised some all female cucumber plants on gum tree last year. You should see the warped replies I got.

Geoff Hamilton

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:07

Now we've just got to set a date for the trip. A middle of the week in mid June ok for everyone? Let me know by pm days you can't do. Hemerocallis should be out by then. Mine are just budding up.

Anyone got a, long range weather  forecast? We don't want a repeat of the hodsock fiasco weatherwise.

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:01

Mine prefer lidl cheapest to aldi cheapest. Though aldi is 20p dearer. Bitter rather than lager. 

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