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Bargain of the year

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 18:42

Lidl currently have 5kg of assorted daffs for £4

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 18:16

The Lidl near me has 5kg bags of assorted daffs for  £4. Good for naturalising or big areas.


Posted: 16/09/2013 at 17:45

Double trouble looks really nice.  I didn't think you would get away without buying something , Verdun.

Neighbour's Garden is Damaging our Wall

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 16:29

The only cure will be to lower the soil level on the other side.  Usually the threat of being landed with the bill for the damage will bring him in line. Good luck.

What to do with your produce

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 16:26

I did buy some quinces(last year) to make membrillo, but I decided that in future I would just buy a jar.

What to do with your produce

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 16:25

Slices of damson cheese plus cheddar, plus cracker = brilliant.

 We don't have many damsons this year, or I'd be making it all into damson cheese.

 We have just about enough for a damson and apple crumble.

horsetail weeds

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 16:19

Wikipedia has the details.

Please note that it will kill all plants for up to four months. You can't replant in the area until it has broken down.

Watching 'Love your garden'

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 15:58

A garden is your own personal piece of paradise.

Also , like Chelsea flower show display gardens, TV gardens cost an enormous amount of money.  Instant gardens are for the rich, the rest of us have gardens filled with seeds, and cuttings and presents from loved ones.

Nettle Fertiliser

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 15:37

Ecoworm Ltd.  Google it and it brings up lots of hits.... as I'm sure you realise,Jim.

Mystery plant

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 15:27

Jacaranda will not survive frost.  neither will a banana.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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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fungi identification please

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A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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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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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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ladybirds mating?

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Bug identification please.

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