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Latest posts by fidgetbones

overwintering cannas

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 18:40

They won't be growing so don't need light. I would put them in the garage, with  peat or MPC around them and perhaps in a polystyrene box to keep out the frost.


Posted: 03/11/2013 at 08:57

Are you retiring soon then?, dove.

why is my new fence wood black and mouldy -is this okay?

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 08:55

I would reject it and ask for it to be replaced.

Camera Corner

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 08:31

You're very taken with that Australian crow,  farmergedddun.

horse chestnut

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 21:35

The only problem I can see is if you stack the felled wood near to other trees that might become infected.  It should burn OK.

...and todays identity crisis is...!!!

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 20:38

And do you have a toffee apple tree as well?

silly quotes

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 20:06

Champagne lifestyle, lemonade wages.  (living beyond your means)

what's still flowering in your garden?

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 20:01

I have a stokesia still in flower, and a white cosmos still struggling on, and a couple of dahlias still flowering.

 Cannas in pots and lifted Salvia patens still flowering in greenhouse.


Posted: 02/11/2013 at 19:54

Cherry deluxe please. I see you have the same pusher as I do  

Made in UK  Always the best.

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 19:51

I just love macs. Export to desktop. what as , jpeg, done.


Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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Last Post: 10/11/2015 at 00:19

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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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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