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Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:29

Is that Newman road, Kef? I worked up there a time or two.Nightmare.

Gardeners hands! Best cream?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:26

Eucerin is good too. You can get both Eucerin and flexitol heel balm on prescription.

Identification of plant

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 17:22

Looks a lot like the Malva mystic merlin, that were being given away by T&M last year.

Hello and rhubarb!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 17:20

Lots of things to grow now.....

radishes, kale, still time for carrots, beetroot, salad leaves.

Hello and rhubarb!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 17:19

The plants online  probably wont be delivered until the winter, when they will deliver a crown or root. Use this time to get the soil ready with lots of compost or farm yard Manure.

no flowers on gladioli

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 15:20

If they didn't flower last year, and they don't this, then I would throw them away and get new next year.

I only keep the biggest corms from year to year.


Posted: 06/07/2014 at 14:26

My mum said she was glad when my brother got his own place (at 30) because when he was out late,she wouldn't wait up for him,but also she never went to sleep until he was back in the house.

She never worried about me at 18 when I was at Uni in Manchester... she never knew what we got up to.

Interesting visitor to the bird table this morning

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 14:19

you can upload pictures of rare birds to here....


does this berry bush look ok?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 14:14

Is it one of the primocane blackberries like Reuben?

It flowers and fruits on the first years canes, and you can cut it to the ground each year. The fruits will ripen in the next month or so.

What do you think is the problem?

Gardeners hands! Best cream?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 14:08

Try Flexitol heel balm. its 25% urea and rehydrates cracked areas quickly. There is a hand cream but it has a lower urea content.  Aquadrate is a similar cream if you can get it but it has been difficult to get hold of.


Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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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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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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Identification needed

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Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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