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Posted: 15/06/2014 at 20:17

ex 1358
Black & creamy double

Like many of these sensational colour blends, the depth of the yellow colour as the bud opens is the most dramatic, with a gradual fading to a creamy shade.


Posted: 15/06/2014 at 20:14




(P) on plant labels

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 20:01

It is a perennial in hot countries. However the frost will usually kill it here. Take cuttings in Autumn to overwinter in a frost free place.


Posted: 15/06/2014 at 17:34

You dont have to bring anything to swap. I've got far too much stuff to go in my garden, I'm just looking for homes for them.

Does no one want this beautys offspring?


What's cropping in your veg patch?

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 17:24

I picked 5 pounds of broad beans this morning, but after podding  they only make a pound.

I also picked a small bowl of raspberries, of which OH ate the first four.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 22:08

How are the plant sales going, Ryan?


Posted: 14/06/2014 at 20:17

In a floaty skirt and with a flake to eat, Dove?


Posted: 14/06/2014 at 18:48

French beans

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 17:34

I'd get a fresh batch of beans.

I sow singly in 3 inch pots under cover, and then plant out when they have the second set of true leaves. You just about have time to save the season.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 16:18

Hogweed, that Cornus with the pink bracts....... what variety is it?. Mine gets a pink tinge at the edges, but nothing like that.

All the hard work is paying off, Cotty.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

fungi identification please

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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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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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bluebells at Felley priory.

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