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Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 00:20

Fishy, the aquilegias are labelled as to the plants they came off. However, with the aid of a few bees, they are very promiscuous, and you never know what might turn up. Sometimes they come true, others you get some weird variation. Good luck.

Jasmine hedge

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 23:51

I have a montana and a jasmine and a rosa filipes, all covering a hawthorn. They are all very vigorous and seem to cope with each other. They have minimal pruning. I just hack off any bits that get in the way.

Hi everyone

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 23:46

Hello, khalifaten. Whereabouts in Indonesia are you. ?  

Its a big place... I'm heading in your direction soon for a holiday.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 23:43

My friend in Australia has boxes that moved from Pittsburgh in America, to Nottingham, to Perth,Australia, and then twice within western Australia. Its only the gardens that get left behind when she moves.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 23:34

Beware of homes where all the residents sit around in a stupefied state. Some homes "manage" residents by getting the doctor to prescribe tranquillisers and sleeping tablets.  That way the night staff have little to do. Trouble is,there is an increased risk of falls in any elderly on sleeping tablets. If ,on an unannounced visit, the residents are actively socialising with each other, and doing various  hobbies,then you have  probably found a good place.

dog proofing a leylandii hedge

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 08:44

Next door had to chain link fence their side of the beech hedge. This kept in dalmatian and great danes, but for a jack russell it had to be buried six inches and stapled to a log. 

 

Mystery Plant

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 21:41

Give it a feed, a water, and a mulch of compost or bark, but not touching the crown, or growing point.

Mystery Plant

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 21:29

Could be good. Could be wonderful.

Mystery Plant

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 21:20

Hellebore

Apricots

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 18:04

It will probably survive and may flower. However in  Nottingham, I have had one good crop in 20 years. Most years a few set and the squirrels steal them while green, just to eat the kernels. I've cut it down. Apples are a safer bet that far north.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

chelsea winners

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Lotus corniculatus

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Last Post: 14/05/2015 at 18:39

Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 23:02

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 08/01/2015 at 23:04

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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Last Post: 04/01/2015 at 17:26

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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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 23:01

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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Last Post: 10/07/2014 at 00:53

Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Last Post: 24/05/2015 at 08:57

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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