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Posted: 28/09/2016 at 19:39

Plastic gutters good for sowing peas in, then sliding into place after germination. hang from the greenhouse roof to keep the mice off.

 Drainpipes are used by the men who grow giant carrots and parsnips. and for blanching celery

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 18:22

I picked the last of the sweet corn. Not the best year we have had. I also sowed seeds of  salad leaves in the greenhouse.

Planting a holly bush

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 18:20

Send for the old blokes in "last of the summer wine" They could make an entire programme out of it. LOL

Companion plants for Oriental Lilies

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 18:16

It didn't get chelsea chopped so now its flopped. There is a chocolate coloured one to the right of it. That flops even more....


Posted: 27/09/2016 at 17:53

Yes, the new shoots will eventually flower. Maybe next year if not this year.

Companion plants for Oriental Lilies

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 17:42

They are climbing over the dierama and the dead headed lily stalks between the dahlias and the banana. Easy to grow, one seed to a three inch pot in March, drop into spaces in June. They are annuals so if you don't like the effect you have only lost a packet of seed.

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Companion plants for Oriental Lilies

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 17:36

I grow Thunbergia alata around mine. The lilies flower first. I dead head, and the black eyed suzies ramble up the stems and then flower later.

Plant identification help

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 16:45

The top one is a saxifrage, the bottom one , one of the euphorbia family.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 26/09/2016 at 11:37

I planted hyacinths yesterday, but have two orders of bulbs I am waiting for. Pots are ready and waiting.,


Posted: 26/09/2016 at 07:35

Our first dog turned up as a puppy at my Grandmas back door. My mum told the police, but my mum said she would keep her until the owner turned up. She was with us for fourteen years.

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