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Posted: 26/08/2013 at 19:32

Are there any fruit or veg that will grow close to a north facing 6ft fence?


Posted: 25/08/2013 at 18:09

No defo not peacock caterpillars! 


Posted: 25/08/2013 at 18:05

Nobody grows this then? 

seed share

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 17:02

fidgetbones thanks received scotch thistle seeds today ....loverly-jubbly!! 


Posted: 22/08/2013 at 00:05

Is it as colourful as thompson & Morgan suggest? on comparison to the buzz variety which do u prefer??? 

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Posted: 20/08/2013 at 19:37

Thank  you to Stacey, fidgetbones and gardenmaiden. 

seed share

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 00:30

I have to offer echinops seed, mixed poppy seed, aquilegia rhubarb and custard, garlic chives.

i'm looking for bee balm monarda red, sea holly and those really really huge thistle type ones used for wow factor! 


Posted: 12/08/2013 at 09:58

Monty did say you could compost in buckets, use what is necessary for the size of your garden!  Monty I find has the warmest tones and he puts a smile on my face :0) and so does carol with her overflowing exuberance! I think this weeks episode produced a feel good factor somehow different to other shows! I regularly knock my flowers with my rear! when trying to get in & out of a border and I actually felt relieved when monto did the same !!


Posted: 12/08/2013 at 09:41

Yep I agree!! They pretty much attach themselves to anything like pots, stones, weed, algae but I've never seen them on fish, frogs or terrapins!   I'd say they are goodies :0) 


Posted: 12/08/2013 at 09:36


I have a clematis grown in shade north facing. I don't know it's name but someone else could identify it. It receives no sun but has lots of massive blooms each year. You  would need to provide some support by trellis or wire or grow over another plant.  Here it is 

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