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how do you upload a picture

Posted: Yesterday at 22:11

Hi, no its Great Dixter

how do you upload a picture

Posted: Yesterday at 16:15

 Tried it and it works. The only problem I have is trying to change my profile picture as that just doesn't work.

What do you do or what did you do at work

Posted: Yesterday at 16:08

Worked for a pharmaceutical market research company for 2 days shy of 26 years, updating their product files before moving on to creating reports that were sent out to pharmaceutical companies in the UK and Ireland. Luckily I was on consecutive maternity leaves and since being made redundant while on maternity leave, am now a full time mummy. I help out at my boys school with extra reading help every week to the children in reception who need it. And when the weather is fine, gardening is on the agenda.

What plant is this?

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 14:39

Yep, oxalis, has yellow flowers.

Grass treatment

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 16:52

Hi Ben,

We have used EverGreen Weed and Feed as we tend to get moss in our grass along with weeds. Its one you scatter from its container and then you water in if it doesn't rain. There are others that you have to mix with water and pour if you have the time to do it.


vinegar on weeds

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 16:47

I might give it a go with malt vinegar though I don't know what my other half will say when he needs some for his chips.

Tomatoes - in or out

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 16:42

I started my tomato seeds off in March and had them under one of those growlights in my utility. They went down to a heated greenhouse a couple of weeks ago when they were about 8 inches tall. Once they get to a decent size and the weather is good they will be outside on deck against a wall that gets sun for most of the day. I did this last year and got some really good sized Costolutos and Tigerellas.

Plant I-D

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 22:23

First one is Astilbe, could have white, pink or deep red flowers. Second one looks like a purple daisy but can't remember its name

Help ID these plants, please

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 22:18

1. geranium

2. lamium

3. zantadeschia - big white arum lily

4. dicentra - bleeding heart

Talkback: Dunnocks

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 17:45

That's lucky Nut, I've had three birds fly into the window and kill themselves (a bluetit, greenfinch and woodpigeon).

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