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Latest posts by Gardenmaiden

Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 21:58

3 woodpigeons

2 blue tits

1 great tit

1 jay

2 chaffinches

And a dog fox

Gardening clobber...

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 21:55

My dark blue fleece given to me by my mum. And my blue lace up ankle wellies. I had two pairs of jeans do that Steve, just couldn't wear them.

Room 101

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 21:51

Spitting on the pavement.

Unidentified plant!!!

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 12:00

A poorly green aeonium and the purple thing looks like a flask Hostafan1

Seaside Home

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 11:57

Silvery leaved plants so I've read are ones that cope well with seaside conditions like thrift, convolvulous (not sure if I spelt that right) lavender. Would also be a good idea to have a walk around your new neighbourhood to see what is growing in the gardens too.

Room 101

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 11:53

All cold callers saying your computer has a problem. The post persons who try to deliver something when you're 30 seconds from home and leave a card instead. Ron Burgundy and jazz flutes.

Sprouts are awesome.

Garden programme on Sky 1

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 10:46

Must admit if I was going to watch any of those programmes, it would be the Voice. And I agree the challenges weren't really challenges, more of a practical exercise. My OH did say that the lady in the second couple and eventual winner did make a few sharp comments though.

Poorly Rubber Plant

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 23:08

Let it dry out and check the soil its in and repot in fresh compost. It might work, it might not.

New To This!

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 22:55

Fatalii, they are yellow pointed chillis. We did grow Ricotto for the first time last year, they are as big as an apple and very very hot, so my Turkish brother inlaw tells me. It depends what you want. Do you want heat, flavour or productivity. My OH says these are very mild. But we may have 'spares' once they get to a size or we can send you seeds. PM me if you are interested.

Garden programme on Sky 1

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 22:49

It was good to watch, need to see a few more I think.

Discussions started by Gardenmaiden

Slipper Orchid

How to look after once the flowers have dropped off 
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Last Post: 14/02/2015 at 17:19

Bargain Buy of 2015

What has been your best buy? Mine was a flaming katy for £1.00 and a slipper orchid £9.99. Never seen one 'in the flesh' before so hope I can keep it going. 
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Last Post: 23/02/2015 at 10:39

Shrub ID

This has been growing in our hawthorn hedge and this year decided to be 12ft tall with read berries. I thought it migh be a pyracantha but not sure which one as there are no thorns. 
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Last Post: 18/12/2014 at 21:51

Green tomatoes

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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 19:25

Plant ID

Mystery plant at the bottom of my garden. I've never seen this before and it isn't something I planted. 
Replies: 13    Views: 422
Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 11:05

Moses in the bulrushes

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Last Post: 06/10/2013 at 11:09


What to do when the plant has gone over 
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Last Post: 13/08/2013 at 20:01
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