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Latest posts by Gardenmaiden

diatomeacous earth??

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 13:54

I just read that peppermint oil is something that spiders hate. Apparently, they taste with their toes. Just put some in a bottle with water and spray.

Chilli peppers

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 21:59

And you can also put a couple in a bottle of vodka, doesn't have to be the expensive brands. Great xmas presents.

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 23:13

My father in law used to make tea wine. You could not feel your legs from the knee down after one glass, good stuff.

Shrub ID - Best time for harsh cut back??

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 21:00

I've got the berberis but as it isn't part of a hedge, I just trim when it gets to snagging clothes on the path length. I have a vicious bush, abit like gorse that I trim a lot as it sends up new growth constantly and I worry about it catching anyone on the face.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 17:25

Fine with me Victoria, something to look forward to

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 13:47

An assortment please Victoria

Can't identify plants in garden!

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 13:12

Hi somapop,

it looks like one of those compact multi headed sunflowers. Just keep deadheading for more flowers. Sorry I can't help with what variety of sunflower, I don't know many of the names. Hopefully someone else on the forum will recognise it.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 13:09

Hi Becki

if you have some left could I have globe artichoke seeds?


I couldn't remember who sent me foxglove seeds, they arrived at the weekend, thanks to who sent them.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 13:06

Wouldn't mind some more Victoria. Hoping to get round to doing a seed list next week now the little people are back at school.

Garden Sitcom Name.

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 22:18

Rhubarb, rhubarb




Trowels are us

I'm sure there was a programme called pushing up daisies.

Discussions started by Gardenmaiden

Green tomatoes

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Plant ID

Mystery plant at the bottom of my garden. I've never seen this before and it isn't something I planted. 
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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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