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Posted: 13/09/2014 at 22:51

November. At that time of year you shouldn't need to water, we get enough

diatomeacous earth??

Posted: 12/09/2014 at 10:25

If nothing works it might be worth getting in an expert to clear the garden for you.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 12/09/2014 at 10:23

Hi Nut

could I have some Phlomis fruticosa, phlomis tuberosa, polemonium brandegeei and kitaibela please.


Plant ID help

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 20:40

I have it, not sure what variety. It has little yellow daisy like flowers in summer.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 16:22

Received the achillea today, thanks Victoria

Went out and collected some more seeds yesterday. I just need to sort the paper bags before I forget what's what and list will hopefully be up sometime tomorrow.

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

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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