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Stainless Steel

Posted: 18/10/2015 at 10:24

I have been thinking about investing in a Stainless Steel garden spade and fork. Would this be a good investment or should I just carry on with the spade and fork I already have?

Bedding Plants

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 16:20

I have been to Aldi today and bought 2 trays of Lobelia. I have potted them on should I keep them in the house or could I put them into my unheated greenhouse.


Posted: 04/08/2014 at 10:20

I'm not sure if they are actually flies - they are more like tiny white dots that virtually cover the stems and the leaves are crisp and then drop. Sorry it isn't the best of descriptions.


Posted: 02/08/2014 at 13:44

I have a number of Euonymus which are being attacked by white fly on the stems and the leaves are dropping. One is so bad I will have to dig it up. Has anyone else had this problem and if so what can I do?

Talkback: Lily beetle

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 14:51
I have also found Lily Beetle on Tulip and Saracoca not just lilies and fritilaries.


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 10:44

Has any other member had a problem with the Weekly Newsletter only I have not received one for 2 weeks now. I have checked that I have not unsubscribed by mistake.

Sambucus Nigra "Black Lace"

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 12:54

I bought a Sambucus Nigra "Black Lace" from Gardeners' World Live. I have planted it at the back of the border but it now has bright green shoots should I cut these out or will they turn black.

Talkback: How to grow mint from cuttings

Posted: 16/03/2013 at 11:26
What is the best mint for cooking with new potatoes?


Posted: 31/01/2013 at 10:49

I always have trouble changing the height of the cutting blade - the lever is stiff and then all of a sudden it moves - not always to the right position.

Talkback: Ask Adam

Posted: 27/04/2012 at 10:01
Hi Adam.
What is the diference between Perlite and Vermiculite and which is the best to use.
Thanks Helen
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Discussions started by helenskyblues

Stainless Steel

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Last Post: 22/10/2015 at 14:52

Bedding Plants

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Last Post: 03/04/2015 at 17:07


Replies: 3    Views: 408
Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 12:43


Weekly Newsletter 
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Last Post: 05/04/2014 at 10:44

Sambucus Nigra "Black Lace"

Green Shoots 
Replies: 17    Views: 2270
Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 19:22
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