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Latest posts by hogweed

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Recycling Bin

Posted: Yesterday at 21:10

Don't put in crocosmia bulbs..........and cut everything up as small as possible so it breaks down quicker.

My Christmas present (gardening) list

Posted: Yesterday at 21:02

Another pair of leather gardening gloves.

Empty Space??

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 21:06

I would just grass it over leaving a bare circle for the magnolia. Because no matter what you put in it, your eye will always be drawn first to the big bed on the left and the lovely acer on the right.

What's the best book you've EVER read ?

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 14:42

The Ka of Gifford Hilary. I read it as a very young impressionable teen and I have had a real phobia about getting buried alive ever since. One of the reasons I signed up for the organ donor scheme!

Christmas stuff in shop

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 17:34

I buy ready rolled puff pastry for my mince pies. Don't like shortcrust ones!

unidentified veg

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 17:24

Did you taste it?


Talkback: Ivy in the garden

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 19:52

Ivy - the first year it sleeps, the second year it creeps, the third year it leaps! So true!

anyone know this plant?

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 14:59

Could be a sedum or a crassula I think.

Screening my fence with a hedge

Posted: 14/10/2014 at 21:33

Three foot is not a lot if you need to squeeze in to cut the hedge. Maybe give it a few weeks to see if you can live without one?

Can I move these without doing the dastidly deed happening

Posted: 14/10/2014 at 21:30

The bigger they are the trickier it is - and the less successful a move is. Dig the new holes first, take as much of a rootball as possible with the plants , plop in hole and fill in, firming as necessary. Give a good water and keep watered for the next month or two if it is dry. Keep well watered in the spring as well if the plants are large.

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Discussions started by hogweed

No excuse

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Autumn lawn maintenance visit

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Petrol lawnmower for girlie

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Hand shears

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Pond pumps

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No such thing as a bargain!

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Clematis Marjorie

Plants available 
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Last Post: 02/07/2014 at 22:28

Plant id please

Sturdy green thing 
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Border edging

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Overwintering plants

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What is flowering now in your garden?

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Geoff Hamilton

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Shrub id please

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Mulching lawn mower

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I wish...........

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