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Fork Handles

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 12:58

I hadn't thought about a prize

Now I really must go and do the dishes, get showered/dressed etc, all the boring stuff ( I do have a strong lazy genetic make up) The hours do fly by on here

Bye for now

 

 

Growing plants in winter?

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 12:28

I what you mean Ziggy, I'm itching to get seed sowing again, but as said it's not so much the germination indoors it's the growing on that will be problem at this time of year. I did push my luck last Winter as i started sowing snap dragons in Jan indoors and used the coldframes for growing on but  last Winter was mild here

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 12:21

Becks  Correct........loved this programme

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/16177.jpg?width=396&height=350&mode=max

 

Plants around a pond advice

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 11:55

How about Ajuga/Bugle-? low growing, will spread fairly quickly, lovely flowers in the Spring which insects love and think it will generally grow any where

Gardeners World TV

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 11:48

I too miss GW on Fridays, think I saw that Carol Kliens- Cottage Garden is being repeated at some point this Winter- missed it the first time around

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 11:45

Not the Banana Bunch but along the right lines- childrens tv show showed in the 70s and also during the early 80s. Quite surreal/psychadelic, no vocals just music Purple hair

Becks- no idea

Crocosmia Lucifer deadheading

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 11:36

I don't have the Lucifer type but the orange ones, I tend not do anything with them, just remove the dead leaves. I'm sure I read that the leaves provide winter protection for insects but I'm sure slugs/snails will be in their as well

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 11:29

thanks Bjay for the tip- I had really good results from their white cosmos seeds this year. Although I have enough seeds to fill a polytunnel of plants

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 11:26

geoff- I've always been brought up with animals and the house just felt empty without them. If things were different ie had a large plot of land, money and time I'm sure I would have a managerie. I really would love to have a dog too but I know how much work they are.

Think 70s tv programme

Foxglove seedlings

Posted: 01/12/2012 at 11:19

I've grown a lot from seed this year as well, agree with others that they will need  to be hardened off before they go into the ground and also the advice to plant in groups rather than singular.

Stunning plants, i've got some of the normal pinky ones, white and peach coloured ones, really looking forward to seeing them next year and hopefully they will self seed as well

Discussions started by hollie hock

Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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New garden

Some pictures 
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Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Budelia

quick question 
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Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Website

Site really slow 
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What are these

Latest bargains 
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Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
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Seedling Id

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