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Daffodils suitable for heavy soil

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 20:28

kate- sounds like my sort of place I'm not going to spend a fortune on grit that is just going into the ground no matter how much it's meant to do the garden good..

Yes Matt we are neighbours, at the moment my annuals are still doing very well, infact coming into their own. I'm hoping for another mild winter here, last year I had a couple of frosts (not hard) and that was it. Managed to grow lobelia from seed in Jan without a heated greenhouse, but you never know what will happen this year.

I love all spring bulbs Sarah, just want you need after the winter

Causing offence on this forum

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 20:16

in my experience I find this board a great place, I haven't found that people take offence if your answer/post is genuine and if there is a disagreement about the advice so be it. We all bring our own experience.

I agree with others who talk about the written medium, as so much is lost through just text.Don't know the exact figures but non verbal communuication is key to how we get on with each other, so when communicating on the internet it's a lot more tricky and open to misinterpretation.

I always put some thought into how I phrase threads/posts.

I agree it is very much like workplace emails it is always worth pausing and considering your response before you hit the send button.

As for sock puppetts, well that's opened another defination- I always thought that they were your dads socks with fuzzy felt eyes on them...............but great modern meaning.

I do have to say though- don't they have anything better to do?

Blackbirds

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 19:58

Took great enjoyment last year watching the blackbirds jump and grab the ivy berries from the hedge, they loved them. Hope they are going to do the same this year

deleting gardeners world account

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 22:12

I found it,thanks

Eek! Hedgehog in the pond....

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 22:05

Thanks for this post, an easier way out my  pond has now been added

Spent plants

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 21:52

I haven't found that annual asters survive the winter.

deleting gardeners world account

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 21:40

Should of also joslow, asked how do you do that ? couldn't find it in the list here

deleting gardeners world account

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 21:31

Lovely j

deleting gardeners world account

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 21:25

Acesome wish i could do a yawny smiley.........

Autumn and what now?

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 21:05

Hi cia- all the annual plants that I have mentioned are easy to grow from seed. I sowed these plants earlier this year. I very rarely buy from garden centres etc and if I do they are always are on the reduced/rescue area. If you have a little time and some where with warmth/light/space you can grow from seed and it is so easy........ and cheap

I should add some patience as well

Discussions started by hollie hock

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
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Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
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Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
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Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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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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Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 20:09

Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 17:34

Budelia

quick question 
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Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 10:56

Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Last Post: 14/09/2013 at 21:28

Website

Site really slow 
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What are these

Latest bargains 
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