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The first Gardeners' World

Posted: 24/03/2013 at 08:06

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, life is good, all we gardeners need is some warmth and that guy that looks like a big, big orange!! and we'll be in paradise.

I agree with you Brumbull,I like Monty too, he's not so in your face, lecturing to me and being paid obscene amounts of dosh. He gets much less than them with DEGREES in agriculture. After all, experience seems to count for nothing.......considering that gardening is a hands on profession.

I like the new GH, one can never have enough of them,especially with weather we are having at the moment I have a problem finding my kitchen sink as the worktops are occupied with seedlings rearing to go! Besides, it's a new area for Nigel to peruse till it gets filled up with plants

 

WEATHER this week

Posted: 23/03/2013 at 08:14

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 .........I am speechlesssssssss!!

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 23/03/2013 at 07:55

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 Good morning and apologies.........couldn't resist it, I'm manic at the moment,this is what the view is from my living room this morning!! The apple tree looks beautiful but the poor birds are struggling.The chair that I was looking forward to sitting on(SPRING) to read the papers is looking good but sad! I'm in Surrey. What's it like where you are?

Van Meuwen

Posted: 20/03/2013 at 11:02

Hi Blairs, I do not EXPECT the plants to be large, or match the pictures taken in summer(as you informed us complainers) but surely £12.00p warrants the 7cm square pot to contain a common, easy growing plant, to contain a reasonable SIZE and HEALTHY plant . Not a scraggly one with ONE shoot and half a leaf.  Crocus is expensive but at least their plants match the price and EXCELLENT customer service.

Is that too much to ask?

POSITIVE and NEGATIVE

Posted: 19/03/2013 at 13:35

I agree with you Potty Pam, Jersey Plants are tops, and cheaper than Crocus and P&P FREE!!My grumble is that they sell bedding plants by the cartloads..........where do people plant 100 Petunias? I wish they did small amounts.

But last year I ordered some CANNAS from them in JUNE and the plants arrived in 4 days.They were sturdy, healthy plants  of a good size. (Not like T&M with plants costing £12/= in 7 cm pots with one shoot and half a leaf!)

Some online suppliers(T&M again) also take your money and then send you an E-mail 2 days later  saying that the plants would be dispatched in 6 months time!

I think that as long as we put up with such atrocious customer service they will not improve. The supermarkets are a good example, we are voting with our feet and using our buying power. Who would have thought that  ALDI & CO would top the big boys eh?

The Beechgove Garden

Posted: 18/03/2013 at 16:23

Thank you Sotongeoff,now here's a good excuse to watch it TWICE eh

The Beechgove Garden

Posted: 18/03/2013 at 16:11

Oh Sotongeoff, you ARE a star.Do you know what channel it is on at Virgin media please? I watch it on I-player but it would be grand to be able to watch it on the TV screen. Thank you, Beeba.

Cobaea

Posted: 15/03/2013 at 15:33

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 Hi Kate,I grow them from seed every year.Seeds are exp. & slow to germinate but OK once up.Sow them onside or they will not come up.The WHITE variety are good too and will bloom till the frost. Plant them out when safe from  frost . Worth growing as they are problem free once germinated and look so exotic and unusual.Have not had much luck with cuttings and my collected seeds.MD has been able to do so...not fair! But do have a go, it's such an achievement Will try and find some recent pictures and of the white ones.Good luck and enjoy

winter flowering plants

Posted: 14/03/2013 at 08:03

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 Hi Kate, Try Ribes Laurifolium(above). It is easy to grow, very hardy,ever green and the scented flowers appear in Dec/Jan and stay till April.It has dark green waxy leaves all year round.It is easy to strike from cuttings or layerings.It does not grow very tall either.I hope your parents like it.

 

Jasmine Beesianum

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 14:39

Hi Tattianna, it is very easy to grow but needs lots of sun to give you clusters of pink tubular flowers.I have one at the foot of a lilac tree and it clambers up it quite happily.It is pretty hardy and layers itself easily for you to make new plants.I have one in a large pot (grown from a layered cutting) and it is growing OK there though slow  as it is restricted. So your plant should be OK outside in a pot  if you do not get severe winters. The two that I have survived -15C one year! Good luck

Discussions started by jatnikapyar

yet another rude online retailer...

lectured for requesting replacement 
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Nigel

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sloving forum problems

still no spell check and followed threads is drawing a blank 
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Over wintering

Acers in large pots 
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still-no-spell-check

Am I the only one? 
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still-no-spell-check

Am I the only one? 
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My experience of "customer service" .

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Waterbut downpipes

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ididenty please

decidous small tree.white flowers in spring. stunning purple berries surrounded by five caylxes. 
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Nigel

Missing Nigel 
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Wild Garlic

How to grow 
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Uploading pictures

Tree 
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help

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up to minate gardening

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what is the red chilli for please?

what is the red chilli for please? Thank you. 
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