Latest posts by jatnikapyar

What a great series!

Posted: 22/08/2012 at 11:33

I think "gardeningfantic" and David K" are well out of order, picking like that on Nigels' dad. Wait till he hears about this........WOOF, WOOF!!

But I like you both as you make me smile, Beeba.


Posted: 21/08/2012 at 09:13

Thank you, this is what happens with foreigners.......it took me years to work out why prison was called "porridge".(I hope you are all smiling as you read this!)


Posted: 21/08/2012 at 09:03

Hi, I have grown them for a few years now and they are worth it as they are so unusual.They normally start flowering in July and are unstopable! This year they did NOTHING and I decided not to grow them any more as the seeds are rather pricy and don't germinate as easily as Montys' !! Two days ago I noticed that there are six buds forming on it. I think it is the weather, as they grow wild in the tropics.I understand  now why people say that we need to be PATIENT to be GOOD gardeners!  It works, and nice surprises are the reward. As Jean says, they do go on flowering till the first frosts. Enjoy.



Posted: 20/08/2012 at 08:22

Yet another stupid question from me....what is "Fork Handles" please?

What a great series!

Posted: 20/08/2012 at 08:13

Hear,hear,best series so far........I ONLY watch for Nigel, MD is a bonus! Would be good if it could be extended to an hour......that WOULD be a treat, more sitings of Nigel eh?

up to minate gardening

Posted: 09/08/2012 at 09:11

I like it Alina, I like it,not only are gardeners very generous people but have a wicked sense of humour.........it has come in to be VERY useful in the last few years!

My poor plants are struggling to keep their heads above the h2o that they haven't got around to thinking of canoes never mind buying them!!

But hey, God willing there is next year!

up to minate gardening

Posted: 08/08/2012 at 10:02

Just an observation, I watch and read most gardening programs and especially this year have noticed that GW and Beechwood are the most in realtime. Even articles in the news papers writen by AT speak of WATERING. Am I the only gardener whose plants are drowning?

Good on you MD for telling us that your veggies and flowers have suffered with the weather. I don't feel so isolated!


Posted: 08/08/2012 at 09:32

heartning to hear that others are having problems with T&M, not just me.I feel that GW should refrain from promoting these FREE plantsby offering them in their magazine. After all, they are not really free. As a nursery owner (i have known him for years) pointed out, the plants that are sent out are some of the ones that are left over as they sow MILLIONS of seeds and lots are discarded. The worst of it is as they are "FREE", when you get in touch with the retailer they seem to behave as if they are doing us a favour and why are we moaning. Very, very disappointing indeed. Will someone at GW please take note. After all it reflects on you by association.

Bulbs, seeds wanted

Posted: 08/08/2012 at 08:40

Hi Lucy, thanks for directing me to this section. speak with you soon. 

what to do with unwanted plants

Posted: 07/08/2012 at 12:10

Thank God other gardeners have my problem too! I can't even PAY people to take them.

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