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Latest posts by Jess is in the Garden

bird box

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 21:22

Thanks all - mine has a sloping roof. Still no birds in it though  but possibly OH hammering and generally pottering to and fro from his adored shed isn't helping...

Lovely photos Lead! Envious? MOI??

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 21:18

Oh Gardening Gran - you have me in stitches, you do

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:25

my 5 yr old's favourite is:

why did the tomato blush?

because it saw the salad dressing!

 

aaaah!

bird box

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:23

3 springs?!!! What are they waiting for, I wonder!

RHS Online Plant Shop

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:20

Interesting...

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:19

cheers me dears

bird box

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:19

It's about 1.8m up from the ground, north facing, very protected with a bambooo growing over the opening and a mature ceanotus arching over it. 

Crab apple in front which birds often hop onto.

Many blue tits, sparrows, robins and wrens in our garden.

It's a box with a hole, which I think is for blue tits...only put it up early March - any chance there'll be takers this year?

small trees that attract birds

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:14

crab apple quite a small tree too (my garden is tiny)

small trees that attract birds

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:13

Crab apple - mine wa sstripped bare of fruits in about 1 week

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:12

Verdun, that is brilliant

There was a young farmer of Leeds,

Who swallowed six packets of seeds,

It soon came to pass

He was covered in grass

And he couldn't sit down for the weeds.

 

Not technically a joke...

 

Discussions started by Jess is in the Garden

Lobelia/Pratia pedunculata or Blue Star Creeper

Where can I buy it? 
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Last Post: 29/01/2015 at 10:02

Golfinches have landed!

Best seed for them? 
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Last Post: 08/02/2015 at 19:34

Dreaded thrips

How can I get the better of them this year?! 
Replies: 17    Views: 475
Last Post: 28/01/2015 at 19:32

Clematis Cirrhosa

does it flower in its first year? 
Replies: 7    Views: 249
Last Post: 08/01/2015 at 12:35

Sternbergia Autumn. daffodils

Still no flowers... 
Replies: 6    Views: 384
Last Post: 27/01/2015 at 16:23

Planting up my grandmother's abandoned grave

Any ideas? 
Replies: 31    Views: 1300
Last Post: 18/10/2014 at 19:48

Hellebores

Best online retailer? 
Replies: 28    Views: 1290
Last Post: 27/01/2015 at 13:12

Clematis Alba Luxurians

Why do I have to prune it mid. February? 
Replies: 6    Views: 295
Last Post: 01/10/2014 at 21:31

Nematodes for thrips

Too late to apply in a sheltered London garden? 
Replies: 3    Views: 249
Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:49

Gardenia to be moved

From outdoors to indoors 
Replies: 15    Views: 565
Last Post: 31/01/2015 at 11:08

Thalictrum needs a boost

Will it re flower if I deadhead or more? 
Replies: 9    Views: 360
Last Post: 17/07/2014 at 21:08

Erodium Bishops Form

Has never re-flowered :-( 
Replies: 17    Views: 436
Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 22:43

Plant. ID please!

2 foot tall evergreen shrub rescued 
Replies: 13    Views: 439
Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 22:07

Rose Mme A. De Carriere constantly pest ridden

Why?? 
Replies: 4    Views: 342
Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 12:25

Garden design courses

The best of the crop. 
Replies: 7    Views: 397
Last Post: 12/06/2014 at 06:47
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