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Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

Vistors had a party yesterday

Posted: 24/03/2013 at 11:55

Sure it wasn't a Sparrowhawk?

brrrrrrr

Posted: 23/03/2013 at 15:28

Pretty good show as usual, but I always nod off during Joe's bit (sorry, Joe).

Gardening Shows

Posted: 23/03/2013 at 15:26

We went to Malvern last year and really enjoyed it after a few years of Tatton. I think it's best to swap around a bit, because they seem a bit samey year after year, and Tatton 2011 did seem to be suffering from the recession - show gardens a bit limited. Get there early and take a picnic. Friends/customers who have been to Chelsea swore they would never go again. Us provincials don't like dense crowds, though.

rabbit proof plants

Posted: 23/03/2013 at 15:09

Don't forget the guy who couldn't kill a captive magpie at 2 feet!

Anyone oop North started planting yet ?

Posted: 23/03/2013 at 15:07

Can anyone oop north find their garden?

Unstable young birch tree

Posted: 23/03/2013 at 15:03

Maybe you could solve the problem by pollarding the tree to whatever height would suit the site - anything from perhaps 2 to 5 ft and let it grow into a multi-stemmed tree. Stake it well and this way you might avoid the effects of the wind until it develops a really strong root system.

rabbit proof plants

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 14:34

How about trying something loud, like a gun?

allotment facebook diary

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 14:32

Yeah, well.

How do I get rid of Ivy from the rockery?

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 14:22

Which appears to post as normal!

How do I get rid of Ivy from the rockery?

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 14:22

I think you'll find that pesticide is a catch-all word that covers any specific treatments, such as insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, etc.

By the way, can you tell me how to stop my computer writing in this minuscule font? 

Discussions started by Joe_the_Gardener

Swifts in decline

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Jay

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Last Post: 19/09/2014 at 21:05

Useful tool

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 12:00

Spring!

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Last Post: 24/03/2014 at 14:55

Gardeners World Quiz

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Last Post: 23/02/2014 at 18:21

Silver birch

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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 10:53

Hedging shears

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Last Post: 04/12/2012 at 15:43

Malvern

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Last Post: 14/05/2012 at 20:05
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