LeadFarmer


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Buddleia

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 23:18

I dead head the flowers, then in autumn I cut the plant back by about 50% so that the branches don't blow about and snap in the winter winds. Then in March I cut it back by about another 50%. In fact I did just that today.

Beechgrove returns 31st March 2016

Posted: 05/03/2016 at 10:29

BBC 2 Scotland on 31 March at 7:30pm and BBC 2 Network 3 April

Soil over pond liner in a wildife pond

Posted: 05/03/2016 at 10:18

Is there really any need to clean the liner? Isn't a dirty liner part of the necessary balance of having a wildlife pond?

GW magazine subscription

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 22:34

I was of the same opinion a few years ago, after a while everything gets repeated and so I cancelled. But at £2 per issue I thought id subscribe again just for one year.

GW magazine subscription

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 22:22

Well I ended up taking the offer of subscribing to GW magazine for £25. Once the annual direct debit has been set up I shall contact Immediate Media and cancel any future direct debits.

Wild Pond

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 14:19

Thats a lovely sized garden Carpenter72, were you not tempted to make the pond even bigger? Looks like you have the space for it.

GW magazine subscription

Posted: 25/02/2016 at 15:39
Lyn, after making credit card payment is there a way of opting out of any auto renewal subscription?

GW magazine subscription

Posted: 25/02/2016 at 08:58

If thats true then £25 for the first 5 issues makes them £5 each, which isn't much of an 'offer'.

Its rather confusing as there are multiple links to click, each with a different price. But when clicking on the 'Subscription' link at the very top right of this web page the offer states 12 issues for £25, and eventually leads to another page which states the same.

So would £25 for 12 issues be a particularly good deal , or are they often offering this kind of price?

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GW magazine subscription

Posted: 25/02/2016 at 00:02

I see GW are giving a 52% discount by offering a 12 month subscription for £25, which is tempting. But is this a genuine offer or are they offering this kind of deal all the time?

Compacted clay soil

Posted: 24/02/2016 at 10:45

Im guessing the previous house owner knew of the clay problem and covered it with chipping as an easy way of dealing with the problem. A mattock might help with digging up the clay. Ive just bought one from BnQ to dig over in my clay garden after reading of Monty Dons recommendation.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/10000313/Monty-Don-on-the-worlds-best-gardening-tools.html

http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/02537/gl_2537749b.jpg

 

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Adam Frost - Gardeners World

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Monty Don books

 
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Readly Magazine App

 
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Visit to Barnsdale Gardens

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Lawn plastic mesh reinforcement

 
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Love Your Garden ITV 28th June

 
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Is this comfrey?

 
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Where do you buy your plants?

 
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Leggy Magnolia Susan

 
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Beechgrove returns 31st March 2016

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