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Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 22:09
I have it set to email notifications if anyone posts on this thread. If you post again nearer the time I'll get a nice reminder.

Alliums In A Pot

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 14:48

Those photos were taken a couple of years ago, I forgot to sow my sunflowers this year. All of those plants are in pots, apart from the lavender in the foreground of the second photo.

Leaf Mulch

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 14:20

That could work, or just compress them as much as you can. Personally id cover mine, but I guess other don't?

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 13:17

Shame you couldn't get to Chatsworth Show, the weather was perfect for it. We went but didn't get there until 1pm. We stayed right to the end were the traffic queues leaving the event were horrendous.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 13:11

I live only minutes from Renishaw Hall, but have only been once many years ago. I really ought to visit again.


Leaf Mulch

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 13:09

Ive always done it in bags, but I'm in the process of building a new 3 bay compost with an added section for leaves, like yours mine will be chicken mesh sides.

Leaf Mulch

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 12:38

You could always run the lawn mower over them first, that way you can get more leaves into your leaf store, and they will rot down faster. Keep them damp.

Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 12:03

nutcutlet, id like to join you please. The weather might be a contributory factor though as I shall be on my motorbike. If the weather is mostly dry then I should be ok for this, and travelling from Sheffield I intend to take in the National Memorial Arboretum en-route. Ive put this in my diary, and shall keep an eye on this thread.

Where are we ordering our summer bulbs from?

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 11:52

Where are we ordering our bulbs from for next year? 

I've used various online suppliers over the years for tulips, daffs & alliums, and I'm yet to settle for any one single supplier. Anywhere online doing any good deals?

Alliums In A Pot

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 11:48

I have alliums in pots on my patio every year, plant the bulbs into pots on the patio in autumn, and left on the patio over winter, and they have always performed well.

Discussions started by LeadFarmer

Removing mould on plant pots?

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Where are we ordering our summer bulbs from?

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Safe place for planting pot grown oak trees

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3 yrs of Gardeners World recordings

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Unknown plant on GW?

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Which birds nest is this?

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Gardeners World 2014 BBC2

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Photos of your ponds please

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Seed Potato Suppliers

Where do you buy from? 
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I'd like a plant like this...

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Ornamental grass seed?

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Any good lawn mower forums?

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Buying Sweet Pea Monty Don seeds?

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Planting suggestions for new path?

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