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Latest posts by LeadFarmer

Spring Bulb Supplier?

Posted: 13/10/2012 at 21:43

bulbs arrived from Gee-Tee yesterday, great service and bulbs look extremely healthy.

Spring Bulb Supplier?

Posted: 09/10/2012 at 17:24

Thanks for the replies, ive just placed an order with GEE-TEE for some daffs, tulips and aliums.

Spring Bulb Supplier?

Posted: 04/10/2012 at 15:09

Looking to purchase a variety of spring bulbs soon to plant up for next year. Which online suppliers do people here recommend? Ive previously used J Parker, but looking for alternative suppliers also.


Some pics of my before and after garden

Posted: 09/09/2012 at 19:44

LL your garden looks perfect. What more can I say! I particularly love the pergolas.

Do you have any more photos of the garden as a whole, perhaps taken from an upstaris window, as this may offer me inspiration for when I do my redesign.

Many thanks, and well done.

Potting on perennials?

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 03:05

Thanks for the replies. I think I will wait until the end of next winter before potting them on.

Potting on perennials?

Posted: 28/07/2012 at 12:17

I have quite a few perennial plants in pots that need potting on. I normally do this early spring so that the new compost is fresh, but could it be done at the end of autumn when the plant has died off?

I always think that doing it at the end of autumn could encourage unwanted regrowth due to the extra nutrients in the new compost, or perhaps the extra nutrients could get washed out over winter?

How do I keep a Hydrangea white

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 00:10

As the link above, I have 2 x Hydrangea Koria planted into two barrel planters and although they are only young plants their flowers look great., rather similar to clinming hydrangea...

 Elsewhere in my garden I have a different type of white hydrangea which is also a great looking plant, Hydrangea Limelight. I dont have any photos but you could do an image search on Google.

Help me plant these plant pots

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 17:54

Well despite having spent a few days researching ferns & hostas, I found myself at my local Dobbies garden centre and by chance I saw some black barrel planters which I thought would really suit  the front of my house. Nearby they had some Hydrangea Koria on display, their lable stated they like either a little morning or evening sun. They looked like they would complemont the planters perfectly, so I bought them. They should mature to a perfect size...




Hydrangea Soil PH?

Posted: 04/07/2012 at 20:02

Sounds like my white flowers will be safe. I have some ericaceous compost, thanks for the replies.

Hydrangea Soil PH?

Posted: 04/07/2012 at 15:32
I've just bought a Hydrangea Koria plant which has small white flowers which Ill be planting in a large pot. Am i correct in thinking if i don't get the soil PH correct then the flowers may change to pink or blue?

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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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Everedge steel lawn edging?

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Box Blight

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Editing posts?

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Empty Sunflower Seeds?

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