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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 22/10/2015 at 19:02

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Helps stop the squirrels from digging, keeps in moisture, and helps prevent weeds growing.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 22/10/2015 at 17:48

Over the last few weeks Ive been giving my lawn its 'last cut of the year' numerous times, I wonder how many more I shall do before it stops growing? Anyway, I've tidied up my pots, just leaving out the evergreen box balls..

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/IMG_8285_zpsxtdb2goq.jpg

 

Spent a small fortune on new frost proof pots, compost and spring/summer bulbs. I discovered Homebase to be the cheapest for normal looking terracotta pots, but had to go to Dobbies for the two larger roll top pots. Managed to pot half of them up today, mostly aliums, dafs and some rather nice looking Venetian tulip collection from Sarah Raven. Placed them against the house for further frost protection..

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/IMG_8283_zps1ph7unov.jpg

 

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Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

Posted: 21/09/2015 at 21:31

Same here nutcutlet, and thanks for the invite. 

Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

Posted: 21/09/2015 at 17:58

Sorry, can't make tomorrow as I now have to do the school run in the afternoon. Shame, I was looking forward to going. 

French lavender

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 21:07
One of my most favourite plants, but they don't normally survive the winter for me. They aren't as hardy as English lavender.

I want a flower meadow

Posted: 09/09/2015 at 01:33

I live very close to Pictorial Meadows and they supplied their seeds to Rotherham Council who sowed them along roadsides & roundabouts etc and they really did look spectacular. I even wrote to Rotherham council to commend them.

http://www.bali.org.uk/images/userfiles/CS_0121.jpg

 

Wildlife Pond

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 10:39

 Well done, looks great.

Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 22:54
It's impossible to miss me nutcutlet. I'll be the massive bloke arriving in a massive motorbike. I just hope there's somewhere to change out of my biking gear, walking around in armoured vortex, boots and helmet isn't fun

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.

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Gardeners World returns 4th March 2016

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Monty Don talk @ Preston Guild Hall Nov 2016

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Removing mould on plant pots?

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Safe place for planting pot grown oak trees

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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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