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Digitalis

Posted: 14/01/2015 at 23:28

I like to have plenty of both purple and white foxgloves. But Im finding it increasingly difficult to buy purple foxglove plants. Garden centres seem to concentrate on selling hybrid colours instead. Im having to revert to seed this year.

Unknown plant on GW?

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 22:56
Thanks everyone. Now that I know is a Kerria I can now find out the best way of pruning it.

Unknown plant on GW?

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 15:36

Thanks nutcutlet. I was wondering if it was the same plant I have in my garden, which I have never got around to identifying, but I think the flowers look slightly different...

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/006-2.jpg

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

 

 

Unknown plant on GW?

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 13:22

Anyone know what the tall yellow flowered plant to Montys right is please? Its from an episode back on 11th July 2014...

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/IMG_6277_zps3854cd97.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/IMG_6279_zpsd8c7c2cc.jpg

 

Stones to use in wildlife pond

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 19:29

I intend to use paddlestones when I build my wildlife pond, as another member used in theirs...

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/IMG_3188_zpsa5ab7673.jpg

 

Watering whilst on holiday

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 00:32

Went I went on holiday for two weeks last year I bought a Gardena garden tap timer and some lengths of Hozelock soaker hoses. I laid out my hosepipe to where the plants were that needed watering and then connected the soaker hose to it. I then kept attaching normal hosepipe to reach to the next set of plants and then added some more soaker hose, and so on...all the way into my greenhouse at the bottom of my garden.

garden design software

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 00:21

Have a look at smallblueprinter, its free for the first few days which gave me just enough time to design my garden.

http://www.smallblueprinter.com

If you don't want to pay for the full package then first sketch/design your garden on paper and when your happy download the software. This way you will be able to allow time to get your head around how it works, and complete your plan before the free version expires.

Heres the design I did for my garden using smallblueprinter

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57946.png?width=350

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57947.jpg?width=350

 

 

 

 

lawn edging advice

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 23:51

I have some Everedge metal edging strips.

http://www.everedge.co.uk/Scripts/everedge/default.asp

Border edging

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 23:49

Ive purchased some Everedge metal edging strips. I haven't installed them but they are worth taking a look.

http://www.everedge.co.uk/Scripts/everedge/default.asp

Which birds nest is this?

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 19:57

I found myself under pressure to reduce the height of my laurel hedge, but I held off  due to the nesting season. It did desperately need lopping though, it must have been 25ft tall.

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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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