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Latest posts by Lyn

Rhubarb rescue plan

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 18:31

Cut out the main stem, don't let it flower then pull the rest and freeze it.

Anyone know their climbers?

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 15:35

Dove is right.


Posted: 16/07/2015 at 15:31

I have been blaming rabbits for chewing my plants down to the ground, maybe it's squirrels. Do they leave droppings the same as rabbits?

Orange alstromeria

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 15:28

My garden cry's out for thugs! If anyone lives in the West Devon area, I would love some.

Free offers Dead on Arrival

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 10:10

I will take a pic when my hydrangeas come out.

i know you have to treat the paniculata different to the bog standard ones as they bloom on the current years growth, opposite to the others.


Posted: 16/07/2015 at 10:03

Rose mummy, have you left them on the plants until the pods go black?

when you say ....fresh or dry ......I wonder if you may have picked too early as none of mine especially delphiniums are black yet. The wallflowers are no where near turning.

Use of a Propagator

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 18:51
  1. As  the OP said she had an electric propagator, I assumed she had it on. I have never had a propagator so I suppose its a good thing to keep plants together.

Climbing Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby'

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 18:46

It's perfect with a clematis as they both like their roots in the shade, so grow something low in front or cover the soil with slates or something to keep the sun off.

it won't swamp because you cut it right down to the ground in the Spring just like any other fuchsia, there is no such thing as a climbing one, just a tall growing one.

Hydrangea colour issue

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 18:38

How do you mean Verdun?

do they not all change then, my vanilla fraise is planted out, hope that stays pink! Never thought when I put it out.

Overgrown pond

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 18:36

Click on the tree icon above the posting box. You can't do it on iPhone but iPads ok.


Discussions started by Lyn

Ulrasonic pest scarer

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New ipad

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Seed swap

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ID on giant wasp

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Mirabilis Longiflora

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anyone have one of these?

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root trainers v. pots

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calling Gardengirl

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water lily

pot or not 
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Last Post: 24/03/2015 at 20:03

friend or foe?

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conflicting info.

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GW weather

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