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would anyone know what this is please.

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 19:59

Did anyone watch the prog on fungi, how amazing  they are.

Using waste water

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 19:51

We bought some cheap dustbins and collect our bathwater for watering flowers and veg. No probs.

have you

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 19:37

No, I love them, the only place I ever buy from.  They are cheap and you need to give them TLC but with a garden the size of mine, I dont mind doing that,  

There is a thread called 'The good guys' that is about  all mail order companies. Goods and bads, personally i dont have a problem with parkers but some do.

Whats the secret to beautiful hanging baskets ?

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 11:13
Daintiness wrote (see)

Three tubers in each basket that cost me nothing but reward me with a good show with a long flowering period every year. 

I agree with you there, cramming in loads looks good before they grow to full potential, then they stop growing, better to give then

 space for the start, i have only 8 in mine. My daughter says i put too many in!

would anyone know what this is please.

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 23:37
http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43411.jpeg?width=350

 

Looked on internet, it is an embryo of the Stinkhorn fungus.

would anyone know what this is please.

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 19:15

Oh hel!! What a plonker...

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43375.jpg?width=350

 The water around it is just where i washed the soil off, I have dug up some empty shells, very soft, you know when a chicken lays a soft shell egg? its not brown, thats just soil, its pure white. its still sitting where i left it, jelly still there.

Whats the secret to beautiful hanging baskets ?

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 19:04

They are hard work, i grow all my plants from seeds and cuttings, never buy anything, so its hard work from start to finish, but i love it.

 

......the good guys

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 18:50

I bought 2 bare root shrubs/trees from Parkers sale in spring 2012, (i actually bought loads more, only ever buy the sale stuff)

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43370.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43371.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Already they are both 5ft tall. An Amelanchier and an acer

 

 

 

 

Advice about magnolias needed.

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 18:40

Try the Stellata. Much smaller than the others.

Crocks in Pots - A Waste of Time ?

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 18:27

 My 90 year old dad says 'yeah, yeah, seen em come seen em go' 

They will change it next year.

I always thought my baskets and tubs were very good, think what i could acheive without crocks,

triffids!!!

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