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Latest posts by Lyn

my japanese garden

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 13:36

Beautiful Denise, there is a lovely one in Cornwall if you ever get down this way.

Growing brassicas on the same soil

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 13:33

Grow them there every 4th year. You could grow broad beans or peas on the alternate years.

To stop cabbage whites laying eggs on cabbages, the mesh needs to be minute, They can get through small mesh, you need really fine stuff.


Posted: 25/02/2015 at 13:28

Dont go to the expense of buying one of those if you dont intend to do much.

The aquilegia will do fine in multipurpose compost in pots in a frostfree place in your garden. They are the toughest of plants.

Suggestions for a shady corner

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 12:39

I like Bergenia, grows in the shade and keeps its leaves all year round. 

Lost Seed Order!!

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 12:28

I dont like T&M either. why do they have to stick everything in plastic bags!

Usually on special offers they give the cheapest packet free.

 I buy from Premier Seeds, half the price twice as good.

Dead heading snowdrops

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 12:24

I dont either, they self seed.


Posted: 25/02/2015 at 12:22

I think its a bit too early yet, unless they wont dispatch until its warmer.


Posted: 22/02/2015 at 20:08

Well done Primrose, so many people too eager to chop down, prune,  sow etc. You will be rewarded for waiting.

Started on the veg sowing!

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 20:04

Much to early for me in Devon as well.

sow seeds

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 11:51

I start sweet peas off indoors and as soon as they appear, put outside in cold greenhouse, or in your case, cold frame.

Discussions started by Lyn

calling Gardengirl

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water lily

pot or not 
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friend or foe?

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conflicting info.

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GW weather

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Plant ID please

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Recommended Books

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Common. milkweed

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New pond

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Royal Cornwall show and WW1.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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This is what happens when.....

Tomato plants 
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