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Posted: 23/09/2014 at 16:36

If you are fit and able you can do it yourself for less than 20.00 per year, but if your not, then it is worth it.

Odd blooming time

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 16:29

Dont worry about, mine bloom  all year through. Cut of the dead flowers and they will go on. Chop the whole plant right back to the ground about May when they finish flowering, they will soon be up again.

Collapsing Cosmos

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 13:21

I dead head as much as poss, been a bit difficult at the moment with family, but, yes, thats the way to keep them going. Once they produce seed they think their job is done and they will start to die. They like rough ground and not much feed because that will bring them up to quickly, 

Collapsing Cosmos

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 12:55

The way to get then to flower until autumn is to not let them flower til august,  it was probably me that said it. I like them to grow to about six ft or more then flower at the back of the border. 

Time for the compost bin for yours and get your spring bulbs in.


bubble wrap clips for a rion greenhouse??

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 09:23

You could send an email to this company, or phone, they are very helpful


New pond

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 09:11

Thanks Daisy, I will look out for that one.

As you say, in a small pond its easy to pull something out if it overgrows.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 01:25

Gran, i have a grass seed head spike for you, its called  Miscanthus Dinensis, do you want it?

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 01:18

How strange Gran, I have never heard of that before. Surgeon's baffled, that doesnt give any of you much confidence! 

Pebbles to grass... HELP!

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 01:13

If you can afford it, prepare as Verdun says but buy Canada Green grass seed.

I bought this from Argos once, it was cheaper than the GC but shop around, it really is the best, although a bit more pricey than normal. Well worth the extra money. 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 00:50

Good news fishy, I hope he contnues to get better.

My mum is still in hospital, the care she is getting is absolutely marvelous,  She was on a saline drip for 3 days, then had one day without but they found she was releasing more water than she was taking in, indicating that the kidneys are not functioning as they should, so she is back on the drip and closely monitered, 

She is bright in herself apart from not being able to walk on her own, just too much sitting and laying hopefully when she comes home we can sort that out.

Dad is missing her terribly, they have been together for 70 years, so he would. He has stopped taking his low dose aspirin to thin his blood, he heard on the radio that its bad for you ! I told him if he doesnt take it he could have a stroke, but you all know what they are like, I cant do anymore than advise him to take it.

Thank you to everyone for all the concern you have shown and the good wishes.


Discussions started by Lyn

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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pepper plants

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extra nitrogen

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planting on verge.

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unwins catalogue

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Advent prizes

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ground for runner beans

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My best buy of the year

Lobelia Richardii 
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Any one know what this is?

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