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Posted: 18/09/2015 at 18:32

The quote thingy seems to have a mind of its own, works once then..... Never mind, perhaps one day it will be simplified.


Posted: 18/09/2015 at 18:31


Hostafan1 wrote (see)

well Forkers, what was meant to be brunch turned into a much longer "do"

Dove and Mr Dove ( both lovely , btw) left at around 3.30.

Lyn and OH( also both lovely) have just left.

The conversation and laughter were non stop. 

Can't wait to see them all again.



fantastic day, we both enjoyed it very much, thank you Hosta fan and the fantastic chef.



Ideas Needed - turning a 'field' back into a Garden...

Posted: 18/09/2015 at 09:16

Hi Field garden, welcome to the site.

Our whole plot here was just a corner of the field at one time, very hard work but can be done. My dad did most of it on his own after he retired, not so good single handed though.

Some photos would be good.

Pruning after slug damage

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 23:46

I have never known slugs to eat hydrangeas. They should be pruned in Spring as Tetley says, but never pruned hard, you just take last years flower buds off.

Are you sure it's a hydrangea.


Posted: 17/09/2015 at 23:41
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

Dove's promised to show me how these flippin' quote things work.



Try putting in the quote, then double space so you write your comments further down a bit.

Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 23:06

Linny, your white one is gorgeous, if it had been in the ground it would have been huge.

I find they don't do as well in pots, the tubers will be as big as the pot when you tip them out.

Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 23:00

 These are all from seeds this year.

i don't do cuttings from dahlias, I leave them in the ground all winter, just cover with deep mulch, save a few seeds and grow those, it's easier than cuttings and you get all new surprise colours.


Hanging baskets

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 19:17

Also the fuchsias like to be kept wet, the pelargoniums like it dry!

you can't beat a stand alone fuchsia in a basket



Advice needed please

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 19:08


not water mint

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 19:06

Wow, you two, our pond has been full all year! Wish. You could have some of our rain.

Discussions started by Lyn

Seed ID please

Any ideas 
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Hosta and Lyns day out

A trip around Rosemoor 
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Insect ID please

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Seed head ID Please

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Last Post: 29/08/2015 at 23:03

How pretty!

Flowers in motion 
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Last Post: 18/08/2015 at 12:18

Photos from ipad

Made a discovery 
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Last Post: 16/08/2015 at 17:41

Shrub ID please

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Last Post: 10/08/2015 at 16:32

Paul's Hymalayan Musk rambler

How to prune. 
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ID. Please

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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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