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Please can anybody tell me the name of this plant.

Posted: 26/12/2014 at 08:26

Kaffir lily, Schizostylis, mine still in flower too, they can spread and pop up all over the place, you sometimes need to pull some out, but you can transplant them easily enough.


Posted: 25/12/2014 at 06:41

Happy Christmas, everyone.

Turkey in, sprouts on, pudding ready to boil, and.......Father Christmas has been, the boys will be thrilled.

Have a good day, try to take it easy and delegate for those at home, and for those away........dont get roped in for volunteering. 

Happy seasons greetings to all

Posted: 25/12/2014 at 01:26

Thank you Booker, hope yours is a good one too. Cant wait till Spring to get sowing again, Snowdrops soon.


water butt

Posted: 25/12/2014 at 01:23

Do you mean yours is 1000lt or a 100lt, mine are all about 200lt and stand over 3ft tall, ?

Your local water board sell them and at the moment its buy one get one half price, they come with the drainsaver for the downpipe.

Ebay have lots, all free delivery. Argos sell them, you can collect from there. Nothing like a 1000lt though.

I have several here, also big dustbins for the overflow,  I dont have much water pressure so rarely use the hose pipe. Your plants will definitely benefit  from rainwater.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 25/12/2014 at 00:55

(((Hugs for Charlie)))


Advent calendar prize draw...

Posted: 25/12/2014 at 00:53

I have enrered them all but didnt win,

I think it was last year that Dove won an Alan Titchmarsh book.

The winners are printed on the thread..

greenhouse in winter

Posted: 24/12/2014 at 13:55

No heat for rose cuttings Jean, they are best just stuck in the outside ground, they will grow on again in the Spring.

Recent advertising posts.

Posted: 24/12/2014 at 13:53

They were very quick onto last nights offering.


Posted: 24/12/2014 at 13:52

The problem here is that my soil is very acid, thats why they all turn blue eventually.

Those do need pruning hard in the Spring but mine are mostly the plain old sort that only need their old heads cut off or they wont flower that year. Funny how 2 plants from the same family need completely the opposite type of pruning.

I got lucky last night...

Posted: 24/12/2014 at 13:43

Our summer duvet stays on all year round, and window open a crack, the greenhouse window stays open a crack as well. The other greenhouse has a piece of glass missing so always well ventilated.

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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.....

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