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Latest posts by Mark 1963

What smells, good or bad, evoke memories

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 09:08

Funny, I was in the workshop yesterday and one of the girl's said, 'ah the smell of hydraulic fluid  reminds me of my time in the US'. Each to their own.

Top jobs for the weekend

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 20:49

What are your main jobs for the weekend? Mine are weeding a border and clean the gutter around the house

moving snapdragons

Posted: 06/11/2014 at 21:21

Hi verdun, these ones are just now losing their flowers and are still lush green.

So I think I will move them. There are one or two dotted all over, so I think I will group them altogether.

moving snapdragons

Posted: 06/11/2014 at 12:09

ok thanks. I'll just leave them.

moving snapdragons

Posted: 05/11/2014 at 20:10

I have some perennial snapdragons in a border I want to change. Can I move them now to a new location?

Winter Readings

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 12:19

I got Carol Klein's, 'Life in a Cottage Garden' last year for Christmas. I thought it was a good read over the winter. Nice to follow the months

Strictly 2014

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 12:07

Perhaps this show has had its time,  I find myself reaching for my book halfway through 

How warm is it with you today?

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 21:04

14C, cloudy but warm in Aberdeen

Talkback: Hummingbird hawkmoth

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 21:00

I saw one in Cromer, Norfolk a couple of years ago and was totally convinced it was the real bird! They are amazing creatures.

Thinning Calendula seedlings

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 21:43

Thanks Dave

Discussions started by Mark 1963

National Trust Butterfly Book

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Bedding Begonia plugs

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new guinea impatient plug plants

new impatient plug plants 
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Dalia Planting

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john innes seed compost

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Etain Viola

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name of shrub

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How do I encourage hedgehogs into my garden?

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Manuka honey

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Garden programme on Sky 1

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Last Post: 27/01/2015 at 20:39

2015, here we come!

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Last Post: 29/12/2014 at 22:55

winter pansies and violas

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holly tree

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New Year gardening resolutions

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Movie quotes

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