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Unhappy with new fence - doesn't match old

Posted: Today at 00:21

I think the darker wood is from the top layer of the pack that has been exposed to the weather, can you see the other side ? Is it a lighter colour?, the ''mildew / mould is probably residue from the treatment process.

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 12:17

The short variety I grow is called Goblin, it has always survived the winter for me.

leylandii trees

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 12:13

I have a load of Leylandii that I cut down last year, I was told to season it for 2 years & then only burn a few bits now & then along with hardwood logs as the soot from the Leylandii will tar up the flue.

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 10:01

I have grown them from seed, the taller types are floppy so I only grow the dwarf types now, they bloom for ages if you keep deadheading.

dahlias dahling

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 21:26

The second one is called Mary Evelyn

dahlias dahling

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 18:46

 A few more of mine.

plant pots

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 17:42

I use Oakland_gardens & Elixirgardens both on ebay. for my pots, both companies supply good quality pots.

dahlias dahling

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 19:35


Blue strawberries?

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 17:33

 My black tomato's

Blue strawberries?

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 12:55

They had black strawberries on there earlier in the year along with rainbow roses,

usually from Chinese sellers, trouble is a lot of people believe they are real.

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