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Mark 499

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Plant 2

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 19:32

Looks a bit like Hibiscus

Sucker or not?

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 13:04

I have the same thing on a David Austin,'' Graham Thomas'' some 5 leaf & some 7 leaf on the same stem

Anyone got hydrangea glam rock?

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 12:37

Just read the small print for this '' The flower colour will differ according to your soil PH'', in other words it will not look like the picture.

Buying seeds online/eBay

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 12:27

I regularly buy plants on ebay , some great quality plants at very good prices, 99% of the plants I have received put the big suppliers to shame.

I collect Hemerocallis & most of my collection have come from ebay, varieties unavailable anywhere else.

Just avoid seeds from Chinese suppliers.

Anyone got hydrangea glam rock?

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 01:05

It's T&M so the real plant will not look like the enhanced image they show.

......the good guys

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 14:58

Just received some good quality Hostas from


Posted: 07/04/2014 at 13:19

Beetroot are normally direct sown outside, I don't know anyone who starts them inside but it can be done unlike carrots & parsnips which must be direct sown.

a few pic's

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 21:23

Looks like you will be able to sell some back to Tesco's

a few pic's

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 13:05

Watch out with the toms, the frost is returning this week.

Lawnmower Maintenance

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 13:02

You should find that the oil only comes out if you tip it one way but it should be OK if you tip it the other way, that's what my mower instructions say anyway.

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