martin longhurst


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Miniature Hostas

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 10:38

Thanks Hostafan.


Iamweedy, we used to have massive slug problems. I actually made the pond as a form of personal therapy and it has made a world of difference.


The only downside is that a pair of grass snakes entered the garden last autumn and shed in the composter. I actually liked the snakes being in the garden but the toads disappeared at that point!


Newts have now bossed the pond even to the point where I observed one chasing a frog out of the pond!

Miniature Hostas

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 00:03

Thanks weedy. Fortunately we don't have a slug problem due to the volume of amphibians within the garden. I already grow hostas that are never eaten I just wanted to know more about the miniature versions that often have the prefix mouse.


Thanks for the reply though 

Miniature Hostas

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 21:36

Hi All,


I want to start growing a collection of miniature hostas in the garden. Can any of you recommend a place to buy them from with a wide range?


Thanks 

Help

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:37

Cheers folks

 

Help

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 19:27


 


 


 


 


 


 

Low growing plants needed

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 21:35

I need a low growing plant to be located by the side of our pond. The planting area isn't damp as it sits above the water level. I want a plant with roots that help hold the soil together and spread well. A hardy perennial would be preferable.

peach tree

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 21:21

We planted out a nectarine that germinated from a stone. Decided to plant it out and has grown brilliantly. Suffered a bit from leaf curl but a twice yearly treatment of Bordeaux mixture helped out with that problem

 

Bird Food Suppliers

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 21:15

Trillium, I live close to Brinvale farm itself. A lot of the stock they use they grow themselves which is great environmentally as it reduces transport.

 

Bulk compost/topsoil

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 15:13

Cheers clueless

 

Bulk compost/topsoil

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 19:53

Hi All,

I need a fair amount of topsoil or compost to add to the flowers beds within our garden. Do any of you know of a good supplier within the Nottingamshire area?

Thanks

Martin

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Miniature Hostas

Recommendations please 
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Last Post: 24/07/2016 at 10:54

Help

Identification needed 
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Last Post: 10/10/2014 at 20:37

Low growing plants needed

any ideas? 
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Last Post: 12/07/2014 at 09:14

Bulk compost/topsoil

Help required 
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Last Post: 05/10/2013 at 11:37

What is this

I recently spotted this flower at Kew. What is it? 
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Last Post: 27/06/2013 at 19:17

Plants around a pond advice

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