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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 18:52

Wish I could have 10 cookies!!! (sigh) but then gone down 2 dress sizes. Can't have everything. Actually can't have anything

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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 18:43

I've actually got SCD on. can't beleive it. 

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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 18:34

I thought starter for 10 was university challenge!.  Still I don't know the answer

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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 18:00

Kate - after flowers have died when leaves are there. Mind you I moved some the other day and they seem quite happy. Wish I had the spring ones - autumn ones are hederofolium, spring ones are coum. Gosh all you guru's and i can help on cyclamen . Dead chuffed

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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 17:33

Hi Becks Cyclamen come from corms ie round lumps just under surface of soil not really bulb-like Perhaps your little bulbs are snowdrops, chinodoxa(glory of snow) muscari. They all naturalise. Got loads in this garden Found one corm about 12ins across. but most are small. I have ti mak sure OH doesn't mow where they are. 

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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 17:25

Cyclamen will have roundish leaves. they'll be there somewhere , probably under the bigger leaves in photo. Flowers definately cyclamen

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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 17:11

Kate I do but OH has to have  own way sometimes. (sigh)

Wow! a load of Montalbano lovers. It's just.... so..... not scandinavian

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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 16:47

Succumbed to OH and not watching Strictly this series Don't watch XF on principle.

I Do watch Montalbano. Never come across any one else who does though!

Wish it would stop paining. 

May bag (very large andstrong not plastic) garden waste. Can think about it while it pains!!!! 

Hailing on and off this afternoon, grass was white at one time

Not sure about cake. Neighbour come back annd said should have just taken apples. Did I want her tomatoes?  but got loads still slowly ripening

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Posted: 13/10/2012 at 16:19

Lit burner - been raining /hailing most of afternoon. Cake is finally in oven, lack of eating apples meant i had to search Mary Berry for a cooking apple one. How times change at one time I would have used Delia.

Waiting for an extra dalek.- 3 weeks now. Any suggestions what i can do with garden clearance stuff until it comes, Don't want to put it in brown bin

Do you have to have pick out points...

Posted: 13/10/2012 at 16:04

Not plants but maybe similar colours then you would get more variety. Depends I guess on how formal you want it.

I'd smother the pergola in climbers as Sissinghurst white garden or for me, not room for pergola but have covered small bower with mixed clematis - for all year round interest and roses. Lots of different colours. Well it's not smothered yet - only planted up this year

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Thinking of growing a Cob Nut tree

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Which ones to chop? 
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Apple blossom

Apple tree in blossom now! 
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compost use

Can I re-use my potsto compost 
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Autumn raspberries

moving them 
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Lasagne bulb planting

Which bulbs 
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Penstemon- but which variety

Beautiful flower but .... 
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What is this?

I understand it is a fried egg plant but what precisely is it? 
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Plant ID please

Hope some one can help! 
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Jewell garden - suggestions

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Jewell garden - suggestions

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What to do to encourage growth 
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David Austin Roses

Special offer 
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Lots of seedlings 
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