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Where is Nigel?

Posted: 26/10/2012 at 22:02

what a photo shoot  of them both with that rainbow behind them .wonder how long they waited or was it a photo trick.


Posted: 20/10/2012 at 17:33

Last time we saw Nigel he was playing with the apples in the orchard maybe he ate too many perhaps he has more sense than to hang about in the rain or they dont pay him wet weather money.

Monty's dog

Posted: 20/10/2012 at 17:18

It was pouring down with rain this week Monty was soaked, perhaps Nigel thought better  and stayed in .I am sure he was on last week playing with the apples.perhaps he ate too many 

need advice

Posted: 20/10/2012 at 17:10

It could be 3-4yrs before your seeds flower ,if they grow at all . Some varieties are sterile and can only be propergated by splitting the corms,You can buy more corms or different colours from garden centres in spring time You can allways edge your bets dry off the seeds(baby corms) cutting  the stalk off with the the seeds and put into a paper bag leave somewhere dry and cool for a month . then plant them arround the mother plant if they grow  it will be a bonus and you will know what they are .and less chance of diggin them up by mistake Good luck

wooden potting tray

Posted: 06/09/2012 at 19:05

Personaly I use a plastic one easy to clean and sterilize and light enough to be moved  out of the way in early summer when space is needed for plants try ebay.


Posted: 06/09/2012 at 18:58

A lot of  crocosmia are sterile and the seeds wont grow I am sure monty said something about them on last weeks gardeners  world while he was collecting seeds  go to BBC I .player and check.. best propergated by lifting and splitting corms as "green magpie". said. 

hellp me identify this plant

Posted: 02/09/2012 at 11:23

I agree BURN it  dont compost or you will spread it round the garden,dont use local council green refuse sites  they do compost at higher temp. but you risk spreading it to anyone buying the compost,.even bagging it and putting it in the landfill rubbish bin will only spred it onto the landfill site and back into the country side. 

hellp me identify this plant

Posted: 01/09/2012 at 23:04

It does pull up quite easy but do it before seed pods set  then burn it fast

last night's Gardeners' World

Posted: 01/09/2012 at 22:46

Maud   go to BBC I player  to watch it  .nice to see role reversal with Monty and Carol monty was collecting seed's and sewing and storing them ,thats usualy Carols job

as for the Dahlis well  at first I thought the colour had gone mad on my TV.  what a riot of colour  lovely but...  wonder what his garden looks like in spring and early summer before they all flower??

Beware of

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 13:24

perhaps we are going about this the wrong way why not email their big customers and ask them to read this forum  ie Ideal World  and  Bid tv even if these items were not bought from them they aught to know what people are saying about their suppliers because it could effect their credibility, the fact that Ideal world refunded someone shows they want to keep thier goodwill,

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