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Posted: 14/06/2013 at 13:58

Ooooh great idea... thanks I will get some in that case I'm assuming any fine grit will do and that it doesn't need to be anything in particular? 


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 13:57


I have the chance of some caravan windows... double glazed ones... will these be good for a coldframe if i brick around them?


Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 13:50

Thanks... yeah it is a lovely size and past the willow tree is an allotment area with apple trees and lots of beds... its just a bit overgrown at has been neglected so its just trying to get it in some sort of order. 

Yes have two small boys and a little girl due September (arggh!!) so I garden when I can... I do love gardening though !!

Awww... thank you everyone... you are all so kind We moved from Bedfordshire and were amazed at the garden we could get for our money. We had a 12ft x 10ft garden before so this is heaven ! 

Awww... such a shame birdy that you had to get rid of it Some people really don't think about trees and thier eventual size when they put them in do they 

I don't know how old our Willow is... the couple before us had lived her 17 years and it was there before them. I want it to keep going forever ...although sadly I know that it won't 

Thanks Fairygirl... I'm a bird lover too and we are blessed with so many birds and squirrels and even have a pheasant coming for breakfast. We are very spoiled here ! 

Tulip Bulbs

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 13:44

I am definitely taking all mine out... hopefully on Sunday. Daffs too... they were put in , in the most stupid of places (like behind a 6ft Holly bush??) so I need to take them all out and then put then back in a normal place. 

I will be cutting them back and then putting them in one of the sheds.


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 13:42


To be honest, I thought they were geraniums as well when they first started showing. 


Glad it wasn't just mean then LeadFarmer... 


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 13:40

Here is my monster now...




Posted: 14/06/2013 at 11:21

How can I not like cake?!


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 10:22


Was tired of the boring soil in the front garden and we had soooo many broken pots and logs that I decided to try and make a rockery/wildlife haven. 

I need to wait for the alpines to get settled and stuff... any advice appreciated.



Posted: 14/06/2013 at 10:14

Okay... thank you !! The leaves/plants are a good size now so i'm impressed with those... I'll be patient  

Bindweed :(

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 10:13

Oooh good idea... it does love the canes on my peas, beans and mangetout!! Darn stuff! Thanks !!

Discussions started by NickyB


What is this fallen fruit? 
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Help needed to ID this plant? Weed?

So pretty but everywhere!  
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Last Post: 18/06/2013 at 19:04

Putting softdrinks on the garden

things like coke, lemonade etc 
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Last Post: 22/06/2013 at 08:23

Another unknown in the garden :-/

Hoping you can help ID this please... thanks 
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Last Post: 18/06/2013 at 18:16


Will a caravan window work well? 
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Was tired of the boring front garden 
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Last Post: 14/06/2013 at 21:12


When are they ready? I threw the box away! 
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Last Post: 14/06/2013 at 12:33

Bindweed :(

Evil evil stuff which is everywhere... any advice appreciated! 
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Last Post: 26/02/2014 at 09:24

ID on tree and accompanying Ivy please

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Last Post: 13/06/2013 at 07:11

Moved house last year. Need help ID'ing some plants please

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