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Posted: 08/08/2016 at 09:59

I don't grow glads but I've had success with putting pots of less hardy plants right up against the house over winter, sometimes they do better than those in the cold GH

What to grow after a Brazilian BBQ??

Posted: 08/08/2016 at 09:53

not true re the wild flowers needing poor soil. There are wild flowers for every kind of soil. Choose some to suit what you've got.

I think the poor soil story comes from trying to make grass meadows. If grass is well fed it swamps all else so wild (or any other kind of flower) in grass does best if you have nutrient poor soil

Why do I not get flowers?!

Posted: 08/08/2016 at 09:46

you're doing very well. If I grow houseplants the leaves fall off as well

Feeding bees

Posted: 08/08/2016 at 09:02

Everything dies. Bees have a short life, I hope it's a happy one

Chrysanthemum question

Posted: 07/08/2016 at 23:05

some are very late. I dumped most of mine because winter set in before they did very often and they just get battered. I think they're day-length dependent so always late whatever the weather does.

Planting under shaded bay window

Posted: 07/08/2016 at 23:02

re the euonymus, I think those evergreen ones that Fairy mentioned are v. good in shade. Not sure how well alatus would colour up. and don't forget it's not red for long before the leaves drop off and hasn't much else to offer through the year

gallery of shame

Posted: 07/08/2016 at 22:58

FIL always pronounced margarine with a hard g. He was a words man,

I.D. Please

Posted: 07/08/2016 at 21:02

any scent from the leaves?

Forgotten bulb/tuber - what could it be?

Posted: 07/08/2016 at 17:55

 Could be dahlia, it's not a bulb so that cuts out all that lot


Posted: 07/08/2016 at 17:30

Retirement is great

Though I've never worked in an office and most of my working life was single handed

Discussions started by nutcutlet

I've been to Barnsdale today

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I think it's some sort of geranium

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Last Post: 18/10/2016 at 17:47

fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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Last Post: 02/10/2016 at 09:45

a couple of oddities

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Last Post: 29/09/2016 at 14:23

the perils of plant ID

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Last Post: 17/08/2016 at 23:29

yet another clematis question

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Last Post: 16/08/2016 at 19:16

feeding the birds

is it good? 
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Last Post: 15/08/2016 at 06:59


for Guernsey Donkey 
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Last Post: 18/08/2016 at 15:21

what dunnit?

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Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

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Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 20:14

Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 22:43

roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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Lonicera ID

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First paeony of the year

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Have I grown too much

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