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Posted: 09/01/2014 at 08:58

I like the bridge higgy

Seed swap

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 20:42

Flowers for bees I sent you a PM. I'll have another go

I've cut and pasted it to an email so I hope you get one of them

Poppy Fields

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 17:29

Cornflowers would mix nicely

Removing tree stumps and roots

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 17:27

It is hard work

wild flowers from seed

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 17:04

Mow it all rubber, and remove the mowings. Some things will do well, there are some there that won't but that's always the case. Give it a bit of a rake here and there so you can see soil and sow not too thickly. Don't mow it again til the plant has set seed. After that it looks after itself. You have some plants there that will never grow in grass, I'd leave them to live or die as they see fit. Meadows are a complex entities. Not all the same. You can mow up til hay time them leave it for late flowerers, that won't work where you've sown the YR. Or you can leave it through spring and early summer and mow late summer, that works with spring bulbs, early flowerers and rattle.

It takes a long time to get a balance and see what works with your soil and your plants. 

You know you are getting old when...

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 14:42

I don't watch much, well, hardly anything. I haven't seen sherlock. Maybe I should give it a try

You know you are getting old when...

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 14:35

That's not because you're old artjak. It's because TV is boring

Question about Cotinus coggygria regarding pruning

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 14:23

I know some people cut them back every year or every few years. I'd just like one to grow enough to be cut.

I've just got my third. If that dies there won't be any more

Paul, cutting back hard produces bigger leaves and no flowers, It depends what you want. When you get conflicting advice like that it often means that both will work OK


Posted: 08/01/2014 at 14:13

No they're not Greg. That's a bit weird

see how that one goes. 

are you looking for how to grow them or where to buy one

Removing tree stumps and roots

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 14:10

You can drill holes and inject a stump killer but the stump will still be there

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Just look at this seed head

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I've cleaned out my greenhouse

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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 08:41

I've got a new butterfly

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Knowing when to stop

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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 08:54

Blackbirds in the mower shed

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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 10:19


when shall I put it back in the garden 
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Last Post: 13/07/2014 at 22:35

bee success

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Last Post: 05/07/2014 at 20:49

should be an arisaema

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Last Post: 11/06/2014 at 16:27

A couple of rose questions

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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 13:48


egg laying newts 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 20:10

This year's lodgers

the bats are back and the moorhen is nesting on the pond 
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Osmanthus layering

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What have I got here

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Noisy b......s 
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