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Outdoor girl

Latest posts by Outdoor girl

Gardeners Freebies (for the cost of postage.)

Posted: 17/09/2013 at 20:09

I registered to receive a free copy of The English Garden back in the summer - it never arrived! 

I quite like the freebies from GW...


Best value cloches

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 22:14

I never thought of plastic corrugated sheets - genius! Thanks Verdun - I wondered how to stuff it into the ground!  Off to B&Q tomorrow...

Best value cloches

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 14:08

I would like to buy some cloche hoops for my veg garden. I have looked at commercial cloche hoopss and also blue water pipe! Has anyone got an opinion on A) the best cloche hoops to buy and B) the idea of using blue water pipe as cloche hoops!

Thanks for your help.

Moans about GW

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 09:41

It seems that we are all singing from the same sheet - less sport, more gardening and a wider range too! It would be great to have  hour long episodes.

Walnut Tree

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 17:34

It is a leaf gall mite. I found this site when I saw these bumps on my tree.

Unable to order offers

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 17:30

I've had lots of trouble in the past too. I phone my order through now. Stress free!


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 17:28

Try the Natural Beekeeping Website for details of courses in your area, Also Gareth John has a course running in early September. See the Simple Bees website.


Posted: 16/08/2013 at 11:25

Ah - that would certainly be easier! Thanks.


Posted: 16/08/2013 at 08:14

I have some lovely red monarda flowers and the bees love them. Is it easy to collect seed from these flowers and will they come true? I want to grow lots more next year.

Bee programme tonight

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 15:22

The biggest threat to any bee is the two legged one... whether it is spraying pesticide, creating green deserts or interfering with natural bee behaviour.

Discussions started by Outdoor girl

Hiring a lawn scarifier

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Last Post: 01/03/2015 at 02:10

Sarah Raven Sales

Are they worth it? 
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Last Post: 11/12/2014 at 10:07

Washing fleece

This is not housework gone mad ... 
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Last Post: 06/12/2014 at 09:27

Plants in France

Cheaper than UK 
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Last Post: 12/10/2014 at 17:52

What plants should I be feeding now?

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Last Post: 04/09/2014 at 10:02

Snowberry advice needed

How best to care? 
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Last Post: 26/08/2014 at 09:32

Saving peas for seed

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Last Post: 28/07/2014 at 09:24

Help with cucumbers

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Last Post: 10/07/2014 at 08:33

Cucumbers outdoors?

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Last Post: 02/07/2014 at 17:36

Garlic rust

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Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 16:51

Munched broadbeans

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Last Post: 15/06/2014 at 10:10

Growing meconopsis

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Last Post: 11/05/2014 at 09:47

Gardening with the enemy

And I don't mean slugs & snails! 
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Last Post: 28/04/2014 at 00:13

What do you do with grass clippings?

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