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Latest posts by Outdoor girl

Best buy bulbs

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 15:52

Ooh thank you Ceres - that looks worth a go. 

Best buy bulbs

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 13:47

I have a question about buying bulbs. Usually I buy from the local Wyevale but this year I want quite a few more - about a hundred alliums. Is there a good company out there who does alliums reasonably in bulk because the GC is quite expensive. Or should I just grit my teeth and pay up?  Any advice welcome. Thanks

We're to buy JARDIN DE FRANCE cutters

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 15:38

ooh - that's expensive...

Courgette plants have given up

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 19:54

Do you mean 3 litres? That's what they look like! I grew mine in the compost heap again and have had some beauties. They have plenty of space to ramble and it has been quite moist despite the drought this summer. 

How do I find a gardener?!

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 13:47

The person /people running the plant stalls are usually a mine of information too.


Green blobs

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 17:26

By hand with a daisy grubber or hoe. A nuisance but no chemicals.

LED Garden Lights

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 08:46

I bought some reduced ones in a GC sale last year. They do need sunlight to charge the battery but look lovely at night laced through a tree . When it's windy, they dance about!  

More aliens for id please.....

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 18:39

Not comfrey but an annual echium called blue bedder. It looks very similar to the tall one but behaves as an annual. Beloved by bees of all varieties. And yes, borage. Freeze the flowers in ice cubes!

Can I store Charlotte potatoes?

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 14:56

Apologies for repeating this question - I couldn't find it on my 'Followed Threads' bit. I thought I'd hit the wring button.

Can I store Charlotte potatoes?

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 14:53

Thank you for the advice. I'll give it a go - desperately need the space for my leeks!

Discussions started by Outdoor girl

Growing Cardoons

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Best buy bulbs

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Last Post: 02/09/2015 at 21:53

Can I store Charlotte potatoes?

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Last Post: 11/07/2015 at 15:30

Storing Charlotte potatoes

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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 18:32

A question about water

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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 16:47

Monty and those gardening sins...

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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 16:26

Soil based compost

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Last Post: 08/06/2015 at 19:48

Failing plants from online supplier

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Last Post: 20/05/2015 at 13:08

When do potatoes flower?

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Last Post: 16/05/2015 at 18:43

Dwarf Cosmos

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Last Post: 16/05/2015 at 19:54

Sick hebe

Bare branches and worse 
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Last Post: 16/04/2015 at 17:29

Potato planting dilemma

Going away... 
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Last Post: 07/03/2015 at 18:14

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
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