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Sambucus 'Black Lace'

Posted: 30/11/2016 at 10:23

Leaves - yes


Branches - no.


Not sure what might be wrong, but that is not normal.

If you were to buy yourself 3 plants for Christmas...

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 20:20

I am sure you already know this, but Protea seed need to be smoked to aid germination. In the wild they germinate after fire has burnt all the vegetation.


I think it might be possible to buy a smoking solution.

hellebores and camellias

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 17:40

Agree with Obelixx re Hellebores, except for H.niger where I would not remove the leaves.


I know some people do, but I only remove the leaves on the orientalis cultivars.

Last edited: 29 November 2016 17:43:45

Climate Change?

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 14:09

Came Valley sparkling is worth a try steephill, although I may like it because I have usually drunk it overlooking the sea, somewhere in Cornwall.

Climate Change?

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 14:06

Hi fidget. It was published on the BBC website yesterday.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 13:11

Anyone heard from Fairy?

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 12:46

Just back from a little walk on the moors. Glorious sunshine, but very cold. Most of the boggy bits frozen, which makes walking a lot easier.


I have a nice Rhone which would go well with that Dove.

Climate Change?

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 12:42

What I think is great, is that we are managing to have an adult discussion, without falling out, which was my worry starting this thread.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 08:53

Hi all.


Gloriously sunny with a very sharp frost, looks more like snow on the ground.


Plan to get some real sunlight today, rather than the light box. A short walk should cool me down!


Did anyone hear the 2 experts debating the authenticity of a new Beethoven manuscript, on the Today programme, made some of our arguments on various threads, sound very tame.


Keep going DD, you will get there.

Sweet peas

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 08:48

Don't think damping off if that height and no longer in covered.


More likely mice or slugs.

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