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Berberis thunbergii pronunciation

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 06:42

Thun like "toon", not thunder!

What (elusive) plant do you crave?

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 06:37
Verdun wrote (see)

Language Blairs 

Two other plamts I cannot seem to locate now....euryops acraeus and sisyrinchium white snow. (this is a delightful non seeding beauty with pure white flowers)

Have you looked here, Verdun?

http://www.pottertons.co.uk/pott/view_product.php?pid=562

http://www.burncoose.co.uk/site/plants.cfm?pn_id=627

http://www.bethchatto.co.uk/s-z/sisyrinchium/sisyrinchium-iceberg.htm

 

Forsythia question.

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 13:03

Hi Fluffy Cloud

Your question got me searching on Google for dwarf forsythias and I found this which might be of interest to you. I will search to see if they are for sale here in Switzerland because I would like one also.

http://www.jparkers.co.uk/plant-0006143/forsythia-dwarf-mini-gold/

 

watercress

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 17:17

http://www.clarkarty.com/at-home/how-to-grow-watercress-at-home/

This is useful too!

 

Seed Packet Design

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 17:12

I turn the packet upside down and shake/tap it well, then cut the bottom of the packet about 2mm down with a pair of scissors. After removing seed fold over couple of times and stick down with a piece of sellotape.

Gardening and Chickens

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 08:39

Always someone around to put a damper on! My only thought was, what if they turn out to be roosters? Enjoy your chickens, Mrs. G.

hi all from Worcestershire

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 06:49

Hi Sue, if you happen to look in here occasionally, I just wanted to tell you how much I'm enjoying reading about your adventures with Thebus. So glad you are enjoying your travels and that all is going well and Phoebe is fine too.

My only problem is, that to find your latest input under "Home", I have to "shrink" the whole page as small as possible to enable me to scroll down to the latest one! Probably I'm doing it the wrong way, will have to ask my computer guru OH if there is another way!

Wishing you lots of further exciting adventures, take care!

SwissSue XX

 

Plant ID please

Posted: 03/04/2014 at 19:47

Definitely a primula obonica, I've got a purple one on the coffee table. If you take it out of its pot, you will probably find that it's root bound and should be potted on into a slightly bigger pot, otherwise it will have to be watered practically every day.

Squirrels

Posted: 03/04/2014 at 19:25

It's called immigration!

Seed Suppliers

Posted: 03/04/2014 at 10:01
Mike Allen wrote (see)

Tracey.  Take a look at these two.  Seekay Horticultural Supplies. www.seekkayhorupplies.com

Premier seeds Direct.

 

I have traded with both of these this season.

Believe me. 99p pr pkt.  More than enough in each pkt.

 

Give them a go.

Mike, that site won't open with that url, there is an "s" missing and a "k" too many! It should read

http://www.seekayhortsupplies.com/

Just thought I'd point it out in case others are having problems!

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