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Latest posts by SwissSue

reduced plants at b and q

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 07:51

Roses definitely look good, would grab them!

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 23/01/2014 at 18:12

Wonderful news, Pentillie, so happy for you both!


Posted: 19/01/2014 at 23:44

Mine are still hiding their heads in the dirt!


Posted: 19/01/2014 at 20:55

I know lots of you are keen on hellebores, so I thought you may be interested in the following article in todays DT!


Seeds have arrived!

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 18:44

What a lovely collection, landgirl, have just googled them all, they will make a splendid display!

acer pruning

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 18:37

My OH pollarded ours between Xmas and NY because it was over 8 m tall with lots of ingrowing branches, it didn't bleed at all. May not have so much shade this summer, but a bloke along the road did his last year and it grew like the clappers again, is now almost as big again as when he started.

You know you are getting old when...

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 15:01
Mark 1963 wrote (see)

when you talk to schoolkids about the 70's and they say, 'Yeah we are doing the 70's in history'.

History, HISTORY! History is dinosaurs and Henry VIII, that's history! The 70's can't be history I still remember it. Ted Heath, 3-day week, winter of discontent. Best thing about a power cut when your 10 is the candles, the worst bit is missing Z Cars.

I was a punk rocker for goodness sake! Much embraced with vigour by my 14 year old self.

History indeed!

Talkback: Territorial garden birds

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 08:15

Here it's the sparrows that drive everyone away, there are dozens of them and they are eating us out of house and home! A couple of blackbirds and some blue tits came when we started putting out the bird food (fat balls and several feeders) but they have all given up and disappeared. Got nothing against sparrows as such, but so many!

Hi I have this plant. Can anyone tell me what name is it? The plant seems to b

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 08:04

Hi dexterlancer, to me it looks like a Rose of Jerico or Resurrection plant, but I could be wrong. See if this link is any use:


Posted: 10/01/2014 at 16:52

My condolences, fidgetbones, sorry to hear your news!

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A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

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Silica cat litter instead of vermiculite

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Site is not working

The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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Harvesting Parsnips

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Eremurus/Foxtail lily

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Tomato Growing

Especially good for new gardeners 
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Info For Newbies - How to ensure that your question appears!

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013

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Getting rid of slugs

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Taking cuttings 
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Ideas for Hanging Baskets

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Tower Hamlets

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Overwintering Cannas

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