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Philadelphus

Posted: 22/06/2013 at 12:24

Hi Klink, see following site, big selection

http://www.perryhillnurseries.co.uk/catalogue/shrubs/philadelphus/

 

MOB rants

Posted: 22/06/2013 at 08:38

I've read a lot of histories on here, some are interesting, some not so!

Putting softdrinks on the garden

Posted: 22/06/2013 at 08:23

Artjak, our mineral water comes from natural mineral springs, so has minerals in it, which ones are printed on the label. Can also be bought without bubbles! My potted basil loves it grows like mad! I only use the last bit that won't fill a glass and has gone flat.

How did you get into gardening?

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 17:54

Here nearly everyone has window boxes hanging from their balconies. So years ago when I came back to Switzerland I decided to do the same. Then we had a ground floor flat with a patio and I got some of those large grey plastic boxes and put holes in the bottom and planted dahlias, tall marigolds and anything else I could lay my hands on and placed them around the edge of the patio. It just went on from there, first house, first garden, flowers, then veg, ad infinitum.

Fact is, I just like to get my hands dirty!

MOB rants

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 17:44

Hi hi, you mean like this?

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25961.jpg?width=353&height=350&mode=max

 

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 17:41

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 16:12

That was quick, thanks Fairygirl and Gilly.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 15:55

Verdun, just saw your reply to the query re Epsom salts for runner beans. May I pick your brain too pls?

Hi Verdun, could you tell me where would you buy Epsom salts, how expensive, can you get it in the usual supermarkets? OH is going to England next week and I would like him to bring some back for me.

Thanks for your answer on here or Evening Forkers, will check out both!

Name this plant challenge

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 15:40

It's a Euphorbia. They do seed themselves, but are easily pulled out where not wanted.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euphorbia_lathyris

Strawberry bug??

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 10:28

They look like aphids to me, see 3rd picture on right of following site:

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/IPM/english/tomatoes/insects/aphids.html

http://baliwelcome.blogspot.ch/2011/04/pests-and-diseases-on-cultivation-of.html

Best way to get rid is to rub them off by hand.

Discussions started by SwissSue

Hellebores

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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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Fuchsias

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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Bitter beetroot

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