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Shockers

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 20:16

Vinca minor, lilly of the valley, bamboo, some kind of pale pink phlox which is spreading everywhere!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 26/07/2013 at 21:15

Hi everyone, still 30C outside here (10.15pm), hardly moved today except to water in the morning. Could have watered the whole garden with the water that's running of me constantly. 35C expected tomorrow, don't know how I will survive!

Material for raised bed

Posted: 26/07/2013 at 21:02

Found this in Google. Should be no problem for a raised bed..

  • Can I use Tanalith® E treated timber around food, water, vegetables or other plants?
  • Treated timber in general should not be used in direct contact with human food or drinking water during storage or preparation. Incidental contact of food with treated timber, such as in play grounds, picnic tables, decks and pools is fine as there is little or no potential for migration of the preservative constituents onto the food. Similarly treated timber is suitable for raised flower or vegetable beds, gardens, landscaping, mushroom trays, grape and tomato stakes, greenhouse uses and similar applications.

    Why won't my tomatoes ripen?

    Posted: 26/07/2013 at 17:19
    John Harding wrote (see)

    Patience is a vitrtue

    Posess it if you can,

    Seldom found in women

    Never found in man!

    John H

    Wrong!!!!!

    Always found in women

    but never in a man!!!

    Tomato plants in greenhouse

    Posted: 26/07/2013 at 17:10

    I cut off about 6" of some of the longer leaves which are over 12" in length.

    Campsis Radicans flowering.

    Posted: 26/07/2013 at 12:02

    Hi, mine has just started to flower, according to RHS, it flowers late summer to autumn, so be patient, I'm sure it will start flowering soon.

    for buddleia lovers

    Posted: 25/07/2013 at 19:22

    Thanks for the site, nut, very interesting. I have 4 Buzz, pink, white, lilac and purple, would love to have the dark red one.

    MOB rants

    Posted: 25/07/2013 at 08:12
    Ellis Tagg wrote (see)

    the birds arent so bad where i live but all my neighbours cats have decided to keep meeting up in my garden and hosting a midnight fight club on my shed roof, the sounds they make are unbearable !!

    That's what happens when cat owners are too mean/lazy to get their cats neutered/castrated!

    However, since you are awake anyway, why not go out there and get the hose on them, preferably with the strongest spray. Do that a couple of times and they will probably get the message!

    Talkback: Growing aquilegias

    Posted: 24/07/2013 at 22:15

    I sowed some doubles in March, they are now about 6 inches tall in 3" pots. As soon as we have some decent rain (30°C again today and everything is dry) I will plant them out. I've got self-sown singles all over the place and lots of little self-sown seedlings. Winter and snow does't seem to bother them in the least.

    What type of mushroom / fungus is this ?

    Posted: 24/07/2013 at 21:09

    I think they could be these:

    http://www.first-nature.com/fungi/agaricus-augustus.php

    Pick one and smell it, if it smells of bitter almonds, it is an edible mushroom.

    Discussions started by SwissSue

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    The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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    Especially good for new gardeners 
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