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Posted: 03/07/2013 at 06:30

Spam reported!

I sent Brumbull a PM aking him if everything OK, no reply! Strange, as I'm sure he would have mentioned it if he was going to Spain, hope he's OK.

This is my day:

Have a good day everyone.

Talkback: Plant envy

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 09:31

Morning Verdun, have just looked up your Heuchera raspberry jam and came across this site, but maybe you know it already. Wish I lived in UK, would be buying each of them!

Never knew that there were so many varieties!

Trollius Alabaster - what, when and how to prune?

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 20:36

I would say "cut down to the ground and shear the whole plant" is 6 of one and a half dozen of the other! I would cut it back to about 2 inches from the ground. According to the RHS, it should then grow new leaves and flower again next year.

rasperberry Canes

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 09:10
NewBoy2 wrote (see)

I am a Luddite so no to the photo at the moment

You don't seem to be afraid of a computer, which is much more technical than a camera! Go on, be a devil, give it a try!


Posted: 30/06/2013 at 03:00

Hi Madeleine, the following article should answer your question

Don't be deceived by the title, it's all about betulias and how to grow, propagate.

worst job in garden

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 02:32

My pet hates are the same as nutcutlet's and sara's, collecting piles of weeds and taking them to the compost bin. OH complains I always leave the heaps right where he has to walk, and looking for tools deposited around the house. He has painted all the handles of mine a bright yellow so that I can see them from a mile away!

Something to block out sound of neighbours voice!

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 14:56

"I might even print it off and post it through their door!"

Something to block out sound of neighbours voice!

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 06:55

Have followed this thread with interest and found the following which may be of interest:

need help to indentify these

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 06:42

I agree with above, but judging by the whitish leaves on the rhodo, it looks like it needs a tonic of some sort.

Wrong information from the BBC

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 06:36

Well, that's a revelation! No wonder mine kept dying when I planted them in my border. Will try again with the right compost! Thanks IDGM and Verdun!

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

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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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