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Latest posts by SwissSue

Good nice looking water butt advice?

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 13:04

Check on Amazon, big selection, much cheaper than waterbuttsdirect!

Geranium pratense 'Purple Haze'

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 11:23

female dogs

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 09:04

Pour a bucket of water over the puddle as soon as she's finished to dilute it!

Pruning Cherry Tree

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 20:01



GlenG wrote (see)

Cherry tree even (not cheery!)

Well, ripe cherries are cheery!

best foliage perennial plant for the garden

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 06:04

I'm a skimmia fan, attractive flower heads and makes a nice compact bush.

Where is the best place to buy indoor plants online?

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 15:07

Hi, have a read through this, might be of help: British Cactus and Succulent society, they also have a forum


Tree Tomato - any tips?

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 19:32

Have a look at this

I should think definitely a GH or conservatory required in winter.


Posted: 11/06/2013 at 18:12

Tina, have you thought about anemia, that causes tiredness? Hope Dove has good news.

Sun finally out again, everything is starting to bloom, hooray!



clematis - The President

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 17:52

BrummieBen, I've got a President that I planted last year and cut down. This year it has only two spindly but 5foot high leaders with no sign of any buds. Have googled "spindly leaders on clematis The President" and apparently it's usual for this plant. Most say cut it down to about 18" above a bud, but there are only leaves all the way down, so I'm in the same quandrary as you are. Shall think about it for another couple of days, to do or not to do, that is the question!

Forget me nots

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 06:19

PTL, you don't say!

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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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