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Posted: 12/06/2016 at 12:52

Newly,planted seeds

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 12:50

ok, thanks  dovefromaboeve  

Newly,planted seeds

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 12:34

Having  planted canterbury bell seeds in some fresh new compost mix, in 4 x 50 cm troughs, which are outside (I don't have an inside area) - is there anything I can do to "DETER " cats from scratching in them, as a toilet ?   all advice welcome, "thankyou" 


Posted: 12/06/2016 at 12:23

I have never known the name of this plant, can somebody please tell me what it's called ?  "thankyou" 


Posted: 04/06/2016 at 13:06

oh thanx, ok, will have a look at that, for winter , Tads 


Posted: 04/06/2016 at 11:20

"oh" thankyou Bob - ive never heard of "weigela" ?  Thankyou !  

Actually i don't like variegated leaf plants v much - wonder if you can get normal leaf weigela with similar to that colour flower?   can explore now - thanks Bob  


Posted: 04/06/2016 at 09:22





Posted: 30/05/2016 at 10:41

My daughter bright home two quite large sweetpea plants on a trellis in their pot, last week.   i transplanted them into bigger pots for her.  But they have developed white cloudy spots on their leaves?   Is there anything I can do about this?  Or are they doomed ? 



RHS Chelsea Commentary Box: Which Lupin colour?

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 04:44

 oh, thanx, fidget ones, it does ! 

RHS Chelsea Commentary Box: Which Lupin colour?

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 14:18

Standing right behind Monty Don, where he is sitting in the RHS Commentary Box this week,  is the most magnificent shade of Red "Lupin" - it looks so "majestic" 😮  - does anybody know what it's called,  that Lupin ?  thank you 

Discussions started by Tads

can you please identify

what is the name of these plants?  
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Rose identification

Can you please identify this rose 
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Last Post: 14/06/2016 at 19:48

Newly,planted seeds

Keeping cats & dogs off 
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Last Post: 15/06/2016 at 19:39


Name of this plant  
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Last Post: 12/06/2016 at 19:41


do you know what plant this is ?  
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Last Post: 04/06/2016 at 13:06


Milky patches on leaves 
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Last Post: 30/05/2016 at 13:47

RHS Chelsea Commentary Box: Which Lupin colour?

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Last Post: 28/05/2016 at 08:33

Rose Fertiliser

Effect of an overdose  
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Last Post: 18/05/2016 at 13:20

Tree Fellas

Our precious oak tree 
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Last Post: 27/04/2016 at 20:42

Bareroot Lupins

Which way down do I plant them ? 
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Last Post: 06/04/2016 at 20:46

Watering Orchids

mini Cascade Orchid watering 
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Last Post: 28/03/2016 at 22:06

re--potting rhododendrons

Soil mix for planting rhododendrons in pots 
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Last Post: 14/03/2016 at 17:50

Unidentifiied Fruit tree in Thailand

Thai fruit ee 
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Last Post: 08/03/2016 at 22:05


Poorly rhododendron plant 
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August replanting in terrace pot

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