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Music in the Garden

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 18:50

Gosh, that brings back some memories Tracey! Sally Cinnamon wasn't a mainstream track so you must have been a loyal fan! Great that the 'youth' appreciate the old Roses! I feel less old now, and slightly more cool! Heed heeee!

Gardeners World 2014 BBC2

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 18:46

It is always a great wonder why those folk in 'telly land' don't make more gardening progs. I'd love to follow an allotment, or learn more about cuttings, or how garden centres work, or how to make better compost.....the topics are endless. It's not exactly a high-budget topic either, and the advertising revenue from suppliers (if not on bbc) would be huge. Missing a trick I reckon. I once toyed with the idea of creating a dating / friendship / companion website for single gardening folk looking for friends or a relationship... I wonder if one exists - not that I want to get rid of my other half of course!

Music in the Garden

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 18:31

Unfinished Sympathy by Massive Attack has got to be in my top three. Closely followed by Scissor Sisters version of Comfortably Numb and Resurrection by the Stone Roses.  LOVE music!

Simple question alert!

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 18:23

Ah, thanks Dove. So will it develop more canes over the years? Do you know if it will produce fruit in its first year in the ground? 

Simple question alert!

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 18:18

Hi folks, I purchased what I thought was a raspberry plant......never grown them before so please forgive this question, but from the picture below, is this a single plant or is it three plants / canes? Do I plant it in the ground as one, or split it into three? Thanks in advance!

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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 15:16

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 Mine is way off being ready. This crown was in a pot for 4 years and didn't produce anything worthy of picking. Will it be ok to pick what comes this year as it will be the first year of it being in the ground?

Where have the birds gone!!!

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 15:12
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 My dad's handy work! If I was I bird I'd definitely move in!

moss

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 15:10

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Cut the grass today and it really shows the amount of moss in the lawn. I've never had this much before. A lot of hard work ahead to get it under control. One positive though is that, close up, it's a lovely bright colour.

Gardener come.....

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 23:27

By heck - what a range of jobs so far! And such interesting posts. Thanks for sharing. Was it anything in particular that made you snap Chris? I think I almost snap at least 4 times a week! Anyone work in stress management?! If it wasnt for the lovely distraction of gardening I think I would have thrown in the surveying towel a while ago. Soooo lucky to get such great enjoyment through gardening. 

Gardener come.....

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 22:18

I'm just reading David Dickinsons autobiography. Before he became an antiques dealer, he sold fancy fabric to tailors - quite random. He's had a really interesting life. I love learning about what folk do. i wonder if we have any famous folk on here, or any widwifes? Hands up if you watched Call the Midwife last night and didn't shed a tear?! My grandad was a saw doctor. I think my dream job would be Chief Rolo Taster!

Discussions started by Tootles

Do you know if rootstock can be purchased?

Garden centres or just online? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2014 at 21:47

Aye up - the other half wants a go!

Apple crumble in a few years? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2014 at 12:54

Soggy Discentra

Root purchased from wilko's 
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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 20:15

Beetroot

Is it too early to put these babies outside? 
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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 13:26

Seed germination - any hope for ones sown too early?

Regretting being too keen! 
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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 20:28

Simple question alert!

Raspberry canes? 
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Last Post: 14/04/2014 at 12:24

Gardener come.....

......hard working....... 
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Last Post: 08/02/2014 at 12:56

Clematis

Has anyone ordered from clematis man website before? 
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Last Post: 02/02/2014 at 15:30

I'm not Paxman but I've got a few questions pretty please...

Some random ones that I'd love to get advice on.. 
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Last Post: 04/10/2013 at 13:02

Humphhhh - Sunday night blues for working gardeners.

Roll on Friday! 
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Last Post: 05/08/2013 at 08:59

Poppy Fields

Beautiful - are they for a purpose or just because they are lovely... 
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Last Post: 08/01/2014 at 17:29

Basic question alert - green beans!

What do I do with the tips. 
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Last Post: 10/06/2013 at 18:34

Pesky mushrooms...

...good in a spag bol... but what about with my strawberries?  
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Last Post: 30/05/2013 at 23:21

Kohl rabi

Is it best to grow it outside or in the greenhouse? 
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Last Post: 26/05/2013 at 19:05

The price of compost

Just wondered how much to pay? 
Replies: 11    Views: 838
Last Post: 23/04/2013 at 17:40
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