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Charlie Dimmock

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 08:50

We need to stop attacking people personally..........everyone has confidence issues.  Another garden prog is a plus for me 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 08:20

Morning folks . Later rising to have my monthly shower 

feeling little chillier in the wind but increasing blue sky and sun...looking good.  Looks like we will be having the best of the weather today in west Cornwall.  I think that's only fair 

 

LAWN SCARIFYING

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 22:49

Certainly not when wet but I agree, autumn is best 

LAWN SCARIFYING

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 21:34

Not if its as wet as pinkpeony says it is 

wait until it is drier.  

LAWN SCARIFYING

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 21:03

Well, bit late as you have prob had it done pinkpeony 

i would have postponed it 

Teasing roots

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 20:43

Ah GD, always thought Monty did tease roots out....perhaps I missed that 

for most everything, even tiny plugs, I tease roots out.  Obviously for plugs the teasing is slight....removal of tea bags is sufficient....but some plants need more drastic root tugging as with kniphofias that have thick roots.

i water generously to make up for it at potting time 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 20:33

Its very clear Runny's connection with the EU.  A topic for elsewhere but care for anybody here should never be compromised as it is now. 

Plant names

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 19:02

Hello and welcome blaxkbird7 

I think there is a gaura called Rosie.  

Could you use a plant with something like Dad's favourite or with any reference to dad or pa?  

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 18:56

Beautiful day today.......a couple of very brief showers but almost totally sunny and dey.

eventually, after another phone call to them, Crocus got back to me re my disappointment with an order from them.

Took me 3 phone calls...the last demanding immediate attention.... and 4 emails including a photo of the tiniest plug of Salvia Embers Wish they sent me.

i have a full refund but not impressed with the Crocus customer care team.  when pressed as to why they supply such tiny plants for an inflated price I was told their supply comes from B & Q.  I interrupted her at this point because this surprised me.  Clearly then B & Q will be selling these and probably as bigger and cheaper plants.

should really add Crocus to good/bad guys thread but they ...eventually....resolved the issue.

Not a company I will deal with again though....better value out there 

Campaign to save the pain of.....

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 18:43

Trouble is we dont realise they are in those "tea bags" when we buy bigger plants 

Discussions started by Verdun

The longest flowering perennial is........

 
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Sanguisorba

 
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Caution! Virus

 
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Fowl treatment or wot?((

 
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Is Cornwall the best or is Cormwall the best?

 
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Modules v insitu

 
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Why did Chris do that?

 
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My first

 
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The green of spring

 
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Last Post: 11/05/2016 at 15:47

Ok, not gardening but womderful

 
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Last Post: 09/05/2016 at 22:07

why did we worry?

 
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Guess what this is.....

 
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Lupins a'flowering

 
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Inspiring or what?

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IT'S SO HOT STEAM IS RISING

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