Verdun


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Teasing roots

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:50

Pippa was excellent....think she was part of Geoff Hamilton's GW or maybe AT.  A real pest and disease expert.     

Grasses in a border

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:47

Just research grasses you are unsure about Katfish.  some are rampant runners and best avoided.  

Beechgrove Garden.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:44

Ditto John.  A really enjoyable prog 

HAVE COMPOST SUPPLIERS UPPED THEIR GAME THIS YEAR.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:43

I potted tomato plants earlier in the week....look absolutely fine.  Potted some yesterday and they are fine.  Potted 3 today and will check tomorrow.  

I have used a lot of wyevale compost these past few weeks and everything looks good and healthy.

LYN, is it fresh compost?  

However, this is what this thread is all about, viz., if composts are better or not this year 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:38

Can you grow that number Hosta?  Wot a sight that would be 

if I had real space I would plant a load of stuff en masse....heleniums, grasses, yes hostas too. 

Charlie Dimmock

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:36

Everyone...everyone...makes comments about everyone.  

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:30

Not sure I would compost glossy paper Philippa 

 

Pink acer

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:13

Bodix, 

do you know the variety? If its 15' tall the soil is suitable. I also don't think it is a nutrient problem. does it look healthy as a pale green tree?

However, I have a feeling its doing exactly what it should do. Pink being the colour in bud..?

oh! Welcome Bodix 

HAVE COMPOST SUPPLIERS UPPED THEIR GAME THIS YEAR.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 17:15

pleasantly surprised this year with quality of some of the mpc's.  Wyevale own brand is excellent.  

I used a friend's B & Q compost  but not impressed.   last year's so not sure if they have improved theirs.

is this view shared?  Are composts getting better?

Your recent gardening buys.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 17:06

Now that's good KT53 

there are bsrgains out there folks....just pluck up a little courage to ask for discount .  Esp if buying more than one or two, or if price is a little high or slight imperfections. Always with a cheeky smile.  Try it 

Discussions started by Verdun

Tonight DIY... gt Ormond St Hospital

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Well, he won but.....

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Sssssssscared or what?

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What is an all year round garden?

 
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Shakes you...

Not a Michael Buble fan really.... 
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Those blowsy, shapeless things.....

 
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Last Post: 30/10/2016 at 17:13

Nice gesture but maybe more?

 
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Odd

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How ruthless???

 
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£3 99 or 39p?

 
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HEY! This aint right!

 
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Cosmos xanthos

 
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Those who don't have grasses!

 
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Where are they coming from?

 
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New GW...??

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