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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 13:30

........er, I am indoors though 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 13:30

Superb here.  23 degrees and dry 

Planting suggestions for new path?

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 13:28

Cat mint LeadFarmer.   There are different varieties.  Flowerimg performance easily surpasses that of lavendar too.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 13:26

Lily, lay off the brandy during the day then 

use of compost/peat

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 13:20

I would use fresh compost every year.

Dollo, I would use it too as a mulch outside

Slug nematodes... yay or nay?

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 08:39

Hello muvs Dashwood

I have used nematodes for slugs etc.  I think they do work.  They are expensive but are safe to use in the veg patch.  My chosen method is hand picking at night with a torch. 

 Nematodes can only be used in the warmer months though so you could use a few pellets strategically employed or start an early hand pick 

(more importantly, do you want that yorkie bar?    Quite partial to yorkie )

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 08:28

Morning everyone

Nice and bright few mins ago but now raining. 

Stacey, I prune my sieboldii hard back every year to about 50cm from the ground.  Works for me.  I think you will,find it flowers on old and new wood so I prune simply for flowers on new wood. 

Thanks everyone

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 22:38

Hellebores

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 22:30

Oh yes, oh yes, oh yes 

Planting suggestions for new path?

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 19:59

Santolina would look good.....lovely silver grey aromatic mounds.  Aster frikarii monch for comtrast or nepeta six hills giant.  Some purple shrubs like pittosporum Tom Thumb, Berberis atro nana, prunus cistena crimson dwarf.  A couple of,choisyas for their scent too

Discussions started by Verdun

Any other dodos out there?

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What's left for us to grow?

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Meany or being careful !

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Clocks go forward tonight

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Impressions of the posters here

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Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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Buddleia buzz doing the bizness

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Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 09:11

Need to encourage more slugs into the garden

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Verdict....your new plants this year

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Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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It's my birthday

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Roasting

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They're bossing it now........

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Love your garden

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grasses

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