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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 22:47

Just heard the weather forecast.  Snow is forecast for Christmas eve.  It's supposed to be heavy too but only lasting for couple of days.  Stacey, you got your wish.  How did you do that? 

Grasses for bees/butterflies?

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 20:10

I grow Guinevere a beautiful white angels fishing rod.....not aware that it attracts any wildlife though

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 20:06

You are naughty gardengirl.  You got Stacey all excited.  Course, ??ou didn't fool me 

Identification of a large bush!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 19:13

Hee hee hee. I am, I am I am 

Talkback: Winter pruning

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 19:11

Passion flower I pruned every year in autumn or early spring.  Cut it back by half without going too far into old wood.   However, it became a bit of a thug here so it was removed.  Tempted by some  of the tender varieties though as they could  survive here 

Grasses for bees/butterflies?

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 19:07

I grow several grasses...bow to Jim's knowledge there about the wildlife they attract.  However plants like agastaches attracted bees in huge numbers last year in my garden as well as butterflies and they complement grasses so well.

Japanese Knotweed

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 18:50

Hiya patty

If you walk amongst or through knotweed it really is a powerful looking plant.  It's rate of growth and spread are amazing.  

rhubarb

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 18:43

Can't beat the expert, chris bowers 

For me rhubarb loves rich nutritious and moisture retentive soil.  Mine get good mulch in autumn and fish blood and bone in spring.  An extra watering or two during early summer too works wonders.  Hmmmmmm, rhubarb 

Identification of a large bush!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 18:37

It's a snowman jess.   

A closer picture would help with second 

Sports personality

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 18:30

Oooooooo KEF.    You'll feel better now 

Discussions started by Verdun

Associating hydrangea limelight,

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Unusual red hot pokers......

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Mahonia soft caress

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Dilemma........wot to choose?

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For Stacey and others absent at mo...

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Preposterous question....

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It's a big worry......

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Now then, now then....

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Black Friday bargains

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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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