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Latest posts by Wintersong


Posted: 09/06/2013 at 16:29

A deep mulch and general tidying of leaves as soon as they show signs is also recommended as a preventative measure once your garden is subjected to this disease.

Talkback: How to grow strawberries

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 16:26

Any fruiting plant requires a steady supply of water after pollination. This rule applies to veg  as well if you want better, healthier and longer lived crops.

Bees or wasps?

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 16:10

A wasp is not easily mistaken to be honest. They are much more aggressive than bees in general. They also have brighter markings, with hairless abdomens and a very thin waist area, whereas bees of all types are rounder in form.

These are bees, hard at work in our gardens hurray.

Garden Gallery

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:29

I am slightly confused by this thread that jumps from 01/01/2013 post to today!

Is there two threads with similar names?

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:24

Stop with all the cake aaargh!

*rumbling belly*


Posted: 09/06/2013 at 10:28

Overcast and spoiling for rain here but day off

Front garden desperately needs a tidy and weeding but doing it in the sun gives passersby an unfriendly view in my shorts  so am pleased not to offend wrapped up in something warmer today.

What is this?

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 10:15


Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 10:14

Why am I suddenly so very hungry?

Summer has arrived

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 22:29

Gorgeous Wisteria Chicky and what a beautiful clematis Bob. I actually like that one

Any ideas of this plants Id...

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 14:35

Peonies resent disturbance, you might not kill the plant but they have been known to stop flowering for some time after

Discussions started by Wintersong

Before and After

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Last Post: 01/06/2013 at 12:23

June in Your Garden!

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Last Post: 03/07/2012 at 18:45


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Last Post: 31/05/2012 at 21:22

Chelsea Chop

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Last Post: 20/05/2012 at 19:01

What's it like in your garden?

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Last Post: 05/05/2012 at 23:16

Ooh ooh so excited!

New border 
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Last Post: 25/04/2012 at 20:35

Talkback: Informal planting

Andy said "Basically, it’s like a collage of pictures stuck on a bit of paper, except I do it in Powerpoint on a computer." It's an incredi... 
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Last Post: 23/04/2012 at 18:24

Why Miss Bateman?

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Last Post: 17/05/2012 at 19:08

Phormium newbie

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Last Post: 15/04/2012 at 09:45
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