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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Monty Don.

Posted: Today at 10:15

If someone could clone Thrower/Billett/Hamilton/Smith and Titch together, I would be in gardening heaven..... I don't want to turn off or ignore my favourite gardening prog. over the years.....


Posted: Today at 10:10

Bird seed feeders full, pots waterered, white border tidied, grass feed watering in ( not much rain here ). I'm in for a watering too, then off to cinema and lunch. Committee meeting tonight.


Posted: Today at 07:15

Up an' at 'em....

Can you identify this?

Posted: Today at 07:13

It's a real beauty... I wouldn't be without it.

Monty Don.

Posted: Today at 07:02

I don't disagree either, but I did get a glimpse of a red rag.

Monty Don.

Posted: Today at 06:51

I doubt that very much Dove. MD is a journo with his own opinions and works from his own garden. I think he must have a huge influence on what is put out and how. I know I would want my say if it was "all in my name" and I had the opportunity of influencing things. He is no-one's puppet or mouthpiece.

Seeding advice for a new gardener

Posted: Today at 06:46

I think you are taking two risks. First sowing and growing indoors, whilst often necessary in cold climes, risks the plants becoming leggy ( tall and thin and weak) as they reach for the light which is never as good as outside, even in shade. Second using plastic bags will risk damping off ( technical term for quickly going mouldy, followed by death!). 

If you have time why not start a new batch out of doors as recommended above, as belt and braces?

Good luck, we all learn as we go. i still do after yonks 

Monty Don.

Posted: Today at 06:37

In the spirit of balance and open discussion his time at GW has seen a dumbing down with background music, dogs and aimless wandering around his garden. If it wasn't for Carol I might have given up altogether. He may have made some good garden programmes but GW is at an all time low. "Discuss"


Posted: Today at 06:31

Am I the first? Up early to get some watering and dead heading done "before" it gets hot. This summer is fast copying last year when my garden burned up badly. Watering now will be important before things get bad. 


Posted: Yesterday at 21:27

Good news on ankle OL, but still need to cosset yourself. Good excuse if you ask me.

off to bed early as may get into garden tomorrow while temps still bearable. Going out at lunchtime to see "Monty Python" show at local cinema.... will either be side splitting or embarrassingly out of time.  will let you know....

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Overwintering Gazanias

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Need help in putting together a quiz which is a bit challenging and fun too 
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They are much better microwaved for about 3 mins., turned over, mw for 3 more mins. Lot less bother than boiling . Keep flavour and scrunch. 
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