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Posted: Yesterday at 19:20

Fb, you are right, we all give money to the NHS to spend on looking after us. What else is the merry go round for... sitting around in meetings?

Disease resistant roses

Posted: Yesterday at 18:21

Saw a little stunner at the New Forest show, Pococks again... Super Trouper... smallish, tangerine... wow

Disease resistant roses

Posted: Yesterday at 16:42

According to Stuart Pocock of Pocock's Roses all roses will succumb to diseases eventually, say 12-15 years as diseases mutate and resistance drops to the changing pathogen. It's a shame but that means you may have to forgo your favourite rose and replace it with a newer variety..

Forum names

Posted: Yesterday at 15:53

Thanks Fleurisa... now I know they are safe  

Forum names

Posted: Yesterday at 09:42

Lily beetles and general tiredoutness have just about done for my lilies, so I won't be dabbling with them anymore. They don't pass my cost/benefit test where I weigh up the pleasure I get against the work and bother involved. Did you know that 20 years ago lily beetles were a rare sight? Although they are lilies Agapanthus seem to be immune to them here, even where they share a pot. In the latter case a single agapanthus , planted in a small space with 6 lily bulbs has noe all but taken over.  The cuckoo in the nest. I now grow loads of Agapanthus and the produce lots of babies for me to grow my collection and give away to mates.

What's this little cutie?

Posted: Yesterday at 09:35

Is the trick with identifying salvias the flowers remind me of pea flowers?


Posted: 31/07/2014 at 23:04

Thanks Gg for the pictures of before and after terrace. It was finished today although I can't plant up the raised beds around the trees for a few days as the cement goes off. Have included some niches in the walls for the erigeron daisies I have been growing and I have included some bricks with holes on for some sedums. Tomorrow the large stone trough arrives. It will weigh a ton, and I will report on how we manage. I am delighted with how my contractor has interpreted my ideas. Next job to strip out the bed incorporating the Prunus Serrula tree for replanting. It will make a good home for all my helianthemums which I rescued from the terrace border.


Posted: 31/07/2014 at 15:13

Mac and iPhone, both Apple.


Posted: 31/07/2014 at 14:16

Regarding loading photos, that just about sums it up.

Forum names

Posted: 31/07/2014 at 13:39

Not sure what nickname or short form we will use, Liriodendron .

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Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

Overwintering Gazanias

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Gardening quiz

Need help in putting together a quiz which is a bit challenging and fun too 
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Pesky flies!

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Talkback: How to harvest sweetcorn

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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Camassias from seed

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Where can I buy moss in Hampshire

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Something for the weekend.......enjoying gardens and flowers.

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Annoying Miracle-Gro advert

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Gaillardia death

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Encouraging young gardeners

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Why I never buy online

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Difficult Navigation

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Looking after alpines

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Gardening in the dark....

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