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Woodgreen wonderboy

Latest posts by Woodgreen wonderboy


Posted: 18/08/2014 at 22:50


Have you seen this rose?

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 22:35

I let mine scramble through other neighbouring shrubs... who needs pruning??

Have you seen this rose?

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:59

I like New Dawn.


Posted: 18/08/2014 at 07:54

Good morning all, friends staying at moment, down to watch Cornwall play Dorset at cricket in Bournemouth. As a Hampshire lad I can stay neutral and enjoy the scene. Verd., sorry but after a superb start Cornwall were on the receiving end towards evening yesterday and are now in second place. Still it's not over until......

Gardening on hold at moment, so must wait until Wednesday to plant out my alpines, grasses and ferns on and around the new terrace.

Have a good one everyone... I shall be thinking of you from the boundary rope.


Posted: 14/08/2014 at 14:20

Plants planted, HW done and soup made. Just the calendar to go... at least I can sit down for that one...


Posted: 14/08/2014 at 08:50

At the end of the day, home and garden are best. Welcome home Chicky.


Posted: 14/08/2014 at 07:32

Have just logged on and missed OL's news... great luck to you and OH. Trip to Wisley on Tuesday which is looking particularly good at this time. 

Still working on new terrace. Raised beds around trees now filled with soil. Silver birch bed potted with Festuca Elijah blue and mulched with slate. Ash bed filled and will plant with Carex testacea, which is an orange/bronze colour. New troughs filled too, awaiting alpines, some bought at Wizzers.

Today is HW, visitors at weekend; making a batch of soup for friend , who is having major dental surgery tomorrow; and work on village calendar for 2015. Nearly finished, just needs pushing over the line.

Have a few plants to plant first thing as rain is forecast. Rudbeckia and blue scabious to complete the bed I dug out last week.


Posted: 11/08/2014 at 16:54

Lots of showers today so gardening put off to Wednesday. Wizzers tomorrow with the W.I.  


Posted: 11/08/2014 at 07:22

Hello all, hope to get some gardening done today after a bit of work on the recipe book. Getting near the end now. Whoopee.

Recommend me a tree please

Posted: 10/08/2014 at 21:14

If you like silver birch try to get a multi-stemmed one. A cheap way of achieving this is to take 3 whips and plant them as a bunch, with the whips splayed out , of course.

This will be a stunner and try to use it on its own. Don't crowd it out, as you will lose the effect.

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

When should I plant Phlox

Gardening conundrum 
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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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Last Post: 21/09/2013 at 08:22

Camassias from seed

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Where can I buy moss in Hampshire

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Last Post: 11/06/2013 at 16:34

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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