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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 19/01/2014 at 12:35

Hello, cooking my first ever risotto for lunch with my fish eating veggie friend. Smoked Haddock and Spinach. Don't let me down Nigel. Anyone else for a portion?


Posted: 19/01/2014 at 10:45

Verd. I would like to post photos but my camera is not compatible with my Mac, and I need to update the former first. It is on my agenda, but I need advice from technical Nephew first.

Cheap dahlia tubers

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 10:41

Price is not really the issue here.There's nothing wrong with cheap tubers. Just try to choose the plumpest ones ( not dry shrivelled ones) and hope that they have growth "eyes",which are the points from which the shoots emerge. You can sometimes see them ( little buds in the joints of the tuber/stems.) Sometimes they are there but you can't see them because they are beneath the surface, and will appear later. If there are no eyes , no matter how plump is the tuber, they might as well go on the compost heap. Even expensive tubers can be eyeless.



Posted: 18/01/2014 at 20:56

Thanks Verd... we need it... glug, glug, glug..........


Posted: 18/01/2014 at 20:55

Gg I have my first flower of the year.... a miniature Iris.


Posted: 18/01/2014 at 09:05

Alpine garden planning day .....very exciting. One lone but beautiful miniature Iris has appeared in the AH.



Posted: 17/01/2014 at 22:39

I gave up on my armandii too. It may be in there somewhere but other shrubs have taken over.


Posted: 17/01/2014 at 22:08

Armandii definitely don't like windy conditions, Gg. Can you provide some shelter, or move it?


Posted: 17/01/2014 at 21:13

Sorry for the delay in responding Chicky ( listening to Paul Tortelier play Elgar on TV) but agree with Dove. Ground will do nicely


Posted: 17/01/2014 at 18:52

If you plant them Chicly what is to stop them doing their best to flower by early Summer... go for it, what fun.

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

Overwintering Gazanias

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Last Post: 28/11/2013 at 18:06

Gardening quiz

Need help in putting together a quiz which is a bit challenging and fun too 
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Last Post: 30/11/2013 at 14:08

Pesky flies!

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Last Post: 20/09/2013 at 12:57

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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Last Post: 03/07/2013 at 08:39

Where can I buy moss in Hampshire

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Last Post: 17/06/2013 at 15:44 unintended trial

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

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

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Last Post: 10/08/2013 at 12:39

Annoying Miracle-Gro advert

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Last Post: 26/06/2013 at 08:34

Gaillardia death

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Last Post: 23/05/2013 at 06:58

Encouraging young gardeners

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Last Post: 12/05/2013 at 22:15

Why I never buy online

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Last Post: 31/03/2013 at 15:27

Difficult Navigation

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Last Post: 26/03/2013 at 08:41

Looking after alpines

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Last Post: 24/03/2013 at 21:09

Gardening in the dark....

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