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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 19/11/2013 at 13:26

Thanks Dove, "your worshipfulness" will suffice , but only while walking backwards.


Posted: 19/11/2013 at 11:45

Isn't Parsley pretty hardy? I have some in the veg. patch which is 18 months old and heading into it's second winter.


Posted: 19/11/2013 at 11:43

Good morning everyone. Still in bed with my head cold. I feel a bit of a fraud. It's sometime and nothing but it's the AGM of the Horticultural Soc. tonight and I need to get my energy up. Feels better already, so should be good. Don't tell anyone but I may be the new Chairman by this time tomorrow .

Worst Winter ....... .?

Posted: 19/11/2013 at 11:31

Hi Bill, how old is your son, if I may ask?


Posted: 18/11/2013 at 13:43

Grey day, head cold, but stuff to do, including car service, finalise quiz for hortsoc AGM, ….. otherwise would have stayed in bed!!

That's Monty done till March!

Posted: 17/11/2013 at 22:10

What  a good combo.  BF and AS would do nicely. Much prefer CK to CW.

That's Monty done till March!

Posted: 17/11/2013 at 21:51

I think it's about time we had some new blood presenting GW and Chelsea, and by new I don't mean young and wet behind the ears. I have had enough of MD, and AT has gone all silly. CB is probably the best of the current crop. CK is OK. I like AS and TB. RdT is fine. AF and SR can stay at home as far as I am concerned and JS probably too.  A new GH is what I need or AT before he went walkabout. Does anyone know of anyone else?

Rose ignorance

Posted: 17/11/2013 at 17:08

Aside from discussing the problems we may have with our roses does everyone agree that this year has been one of the best for quality and quantity of blooms. I am not sure of the reason, but this has been the best year ever for me....

I did ask Stewart Pocock why this might be and he said that roses had had a very long dormant season in which to rest and build up their reserves. Unlikely then that next year will be as good?

Help I made a weeping willow purchasing mistake, can it be potted??

Posted: 16/11/2013 at 22:00

I am afraid we all make mistakes from time to time. There's no real alternative to getting rid of this tree altogether. If you can't find a new home for it, then it's the chop. Please don't compound things by putting it in a pot. The CTW  ( cruelty to willows)  police will soon find out. 

Rose ignorance

Posted: 16/11/2013 at 20:34

I have had a similar experience with the variety "Wisley". I think that frankly it should never have been released onto the market and is an example of the growers and, in this case the RHS, putting profit before good practice.

If I were you I would hit it very hard to try to stimulate stronger growth for next year. You don't have a lot to lose.

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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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: 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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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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