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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 16/12/2014 at 17:24


clay soil

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 16:58

Clay may be back breaking but sand is heart breaking,,,


Posted: 16/12/2014 at 15:11

40 years ago it was very fashionable to plant a pampas grass, no matter how small your garden. I certainly filled a small front garden with one.

I wonder what today's "embarrassing mistake" plant is? Any nominations?


Posted: 16/12/2014 at 15:06

Lyn, best to show it a bit off mark, for safety and security? But 50 miles is a tad much.


Posted: 16/12/2014 at 08:35

Hi all, murky here, but going into town to buy presses for little ones. Big ones have been told that they won't be getting anything this year as I shall be making a charitable donation instead on their behalf, and I hope they will do the same for me. 

Planted new hellebores in conifer corner yesterday and trimmed leaves off established plants. Signs of snowdrop noses. Not long now. Shortest day beckons.....


Posted: 16/12/2014 at 08:09

OK Chicky I will look into openings in the new year. In 2014 the floods kept it shut. The Avon flows through the grounds. Or should I say over it?


Posted: 15/12/2014 at 22:54

Heale Gardens near Salisbury is good for snowdrops and Kingston Lacey near Wimborne minster, Dorset


Posted: 14/12/2014 at 21:26

Hi Gran, I didn't see the thread, but whatever is good enough for Verd.,Nut.,Dove and my other friends is good enough for me.


Posted: 14/12/2014 at 21:21

Felco  are expensive and for me have a serious design flaw. The little "button" you use to release the blades is far too small and difficult to use. Too stiff.The very first time I used it, on the Felco stand at Chelsea, my finger slipped and I cut it! Bought them anyway and have continually hurt my thumb shifting it since.

They ought to know better. (and me! )

Don't buy. There I've got that off my chest. Thanks for giving me the opportunity.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 21:14

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

Pittosporum from seed

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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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