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Woodgreen wonderboy

Latest posts by Woodgreen wonderboy

Reviving an old slightly tired garden

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 21:38

I feel 1 m. would be very constraining in the long run. A thin ribbon of plants won't do at all. I am always expanding mine. How about 2m. to start? How does that feel?


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 21:35

Good luck Beaus Mum, nothing ventured...


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 21:12

Brothers have a lot to answer for, P7


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:50

Not to be used on this forum, of course......

Planting Allium Bulbs

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:48

Deeper must be better than shallower, if there is such a word!!!! Unless you treat them as annuals and pull them up and replace them each year. (I have given up trying to naturalise tulips, but that is another issue altogether.)


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:36

Yes, please do... this thread is such fun..

Be a 


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:32

Love your garden chicly..... can't see any astrantias though....  


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 19:22

HA HA .....equals HA HA     


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 17:28

TLA..."three letter abbreviations" of course 

Late perennials for the white garden

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 17:08

Artjak, I was just about to say astrantia too, but add that if you cut it back hard after first flowering it will give a late second display. Which brings me to the chelsea chop, to extend flowering later. Do this to some of your plants, sedums, phlox etc and they will delay flowering. You can cut back just some of the stems for the same effect.

Also if you prune your roses after the first flush they will come back hard with a second flush almost as good and lovely clean foliage. Something I have just discovered by happy accident.

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

Frikartii Monch

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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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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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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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