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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 12/01/2015 at 12:02

We are all learning all the time. Even we ol'boys who think we know it all, from experience, sometimes want to try something new, and, in any case many of the old ways are no longer the best . 

late tulips

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 09:26

Any tulip planted now is likely to want to do its stuff. It lives off what is in the bulb and is programmed to reproduce itself. It may even hurry up, lest it misses its chance. nice experiment anyway. Give it a  go and feed it back. We will then award you a doctorate in tulipology, from the university of forkers. 


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 21:41

Thanks again all, I'll do my best...   Still 27 for a few more days.

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Posted: 11/01/2015 at 18:30

good advice, friendship, laughter, commiserations, hugs ... it's all here... where else can we get all that, freely given?


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 18:21

Thanks everyone, and my team has just st****d Man. U. he he...

covering the gardenbbbb

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 18:19

Slugs and snails will thrive under cover too...


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 15:19

Hi'yall, have first daffodils in flower and have seen first camellias in village garden. Weeks behind Verd. no doubt but Spring definitely in the air. Off to Venice tomorrow. Do they do gardens? 


Posted: 10/01/2015 at 19:46

I agree it's time for a complete change.... to someone new to the telly. A pair of new male about it Verd?  

Britain's best gardens / Britain's garden revival

Posted: 08/01/2015 at 09:24

I have just moved my Gertrude, Yvie, so glad to see your's is doing well. Mine was planted too close to a lilac years ago, which is what I do when I get excited!

Agapanthus experts seem to differ over whether crowding is good or not. My oldest and most congested pots are beginning to lose their flower power, and if they don't do as well this year I may hack them out and start again. I may need and axe.

I will always grow them in pots though. I bring the evergreen ones inside in winter and cover the deciduous types to keep dryish.


Posted: 08/01/2015 at 09:16

Nice one Gg. The plants will love it 

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