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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 16/12/2013 at 21:49

Is it a unicycle…. very tricky! ( or is it an unicycle?)  

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Posted: 16/12/2013 at 21:46

I have been to Pensthorpe too, on a visit to Morston Hall Hotel, which is to be recommended. We went the year after one of the "watches', not sure which one, went there. Probably good for winter visitors too. ( you and the birds )


Posted: 15/12/2013 at 11:46

Verd. What a lovely post from you to remind us all that Spring is just around the corner and starting with you in the corner of this land of ours. If it stops raining perhaps we can go out and have a look for a few shoots of our own.


Posted: 15/12/2013 at 10:36

Mince pies are nice…. mince pies and cream are dreamy….. My wife made the best I have ever tasted… wafer thin pastry was the secret.


Posted: 13/12/2013 at 16:39

I think the battery lawn edgers "only" work if your edges are already gun-barrel straight and a perfect 90 degree angle to the horizontal. Otherwise they are perfect! 

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Posted: 13/12/2013 at 09:50

You're absolutely right that topiary can be addictive. With hedge trimmer or shears in hand there's no stopping as you starting to "See" strange shapes. And every little bit of box cut off is another potential plant and so easy to strike. In no time at all you have box edging to all your borders,punctuated by strange sculptures. There's no known cure for this, but at least it's not terminal… unless you cut through the cord of your trimmer… so take care out there! 

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Posted: 12/12/2013 at 23:02

Mrs.G. box balls at the foot of a silver birch( or some such tree) looks a great combo. Saw it first on a Dermid Gavin garden at Chelsea… inspired, and could satisfy your new felt want?


Posted: 12/12/2013 at 09:33

Hello all, a bit gloomy here, except in my heart of course…

Chicky, 2 of my all time Favourites. Great Dixter and Christo are at the top of my list of Gardens and their gardens, so FG is next best thing. Did you know he was CL's carer at the end of his life too, such love for the man and his works. CW has been chosen to do the M&G garden at Chelsea next year, so pencil in a wow and a gold for that one. He is a leader at the very vanguard of ideas and design. I think I have talked myself into joining your Soc.!

(How much is your annual fee, we are debating whether to go to the heady heights of £6 !)


Posted: 11/12/2013 at 21:55

Chicky, how on earth did you manage to afford CB? Our little Soc. can't afford the big boys!


Posted: 11/12/2013 at 19:20

Drinks will flow soon as have a small meeting tonight with Hortsoc officers in my new role. Patiently waiting for them to arrive.

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

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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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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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Encouraging young gardeners

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Why I never buy online

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