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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 13:52

Flock of Siskins has just passed through, resting in tree for several minutes.

Red Admiral

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 10:26

I recently found a cardboard box in an outbuilding with about a dozen flew off, but it was a mild day so hopefully it is OK somewhere else.


Posted: 03/01/2015 at 09:40

Which pub,Chicky? Say Hb to Dad for me.


Posted: 02/01/2015 at 11:33

For anyone who hasn't been out yet it will be a great tonic when you do....have just filled bird feeders, rescued some irises in pots which were standing in water, and tidied up some broken glass.  

Working in shop this afternoon.

Summer flowering shrubs for shade

Posted: 01/01/2015 at 11:47

It's always a good idea to study what does well in neighbouring gardens with similar conditions. Most plants can put up with some shade, and are you limiting yourself to shrubs or are you going to grow herbaceous perennials (die back each winter and pop up again in spring).

Your local garden centres may have a section for shade lovers too, so you can do your research there. Have a look in their books section while you are there.It's always useful to have your own reference books.


Posted: 01/01/2015 at 11:00

Happy New year to all our readers. Just getting up after very late return from party in village. Great to be able to walk there and back. Great sing song after midnight. Last go at carols until next December.

Day of cooking now for my visitors tonight. 

Gardening challenges for 2015

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 20:45

where's that packet of batteries I got last year?...

Gardening challenges for 2015

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 20:39

putting wellies on now... where's my coat... has Verd. got it?


Posted: 31/12/2014 at 19:18

Hear Hear from me.....

Gardening challenges for 2015

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 19:15

Hi, David K. Have you ever bought from "Chrysanthemums Direct"? They are the best probably.... great little plug plants to get you started.

My ambitions for this year.... open my garden in the village open gardens event...master plan already underway... and build a second terrace, next to the house to replace the pathetic excuse for a patio I currently have.

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

Pittosporum from seed

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Last Post: 15/11/2014 at 09:45

Frikartii Monch

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Last Post: 07/10/2014 at 10:29

When should I plant Phlox

Gardening conundrum 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 17:46

Overwintering Gazanias

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Last Post: 28/11/2013 at 18:06

Gardening quiz

Need help in putting together a quiz which is a bit challenging and fun too 
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Last Post: 30/11/2013 at 14:08

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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Last Post: 21/09/2013 at 08:22

Camassias from seed

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Last Post: 03/07/2013 at 08:39

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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Last Post: 10/08/2013 at 12:39

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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