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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 19/01/2014 at 19:29

Was it Nigel's recipe...

Am I a sillee billee?

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 19:27

A gardener's brain is programmed to see beauty first, buy it second, and only then wonder where the hell are you going to put it.

If it was the other way around you would buy very little.


Posted: 19/01/2014 at 19:17

Risotto was reeeeeely delicious, even if I do say so myself. . Just one portion left. May add a little curry powder, and a hard boiled egg and call it Kedgeree, for breakfast!!


Posted: 19/01/2014 at 12:35

Hello, cooking my first ever risotto for lunch with my fish eating veggie friend. Smoked Haddock and Spinach. Don't let me down Nigel. Anyone else for a portion?


Posted: 19/01/2014 at 10:45

Verd. I would like to post photos but my camera is not compatible with my Mac, and I need to update the former first. It is on my agenda, but I need advice from technical Nephew first.

Cheap dahlia tubers

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 10:41

Price is not really the issue here.There's nothing wrong with cheap tubers. Just try to choose the plumpest ones ( not dry shrivelled ones) and hope that they have growth "eyes",which are the points from which the shoots emerge. You can sometimes see them ( little buds in the joints of the tuber/stems.) Sometimes they are there but you can't see them because they are beneath the surface, and will appear later. If there are no eyes , no matter how plump is the tuber, they might as well go on the compost heap. Even expensive tubers can be eyeless.



Posted: 18/01/2014 at 20:56

Thanks Verd... we need it... glug, glug, glug..........


Posted: 18/01/2014 at 20:55

Gg I have my first flower of the year.... a miniature Iris.


Posted: 18/01/2014 at 09:05

Alpine garden planning day .....very exciting. One lone but beautiful miniature Iris has appeared in the AH.



Posted: 17/01/2014 at 22:39

I gave up on my armandii too. It may be in there somewhere but other shrubs have taken over.

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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Last Post: 26/06/2013 at 08:34

Gaillardia death

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Last Post: 23/05/2013 at 06:58

Encouraging young gardeners

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Last Post: 12/05/2013 at 22:15

Why I never buy online

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Last Post: 31/03/2013 at 15:27
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