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Woodgreen wonderboy

Latest posts by Woodgreen wonderboy

Worst Winter ....... .?

Posted: 24/11/2013 at 15:05

Did you work for Sainsburys? 


Posted: 24/11/2013 at 12:00

Good point Mrs. G. I am the same, I need a kick into action sometimes. I can always think of lots of good reasons to put things of to tomorrow!

A question to you all, what gets you outside when warm slippers and daytime TV ( well perhaps not that!) call? What little things gee you up, or shame you into action?

Decomposition of Racehorse Poo

Posted: 23/11/2013 at 09:33

Be careful of the straw and shavings. If dug in too fresh they will deplete your ground of Nitrogen…. which is a bit like 1 step forward and 2 back. OK as mulch, or after rotting.


Posted: 23/11/2013 at 09:23

Take care Verd., please……not to blunt your good intentions to help someone in need, but to look after you too.


Posted: 22/11/2013 at 23:48

200 turned out in the pub…. just like the old days according to some. Luckily I didn't have to buy a pint for ALL of them!


Posted: 22/11/2013 at 19:34

Official party to reopen the village pub ( which seemed already open to me, last time I was there ) So as a local dignatory I suppose I should make an appearance and buy some pints. Someone has to do the officiating stuff .


Posted: 22/11/2013 at 18:54

KEf, yours was a Swiss Cheese… I never found that they tasted particularly nice.. so I made do with bouncing my Rubber Plant up and down stairs. As to a name, I will leave that until the new babe is born. 


Posted: 22/11/2013 at 11:50

Hi Pottie ( and everyone else too) I am no expert when it comes to indoor plants and exotics, but plants often flower well if they think they are under some threat or other. So, your BoP may think it is not being pampered enough, or perhaps it thinks it may have upset you, so it gets on and flowers before you take it to the tip?   Seriously it is a truly lovely specimen and whatever your care regime might be is working wonders. I have a rubber plant that I have had for more than 40 years, the only indoor plant that has ever deigned to live with me. It is in fact a cutting of the original which got too big. This one is now taller than me and about 6 ft across.  I have a lovely spacious and sunny landing, and it sits in front of my favourite painting. However perhaps I need to do another cutting?  My guess is that the first cutting was taken when I had had it for about 22/23 years, and this one is another 18/19 years on from that. She is called "Gwendoline"

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 11:38

Beautiful Autumn day! Cool but v. nice. I need a degree or two more temperature to lure me out to close my garden down for the duration. I am a woos at times. 

Worst Winter ....... .?

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 11:35

Where's my slice of Birthday cake?   I suppose air-mail takes longer.

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

Pittosporum from seed

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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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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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