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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 22/04/2015 at 20:51

I have a nice new terrace and furniture, made from recycled scaffolding planks ( made in Scotland), and sitting there with test match on radio and cup of tea is too tempting!!

Lots happening in the garden too, almost too much to list. Sorry for being so tardy.

Left over turfy bits

Posted: 22/04/2015 at 20:48

You could put it in a black bin liner to rot off. making nice loam?

White Beam problems

Posted: 22/04/2015 at 20:44

Leaves remain on trees can be a sign of demise? Scratch the bark as suggested before.


Posted: 22/04/2015 at 20:42

Hi, Verd. have given up growing lilies, except for agapanthus, which are peeping. Camasses looking promising, and my Abu Hassan tulips are wonderful mixed with a very dark purple.

Sorry to have been away so long, and best wishes to all my old friends.... long standing that is , not aged being only 27 ish.

Talkback: Bulb layering in a pot

Posted: 25/03/2015 at 22:55

Iris rhyzomes should be planted on top of the surface, anchored by their roots. The rhyzome needs to be baked by the summer sun to get the best flowering next season.


Posted: 03/03/2015 at 15:41

Diana Guy said you should ignore the advice on the label which tends to be very general. She said full sun was fine. 

Bindweed Roots

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 19:08

If you do dig any roots up, burn or bin, don't compost.


Posted: 28/02/2015 at 17:02

Not very much on the move this year?


Posted: 27/02/2015 at 09:18

Virus likely to look like horrid black leaves/blotches?

Cheap plants at Aldi!

Posted: 27/02/2015 at 08:58

Trouble is the Lidl/Aldi staff don't know a weed from a flower, and I, for one, will regret losing my local nursery, who give all round value.

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

"The Blues"

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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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