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Woodgreen wonderboy

Latest posts by Woodgreen wonderboy

Red Robin shrub

Posted: 27/12/2014 at 15:37

I have some Amsted cuttings on the go, so may try them. Amazing plant. Thanks

Verbena Bonensiaris

Posted: 27/12/2014 at 15:36

I have noticed sideshoots on my VBs for the first time ever.  They are bought plants rather than my own seedlings so the clue may be there somewhere. Have taken some cuttings but it's touch and go for them at present. The sideshoots I left on the plant look better so may have done it too soon, and will have another go in Spring before cutting the whole plant back to ground level.

Red Robin shrub

Posted: 27/12/2014 at 15:31

Losing the Aztec Pearl gave me the opportunity to strip out the whole bed and replant with heleniums, totally tangerine geums, blue scabious, crocosmia lucifer, golden rod (a clumpy one), echinacea, and some other yellow/orangy bits and pieces.

Not sure why the Aztec succumbed but it was thriving when half died, followed by the other half.

Red Robin shrub

Posted: 27/12/2014 at 15:08

Have just read back through this thread and the Aztec Pearl I spoke about so lovingly is no more, having died on me, and I have hacked my Photinia really hard as it was too big and losing its charm. Now responding well. Just for info.

Garden help

Posted: 27/12/2014 at 10:38

How big is your garden and what state is it in. Do you just need advice and will provide the muscle yourself, or are you looking for both?

Dahlia tubers

Posted: 26/12/2014 at 09:42

Buy the biggest, fattest tubers on the stand when you shop. Ignore small shrivelled ones.


Posted: 26/12/2014 at 09:36

I am more than happy with mine. Colours better than I had expected.

Garden help

Posted: 26/12/2014 at 09:34

Why not join your local gardening club or horticultural society? There's bound to be one nearby and they will give you all the help and advice you need.


Posted: 25/12/2014 at 10:27

Happy day everyone, Santa has been for his first visit and may be coming back later as I have been perfect this year .



Posted: 24/12/2014 at 09:53

Hi everyone, it's beautiful outside as it should be. Carol concert tonight with Brass Band. Going with village friends, so doing one of my renowned soups and mulled wine/mince pies. Great way to kick things off before Santa arrives.

Last year I only got a packet of batteries... on the side it said " Toy not included" 

Discussions started by Woodgreen wonderboy

Pittosporum from seed

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Frikartii Monch

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When should I plant Phlox

Gardening conundrum 
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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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Gaillardia death

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Encouraging young gardeners

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Why I never buy online

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