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  1. Mike Allen

    Slugs & Snails are waiting in the foyey for those young succulent green tips. What is your counter

    Nematodes work but as you say not viable in a bigger garden,..i have never tried the Garlic Wash but i wish you well with it.Looking at my garden today and seeing Lupins and Delphinium sprouts...
    Nematodes work but as you say not viable in a bigger garden,..i have never tried the Garlic Wash but i wish you well with it.Looking at my garden today and seeing Lupins and Delphinium sprouts above the surface its time i started spraying,..there wont be many mature Slugs or Snails in...
    Nematodes work but as you say not viable in a bigger garden,..i have never tried the Garlic Wash but i wish you well with it.Looking at my garden today and seeing Lupins and Delphinium sprouts above the surface its time i started...
    Nematodes work but as you say not viable in a bigger garden,..i have never tried the Garlic Wash but i wish you well with it.Looking at my garden today and seeing Lupins and Delphinium sprouts...
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  2. Perki
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    Snowy walk Pictures

    Couldn't image living in the City , I dislike visiting them for the hustle and bustle and the smell / taste of Diesel / pollution etc in the air :sad:
    Couldn't image living in the City , I dislike visiting them for the hustle and bustle and the smell / taste of Diesel / pollution etc in the air :sad:
    Couldn't image living in the City , I dislike visiting them for the hustle and bustle and the smell / taste of Diesel / pollution etc in the air :sad:
    Couldn't image living in the City , I dislike visiting them for the hustle and bustle and the smell / taste of Diesel / pollution etc in the air :sad:
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  3. Sheryll

    Sad Roses

    So would I, Sheryll:dunno::doh: This is the RHS assessment of Rose "China Town", see the reference at the bottom about disease resistance..............somebody fibbed to you "Rosa 'Chinatown' (ClF) rose...
    So would I, Sheryll:dunno::doh: This is the RHS assessment of Rose "China Town", see the reference at the bottom about disease resistance..............somebody fibbed to you "Rosa 'Chinatown' (ClF) rose 'Chinatown' Other common namesrose 'Chinatown'SynonymsRosaFamilyRosaceaeGenusRosa can be...
    So would I, Sheryll:dunno::doh: This is the RHS assessment of Rose "China Town", see the reference at the bottom about disease resistance..............somebody fibbed to you "Rosa 'Chinatown' (ClF) rose 'Chinatown' Other common namesrose...
    So would I, Sheryll:dunno::doh: This is the RHS assessment of Rose "China Town", see the reference at the bottom about disease resistance..............somebody fibbed to you "Rosa 'Chinatown' (ClF) rose...
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  4. Janet mahay
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    Hedgehog with a tail

    What on earth was that hedgehog trying to do?I've seen them contort themselves into all kinds of positions but not like that.
    What on earth was that hedgehog trying to do?I've seen them contort themselves into all kinds of positions but not like that.
    What on earth was that hedgehog trying to do?I've seen them contort themselves into all kinds of positions but not like that.
    What on earth was that hedgehog trying to do?I've seen them contort themselves into all kinds of positions but not like that.
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  5. ARMANDII
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021

    After my previous post about :hotsun: and enjoying time planting up the primulas yesterday we had 60 mph winds and heavy rain non stop all day and night. Today wind dropped but still raining. Paddling...
    After my previous post about :hotsun: and enjoying time planting up the primulas yesterday we had 60 mph winds and heavy rain non stop all day and night. Today wind dropped but still raining. Paddling about in the mud lake in back garden filling bird feeders was extent of gardening today. Weekend is...
    After my previous post about :hotsun: and enjoying time planting up the primulas yesterday we had 60 mph winds and heavy rain non stop all day and night. Today wind dropped but still raining. Paddling about in the mud lake in back garden filling bird...
    After my previous post about :hotsun: and enjoying time planting up the primulas yesterday we had 60 mph winds and heavy rain non stop all day and night. Today wind dropped but still raining. Paddling...
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  6. ARMANDII
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    YAWN, YAWN, WAKEY, WAKEY - 2021

    Thanks Armandi too looking forward to writing them now :dbgrtmb:Shiney I too love stir fry sounds yummy :)Dianne Sarafi is a cat :cat-kittyandsmiley:
    Thanks Armandi too looking forward to writing them now :dbgrtmb:Shiney I too love stir fry sounds yummy :)Dianne Sarafi is a cat :cat-kittyandsmiley:
    Thanks Armandi too looking forward to writing them now :dbgrtmb:Shiney I too love stir fry sounds yummy :)Dianne Sarafi is a cat :cat-kittyandsmiley:
    Thanks Armandi too looking forward to writing them now :dbgrtmb:Shiney I too love stir fry sounds yummy :)Dianne Sarafi is a cat :cat-kittyandsmiley:
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  7. Sheryll

    contaminated sprayer!

    Thanks @shiney - in typical Irish fashion it rained shortly after so I’m hoping that’s helped!
    Thanks @shiney - in typical Irish fashion it rained shortly after so I’m hoping that’s helped!
    Thanks @shiney - in typical Irish fashion it rained shortly after so I’m hoping that’s helped!
    Thanks @shiney - in typical Irish fashion it rained shortly after so I’m hoping that’s helped!
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  8. ARMANDII
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME - 2021

    I'm pleased to see that the bamboo canes are made from bamboo. :heehee:
    I'm pleased to see that the bamboo canes are made from bamboo. :heehee:
    I'm pleased to see that the bamboo canes are made from bamboo. :heehee:
    I'm pleased to see that the bamboo canes are made from bamboo. :heehee:
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  9. Appleblossom31

    Peace lily problem

    Hi @Appleblossom31 I have a few peace lily's dotted around the house. Mine do drop a little inbetween watering but soon perk up once watered. One thing i have learnt is mine like plenty of light....
    Hi @Appleblossom31 I have a few peace lily's dotted around the house. Mine do drop a little inbetween watering but soon perk up once watered. One thing i have learnt is mine like plenty of light. I have to have mine near a south facing window. Not directly in the sun but in the lightest area I...
    Hi @Appleblossom31 I have a few peace lily's dotted around the house. Mine do drop a little inbetween watering but soon perk up once watered. One thing i have learnt is mine like plenty of light. I have to have mine near a south facing window....
    Hi @Appleblossom31 I have a few peace lily's dotted around the house. Mine do drop a little inbetween watering but soon perk up once watered. One thing i have learnt is mine like plenty of light....
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  10. GCHQ
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    Your Day (apart from gardening) - what took place?

    We pay out the cost to our Dentist, then get back a percentage often 60% of the cost from our health system cpam with vitale card..our private top up insurance then pays for the rest..but it all...
    We pay out the cost to our Dentist, then get back a percentage often 60% of the cost from our health system cpam with vitale card..our private top up insurance then pays for the rest..but it all depends what you have done though..basic check exam xray straight forward fillings basic crowns all...
    We pay out the cost to our Dentist, then get back a percentage often 60% of the cost from our health system cpam with vitale card..our private top up insurance then pays for the rest..but it all depends what you have done though..basic check...
    We pay out the cost to our Dentist, then get back a percentage often 60% of the cost from our health system cpam with vitale card..our private top up insurance then pays for the rest..but it all...
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  11. Passport1

    Proper way to remove dead blooms from Hydrangia

    Thanks - Do you mean just remove the dead bloom now and leave the stalk and then in mid to late march timeframe to then come back and remove the stalk.When removing stalk do i cut it at base...
    Thanks - Do you mean just remove the dead bloom now and leave the stalk and then in mid to late march timeframe to then come back and remove the stalk.When removing stalk do i cut it at base or how far down should cut it ?Thanks
    Thanks - Do you mean just remove the dead bloom now and leave the stalk and then in mid to late march timeframe to then come back and remove the stalk.When removing stalk do i cut it at base or how far down should cut it ?Thanks
    Thanks - Do you mean just remove the dead bloom now and leave the stalk and then in mid to late march timeframe to then come back and remove the stalk.When removing stalk do i cut it at base...
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  12. Rayla

    Any help with pruning climbing rose & honeysuckle - Please

    @RaylaThis might help, RaylaThe Honeysuckle can be pruned back to a shape you like or prune each stem leaving about 3 buds or shoots on each of them.
    @RaylaThis might help, RaylaThe Honeysuckle can be pruned back to a shape you like or prune each stem leaving about 3 buds or shoots on each of them.
    @RaylaThis might help, RaylaThe Honeysuckle can be pruned back to a shape you like or prune each stem leaving about 3 buds or shoots on each of them.
    @RaylaThis might help, RaylaThe Honeysuckle can be pruned back to a shape you like or prune each stem leaving about 3 buds or shoots on each of them.
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  13. Snorky85
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    Crafters’ corner 2021

    Ah thanks so much for the tips @Victoria Im going to have another go at it tomorrow. I wasn't sure about doing a wash because i thought it might run when I painted on top of it. I guess it takes a...
    Ah thanks so much for the tips @Victoria Im going to have another go at it tomorrow. I wasn't sure about doing a wash because i thought it might run when I painted on top of it. I guess it takes a while to get the right amount of water on the brush.let me know how those pens work-will be...
    Ah thanks so much for the tips @Victoria Im going to have another go at it tomorrow. I wasn't sure about doing a wash because i thought it might run when I painted on top of it. I guess it takes a while to get the right amount of water on the...
    Ah thanks so much for the tips @Victoria Im going to have another go at it tomorrow. I wasn't sure about doing a wash because i thought it might run when I painted on top of it. I guess it takes a...
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  14. Aldo

    Broad beans - blackened leaves and stems?

    Thanks. Did yours recover? Also, whatever it is, did it seem to affect other plants nearby at all? I am planning to keep them three months and the swap them with tomatoes and other species later...
    Thanks. Did yours recover? Also, whatever it is, did it seem to affect other plants nearby at all? I am planning to keep them three months and the swap them with tomatoes and other species later on, so if it can spread I should probably just ditch them.
    Thanks. Did yours recover? Also, whatever it is, did it seem to affect other plants nearby at all? I am planning to keep them three months and the swap them with tomatoes and other species later on, so if it can spread I should probably just...
    Thanks. Did yours recover? Also, whatever it is, did it seem to affect other plants nearby at all? I am planning to keep them three months and the swap them with tomatoes and other species later...
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  15. JWK
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    Tomato Growing Thread 2021

    ex a has been spurt a drip under pressure
    ex a has been spurt a drip under pressure
    ex a has been spurt a drip under pressure
    ex a has been spurt a drip under pressure
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  16. TheNettlePatch
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    Hello from Northamptonshire

    You don't have to post about gardening through the year, there's the off topic threads as well.:)
    You don't have to post about gardening through the year, there's the off topic threads as well.:)
    You don't have to post about gardening through the year, there's the off topic threads as well.:)
    You don't have to post about gardening through the year, there's the off topic threads as well.:)
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  17. ARMANDII
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    SHOW US YOUR PURCHASES - 2021

    LOL Well, my Phlomis italica has clearly got slightly squashed in transit but otherwise appears to be a decently-sized, healthy plant. Will bounce back in no time, I'm sure! :heehee: Looking forward to...
    LOL Well, my Phlomis italica has clearly got slightly squashed in transit but otherwise appears to be a decently-sized, healthy plant. Will bounce back in no time, I'm sure! :heehee: Looking forward to seeing it flower in early Summer. :biggrin:Nick
    LOL Well, my Phlomis italica has clearly got slightly squashed in transit but otherwise appears to be a decently-sized, healthy plant. Will bounce back in no time, I'm sure! :heehee: Looking forward to seeing it flower in early Summer. :biggrin:Nick
    LOL Well, my Phlomis italica has clearly got slightly squashed in transit but otherwise appears to be a decently-sized, healthy plant. Will bounce back in no time, I'm sure! :heehee: Looking forward to...
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  18. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S YOUR WEATHER LIKE - 2021

    A very dull, grey, but mild day with a top temperature of 55f, (which is the highest to date), and every now and then a brief smattering of rain. The winds are light and are quartering between...
    A very dull, grey, but mild day with a top temperature of 55f, (which is the highest to date), and every now and then a brief smattering of rain. The winds are light and are quartering between the South and the East so at least they're bringing warm air. The pressure reading is 994.5hpa:cat-kittyandsmiley::coffee:
    A very dull, grey, but mild day with a top temperature of 55f, (which is the highest to date), and every now and then a brief smattering of rain. The winds are light and are quartering between the South and the East so at least they're bringing...
    A very dull, grey, but mild day with a top temperature of 55f, (which is the highest to date), and every now and then a brief smattering of rain. The winds are light and are quartering between...
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  19. kindredspirit
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    Alpines. Piccies of

    Saxifrages now starting to open up.
    Saxifrages now starting to open up.
    Saxifrages now starting to open up.
    Saxifrages now starting to open up.
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  20. Fat Controller
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    Goodbye Lawn, Hello Pond!

    A lovely February day. Cold & clear.
    A lovely February day. Cold & clear.
    A lovely February day. Cold & clear.
    A lovely February day. Cold & clear.
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