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  1. JWK
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    Vegetable Growing 2021

    Somehow missed this thread but will add something soon! Only started the veg area off this year and without any compost available at the time the soil needs a lot more love. Did harvest the garlic...
    Somehow missed this thread but will add something soon! Only started the veg area off this year and without any compost available at the time the soil needs a lot more love. Did harvest the garlic recently which did ok for some supermarket cloves rushed into the ground
    Somehow missed this thread but will add something soon! Only started the veg area off this year and without any compost available at the time the soil needs a lot more love. Did harvest the garlic recently which did ok for some supermarket cloves...
    Somehow missed this thread but will add something soon! Only started the veg area off this year and without any compost available at the time the soil needs a lot more love. Did harvest the garlic...
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  2. Retired
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    On top at last.

    Looks like you have substantially reduced your workload regarding hedge trimming, and maybe you´ll see a bit more sky now. Short of getting the Army in, I can´t think how else it could have been...
    Looks like you have substantially reduced your workload regarding hedge trimming, and maybe you´ll see a bit more sky now. Short of getting the Army in, I can´t think how else it could have been achieved without recourse to explosives.I have, after viewing your Herculean efforts, and...
    Looks like you have substantially reduced your workload regarding hedge trimming, and maybe you´ll see a bit more sky now. Short of getting the Army in, I can´t think how else it could have been achieved without recourse to explosives.I have,...
    Looks like you have substantially reduced your workload regarding hedge trimming, and maybe you´ll see a bit more sky now. Short of getting the Army in, I can´t think how else it could have been...
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  3. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S YOUR WEATHER LIKE - 2021

    I was wandering around up the garden, doing this and that, with my big winter jumper on all morning, it wasn't until around 1 pm, I thought it was warming up, and took it off. It was 22c when I...
    I was wandering around up the garden, doing this and that, with my big winter jumper on all morning, it wasn't until around 1 pm, I thought it was warming up, and took it off. It was 22c when I looked at the thermometer but I still hadn't raised a sweat.
    I was wandering around up the garden, doing this and that, with my big winter jumper on all morning, it wasn't until around 1 pm, I thought it was warming up, and took it off. It was 22c when I looked at the thermometer but I still hadn't raised...
    I was wandering around up the garden, doing this and that, with my big winter jumper on all morning, it wasn't until around 1 pm, I thought it was warming up, and took it off. It was 22c when I...
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  4. Upsydaisy
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    What's Cooking Today??

    "I SIMPLY DON´T BELIEVE IT!"
    "I SIMPLY DON´T BELIEVE IT!"
    "I SIMPLY DON´T BELIEVE IT!"
    "I SIMPLY DON´T BELIEVE IT!"
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  5. ARMANDII
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME - 2021

    Not Ipomaea indica? Perennial? That's turned out to be a bit of a thug here. But then the annual Ipomaea self sow like crazy too. Never mind.....I like things that are so happy they self-sow :)
    Not Ipomaea indica? Perennial? That's turned out to be a bit of a thug here. But then the annual Ipomaea self sow like crazy too. Never mind.....I like things that are so happy they self-sow :)
    Not Ipomaea indica? Perennial? That's turned out to be a bit of a thug here. But then the annual Ipomaea self sow like crazy too. Never mind.....I like things that are so happy they self-sow :)
    Not Ipomaea indica? Perennial? That's turned out to be a bit of a thug here. But then the annual Ipomaea self sow like crazy too. Never mind.....I like things that are so happy they self-sow :)
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  6. Fat Controller
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    Funny x 4

    A joke or two.... 2021

    We had a king-size one in Alabama ... great!
    We had a king-size one in Alabama ... great!
    We had a king-size one in Alabama ... great!
    We had a king-size one in Alabama ... great!
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  7. Victoria

    Melaleuca

    It is perhaps two meters away from the Callistemon so they actually join forces.
    It is perhaps two meters away from the Callistemon so they actually join forces.
    It is perhaps two meters away from the Callistemon so they actually join forces.
    It is perhaps two meters away from the Callistemon so they actually join forces.
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  8. ARMANDII
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    SHOW US YOUR PURCHASES - 2021

    I have a recess over the top of stairs with a window, far away from radiators. My Phlebodium Blue Star has now totally overgrown the space, nearly turning into a cube as the large leaves grew...
    I have a recess over the top of stairs with a window, far away from radiators. My Phlebodium Blue Star has now totally overgrown the space, nearly turning into a cube as the large leaves grew against the walls- so action was needed.Rewarding myself for good behaviour I impulse bought four...
    I have a recess over the top of stairs with a window, far away from radiators. My Phlebodium Blue Star has now totally overgrown the space, nearly turning into a cube as the large leaves grew against the walls- so action was needed.Rewarding...
    I have a recess over the top of stairs with a window, far away from radiators. My Phlebodium Blue Star has now totally overgrown the space, nearly turning into a cube as the large leaves grew...
    Pic3.jpg 8CC01A7A-EE09-4240-930F-1346F775B939.jpeg 7D45E7B6-27A2-4E9E-BE1A-3A7498EFAAB9.jpeg IMG_20210108_111200122.jpg upload_2021-1-9_21-6-38.png 271DE23B-ED32-4642-90CC-1A92E72DD9D5.jpeg
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  9. Retired
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    Stuffing cushions.

    Hi,Well done alana; now you've done some upholstery I bet you do more; it's amazing the savings doing the work oneself; I'd encourage anyone to try something different. :yes:Did you use a piping...
    Hi,Well done alana; now you've done some upholstery I bet you do more; it's amazing the savings doing the work oneself; I'd encourage anyone to try something different. :yes:Did you use a piping foot on a sewing machine to add the piping?Kind regards, Colin.
    Hi,Well done alana; now you've done some upholstery I bet you do more; it's amazing the savings doing the work oneself; I'd encourage anyone to try something different. :yes:Did you use a piping foot on a sewing machine to add the piping?Kind...
    Hi,Well done alana; now you've done some upholstery I bet you do more; it's amazing the savings doing the work oneself; I'd encourage anyone to try something different. :yes:Did you use a piping...
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  10. ARMANDII
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021

    The strong winds blew down some of my cosmos and hollyhocks. Now they are in vases round the house and patio. Next year I must remember the size the cosmos reach and not plant them at the...
    The strong winds blew down some of my cosmos and hollyhocks. Now they are in vases round the house and patio. Next year I must remember the size the cosmos reach and not plant them at the bottom of a bank where they are most likely to suffer from strong winds. Apart from deadheading...
    The strong winds blew down some of my cosmos and hollyhocks. Now they are in vases round the house and patio. Next year I must remember the size the cosmos reach and not plant them at the bottom of a bank where they are most likely to suffer...
    The strong winds blew down some of my cosmos and hollyhocks. Now they are in vases round the house and patio. Next year I must remember the size the cosmos reach and not plant them at the...
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  11. Steven Grieve

    Wilting Spotted Aucuba or Laurel

    While you are all here...The pics down the garden are looking to the sunny and slightly warmer South...The pyracantha to the right is 4 plants pruned to form another hedge.Next to that is a...
    While you are all here...The pics down the garden are looking to the sunny and slightly warmer South...The pyracantha to the right is 4 plants pruned to form another hedge.Next to that is a purple beech 'hedge.Would be great one day to lose the fence n have my natural border.The...
    While you are all here...The pics down the garden are looking to the sunny and slightly warmer South...The pyracantha to the right is 4 plants pruned to form another hedge.Next to that is a purple beech 'hedge.Would be great one day to...
    While you are all here...The pics down the garden are looking to the sunny and slightly warmer South...The pyracantha to the right is 4 plants pruned to form another hedge.Next to that is a...
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  12. Scrungee
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    2021 Butterfly and Moth Images

    Gatekeeper on Lysimachia clethroides, Holly Blue on Eupatorium cannabinum and conifer. :)Nick
    Gatekeeper on Lysimachia clethroides, Holly Blue on Eupatorium cannabinum and conifer. :)Nick
    Gatekeeper on Lysimachia clethroides, Holly Blue on Eupatorium cannabinum and conifer. :)Nick
    Gatekeeper on Lysimachia clethroides, Holly Blue on Eupatorium cannabinum and conifer. :)Nick
    brimstone 2021A.jpg brimstone 2021B.jpg RSCN1769[1].JPG peacock.JPG brimstone 2021C.jpg brimstone 2021D.jpg
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  13. Victoria

    Cycas revoluta

    Conflicting I agree Victoria, I was only going by a quick Google, I know very little about them.
    Conflicting I agree Victoria, I was only going by a quick Google, I know very little about them.
    Conflicting I agree Victoria, I was only going by a quick Google, I know very little about them.
    Conflicting I agree Victoria, I was only going by a quick Google, I know very little about them.
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  14. David Hill

    Gravel / chippings patio on concrete base

    You can fit the grids into a recessed chamber cover, obviously they need cutting to size. Probably need some MOT in the bottom of the recess to get the grid height level. Just fill with gravel the...
    You can fit the grids into a recessed chamber cover, obviously they need cutting to size. Probably need some MOT in the bottom of the recess to get the grid height level. Just fill with gravel the same as elsewhere.
    You can fit the grids into a recessed chamber cover, obviously they need cutting to size. Probably need some MOT in the bottom of the recess to get the grid height level. Just fill with gravel the same as elsewhere.
    You can fit the grids into a recessed chamber cover, obviously they need cutting to size. Probably need some MOT in the bottom of the recess to get the grid height level. Just fill with gravel the...
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  15. andy873

    Elder Tree, what month is this

    Hi Nigel,I'm sure it was an elder, I got into making wine in my early 20's and was always frustrated that I couldn't pick any of the berries from it.The railway line in question was a branch...
    Hi Nigel,I'm sure it was an elder, I got into making wine in my early 20's and was always frustrated that I couldn't pick any of the berries from it.The railway line in question was a branch line and you have to trust me on this one, I have spent five years researching this.Always nice to...
    Hi Nigel,I'm sure it was an elder, I got into making wine in my early 20's and was always frustrated that I couldn't pick any of the berries from it.The railway line in question was a branch line and you have to trust me on this one, I have...
    Hi Nigel,I'm sure it was an elder, I got into making wine in my early 20's and was always frustrated that I couldn't pick any of the berries from it.The railway line in question was a branch...
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  16. hoofy

    Starting lawn from scratch

    Go for it hoofy……
    Go for it hoofy……
    Go for it hoofy……
    Go for it hoofy……
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  17. Palustris
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    End of July Garden

    Thanks. This garden is about 1/5th the size of the other place.
    Thanks. This garden is about 1/5th the size of the other place.
    Thanks. This garden is about 1/5th the size of the other place.
    Thanks. This garden is about 1/5th the size of the other place.
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  18. fred88

    Max Slope?

    I'd be inclined, sorry about the pun, to keep the slope dig it over incorporating some of the gravel and plant it up with drought tolerant plants, mostly low growing and spreading to hold the soil...
    I'd be inclined, sorry about the pun, to keep the slope dig it over incorporating some of the gravel and plant it up with drought tolerant plants, mostly low growing and spreading to hold the soil in place.
    I'd be inclined, sorry about the pun, to keep the slope dig it over incorporating some of the gravel and plant it up with drought tolerant plants, mostly low growing and spreading to hold the soil in place.
    I'd be inclined, sorry about the pun, to keep the slope dig it over incorporating some of the gravel and plant it up with drought tolerant plants, mostly low growing and spreading to hold the soil...
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  19. wiseowl

    PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT

    JULY :star:PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT:star:
    JULY :star:PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT:star:
    JULY :star:PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT:star:
    JULY :star:PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT:star:
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  20. wiseowl
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    JULY 2021 PHOTO COMP OPEN

    JULY :star:PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT:star:
    JULY :star:PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT:star:
    JULY :star:PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT:star:
    JULY :star:PHOTO COMP ONLY ONE DAY LEFT:star:
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