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  1. LawnAndOrder

    Goliath Undefeated ...

    It hasn't but may yet do so if I don’t follow Flounder’s advice (which I will).… What a multi-headed Hydra! Live shoots three metres away from a stone-dead stump; all gardeners be warned: NEVER...
    It hasn't but may yet do so if I don’t follow Flounder’s advice (which I will).… What a multi-headed Hydra! Live shoots three metres away from a stone-dead stump; all gardeners be warned: NEVER plant that thing unless in a reinforced concrete pot … I will come to the end of it but, meanwhile,...
    It hasn't but may yet do so if I don’t follow Flounder’s advice (which I will).… What a multi-headed Hydra! Live shoots three metres away from a stone-dead stump; all gardeners be warned: NEVER plant that thing unless in a reinforced concrete...
    It hasn't but may yet do so if I don’t follow Flounder’s advice (which I will).… What a multi-headed Hydra! Live shoots three metres away from a stone-dead stump; all gardeners be warned: NEVER...
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  2. Eric Lai

    Many Many little UFO( inclassified flying object)

    I find that my Drosera capensis plants catch a lot of them.
    I find that my Drosera capensis plants catch a lot of them.
    I find that my Drosera capensis plants catch a lot of them.
    I find that my Drosera capensis plants catch a lot of them.
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  3. ARMANDII
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    FUCHSIAS - 2021/22

    Hey everyone, I have a fuschia in a pot that’s looking a bit bare! I had meant to prune in back earlier in the year but never got to it. Is it to late to do it now?!
    Hey everyone, I have a fuschia in a pot that’s looking a bit bare! I had meant to prune in back earlier in the year but never got to it. Is it to late to do it now?!
    Hey everyone, I have a fuschia in a pot that’s looking a bit bare! I had meant to prune in back earlier in the year but never got to it. Is it to late to do it now?!
    Hey everyone, I have a fuschia in a pot that’s looking a bit bare! I had meant to prune in back earlier in the year but never got to it. Is it to late to do it now?!
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  4. Claire McCarthy

    Leggy Verbena

    :dbgrtmb:Apologies, I must have alerts turned off or something, never saw these replies. Yes, I have them as ground cover in a reasonably big flowerbed. I ended up just leaving them and they’re starting to...
    :dbgrtmb:Apologies, I must have alerts turned off or something, never saw these replies. Yes, I have them as ground cover in a reasonably big flowerbed. I ended up just leaving them and they’re starting to flower now, still leggy but plenty of buds growing :)
    :dbgrtmb:Apologies, I must have alerts turned off or something, never saw these replies. Yes, I have them as ground cover in a reasonably big flowerbed. I ended up just leaving them and they’re starting to flower now, still leggy but plenty of buds growing :)
    :dbgrtmb:Apologies, I must have alerts turned off or something, never saw these replies. Yes, I have them as ground cover in a reasonably big flowerbed. I ended up just leaving them and they’re starting to...
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  5. Stu66

    Solved What is this purple flowered plant called?

    They come in all different colours but yellow are less common.Some that we used to have
    They come in all different colours but yellow are less common.Some that we used to have
    They come in all different colours but yellow are less common.Some that we used to have
    They come in all different colours but yellow are less common.Some that we used to have
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  6. karaman

    What are black edges on pear leaves?

    Look up pear scab, caused by the Venturia pirina fungus and see if that looks like what you have.
    Look up pear scab, caused by the Venturia pirina fungus and see if that looks like what you have.
    Look up pear scab, caused by the Venturia pirina fungus and see if that looks like what you have.
    Look up pear scab, caused by the Venturia pirina fungus and see if that looks like what you have.
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  7. shiney
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME - 2022

    I never did.:biggrin:
    I never did.:biggrin:
    I never did.:biggrin:
    I never did.:biggrin:
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  8. shiney
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    WHAT'S YOUR WEATHER LIKE - 2022

    Brilliant sunshine and 22c.Had to laugh this morning they said they were going to show some pictures of last night's lightning.Before it they had to point out that the next item has flashing...
    Brilliant sunshine and 22c.Had to laugh this morning they said they were going to show some pictures of last night's lightning.Before it they had to point out that the next item has flashing images.:biggrin:
    Brilliant sunshine and 22c.Had to laugh this morning they said they were going to show some pictures of last night's lightning.Before it they had to point out that the next item has flashing images.:biggrin:
    Brilliant sunshine and 22c.Had to laugh this morning they said they were going to show some pictures of last night's lightning.Before it they had to point out that the next item has flashing...
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  9. shiney
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    YAWN, YAWN, WAKEY, WAKEY - 2022

    Hi Vicky, firstly sorry to hear about the builders, so frustrating, I’m loving the bike, I was on it yesterday and will do tomorrow too :dbgrtmb:
    Hi Vicky, firstly sorry to hear about the builders, so frustrating, I’m loving the bike, I was on it yesterday and will do tomorrow too :dbgrtmb:
    Hi Vicky, firstly sorry to hear about the builders, so frustrating, I’m loving the bike, I was on it yesterday and will do tomorrow too :dbgrtmb:
    Hi Vicky, firstly sorry to hear about the builders, so frustrating, I’m loving the bike, I was on it yesterday and will do tomorrow too :dbgrtmb:
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  10. shiney
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    CURRENTLY LISTENING TO - 2022

    Can't get this out of my head
    Can't get this out of my head
    Can't get this out of my head
    Can't get this out of my head
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  11. GCHQ
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    Your Day (apart from gardening) - what took place?

    @Balc good that everything was fine with the blood tests and fingers crossed for the blood sugar. Sounds as if you have good people looking after your wife. Sorry about the glaucoma it's very...
    @Balc good that everything was fine with the blood tests and fingers crossed for the blood sugar. Sounds as if you have good people looking after your wife. Sorry about the glaucoma it's very worrying for her but at least she's not getting worse and hope that she has the operation as soon as...
    @Balc good that everything was fine with the blood tests and fingers crossed for the blood sugar. Sounds as if you have good people looking after your wife. Sorry about the glaucoma it's very worrying for her but at least she's not getting worse...
    @Balc good that everything was fine with the blood tests and fingers crossed for the blood sugar. Sounds as if you have good people looking after your wife. Sorry about the glaucoma it's very...
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  12. groundbeetle
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    Miniature rose, Estrelita de Oro

    Today after last night's thunderstorm and heavy rain, and today's sunshine.
    Today after last night's thunderstorm and heavy rain, and today's sunshine.
    Today after last night's thunderstorm and heavy rain, and today's sunshine.
    Today after last night's thunderstorm and heavy rain, and today's sunshine.
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  13. Eric Lai

    Over use of the All IN ONE

    It means taking out small plugs of soil to ease compaction. As you walk on the lawn - or with time - the soil on the surface is compacted - this creates a barrier which slows down drainage and...
    It means taking out small plugs of soil to ease compaction. As you walk on the lawn - or with time - the soil on the surface is compacted - this creates a barrier which slows down drainage and means that it is more difficult for water/nutrients to get down to the grass roots.Some advocate...
    It means taking out small plugs of soil to ease compaction. As you walk on the lawn - or with time - the soil on the surface is compacted - this creates a barrier which slows down drainage and means that it is more difficult for water/nutrients...
    It means taking out small plugs of soil to ease compaction. As you walk on the lawn - or with time - the soil on the surface is compacted - this creates a barrier which slows down drainage and...
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  14. shiney
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2022

    More weeding!Also potted on some gazenia and coleus plus a few other things. I'm now trying to empty what's left of the greenhouse before roof removal.
    More weeding!Also potted on some gazenia and coleus plus a few other things. I'm now trying to empty what's left of the greenhouse before roof removal.
    More weeding!Also potted on some gazenia and coleus plus a few other things. I'm now trying to empty what's left of the greenhouse before roof removal.
    More weeding!Also potted on some gazenia and coleus plus a few other things. I'm now trying to empty what's left of the greenhouse before roof removal.
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  15. JWK
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    Tomato Growing Thread 2022

    JWK, Just been reading your reviews and it's very good, interesting information for future planting. I'm not too bothered about "time to fruit" as we always get a glut with the Maskotkas and it...
    JWK, Just been reading your reviews and it's very good, interesting information for future planting. I'm not too bothered about "time to fruit" as we always get a glut with the Maskotkas and it will be nice to get some a bit later in the season. Thanks again for your help.Ademission
    JWK, Just been reading your reviews and it's very good, interesting information for future planting. I'm not too bothered about "time to fruit" as we always get a glut with the Maskotkas and it will be nice to get some a bit later in the...
    JWK, Just been reading your reviews and it's very good, interesting information for future planting. I'm not too bothered about "time to fruit" as we always get a glut with the Maskotkas and it...
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  16. David Kearley

    Anyone use drip-feed/micro irrigation?

    Thanks all, I have found a tap valve that will connect to my smart-home network (LinkTap G2S) so will probably go for that option. Will pop over to garden centre and see what they have for...
    Thanks all, I have found a tap valve that will connect to my smart-home network (LinkTap G2S) so will probably go for that option. Will pop over to garden centre and see what they have for irrigation stuff if no luck will Amazon it ;)
    Thanks all, I have found a tap valve that will connect to my smart-home network (LinkTap G2S) so will probably go for that option. Will pop over to garden centre and see what they have for irrigation stuff if no luck will Amazon it ;)
    Thanks all, I have found a tap valve that will connect to my smart-home network (LinkTap G2S) so will probably go for that option. Will pop over to garden centre and see what they have for...
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  17. Fat Controller
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    Crafters Corner 2022

    I've started another lurid cardigan, this time for my daughter.
    I've started another lurid cardigan, this time for my daughter.
    I've started another lurid cardigan, this time for my daughter.
    I've started another lurid cardigan, this time for my daughter.
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  18. shiney
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    What's Looking Good In May 2022

    Begonia " sutherlandii "Jenny namaste
    Begonia " sutherlandii "Jenny namaste
    Begonia " sutherlandii "Jenny namaste
    Begonia " sutherlandii "Jenny namaste
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  19. Grandma Sue

    Are they about to flower?

    @joolz68 your plants are Sempervivums, the shoots are offsets. The fllowers come from the centre of the rosettes, and the rosette will die after it flowers, but the offsets can be potted...
    @joolz68 your plants are Sempervivums, the shoots are offsets. The fllowers come from the centre of the rosettes, and the rosette will die after it flowers, but the offsets can be potted [email protected] Sue, the flower stalks on your Echeverias will lengthen but will still bend over at the top...
    @joolz68 your plants are Sempervivums, the shoots are offsets. The fllowers come from the centre of the rosettes, and the rosette will die after it flowers, but the offsets can be potted [email protected] Sue, the flower stalks on your Echeverias...
    @joolz68 your plants are Sempervivums, the shoots are offsets. The fllowers come from the centre of the rosettes, and the rosette will die after it flowers, but the offsets can be potted...
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  20. Jordon

    New Gardener - New House - Advice Needed

    Wow, thanks so much for your help - I've got myself a project for a sunny day now!Perhaps someone might be able to help me identify these too - we are particularly confused by the bush-looking...
    Wow, thanks so much for your help - I've got myself a project for a sunny day now!Perhaps someone might be able to help me identify these too - we are particularly confused by the bush-looking plant, when we moved in it appeared to be dropping strange fruit, we're wondering if it could be two...
    Wow, thanks so much for your help - I've got myself a project for a sunny day now!Perhaps someone might be able to help me identify these too - we are particularly confused by the bush-looking plant, when we moved in it appeared to be dropping...
    Wow, thanks so much for your help - I've got myself a project for a sunny day now!Perhaps someone might be able to help me identify these too - we are particularly confused by the bush-looking...
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