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  1. Lu.

    Help please

    Had this in a dahlia one year . It was as though I'd stuck two together back to back. Hadn't though , I çouldnt find the glue
    Had this in a dahlia one year . It was as though I'd stuck two together back to back. Hadn't though , I çouldnt find the glue
    Had this in a dahlia one year . It was as though I'd stuck two together back to back. Hadn't though , I çouldnt find the glue
    Had this in a dahlia one year . It was as though I'd stuck two together back to back. Hadn't though , I çouldnt find the glue
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  2. Logan
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  3. Logan

    Niall Gardens YouTube videos

    From last year to sow this month.
    From last year to sow this month.
    From last year to sow this month.
    From last year to sow this month.
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  4. Andrea Youll

    Wooly bear caterpillar

    @Nikolaos they are really cute. I've seen them before but never in my garden. I feel honoured
    @Nikolaos they are really cute. I've seen them before but never in my garden. I feel honoured
    @Nikolaos they are really cute. I've seen them before but never in my garden. I feel honoured
    @Nikolaos they are really cute. I've seen them before but never in my garden. I feel honoured
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  5. groundbeetle
    Like x 3

    Is it just trees that lower particulate air pollution?

    Must admit that being in favour of trees and plants in urban areas just for making them a nicer place aesthetically I had not really read much about the effect of plants on particulate air...
    Must admit that being in favour of trees and plants in urban areas just for making them a nicer place aesthetically I had not really read much about the effect of plants on particulate air pollution so just did a quick internet search to read up on it a bit and found this relevant page. It...
    Must admit that being in favour of trees and plants in urban areas just for making them a nicer place aesthetically I had not really read much about the effect of plants on particulate air pollution so just did a quick internet search to read up...
    Must admit that being in favour of trees and plants in urban areas just for making them a nicer place aesthetically I had not really read much about the effect of plants on particulate air...
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  6. Past It
    Like x 5

    Harrogate Show

    Last year we were still in the grip of covid. The show only went ahead last year after long protracted negotiations, resulting in social distancing and wide open spaces between exhibitors. T he...
    Last year we were still in the grip of covid. The show only went ahead last year after long protracted negotiations, resulting in social distancing and wide open spaces between exhibitors. T he main show tents which have always been the star attractions were as I said in my main post, had very...
    Last year we were still in the grip of covid. The show only went ahead last year after long protracted negotiations, resulting in social distancing and wide open spaces between exhibitors. T he main show tents which have always been the star...
    Last year we were still in the grip of covid. The show only went ahead last year after long protracted negotiations, resulting in social distancing and wide open spaces between exhibitors. T he...
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  7. Billi

    Alpine strawberry deficiency?

    Not aphids, im always checkin for those tiny devils
    Not aphids, im always checkin for those tiny devils
    Not aphids, im always checkin for those tiny devils
    Not aphids, im always checkin for those tiny devils
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  8. groundbeetle

    Can anyone identify this plant?

    Years ago we saw it on certain beaches here in the sand and dunes. We could not determine what the scent was until I researched it. Strangely it is used in perfumes.
    Years ago we saw it on certain beaches here in the sand and dunes. We could not determine what the scent was until I researched it. Strangely it is used in perfumes.
    Years ago we saw it on certain beaches here in the sand and dunes. We could not determine what the scent was until I researched it. Strangely it is used in perfumes.
    Years ago we saw it on certain beaches here in the sand and dunes. We could not determine what the scent was until I researched it. Strangely it is used in perfumes.
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  9. Happy Gardener 1

    Waste Transfer Forms

    Wow that's brilliant. I'm baffled as when you apply for the waste carrier licence it gives all the spiel that these forms must be completed and filed.The cheapest I could get for just two half...
    Wow that's brilliant. I'm baffled as when you apply for the waste carrier licence it gives all the spiel that these forms must be completed and filed.The cheapest I could get for just two half filled one ton bags is £30! The other customers want theirs for composting. They should have a lower...
    Wow that's brilliant. I'm baffled as when you apply for the waste carrier licence it gives all the spiel that these forms must be completed and filed.The cheapest I could get for just two half filled one ton bags is £30! The other customers...
    Wow that's brilliant. I'm baffled as when you apply for the waste carrier licence it gives all the spiel that these forms must be completed and filed.The cheapest I could get for just two half...
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  10. groundbeetle

    Flowers for beneficial insects, particularly hoverflies.

    Am I right in thinking hoverfly larvae are those so called rat tail maggots?Only I often make up a bucket of nettles and pour water over it, it really stinks after a few days but its also, quite...
    Am I right in thinking hoverfly larvae are those so called rat tail maggots?Only I often make up a bucket of nettles and pour water over it, it really stinks after a few days but its also, quite often, full of these maggots which look pretty disgusting but are I believe pretty beneficial.
    Am I right in thinking hoverfly larvae are those so called rat tail maggots?Only I often make up a bucket of nettles and pour water over it, it really stinks after a few days but its also, quite often, full of these maggots which look pretty...
    Am I right in thinking hoverfly larvae are those so called rat tail maggots?Only I often make up a bucket of nettles and pour water over it, it really stinks after a few days but its also, quite...
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    331
  11. weedaway

    Garden Pest

    It seems that I have to kill them or rehome them.
    It seems that I have to kill them or rehome them.
    It seems that I have to kill them or rehome them.
    It seems that I have to kill them or rehome them.
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  12. ennnceee

    Identification, please.

    Looks a bit like a peach. Some kind of Prunus anyway I would say.
    Looks a bit like a peach. Some kind of Prunus anyway I would say.
    Looks a bit like a peach. Some kind of Prunus anyway I would say.
    Looks a bit like a peach. Some kind of Prunus anyway I would say.
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  13. groundbeetle

    Sowing Viola tricolour seed

    Yes, I got some Violas very cheaply from Morrisons a couple of months ago and they have started flowering a lot in the past couple of weeks. They are absolutely gorgeous colours, my photography...
    Yes, I got some Violas very cheaply from Morrisons a couple of months ago and they have started flowering a lot in the past couple of weeks. They are absolutely gorgeous colours, my photography doesn't do them justice. Especially the yellow ones are beautiful, not a colour I would have guessed...
    Yes, I got some Violas very cheaply from Morrisons a couple of months ago and they have started flowering a lot in the past couple of weeks. They are absolutely gorgeous colours, my photography doesn't do them justice. Especially the yellow...
    Yes, I got some Violas very cheaply from Morrisons a couple of months ago and they have started flowering a lot in the past couple of weeks. They are absolutely gorgeous colours, my photography...
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  14. Paul Blundell

    New Garden Help!

    My mentor did something similar to Selleri's suggestion on a sloping bank....she re-created a 'wave' of blue and bluey-green, low-growing shrubs and perennials with a white crest along the top to...
    My mentor did something similar to Selleri's suggestion on a sloping bank....she re-created a 'wave' of blue and bluey-green, low-growing shrubs and perennials with a white crest along the top to imitate the sea. It's not easy to get a continuous succession of flowers, so foliage plays a big...
    My mentor did something similar to Selleri's suggestion on a sloping bank....she re-created a 'wave' of blue and bluey-green, low-growing shrubs and perennials with a white crest along the top to imitate the sea. It's not easy to get a continuous...
    My mentor did something similar to Selleri's suggestion on a sloping bank....she re-created a 'wave' of blue and bluey-green, low-growing shrubs and perennials with a white crest along the top to...
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  15. Harri

    A question regarding my Edgeworthia.

    Good point about the Edgeworthia. There are gardens quite close to where I live and I see what grows successfully there. They have an Edgeworthia there so I thought I would give it a go. At the...
    Good point about the Edgeworthia. There are gardens quite close to where I live and I see what grows successfully there. They have an Edgeworthia there so I thought I would give it a go. At the moment there are lots of Daphne 'Jacqueline Postill' in flower there too which smells really nice. I'm...
    Good point about the Edgeworthia. There are gardens quite close to where I live and I see what grows successfully there. They have an Edgeworthia there so I thought I would give it a go. At the moment there are lots of Daphne 'Jacqueline Postill'...
    Good point about the Edgeworthia. There are gardens quite close to where I live and I see what grows successfully there. They have an Edgeworthia there so I thought I would give it a go. At the...
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  16. Kelc

    Clematis Montana help

    A good doer Shiney! A really lovely sight when you have the space
    A good doer Shiney! A really lovely sight when you have the space
    A good doer Shiney! A really lovely sight when you have the space
    A good doer Shiney! A really lovely sight when you have the space
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  17. Kelc

    Fence paint

    Ah great ... good to hear. Despite the non Cuprinol advocates - lol - .... I've found it to be fine. Hope you do too
    Ah great ... good to hear. Despite the non Cuprinol advocates - lol - .... I've found it to be fine. Hope you do too
    Ah great ... good to hear. Despite the non Cuprinol advocates - lol - .... I've found it to be fine. Hope you do too
    Ah great ... good to hear. Despite the non Cuprinol advocates - lol - .... I've found it to be fine. Hope you do too
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  18. Gemsie009

    Conifer hedge to boundary line

    I think you can cut it back to the trunks/stems on your side, I doubt it would kill the hedge on their side.You might struggle to get fence posts in because of all the roots but if you get...
    I think you can cut it back to the trunks/stems on your side, I doubt it would kill the hedge on their side.You might struggle to get fence posts in because of all the roots but if you get someone in to put the fence up that won't actually be your problem. :biggrin:
    I think you can cut it back to the trunks/stems on your side, I doubt it would kill the hedge on their side.You might struggle to get fence posts in because of all the roots but if you get someone in to put the fence up that won't actually be...
    I think you can cut it back to the trunks/stems on your side, I doubt it would kill the hedge on their side.You might struggle to get fence posts in because of all the roots but if you get...
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  19. Luseth

    Camellia Cuttings

    I'd be digging it up too though :) take as big a root ball as possible
    I'd be digging it up too though :) take as big a root ball as possible
    I'd be digging it up too though :) take as big a root ball as possible
    I'd be digging it up too though :) take as big a root ball as possible
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  20. clanless

    What to do?

    I always grow some of these in with my tomatoes, they usually do well but need lots of watering.
    I always grow some of these in with my tomatoes, they usually do well but need lots of watering.
    I always grow some of these in with my tomatoes, they usually do well but need lots of watering.
    I always grow some of these in with my tomatoes, they usually do well but need lots of watering.
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