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  1. mazambo

    Seedlings in propagator

    You're correct on both counts! :rolleyespink:
    You're correct on both counts! :rolleyespink:
    You're correct on both counts! :rolleyespink:
    You're correct on both counts! :rolleyespink:
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  2. Verdun
    Agree x 6

    Much as I enjoy Chelsea!!

    I've never been to Chelsea and kept saying I would but the more and more I see it on tv the less I want to go....heaving and full of celebrities...not my scene. I do love to go to Hampton Court...
    I've never been to Chelsea and kept saying I would but the more and more I see it on tv the less I want to go....heaving and full of celebrities...not my scene. I do love to go to Hampton Court and last year went Tatton for the first time and this year mum and I are going Chatsworth. The...
    I've never been to Chelsea and kept saying I would but the more and more I see it on tv the less I want to go....heaving and full of celebrities...not my scene. I do love to go to Hampton Court and last year went Tatton for the first time and...
    I've never been to Chelsea and kept saying I would but the more and more I see it on tv the less I want to go....heaving and full of celebrities...not my scene. I do love to go to Hampton Court...
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  3. Verdun

    Cornwall champions again!

    Congratulations to Cornwall, much prefer union than league.
    Congratulations to Cornwall, much prefer union than league.
    Congratulations to Cornwall, much prefer union than league.
    Congratulations to Cornwall, much prefer union than league.
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  4. Cardinal-Red

    I think I have rubbish soil

    I suspect the lupins were small...bare roots perhaps?....Cardinal Red, as with the other plants so they need time to settle in:) I would leave well alone for a while and would not add further...
    I suspect the lupins were small...bare roots perhaps?....Cardinal Red, as with the other plants so they need time to settle in:) I would leave well alone for a while and would not add further feed No, I wouldn’t dig them up again or rework the soil I suggest you look the other way for 2 to 4 weeks...
    I suspect the lupins were small...bare roots perhaps?....Cardinal Red, as with the other plants so they need time to settle in:) I would leave well alone for a while and would not add further feed No, I wouldn’t dig them up again or rework the...
    I suspect the lupins were small...bare roots perhaps?....Cardinal Red, as with the other plants so they need time to settle in:) I would leave well alone for a while and would not add further...
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  5. Eden1

    Something to plant alongside Cotoneaster Dammeri

    Perhaps some ground covering plants like Aubrieta and Campanula. They are easily removed as the other plants spread.
    Perhaps some ground covering plants like Aubrieta and Campanula. They are easily removed as the other plants spread.
    Perhaps some ground covering plants like Aubrieta and Campanula. They are easily removed as the other plants spread.
    Perhaps some ground covering plants like Aubrieta and Campanula. They are easily removed as the other plants spread.
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  6. Carly C

    Covering neighbours ugly bare branch conifers

    Yes agree with @Verdun, if you can talk to your neighbour they might even consider replacing it with something a bit smaller and neater, though the kind of job they need one of those gangs to...
    Yes agree with @Verdun, if you can talk to your neighbour they might even consider replacing it with something a bit smaller and neater, though the kind of job they need one of those gangs to take down and remove.Assume they put it up for privacy, so if removal was possible a mutually agreed...
    Yes agree with @Verdun, if you can talk to your neighbour they might even consider replacing it with something a bit smaller and neater, though the kind of job they need one of those gangs to take down and remove.Assume they put it up for...
    Yes agree with @Verdun, if you can talk to your neighbour they might even consider replacing it with something a bit smaller and neater, though the kind of job they need one of those gangs to...
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  7. Spruce

    Ground beetles

    I'm trying to manage my garden so that it encourages wildlife and insects. I create the odd woodpile, plant beneficial plants, etc and leave it looking a little wild in areas. Sitting out in the...
    I'm trying to manage my garden so that it encourages wildlife and insects. I create the odd woodpile, plant beneficial plants, etc and leave it looking a little wild in areas. Sitting out in the garden yesterday afternoon it was filled with flying insects, ladybirds, spiders, etc. Try and create...
    I'm trying to manage my garden so that it encourages wildlife and insects. I create the odd woodpile, plant beneficial plants, etc and leave it looking a little wild in areas. Sitting out in the garden yesterday afternoon it was filled with...
    I'm trying to manage my garden so that it encourages wildlife and insects. I create the odd woodpile, plant beneficial plants, etc and leave it looking a little wild in areas. Sitting out in the...
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  8. Doghouse Riley
    Like x 3

    Garden Tour 2019

    Superb DHR. :)
    Superb DHR. :)
    Superb DHR. :)
    Superb DHR. :)
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  9. Mane

    Bamboo not green

    Yes Mane :)
    Yes Mane :)
    Yes Mane :)
    Yes Mane :)
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  10. Sirius

    Builders sand in the garden

    +1I can confirm that the Wickes own brand sharp sand as sold in the large jumbo bags is great for growing crops in.Mixed with compost and/or vermiculite to improve moisture retention (about...
    +1I can confirm that the Wickes own brand sharp sand as sold in the large jumbo bags is great for growing crops in.Mixed with compost and/or vermiculite to improve moisture retention (about 15% in volume) and fertiliser for plant nutrients, I've demonstrated that you can indeed successfully...
    +1I can confirm that the Wickes own brand sharp sand as sold in the large jumbo bags is great for growing crops in.Mixed with compost and/or vermiculite to improve moisture retention (about 15% in volume) and fertiliser for plant nutrients,...
    +1I can confirm that the Wickes own brand sharp sand as sold in the large jumbo bags is great for growing crops in.Mixed with compost and/or vermiculite to improve moisture retention (about...
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  11. Verdun
    Agree x 3

    Well done Liverpool and Spurs

    Yes first time any country has taken all four places, can't be bad:dbgrtmb:
    Yes first time any country has taken all four places, can't be bad:dbgrtmb:
    Yes first time any country has taken all four places, can't be bad:dbgrtmb:
    Yes first time any country has taken all four places, can't be bad:dbgrtmb:
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  12. NoIdeaGardener

    Magnolia positioning

    I re-read the question. so the answer is to count out the space with your feet and plant accordingly.
    I re-read the question. so the answer is to count out the space with your feet and plant accordingly.
    I re-read the question. so the answer is to count out the space with your feet and plant accordingly.
    I re-read the question. so the answer is to count out the space with your feet and plant accordingly.
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  13. mazambo

    Seedlings the odd giant?

    I've had lots of runts and robust seedlings but never a huge difference like yours! They must have got a shot of something super rich..
    I've had lots of runts and robust seedlings but never a huge difference like yours! They must have got a shot of something super rich..
    I've had lots of runts and robust seedlings but never a huge difference like yours! They must have got a shot of something super rich..
    I've had lots of runts and robust seedlings but never a huge difference like yours! They must have got a shot of something super rich..
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  14. Jurassic Gardener

    Bulb advice

    First time with Asiatic lily bulbs for me too, I restarted the bulbs from last years plants a few weeks ago in a cold (but with frost free heater) greenhouse, I read to start them off in pots a...
    First time with Asiatic lily bulbs for me too, I restarted the bulbs from last years plants a few weeks ago in a cold (but with frost free heater) greenhouse, I read to start them off in pots a third full of compost to the tips of the bulb then when grown another third top up the compost again...
    First time with Asiatic lily bulbs for me too, I restarted the bulbs from last years plants a few weeks ago in a cold (but with frost free heater) greenhouse, I read to start them off in pots a third full of compost to the tips of the bulb then...
    First time with Asiatic lily bulbs for me too, I restarted the bulbs from last years plants a few weeks ago in a cold (but with frost free heater) greenhouse, I read to start them off in pots a...
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  15. Eden1

    Propagator, Green House or Polly tunnel

    Freecycle.org is also pretty good for free gardening stuff. Just the other day someone on the Sutton group was offering an unwanted greenhouse. Sutton Freecycle - OFFER: Greenhouse 1.9m by 2.6m...
    Freecycle.org is also pretty good for free gardening stuff. Just the other day someone on the Sutton group was offering an unwanted greenhouse. Sutton Freecycle - OFFER: Greenhouse 1.9m by 2.6m (Carshalton ) I see often offers for pots, fleece, cuttlings, seeds, tools and so forth.
    Freecycle.org is also pretty good for free gardening stuff. Just the other day someone on the Sutton group was offering an unwanted greenhouse. Sutton Freecycle - OFFER: Greenhouse 1.9m by 2.6m (Carshalton ) I see often offers for pots, fleece,...
    Freecycle.org is also pretty good for free gardening stuff. Just the other day someone on the Sutton group was offering an unwanted greenhouse. Sutton Freecycle - OFFER: Greenhouse 1.9m by 2.6m...
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  16. nightofjoy

    To Hozelock, or not to Hozelock

    I use Tricoflex which is Hozelock. Tricoflex Hose Pipe 19mm (¾ Inch) 9 Bar Rating | Tricoflex Hose Pipes | Pitchcare ShopGets thrown about and has been great but it’s a pretty stiff hose but not...
    I use Tricoflex which is Hozelock. Tricoflex Hose Pipe 19mm (¾ Inch) 9 Bar Rating | Tricoflex Hose Pipes | Pitchcare ShopGets thrown about and has been great but it’s a pretty stiff hose but not had it kink once so far.
    I use Tricoflex which is Hozelock. Tricoflex Hose Pipe 19mm (¾ Inch) 9 Bar Rating | Tricoflex Hose Pipes | Pitchcare ShopGets thrown about and has been great but it’s a pretty stiff hose but not had it kink once so far.
    I use Tricoflex which is Hozelock. Tricoflex Hose Pipe 19mm (¾ Inch) 9 Bar Rating | Tricoflex Hose Pipes | Pitchcare ShopGets thrown about and has been great but it’s a pretty stiff hose but not...
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  17. Dutch02

    First garden, need advice...

    Sorry, to hear that, there's always one hidden horror! :doh:
    Sorry, to hear that, there's always one hidden horror! :doh:
    Sorry, to hear that, there's always one hidden horror! :doh:
    Sorry, to hear that, there's always one hidden horror! :doh:
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  18. mazambo

    Neighbours clematis

    One of the forms of C. montana.
    One of the forms of C. montana.
    One of the forms of C. montana.
    One of the forms of C. montana.
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  19. GardeningNewbie

    Please help - Why is my Fuchsia dying?!

    One of my favourites Pete, although I haven't grown it for a few years.
    One of my favourites Pete, although I haven't grown it for a few years.
    One of my favourites Pete, although I haven't grown it for a few years.
    One of my favourites Pete, although I haven't grown it for a few years.
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  20. ChloroPhil

    Daffodils cut too early?

    Thanks. How long would you feed the tomato feed for?
    Thanks. How long would you feed the tomato feed for?
    Thanks. How long would you feed the tomato feed for?
    Thanks. How long would you feed the tomato feed for?
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