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  2. Marley Farley
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  4. roders
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    BBC Gardeners World returns.

    Yay! Love GW. Love Nigel and Nell too.
    Yay! Love GW. Love Nigel and Nell too.
    Yay! Love GW. Love Nigel and Nell too.
    Yay! Love GW. Love Nigel and Nell too.
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  5. Sienna's Blossom

    What tree or large shrub will compliment my cottage style front garden

    Love the Choisya in flower @shiney looks lovely.
    Love the Choisya in flower @shiney looks lovely.
    Love the Choisya in flower @shiney looks lovely.
    Love the Choisya in flower @shiney looks lovely.
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  6. mazambo

    Overwintered Brugmansia

    Thanks @pete will do just that:blue thumb:
    Thanks @pete will do just that:blue thumb:
    Thanks @pete will do just that:blue thumb:
    Thanks @pete will do just that:blue thumb:
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  7. deejonny

    Clay soil in a new build and hard aggregate below the clay

    It looks like that's going to be a sod. A rotavator will loosen things up to help you with the double-digging, but it's still going to be hard work. My first garden was worse than that though -...
    It looks like that's going to be a sod. A rotavator will loosen things up to help you with the double-digging, but it's still going to be hard work. My first garden was worse than that though - take your soil and then let it fester for 20 years, basically - and double-digging plus plenty of...
    It looks like that's going to be a sod. A rotavator will loosen things up to help you with the double-digging, but it's still going to be hard work. My first garden was worse than that though - take your soil and then let it fester for 20 years,...
    It looks like that's going to be a sod. A rotavator will loosen things up to help you with the double-digging, but it's still going to be hard work. My first garden was worse than that though -...
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  8. Ryn

    Pussy willow Pruning info

    Thank you very much Sian... That is very helpful. Sure will do what's best for my plant.
    Thank you very much Sian... That is very helpful. Sure will do what's best for my plant.
    Thank you very much Sian... That is very helpful. Sure will do what's best for my plant.
    Thank you very much Sian... That is very helpful. Sure will do what's best for my plant.
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  9. miraflores

    Edgeworthia from seed

    NO. Sow seed in pots/containers in autumn and place in a coldframe. Cuttings of semi-ripe growth can be taken and potted etc and likewise be placed in a cold frame.
    NO. Sow seed in pots/containers in autumn and place in a coldframe. Cuttings of semi-ripe growth can be taken and potted etc and likewise be placed in a cold frame.
    NO. Sow seed in pots/containers in autumn and place in a coldframe. Cuttings of semi-ripe growth can be taken and potted etc and likewise be placed in a cold frame.
    NO. Sow seed in pots/containers in autumn and place in a coldframe. Cuttings of semi-ripe growth can be taken and potted etc and likewise be placed in a cold frame.
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  10. roders

    Fruit and Veg.Quiz.

    Got it! :biggrin: Still slightly on a cheating side as the clue points towards a single word... Upsydaisy would still be quite good methinks :noidea:I'm loving this quiz, thanks @roders :)
    Got it! :biggrin: Still slightly on a cheating side as the clue points towards a single word... Upsydaisy would still be quite good methinks :noidea:I'm loving this quiz, thanks @roders :)
    Got it! :biggrin: Still slightly on a cheating side as the clue points towards a single word... Upsydaisy would still be quite good methinks :noidea:I'm loving this quiz, thanks @roders :)
    Got it! :biggrin: Still slightly on a cheating side as the clue points towards a single word... Upsydaisy would still be quite good methinks :noidea:I'm loving this quiz, thanks @roders :)
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  11. Mike Allen

    DWP.

    In April I got an increase in my pension from them of over two pound a month so I suppose they will want some of it back so they can pay you! :old:
    In April I got an increase in my pension from them of over two pound a month so I suppose they will want some of it back so they can pay you! :old:
    In April I got an increase in my pension from them of over two pound a month so I suppose they will want some of it back so they can pay you! :old:
    In April I got an increase in my pension from them of over two pound a month so I suppose they will want some of it back so they can pay you! :old:
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  12. Nor

    Planting advice needed please

    Thanks Ricky 101, I'll have a look at the link you sent for sweet peas. I've been looking at the David Austin website for the roses and the pot grown ones are expensive.I have only really seen...
    Thanks Ricky 101, I'll have a look at the link you sent for sweet peas. I've been looking at the David Austin website for the roses and the pot grown ones are expensive.I have only really seen lavender at garden centres when it's in flower, but yes I will check it out at other times and see...
    Thanks Ricky 101, I'll have a look at the link you sent for sweet peas. I've been looking at the David Austin website for the roses and the pot grown ones are expensive.I have only really seen lavender at garden centres when it's in flower,...
    Thanks Ricky 101, I'll have a look at the link you sent for sweet peas. I've been looking at the David Austin website for the roses and the pot grown ones are expensive.I have only really seen...
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  13. miraflores

    Blade strimmer and hedge trimmer...suggestions.

    Can you suggest me 1) a blade strimmer easy to handle not heavy and preferably not petrol run 2) hedge trimmer (also suitable for fine topiary purposes) nothing big as I dont like vibrations nor...
    Can you suggest me 1) a blade strimmer easy to handle not heavy and preferably not petrol run 2) hedge trimmer (also suitable for fine topiary purposes) nothing big as I dont like vibrations nor holding big machines.
    Can you suggest me 1) a blade strimmer easy to handle not heavy and preferably not petrol run 2) hedge trimmer (also suitable for fine topiary purposes) nothing big as I dont like vibrations nor holding big machines.
    Can you suggest me 1) a blade strimmer easy to handle not heavy and preferably not petrol run 2) hedge trimmer (also suitable for fine topiary purposes) nothing big as I dont like vibrations nor...
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  14. Craig1987

    Local Chrysanthemum growers

    Ah brilliant! I'll try to get a copy tomorrowThanks for the heads up
    Ah brilliant! I'll try to get a copy tomorrowThanks for the heads up
    Ah brilliant! I'll try to get a copy tomorrowThanks for the heads up
    Ah brilliant! I'll try to get a copy tomorrowThanks for the heads up
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  15. Rissons

    Planting conifers

    Hi,Whatever Conifer or hedging you go for you can get bare rooted which are normal only sold to be planted between November and March -ish, weather permitting or as pot grown which can go in...
    Hi,Whatever Conifer or hedging you go for you can get bare rooted which are normal only sold to be planted between November and March -ish, weather permitting or as pot grown which can go in anytime of the year.As mentioned before Conifers will take some years to grow together to form a...
    Hi,Whatever Conifer or hedging you go for you can get bare rooted which are normal only sold to be planted between November and March -ish, weather permitting or as pot grown which can go in anytime of the year.As mentioned before Conifers...
    Hi,Whatever Conifer or hedging you go for you can get bare rooted which are normal only sold to be planted between November and March -ish, weather permitting or as pot grown which can go in...
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  16. Jannt86

    Have I killed my fruit tree??

    You may just have a high water table - so no amount of drainage is going to be effective - when it rains heavily, your soil will get a good soaking.A bit more info. Your dwarf M26 root stock...
    You may just have a high water table - so no amount of drainage is going to be effective - when it rains heavily, your soil will get a good soaking.A bit more info. Your dwarf M26 root stock apples will need to be permanently staked. They cannot develop a root system which will keep them...
    You may just have a high water table - so no amount of drainage is going to be effective - when it rains heavily, your soil will get a good soaking.A bit more info. Your dwarf M26 root stock apples will need to be permanently staked. They...
    You may just have a high water table - so no amount of drainage is going to be effective - when it rains heavily, your soil will get a good soaking.A bit more info. Your dwarf M26 root stock...
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  17. Phil Clark

    Starting a veg patch

    Perhaps an Admin might take a look and see whats wrong ..You could try taking screen shots of them on your PC and just uploading the Jpegs instead ...?
    Perhaps an Admin might take a look and see whats wrong ..You could try taking screen shots of them on your PC and just uploading the Jpegs instead ...?
    Perhaps an Admin might take a look and see whats wrong ..You could try taking screen shots of them on your PC and just uploading the Jpegs instead ...?
    Perhaps an Admin might take a look and see whats wrong ..You could try taking screen shots of them on your PC and just uploading the Jpegs instead ...?
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  18. Darren2993

    Dahlia Crown Gall??

    @Darren2993That always seems to be the way, unfortunately. I don't think I would risk it the chance of spreading it would be too high. Dahlias are not that expensive to get new plants of and if...
    @Darren2993That always seems to be the way, unfortunately. I don't think I would risk it the chance of spreading it would be too high. Dahlias are not that expensive to get new plants of and if you want several then have a look at Dahlia Flower Plants and Tubers | Woolmans or Home - Halls of...
    @Darren2993That always seems to be the way, unfortunately. I don't think I would risk it the chance of spreading it would be too high. Dahlias are not that expensive to get new plants of and if you want several then have a look at Dahlia...
    @Darren2993That always seems to be the way, unfortunately. I don't think I would risk it the chance of spreading it would be too high. Dahlias are not that expensive to get new plants of and if...
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  19. ennnceee

    Viola now?

    When the garden centres and online are selling bedding plants now, it's time to plant them now.
    When the garden centres and online are selling bedding plants now, it's time to plant them now.
    When the garden centres and online are selling bedding plants now, it's time to plant them now.
    When the garden centres and online are selling bedding plants now, it's time to plant them now.
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  20. Mr.Bump

    Potentilla Hedge Q'

    Many thanks I'll do that, just seems very brutal to cut so much off..
    Many thanks I'll do that, just seems very brutal to cut so much off..
    Many thanks I'll do that, just seems very brutal to cut so much off..
    Many thanks I'll do that, just seems very brutal to cut so much off..
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  21. Michael Hewett

    Rhubarb

    Thank you @NigelJ That is very helpful. It means I can plant it in the place I had in mind :)
    Thank you @NigelJ That is very helpful. It means I can plant it in the place I had in mind :)
    Thank you @NigelJ That is very helpful. It means I can plant it in the place I had in mind :)
    Thank you @NigelJ That is very helpful. It means I can plant it in the place I had in mind :)
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  22. Big Gaz

    Fruit tree advice

    Yes, espaliers are lovely when they're well trained, very productive too. But they take years to form (unless you buy a ready-made) so it's a wise choice to start with the cordons.
    Yes, espaliers are lovely when they're well trained, very productive too. But they take years to form (unless you buy a ready-made) so it's a wise choice to start with the cordons.
    Yes, espaliers are lovely when they're well trained, very productive too. But they take years to form (unless you buy a ready-made) so it's a wise choice to start with the cordons.
    Yes, espaliers are lovely when they're well trained, very productive too. But they take years to form (unless you buy a ready-made) so it's a wise choice to start with the cordons.
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  23. Reddwarf4ever

    Need advice on how to restrict plant spreading

    Doesn't look to me like a spider plant (=Chlorophytum, as in link above) but rather a Phalaris known as gardener's garters:I have it here growing in a lined tank filled mostly with gravel + a...
    Doesn't look to me like a spider plant (=Chlorophytum, as in link above) but rather a Phalaris known as gardener's garters:I have it here growing in a lined tank filled mostly with gravel + a bit of earth next to my garden pond, together with some ferns. It does spread rapidly so confining it...
    Doesn't look to me like a spider plant (=Chlorophytum, as in link above) but rather a Phalaris known as gardener's garters:I have it here growing in a lined tank filled mostly with gravel + a bit of earth next to my garden pond, together with...
    Doesn't look to me like a spider plant (=Chlorophytum, as in link above) but rather a Phalaris known as gardener's garters:I have it here growing in a lined tank filled mostly with gravel + a...
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    3
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    385

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