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    New Photo Comp.!

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  4. rustyroots

    Grit, perlite or vermiculite.

    Think you'll need the grit for your paths, guys :blue thumb:
    Think you'll need the grit for your paths, guys :blue thumb:
    Think you'll need the grit for your paths, guys :blue thumb:
    Think you'll need the grit for your paths, guys :blue thumb:
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  5. Jungle Jane

    Restoring a Privet Hedge

    Wash your mouth out! :heehee:
    Wash your mouth out! :heehee:
    Wash your mouth out! :heehee:
    Wash your mouth out! :heehee:
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  6. dazanteney4

    Waterbut and a hosepipe

    You only have the head of water to supply your hose pipe. If the butt is full you should get adequate pressure at the tap when filling a watering can. My set up is pretty much the same as yours. I...
    You only have the head of water to supply your hose pipe. If the butt is full you should get adequate pressure at the tap when filling a watering can. My set up is pretty much the same as yours. I would rule out any kind of hose pipe because of the head of water. I assume you will be holding the...
    You only have the head of water to supply your hose pipe. If the butt is full you should get adequate pressure at the tap when filling a watering can. My set up is pretty much the same as yours. I would rule out any kind of hose pipe because of...
    You only have the head of water to supply your hose pipe. If the butt is full you should get adequate pressure at the tap when filling a watering can. My set up is pretty much the same as yours. I...
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  7. xNattyx

    Lawn care with dogs

    Hi Xnattyx , Westland lawn feed is OK to use . Water it in well and keep pets and kids off it for 24 hours.....................:blue thumb:
    Hi Xnattyx , Westland lawn feed is OK to use . Water it in well and keep pets and kids off it for 24 hours.....................:blue thumb:
    Hi Xnattyx , Westland lawn feed is OK to use . Water it in well and keep pets and kids off it for 24 hours.....................:blue thumb:
    Hi Xnattyx , Westland lawn feed is OK to use . Water it in well and keep pets and kids off it for 24 hours.....................:blue thumb:
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  8. Kayleigh

    Last Frost?

    Apparently mine's the first week of May... But I'm ready now...
    Apparently mine's the first week of May... But I'm ready now...
    Apparently mine's the first week of May... But I'm ready now...
    Apparently mine's the first week of May... But I'm ready now...
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  9. Kristen
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    Water Conservation Gardening

    I'm not conserving water at the moment. It's about two weeks since we had rain. The soil is so dry that it's cracking up so the sprinkler has been on all day - moving it around the garden.
    I'm not conserving water at the moment. It's about two weeks since we had rain. The soil is so dry that it's cracking up so the sprinkler has been on all day - moving it around the garden.
    I'm not conserving water at the moment. It's about two weeks since we had rain. The soil is so dry that it's cracking up so the sprinkler has been on all day - moving it around the garden.
    I'm not conserving water at the moment. It's about two weeks since we had rain. The soil is so dry that it's cracking up so the sprinkler has been on all day - moving it around the garden.
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  10. Bunslip

    B&Q Lavender

    I met a fantastic knowledgeable gardener who worked for B&Q, unfortunately he worked in a different department, but he did give me some useful advice.
    I met a fantastic knowledgeable gardener who worked for B&Q, unfortunately he worked in a different department, but he did give me some useful advice.
    I met a fantastic knowledgeable gardener who worked for B&Q, unfortunately he worked in a different department, but he did give me some useful advice.
    I met a fantastic knowledgeable gardener who worked for B&Q, unfortunately he worked in a different department, but he did give me some useful advice.
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  11. garden_fiend

    Why use soot in the garden?

    I guess what you say is true Dave W about wood ash being OK and so would wood soot. But we are so used to thinking that soot is toxic, from the old coal-fire days, that we can't see past this...
    I guess what you say is true Dave W about wood ash being OK and so would wood soot. But we are so used to thinking that soot is toxic, from the old coal-fire days, that we can't see past this point. Also, can't see either of us s****ing soot out of our chimney even if it is beneficial. So I...
    I guess what you say is true Dave W about wood ash being OK and so would wood soot. But we are so used to thinking that soot is toxic, from the old coal-fire days, that we can't see past this point. Also, can't see either of us s****ing soot...
    I guess what you say is true Dave W about wood ash being OK and so would wood soot. But we are so used to thinking that soot is toxic, from the old coal-fire days, that we can't see past this...
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  12. PeterS
    Like x 13

    Show us your climbers

    I am delighted that my Cobaea seed has germinated ... I had no luck last year whatsoever. This year I plan to plait them in three stem trunks. I love this plant and it loves the sun here. My...
    I am delighted that my Cobaea seed has germinated ... I had no luck last year whatsoever. This year I plan to plait them in three stem trunks. I love this plant and it loves the sun here. My last one I had for several years, went about 5 meters and had lots of fruit ... Old...
    I am delighted that my Cobaea seed has germinated ... I had no luck last year whatsoever. This year I plan to plait them in three stem trunks. I love this plant and it loves the sun here. My last one I had for several years, went about 5...
    I am delighted that my Cobaea seed has germinated ... I had no luck last year whatsoever. This year I plan to plait them in three stem trunks. I love this plant and it loves the sun here. My...
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  13. backache

    Brambles from cuttings ?

    Thats all the encouragement I need ! Im going to get the cutters out and go bramble mad, planting cut offs all along the boundary. There is an old straight wire fence about 3 foot high, its...
    Thats all the encouragement I need ! Im going to get the cutters out and go bramble mad, planting cut offs all along the boundary. There is an old straight wire fence about 3 foot high, its useless for keeping people out but could be great for training bramble cuttings.Thanks everyone
    Thats all the encouragement I need ! Im going to get the cutters out and go bramble mad, planting cut offs all along the boundary. There is an old straight wire fence about 3 foot high, its useless for keeping people out but could be great for...
    Thats all the encouragement I need ! Im going to get the cutters out and go bramble mad, planting cut offs all along the boundary. There is an old straight wire fence about 3 foot high, its...
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  14. Loki
    Like x 4

    Snow Watch

    Driving back and forth across the Mendips all this week - couldn't get through at all on Monday, and there were still drifts higher than my car on the side of the roads this evening. Going to be...
    Driving back and forth across the Mendips all this week - couldn't get through at all on Monday, and there were still drifts higher than my car on the side of the roads this evening. Going to be a while before it's all gone I think!
    Driving back and forth across the Mendips all this week - couldn't get through at all on Monday, and there were still drifts higher than my car on the side of the roads this evening. Going to be a while before it's all gone I think!
    Driving back and forth across the Mendips all this week - couldn't get through at all on Monday, and there were still drifts higher than my car on the side of the roads this evening. Going to be...
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  15. barneyb

    dividing crocosmia

    Like Compostee, no thanks, MMD! Got some of Blackthorn's!! :DI like them very much, particularly Lucifer - but I' like to keep space in my garden for a few other plants too! :rolleyes:
    Like Compostee, no thanks, MMD! Got some of Blackthorn's!! :DI like them very much, particularly Lucifer - but I' like to keep space in my garden for a few other plants too! :rolleyes:
    Like Compostee, no thanks, MMD! Got some of Blackthorn's!! :DI like them very much, particularly Lucifer - but I' like to keep space in my garden for a few other plants too! :rolleyes:
    Like Compostee, no thanks, MMD! Got some of Blackthorn's!! :DI like them very much, particularly Lucifer - but I' like to keep space in my garden for a few other plants too! :rolleyes:
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  16. scooby-mas

    Acers Help

    Hi @JackJJWNot too sunny as it will scorch the leaves especially on young plants/shrub (out of full sun from 12.00 till 3.00) plus remember its in recovery , the good thing is they do...
    Hi @JackJJWNot too sunny as it will scorch the leaves especially on young plants/shrub (out of full sun from 12.00 till 3.00) plus remember its in recovery , the good thing is they do toughen up over the years
    Hi @JackJJWNot too sunny as it will scorch the leaves especially on young plants/shrub (out of full sun from 12.00 till 3.00) plus remember its in recovery , the good thing is they do toughen up over the years
    Hi @JackJJWNot too sunny as it will scorch the leaves especially on young plants/shrub (out of full sun from 12.00 till 3.00) plus remember its in recovery , the good thing is they do...
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  17. Tiarella

    Removing Mahonia

    Oh I did like the "before" picture!I just degardened mine, I just could not get it going and all the lovely sculptural leaves and flowers inthe dead of winter (that never happened for me)Birds...
    Oh I did like the "before" picture!I just degardened mine, I just could not get it going and all the lovely sculptural leaves and flowers inthe dead of winter (that never happened for me)Birds self seed mahonia everywhere near us, can't understand why people buy it.
    Oh I did like the "before" picture!I just degardened mine, I just could not get it going and all the lovely sculptural leaves and flowers inthe dead of winter (that never happened for me)Birds self seed mahonia everywhere near us, can't...
    Oh I did like the "before" picture!I just degardened mine, I just could not get it going and all the lovely sculptural leaves and flowers inthe dead of winter (that never happened for me)Birds...
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  18. Beckie76
    Like x 21

    Beckie's garden!

    I bought one from Aldi last year, hope mine turns out as pretty as yours :spinning:
    I bought one from Aldi last year, hope mine turns out as pretty as yours :spinning:
    I bought one from Aldi last year, hope mine turns out as pretty as yours :spinning:
    I bought one from Aldi last year, hope mine turns out as pretty as yours :spinning:
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  19. Sirius
    Like x 3

    Unusual Bulbs

    Sal - try something sensible to start with...................
    Sal - try something sensible to start with...................
    Sal - try something sensible to start with...................
    Sal - try something sensible to start with...................
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  20. leahbe

    red robin?

    Excellent, do you have any pictures of plants in yet?
    Excellent, do you have any pictures of plants in yet?
    Excellent, do you have any pictures of plants in yet?
    Excellent, do you have any pictures of plants in yet?
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  21. AndyS

    Solanum Rantonetti

    I have loads of seed, I'll do that. If I have plants that are worthy I'll let you know later on - your seed will be miles behind them I expect. Seed will keep (I have kept it, and still viable,...
    I have loads of seed, I'll do that. If I have plants that are worthy I'll let you know later on - your seed will be miles behind them I expect. Seed will keep (I have kept it, and still viable, for 2 or 3 years for sure)
    I have loads of seed, I'll do that. If I have plants that are worthy I'll let you know later on - your seed will be miles behind them I expect. Seed will keep (I have kept it, and still viable, for 2 or 3 years for sure)
    I have loads of seed, I'll do that. If I have plants that are worthy I'll let you know later on - your seed will be miles behind them I expect. Seed will keep (I have kept it, and still viable,...
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  22. Fat Controller

    Where best to buy brugmansia?

    It already below 5C at night most nights already and they been living in the GH all summer until the frost nipped them . I just see how they go in the spare room , the heating barely on in that room.
    It already below 5C at night most nights already and they been living in the GH all summer until the frost nipped them . I just see how they go in the spare room , the heating barely on in that room.
    It already below 5C at night most nights already and they been living in the GH all summer until the frost nipped them . I just see how they go in the spare room , the heating barely on in that room.
    It already below 5C at night most nights already and they been living in the GH all summer until the frost nipped them . I just see how they go in the spare room , the heating barely on in that room.
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  23. elliegreenwellie

    Jeyes Fluid

    Thanks guys for all your replies!Oh dear - well it's too late now! The tarmac is pretty knackered anyway and we are planning to have it redone when we can afford it, the moss was making it...
    Thanks guys for all your replies!Oh dear - well it's too late now! The tarmac is pretty knackered anyway and we are planning to have it redone when we can afford it, the moss was making it deteriorate anyway so it can't be any worse. It does say on the tin the concentration to use on tarmac,...
    Thanks guys for all your replies!Oh dear - well it's too late now! The tarmac is pretty knackered anyway and we are planning to have it redone when we can afford it, the moss was making it deteriorate anyway so it can't be any worse. It does...
    Thanks guys for all your replies!Oh dear - well it's too late now! The tarmac is pretty knackered anyway and we are planning to have it redone when we can afford it, the moss was making it...
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