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  1. 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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  2. Doghouse Riley
    Like x 3

    Garden Tour 2019

    Superb DHR. :)
    Superb DHR. :)
    Superb DHR. :)
    Superb DHR. :)
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  3. Mane

    Bamboo not green

    Yes Mane :)
    Yes Mane :)
    Yes Mane :)
    Yes Mane :)
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. jambonsambo

    Is it safe to grow veg for consumption in plastic containers ?

    Hi @jambonsambo Welcome to gardeners Corner.. :SUNsmile: Well I only use food grade plastic for growing but I do know that the SULO recycle bins we have are made from robust polyethylene (PE) and these days...
    Hi @jambonsambo Welcome to gardeners Corner.. :SUNsmile: Well I only use food grade plastic for growing but I do know that the SULO recycle bins we have are made from robust polyethylene (PE) and these days each bin is made containing a significant amount of recycled plastic. So assuming no contaminates...
    Hi @jambonsambo Welcome to gardeners Corner.. :SUNsmile: Well I only use food grade plastic for growing but I do know that the SULO recycle bins we have are made from robust polyethylene (PE) and these days each bin is made containing a significant amount...
    Hi @jambonsambo Welcome to gardeners Corner.. :SUNsmile: Well I only use food grade plastic for growing but I do know that the SULO recycle bins we have are made from robust polyethylene (PE) and these days...
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  16. kriss

    Liatris

    You can plant out when they have been hardened off....viz., put them outside during the next few days and bring them inside overnight. In a week or so...temperatures are expected to rise...
    You can plant out when they have been hardened off....viz., put them outside during the next few days and bring them inside overnight. In a week or so...temperatures are expected to rise too.....you can plant them in the garden:)
    You can plant out when they have been hardened off....viz., put them outside during the next few days and bring them inside overnight. In a week or so...temperatures are expected to rise too.....you can plant them in the garden:)
    You can plant out when they have been hardened off....viz., put them outside during the next few days and bring them inside overnight. In a week or so...temperatures are expected to rise...
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  17. mazambo

    Native bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)

    @pete & @Marley Farley, thanks, that's made my day (doesn't take much) just had a look at the photo on my phone again and think i can see a black seed pod still attached on the left hand side.
    @pete & @Marley Farley, thanks, that's made my day (doesn't take much) just had a look at the photo on my phone again and think i can see a black seed pod still attached on the left hand side.
    @pete & @Marley Farley, thanks, that's made my day (doesn't take much) just had a look at the photo on my phone again and think i can see a black seed pod still attached on the left hand side.
    @pete & @Marley Farley, thanks, that's made my day (doesn't take much) just had a look at the photo on my phone again and think i can see a black seed pod still attached on the left hand side.
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  18. GardeningNewbie

    Please help identify tree

    Thanks so much for your help everyone!
    Thanks so much for your help everyone!
    Thanks so much for your help everyone!
    Thanks so much for your help everyone!
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  19. K78

    Buying plants

    Agree with that....a local nursery where you can see the plants, even haggle a bit, is the way to go :)
    Agree with that....a local nursery where you can see the plants, even haggle a bit, is the way to go :)
    Agree with that....a local nursery where you can see the plants, even haggle a bit, is the way to go :)
    Agree with that....a local nursery where you can see the plants, even haggle a bit, is the way to go :)
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  20. Sirius

    RHS Westminster Orchid/Spring Show

    I have just discovered that there is a big RHS show in Cardiff this weekend, starting from today. A lot of the big name nurseries are there. Clearly not enough time for them to pack up in London...
    I have just discovered that there is a big RHS show in Cardiff this weekend, starting from today. A lot of the big name nurseries are there. Clearly not enough time for them to pack up in London on Wednesday evening and be set up in Cardiff by Friday morning.Talk about sabotaging one of your...
    I have just discovered that there is a big RHS show in Cardiff this weekend, starting from today. A lot of the big name nurseries are there. Clearly not enough time for them to pack up in London on Wednesday evening and be set up in Cardiff by...
    I have just discovered that there is a big RHS show in Cardiff this weekend, starting from today. A lot of the big name nurseries are there. Clearly not enough time for them to pack up in London...
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    10
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