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  2. ARMANDII
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    SHOW US YOUR PURCHASES - 2021

    I have a recess over the top of stairs with a window, far away from radiators. My Phlebodium Blue Star has now totally overgrown the space, nearly turning into a cube as the large leaves grew...
    I have a recess over the top of stairs with a window, far away from radiators. My Phlebodium Blue Star has now totally overgrown the space, nearly turning into a cube as the large leaves grew against the walls- so action was needed.Rewarding myself for good behaviour I impulse bought four...
    I have a recess over the top of stairs with a window, far away from radiators. My Phlebodium Blue Star has now totally overgrown the space, nearly turning into a cube as the large leaves grew against the walls- so action was needed.Rewarding...
    I have a recess over the top of stairs with a window, far away from radiators. My Phlebodium Blue Star has now totally overgrown the space, nearly turning into a cube as the large leaves grew...
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  3. ARMANDII
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021

    The strong winds blew down some of my cosmos and hollyhocks. Now they are in vases round the house and patio. Next year I must remember the size the cosmos reach and not plant them at the...
    The strong winds blew down some of my cosmos and hollyhocks. Now they are in vases round the house and patio. Next year I must remember the size the cosmos reach and not plant them at the bottom of a bank where they are most likely to suffer from strong winds. Apart from deadheading...
    The strong winds blew down some of my cosmos and hollyhocks. Now they are in vases round the house and patio. Next year I must remember the size the cosmos reach and not plant them at the bottom of a bank where they are most likely to suffer...
    The strong winds blew down some of my cosmos and hollyhocks. Now they are in vases round the house and patio. Next year I must remember the size the cosmos reach and not plant them at the...
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  4. wiseowl
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    What is Looking Good in JULY 2021

    :roflol:...I think we had too many this year!!! Some will definitely go this autumn!!
    :roflol:...I think we had too many this year!!! Some will definitely go this autumn!!
    :roflol:...I think we had too many this year!!! Some will definitely go this autumn!!
    :roflol:...I think we had too many this year!!! Some will definitely go this autumn!!
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  5. ARMANDII
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    SUPER SALVIAS - 2021

    Amistad, I leave it in the ground now and comes back to 5ft from nothing.
    Amistad, I leave it in the ground now and comes back to 5ft from nothing.
    Amistad, I leave it in the ground now and comes back to 5ft from nothing.
    Amistad, I leave it in the ground now and comes back to 5ft from nothing.
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  6. Kristen
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    Kristen's Project

    Sorry Kristen,I know I'm a pest but would also love to see how your Knot garden is coming on:thumbsup:
    Sorry Kristen,I know I'm a pest but would also love to see how your Knot garden is coming on:thumbsup:
    Sorry Kristen,I know I'm a pest but would also love to see how your Knot garden is coming on:thumbsup:
    Sorry Kristen,I know I'm a pest but would also love to see how your Knot garden is coming on:thumbsup:
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  7. Redwing
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    Good Online Nurseries and Plant Sellers

    Well, I think Plants Galore are definitely off my list of good sellers before me even receiving a single order from them! They seemed to have a great selection of hebes which are a genus I'm...
    Well, I think Plants Galore are definitely off my list of good sellers before me even receiving a single order from them! They seemed to have a great selection of hebes which are a genus I'm becoming increasingly fond of. Ordered 2 which are said to be particularly successful with butterflies on...
    Well, I think Plants Galore are definitely off my list of good sellers before me even receiving a single order from them! They seemed to have a great selection of hebes which are a genus I'm becoming increasingly fond of. Ordered 2 which are said...
    Well, I think Plants Galore are definitely off my list of good sellers before me even receiving a single order from them! They seemed to have a great selection of hebes which are a genus I'm...
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  8. ARMANDII
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    SWEETPEAS - 2021

    I live in the northwest, I’m debating wether I can plant my sweetpeas out ?, it’s forecast 100% rain tomorrow and Friday :what:
    I live in the northwest, I’m debating wether I can plant my sweetpeas out ?, it’s forecast 100% rain tomorrow and Friday :what:
    I live in the northwest, I’m debating wether I can plant my sweetpeas out ?, it’s forecast 100% rain tomorrow and Friday :what:
    I live in the northwest, I’m debating wether I can plant my sweetpeas out ?, it’s forecast 100% rain tomorrow and Friday :what:
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  9. ARMANDII
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    SOWING SEEDS - 2021

    I'm very late with sowing this year (tomatoes are the only ones done on time). Gonna start today /tomorrow placing pots and trays in the gh. With Tiger (ginger kitty) :cat-kittyandsmiley: joining us last year, I...
    I'm very late with sowing this year (tomatoes are the only ones done on time). Gonna start today /tomorrow placing pots and trays in the gh. With Tiger (ginger kitty) :cat-kittyandsmiley: joining us last year, I can't use windowsills safely.
    I'm very late with sowing this year (tomatoes are the only ones done on time). Gonna start today /tomorrow placing pots and trays in the gh. With Tiger (ginger kitty) :cat-kittyandsmiley: joining us last year, I can't use windowsills safely.
    I'm very late with sowing this year (tomatoes are the only ones done on time). Gonna start today /tomorrow placing pots and trays in the gh. With Tiger (ginger kitty) :cat-kittyandsmiley: joining us last year, I...
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  10. ARMANDII
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    FUCHSIAS - 2021

    Hi,You can cut them down as far as you like, provided you can still see some buds below.The lower you cut, the plant will probably not grow much bigger than it is now, but if you cut higher...
    Hi,You can cut them down as far as you like, provided you can still see some buds below.The lower you cut, the plant will probably not grow much bigger than it is now, but if you cut higher up it will soon grow out bigger.It surprising how a few feet can make a big difference in how...
    Hi,You can cut them down as far as you like, provided you can still see some buds below.The lower you cut, the plant will probably not grow much bigger than it is now, but if you cut higher up it will soon grow out bigger.It surprising how...
    Hi,You can cut them down as far as you like, provided you can still see some buds below.The lower you cut, the plant will probably not grow much bigger than it is now, but if you cut higher...
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  11. ARMANDII
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    ANYONE BUYING NEW SEED FOR 2021?

    A few posts ago I said I wouldn't buy anything this season because of all the leftovers I still have....Well I had a weak moment yesterday. Saw those seeds for 0.49 € at my local Lidl and just...
    A few posts ago I said I wouldn't buy anything this season because of all the leftovers I still have....Well I had a weak moment yesterday. Saw those seeds for 0.49 € at my local Lidl and just couldn't resist.
    A few posts ago I said I wouldn't buy anything this season because of all the leftovers I still have....Well I had a weak moment yesterday. Saw those seeds for 0.49 € at my local Lidl and just couldn't resist.
    A few posts ago I said I wouldn't buy anything this season because of all the leftovers I still have....Well I had a weak moment yesterday. Saw those seeds for 0.49 € at my local Lidl and just...
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  12. ARMANDII
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    GARDENERS CORNER SEED SWAP 2021

    I will sort out my seeds.I'm sorry after finding out how the seed swap is worked I realise that it is a bit more than I thought and at this moment in time it isn't just a case of popping the...
    I will sort out my seeds.I'm sorry after finding out how the seed swap is worked I realise that it is a bit more than I thought and at this moment in time it isn't just a case of popping the enveloped packaged seed in a post box. While I can agree lilianas way is safer it wouldn't work for...
    I will sort out my seeds.I'm sorry after finding out how the seed swap is worked I realise that it is a bit more than I thought and at this moment in time it isn't just a case of popping the enveloped packaged seed in a post box. While I can...
    I will sort out my seeds.I'm sorry after finding out how the seed swap is worked I realise that it is a bit more than I thought and at this moment in time it isn't just a case of popping the...
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  13. ARMANDII
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    GARDENING ASPIRATIONS FOR 2021

    My aspirations are simple - to try and keep the garden tidy! No new projects apart from trying to get lawn back on the very large area that has died off because of us storing empty pots and trays...
    My aspirations are simple - to try and keep the garden tidy! No new projects apart from trying to get lawn back on the very large area that has died off because of us storing empty pots and trays that we keep ready for all the plants we usually grow for sale. No open garden again this year so...
    My aspirations are simple - to try and keep the garden tidy! No new projects apart from trying to get lawn back on the very large area that has died off because of us storing empty pots and trays that we keep ready for all the plants we usually...
    My aspirations are simple - to try and keep the garden tidy! No new projects apart from trying to get lawn back on the very large area that has died off because of us storing empty pots and trays...
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  14. ARMANDII
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    THE IRIS FAMILY - 2021

    Let's hope it's a good year.
    Let's hope it's a good year.
    Let's hope it's a good year.
    Let's hope it's a good year.
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  15. ARMANDII
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    DAY LILIES - 2021

    Another year of colour.
    Another year of colour.
    Another year of colour.
    Another year of colour.
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  16. ARMANDII
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    RECOMMENDED GARDENING/HORTICULTURAL/BOTANICAL BOOKS AND PERSONAL STUDIES INTO THE SUBJECT

    Now then. So we have opened up a bit about our books etc. Now then. I am approaching a kind of special time of the gardening year to me. I wonder if anyone cares to share their thoughts,...
    Now then. So we have opened up a bit about our books etc. Now then. I am approaching a kind of special time of the gardening year to me. I wonder if anyone cares to share their thoughts, experiences and memories. To help set the scene. For those who have perhaps lived through an era, and...
    Now then. So we have opened up a bit about our books etc. Now then. I am approaching a kind of special time of the gardening year to me. I wonder if anyone cares to share their thoughts, experiences and memories. To help set the scene. For...
    Now then. So we have opened up a bit about our books etc. Now then. I am approaching a kind of special time of the gardening year to me. I wonder if anyone cares to share their thoughts,...
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  17. ARMANDII
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    HANGING BASKETS, WINDOW BOXES AND PLANTERS 2020

    Over wintered in the greenhouse and the two Callibrchoa survived and are now flowering well.Cherry Ripple petunias, Dichondra Silver Falls from seedlings found in the greenhouse.
    Over wintered in the greenhouse and the two Callibrchoa survived and are now flowering well.Cherry Ripple petunias, Dichondra Silver Falls from seedlings found in the greenhouse.
    Over wintered in the greenhouse and the two Callibrchoa survived and are now flowering well.Cherry Ripple petunias, Dichondra Silver Falls from seedlings found in the greenhouse.
    Over wintered in the greenhouse and the two Callibrchoa survived and are now flowering well.Cherry Ripple petunias, Dichondra Silver Falls from seedlings found in the greenhouse.
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  18. ARMANDII
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    IRIS CHOICE - NEED A HAND FROM THE GANG

    I do like the black one with a hint of blue - Black suited :blue thumb: they are all nice though .
    I do like the black one with a hint of blue - Black suited :blue thumb: they are all nice though .
    I do like the black one with a hint of blue - Black suited :blue thumb: they are all nice though .
    I do like the black one with a hint of blue - Black suited :blue thumb: they are all nice though .
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  19. HarryS
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    Know Your Weeds

    my friend seems to be having a problem with buttercup weeds in her lawn, how can she get rid of it ? Without damaging the lawn :spinning:
    my friend seems to be having a problem with buttercup weeds in her lawn, how can she get rid of it ? Without damaging the lawn :spinning:
    my friend seems to be having a problem with buttercup weeds in her lawn, how can she get rid of it ? Without damaging the lawn :spinning:
    my friend seems to be having a problem with buttercup weeds in her lawn, how can she get rid of it ? Without damaging the lawn :spinning:
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  20. HarryS
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    Dahlia Tuber Planting ?

    Brilliant thread. Having moved home last year I thought my Dahlia tubers had got lost but I stumbled across them the other day. I pulled a couple out of one large pot to see if they were ok and...
    Brilliant thread. Having moved home last year I thought my Dahlia tubers had got lost but I stumbled across them the other day. I pulled a couple out of one large pot to see if they were ok and they seemed fine (see below) One had new shoots growing. I'm not confident enough to separate them...
    Brilliant thread. Having moved home last year I thought my Dahlia tubers had got lost but I stumbled across them the other day. I pulled a couple out of one large pot to see if they were ok and they seemed fine (see below) One had new shoots...
    Brilliant thread. Having moved home last year I thought my Dahlia tubers had got lost but I stumbled across them the other day. I pulled a couple out of one large pot to see if they were ok and...
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  21. Fat Controller
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    Sheds

    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor...
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor repairs and give it a coat of preservative soon. Although the roof has been replaced at some point the...
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor repairs and give it a coat of preservative soon....
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor...
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  22. JWK
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    Do you know your soil type?

    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure added over the years. Warm, sunny walled garden not far from the coast. Can grow wide range of...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure added over the years. Warm, sunny walled garden...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure...
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  23. PeterS
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    Improving clay

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  25. fred88

    Max Slope?

    I'd be inclined, sorry about the pun, to keep the slope dig it over incorporating some of the gravel and plant it up with drought tolerant plants, mostly low growing and spreading to hold the soil...
    I'd be inclined, sorry about the pun, to keep the slope dig it over incorporating some of the gravel and plant it up with drought tolerant plants, mostly low growing and spreading to hold the soil in place.
    I'd be inclined, sorry about the pun, to keep the slope dig it over incorporating some of the gravel and plant it up with drought tolerant plants, mostly low growing and spreading to hold the soil in place.
    I'd be inclined, sorry about the pun, to keep the slope dig it over incorporating some of the gravel and plant it up with drought tolerant plants, mostly low growing and spreading to hold the soil...
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  26. NigelJ

    Allium bulbs splitting

    @Black Dog Full agree regarding garlic and shallots, less keen on my main crop onions splitting though. Ornamental onions like Mars will split into smaller bulbs if not planted deep enough...
    @Black Dog Full agree regarding garlic and shallots, less keen on my main crop onions splitting though. Ornamental onions like Mars will split into smaller bulbs if not planted deep enough resulting in a cluster of leaves and no flowers the following spring. Personally I find Mars is a thug and...
    @Black Dog Full agree regarding garlic and shallots, less keen on my main crop onions splitting though. Ornamental onions like Mars will split into smaller bulbs if not planted deep enough resulting in a cluster of leaves and no flowers the...
    @Black Dog Full agree regarding garlic and shallots, less keen on my main crop onions splitting though. Ornamental onions like Mars will split into smaller bulbs if not planted deep enough...
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  27. Grib17

    Gardening Ideas

    I'm not too sure on the building regs. We want some greenery to soften the look of the house up a little bit.
    I'm not too sure on the building regs. We want some greenery to soften the look of the house up a little bit.
    I'm not too sure on the building regs. We want some greenery to soften the look of the house up a little bit.
    I'm not too sure on the building regs. We want some greenery to soften the look of the house up a little bit.
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  28. Englishgirlinbrazil

    Removing ant's nests... what happens next?

    Hmmmm....all this dosing the soil with detergent/vinegar/salt/bleach! I use the proprietary little round traps that you squeeze a few drops of anticide into. Other creatures can't access it, it...
    Hmmmm....all this dosing the soil with detergent/vinegar/salt/bleach! I use the proprietary little round traps that you squeeze a few drops of anticide into. Other creatures can't access it, it gets taken straight back to the nest and destroys it. It works extremely well without polluting the...
    Hmmmm....all this dosing the soil with detergent/vinegar/salt/bleach! I use the proprietary little round traps that you squeeze a few drops of anticide into. Other creatures can't access it, it gets taken straight back to the nest and destroys...
    Hmmmm....all this dosing the soil with detergent/vinegar/salt/bleach! I use the proprietary little round traps that you squeeze a few drops of anticide into. Other creatures can't access it, it...
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  29. Yana

    Conifer with dry top

    I think it may have dried out at some stage, that is if you cant see any pests down inside that area of the plant. I've got one very similar to this, I rescued it from a cemetery bin.:biggrin:Not sure...
    I think it may have dried out at some stage, that is if you cant see any pests down inside that area of the plant. I've got one very similar to this, I rescued it from a cemetery bin.:biggrin:Not sure what they are but appear to be a dwarf form of a spruce maybe, to be honest I've never tried to find...
    I think it may have dried out at some stage, that is if you cant see any pests down inside that area of the plant. I've got one very similar to this, I rescued it from a cemetery bin.:biggrin:Not sure what they are but appear to be a dwarf form of a...
    I think it may have dried out at some stage, that is if you cant see any pests down inside that area of the plant. I've got one very similar to this, I rescued it from a cemetery bin.:biggrin:Not sure...
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  30. Yana

    lawn

    Thank you very much everyone for all your help and advises, options!
    Thank you very much everyone for all your help and advises, options!
    Thank you very much everyone for all your help and advises, options!
    Thank you very much everyone for all your help and advises, options!
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  31. Jasmine star
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    The battle with slugs and snails is over. (Hopefully)

    This is amazing @Perki thanks so much :hapfeet: Lots to have a look at :dbgrtmb:@Black Dog never crossed my mind. What a fab idea. If they don't get the message this is my next option. Thanks :blue thumb:
    This is amazing @Perki thanks so much :hapfeet: Lots to have a look at :dbgrtmb:@Black Dog never crossed my mind. What a fab idea. If they don't get the message this is my next option. Thanks :blue thumb:
    This is amazing @Perki thanks so much :hapfeet: Lots to have a look at :dbgrtmb:@Black Dog never crossed my mind. What a fab idea. If they don't get the message this is my next option. Thanks :blue thumb:
    This is amazing @Perki thanks so much :hapfeet: Lots to have a look at :dbgrtmb:@Black Dog never crossed my mind. What a fab idea. If they don't get the message this is my next option. Thanks :blue thumb:
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  32. ennnceee

    The Botanical name for these daisy like sunflowers

    Many thanks.
    Many thanks.
    Many thanks.
    Many thanks.
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  33. Kevin Cowans

    My Garden Progress

    Hi Kevin,It seems to be one step forward and two back. :doh:It's just as well you rang them.
    Hi Kevin,It seems to be one step forward and two back. :doh:It's just as well you rang them.
    Hi Kevin,It seems to be one step forward and two back. :doh:It's just as well you rang them.
    Hi Kevin,It seems to be one step forward and two back. :doh:It's just as well you rang them.
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  34. Giri

    What´s the Most Useful Plant in Your Garden?

    The most useful plant in my garden is the one I can look at lovingly and think ........ I grew that from a seed
    The most useful plant in my garden is the one I can look at lovingly and think ........ I grew that from a seed
    The most useful plant in my garden is the one I can look at lovingly and think ........ I grew that from a seed
    The most useful plant in my garden is the one I can look at lovingly and think ........ I grew that from a seed
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  35. IrisAtwood

    Rhubarb leaves being eaten by slugs,snails and caterpillars

    Guess this means slug-food is pretty rare in your garden. My slugs wouldn't touch the rhubarb until it was the last available food source.Edit: if you are lucky this problem will go away after...
    Guess this means slug-food is pretty rare in your garden. My slugs wouldn't touch the rhubarb until it was the last available food source.Edit: if you are lucky this problem will go away after one season since plants aren't eager to be eaten themselves. So in the upcoming months or year...
    Guess this means slug-food is pretty rare in your garden. My slugs wouldn't touch the rhubarb until it was the last available food source.Edit: if you are lucky this problem will go away after one season since plants aren't eager to be eaten...
    Guess this means slug-food is pretty rare in your garden. My slugs wouldn't touch the rhubarb until it was the last available food source.Edit: if you are lucky this problem will go away after...
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  36. Stuart Fawcett

    Black Bamboo's swan song? - is the 100 year cycle now?

    @Sirius My fargesia nitidia flowered about 5 years ago and I took it out the following year, found a few seedlings, but many.
    @Sirius My fargesia nitidia flowered about 5 years ago and I took it out the following year, found a few seedlings, but many.
    @Sirius My fargesia nitidia flowered about 5 years ago and I took it out the following year, found a few seedlings, but many.
    @Sirius My fargesia nitidia flowered about 5 years ago and I took it out the following year, found a few seedlings, but many.
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  37. mazambo

    Nicotiana sylvestris

    I don't know what minimum temperature they need but we overwintered a plant in our car port. It was unintentional. It was left there amongst the hundreds of pot plants we have in the car port...
    I don't know what minimum temperature they need but we overwintered a plant in our car port. It was unintentional. It was left there amongst the hundreds of pot plants we have in the car port and flowered the following year. This year is year three and it had again survived the winter but we...
    I don't know what minimum temperature they need but we overwintered a plant in our car port. It was unintentional. It was left there amongst the hundreds of pot plants we have in the car port and flowered the following year. This year is year...
    I don't know what minimum temperature they need but we overwintered a plant in our car port. It was unintentional. It was left there amongst the hundreds of pot plants we have in the car port...
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  38. Stuart Fawcett

    Mossy lawn areas gone - despite creating more shade on it.

    For the first few years in this garden we had loads of Moss in the lawn. then we planted a mini orchard in it. I let the hedge grow taller and it shaded the grass more, then we'd cut the grass and...
    For the first few years in this garden we had loads of Moss in the lawn. then we planted a mini orchard in it. I let the hedge grow taller and it shaded the grass more, then we'd cut the grass and leaving clippings on top, and even just mow the fallen beach hedge leaves into a mulch in situ -...
    For the first few years in this garden we had loads of Moss in the lawn. then we planted a mini orchard in it. I let the hedge grow taller and it shaded the grass more, then we'd cut the grass and leaving clippings on top, and even just mow the...
    For the first few years in this garden we had loads of Moss in the lawn. then we planted a mini orchard in it. I let the hedge grow taller and it shaded the grass more, then we'd cut the grass and...
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  39. Selleri

    What to do with Foxgloves now?

    I leave mine to go tatty and allow seeds to form - then shake the dried seeds around the garden for get more. :)
    I leave mine to go tatty and allow seeds to form - then shake the dried seeds around the garden for get more. :)
    I leave mine to go tatty and allow seeds to form - then shake the dried seeds around the garden for get more. :)
    I leave mine to go tatty and allow seeds to form - then shake the dried seeds around the garden for get more. :)
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  40. Harri

    Growing from last years seed.

    It's always nice to collect seed from the garden and then brilliant to see a result the following year. These Penstemon's I grew from last years seed collecting look lovely. Anyone else had nice...
    It's always nice to collect seed from the garden and then brilliant to see a result the following year. These Penstemon's I grew from last years seed collecting look lovely. Anyone else had nice results? edit: well it's a double whoops!! Firstly Pete tells me they are Godetia. And secondly my...
    It's always nice to collect seed from the garden and then brilliant to see a result the following year. These Penstemon's I grew from last years seed collecting look lovely. Anyone else had nice results? edit: well it's a double whoops!! Firstly...
    It's always nice to collect seed from the garden and then brilliant to see a result the following year. These Penstemon's I grew from last years seed collecting look lovely. Anyone else had nice...
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  41. hailbopp
    Informative x 4

    Warning when strimming

    I had burns from Giant Hogweed many years ago, and being burns I reacted by running cold water on them - the worst thing I could have done, as the burns blistered. If any treatment is used then a...
    I had burns from Giant Hogweed many years ago, and being burns I reacted by running cold water on them - the worst thing I could have done, as the burns blistered. If any treatment is used then a recommended ointment is best.
    I had burns from Giant Hogweed many years ago, and being burns I reacted by running cold water on them - the worst thing I could have done, as the burns blistered. If any treatment is used then a recommended ointment is best.
    I had burns from Giant Hogweed many years ago, and being burns I reacted by running cold water on them - the worst thing I could have done, as the burns blistered. If any treatment is used then a...
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  42. mazambo

    Allium in raised bed?

    Thanks @Palustris
    Thanks @Palustris
    Thanks @Palustris
    Thanks @Palustris
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  43. LinG

    Echium Pininana

    Hi I'm base don Hirwaun on the edge of the Breckon beacons in south Wales so self seeding and surviving to a 2nd year outside is not an option due to the heavy frosts, snow and winter rain we get...
    Hi I'm base don Hirwaun on the edge of the Breckon beacons in south Wales so self seeding and surviving to a 2nd year outside is not an option due to the heavy frosts, snow and winter rain we get for 3-6 months.
    Hi I'm base don Hirwaun on the edge of the Breckon beacons in south Wales so self seeding and surviving to a 2nd year outside is not an option due to the heavy frosts, snow and winter rain we get for 3-6 months.
    Hi I'm base don Hirwaun on the edge of the Breckon beacons in south Wales so self seeding and surviving to a 2nd year outside is not an option due to the heavy frosts, snow and winter rain we get...
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  44. hailbopp

    Possible sport Campanula Lactiflora.

    Anybody know lots about the above. I have grown Pritchards Variety for years as below.It self seeds a bit and usually comes true ie blue. It sometimes produces paler blue and a near white a la...
    Anybody know lots about the above. I have grown Pritchards Variety for years as below.It self seeds a bit and usually comes true ie blue. It sometimes produces paler blue and a near white a la below.However, this year after having grown the plant for over 25 years I noticed this...It is...
    Anybody know lots about the above. I have grown Pritchards Variety for years as below.It self seeds a bit and usually comes true ie blue. It sometimes produces paler blue and a near white a la below.However, this year after having grown the...
    Anybody know lots about the above. I have grown Pritchards Variety for years as below.It self seeds a bit and usually comes true ie blue. It sometimes produces paler blue and a near white a la...
    BBAF1CD5-5972-4CAD-B64E-572DFC52EC03.jpeg DDBFEC9E-0B5F-4C0B-8416-F97AD6430501.jpeg A363D94B-20E2-4C3A-AA48-003CACBC0629.jpeg
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    68

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