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  2. wiseowl
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    What is Looking Good in JULY 2021

    Verbena bonerenses no sign of any butterflies interested in it but I did see a bee.
    Verbena bonerenses no sign of any butterflies interested in it but I did see a bee.
    Verbena bonerenses no sign of any butterflies interested in it but I did see a bee.
    Verbena bonerenses no sign of any butterflies interested in it but I did see a bee.
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  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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    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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  11. 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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  12. ARMANDII
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    SHOW US YOUR PURCHASES - 2021

    My border fork and hand fork from Burgon and Ball arrived this morning. I'm pleased with the hand fork's weight and size and the size of the border fork. Not sure about the latter's weight tho,...
    My border fork and hand fork from Burgon and Ball arrived this morning. I'm pleased with the hand fork's weight and size and the size of the border fork. Not sure about the latter's weight tho, seems nearly as heavy as my Joseph Bentley digging fork! Well, we shall see how they both perform...
    My border fork and hand fork from Burgon and Ball arrived this morning. I'm pleased with the hand fork's weight and size and the size of the border fork. Not sure about the latter's weight tho, seems nearly as heavy as my Joseph Bentley digging...
    My border fork and hand fork from Burgon and Ball arrived this morning. I'm pleased with the hand fork's weight and size and the size of the border fork. Not sure about the latter's weight tho,...
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  13. ARMANDII
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021

    Mowed the back grass it was about a foot high, still got to do the edges and watered the blueberries, gave one of them a trim it was dropping all of it's leaves so hope that it's not going to die.
    Mowed the back grass it was about a foot high, still got to do the edges and watered the blueberries, gave one of them a trim it was dropping all of it's leaves so hope that it's not going to die.
    Mowed the back grass it was about a foot high, still got to do the edges and watered the blueberries, gave one of them a trim it was dropping all of it's leaves so hope that it's not going to die.
    Mowed the back grass it was about a foot high, still got to do the edges and watered the blueberries, gave one of them a trim it was dropping all of it's leaves so hope that it's not going to die.
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. PeterS
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    Improving clay

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  25. Grib17

    Gardening Ideas

    That's great! Like I've said, I'm new to all this so any nice looking, easy maintainable plants are perfect until I learn more! Thank you!
    That's great! Like I've said, I'm new to all this so any nice looking, easy maintainable plants are perfect until I learn more! Thank you!
    That's great! Like I've said, I'm new to all this so any nice looking, easy maintainable plants are perfect until I learn more! Thank you!
    That's great! Like I've said, I'm new to all this so any nice looking, easy maintainable plants are perfect until I learn more! Thank you!
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  26. Jasmine star

    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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. mazambo

    Allium in raised bed?

    Thanks @Palustris
    Thanks @Palustris
    Thanks @Palustris
    Thanks @Palustris
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  34. 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...
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  35. 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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  36. clum111

    Will a tray of dahlias grow back

    Earlier in the year all new growth on my dahlias was completely nibbled away by slugs and snails. I had to resort to slug pellets even though I don't like using them, they recovered and now have...
    Earlier in the year all new growth on my dahlias was completely nibbled away by slugs and snails. I had to resort to slug pellets even though I don't like using them, they recovered and now have flower buds.
    Earlier in the year all new growth on my dahlias was completely nibbled away by slugs and snails. I had to resort to slug pellets even though I don't like using them, they recovered and now have flower buds.
    Earlier in the year all new growth on my dahlias was completely nibbled away by slugs and snails. I had to resort to slug pellets even though I don't like using them, they recovered and now have...
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  37. JWK

    Eryngium Sea Holly in a pot ?

    It's a 12" 15l pot and I'll probably go up a size next year, no doubt it's better in soil but with limited soil to plant in I've learned to give it a go, if I lose this one I'll grow another one.
    It's a 12" 15l pot and I'll probably go up a size next year, no doubt it's better in soil but with limited soil to plant in I've learned to give it a go, if I lose this one I'll grow another one.
    It's a 12" 15l pot and I'll probably go up a size next year, no doubt it's better in soil but with limited soil to plant in I've learned to give it a go, if I lose this one I'll grow another one.
    It's a 12" 15l pot and I'll probably go up a size next year, no doubt it's better in soil but with limited soil to plant in I've learned to give it a go, if I lose this one I'll grow another one.
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  38. ennnceee

    My potted Tithonia

    It may have a fungus. This could cause the leaves to brown and die. Or go floppy You can spray the shrub with a fungicide to treat this possibility.It may also be getting too much water. It is...
    It may have a fungus. This could cause the leaves to brown and die. Or go floppy You can spray the shrub with a fungicide to treat this possibility.It may also be getting too much water. It is a plant that likes it drier than wetter. If the soil is not drying out enough between watering, this...
    It may have a fungus. This could cause the leaves to brown and die. Or go floppy You can spray the shrub with a fungicide to treat this possibility.It may also be getting too much water. It is a plant that likes it drier than wetter. If the...
    It may have a fungus. This could cause the leaves to brown and die. Or go floppy You can spray the shrub with a fungicide to treat this possibility.It may also be getting too much water. It is...
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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. Stuart Fawcett

    Does your garden grow UPWARDS - soil level increase

    You are probably right Pete. The soil here is very shallow and being sandy loam is not the best. I've recently had fencing and gates installed across the drive and this below is what came from the...
    You are probably right Pete. The soil here is very shallow and being sandy loam is not the best. I've recently had fencing and gates installed across the drive and this below is what came from the holes. It looks more like cement than soil.
    You are probably right Pete. The soil here is very shallow and being sandy loam is not the best. I've recently had fencing and gates installed across the drive and this below is what came from the holes. It looks more like cement than soil.
    You are probably right Pete. The soil here is very shallow and being sandy loam is not the best. I've recently had fencing and gates installed across the drive and this below is what came from the...
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  42. Yana

    lawn

    I'd also mow short to get a nicer look for regular use, or if you can leave it to flower for the bees to enjoy. If you were going to be there longer and it was cooler and damper i'd even...
    I'd also mow short to get a nicer look for regular use, or if you can leave it to flower for the bees to enjoy. If you were going to be there longer and it was cooler and damper i'd even consider raking and re-sowing fresh grass but spring has passed now and seeding lawns in the summer needs a...
    I'd also mow short to get a nicer look for regular use, or if you can leave it to flower for the bees to enjoy. If you were going to be there longer and it was cooler and damper i'd even consider raking and re-sowing fresh grass but spring has...
    I'd also mow short to get a nicer look for regular use, or if you can leave it to flower for the bees to enjoy. If you were going to be there longer and it was cooler and damper i'd even...
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  43. BazzaS

    Stop ivy roots growing

    I assume its one single large woody stem? If that is the case I would cut it off cleanly and if big enough drill some holes in the top of the stem. Get some SBK stump killer and pour it neat into...
    I assume its one single large woody stem? If that is the case I would cut it off cleanly and if big enough drill some holes in the top of the stem. Get some SBK stump killer and pour it neat into the holes, but try not to spill it all around. I use a hypodermic for this without the...
    I assume its one single large woody stem? If that is the case I would cut it off cleanly and if big enough drill some holes in the top of the stem. Get some SBK stump killer and pour it neat into the holes, but try not to spill it all around. I...
    I assume its one single large woody stem? If that is the case I would cut it off cleanly and if big enough drill some holes in the top of the stem. Get some SBK stump killer and pour it neat into...
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  44. fred88

    Out of control Vine in garden

    Yes Brant, the white one is Solaris. Thanks, might give it a bit of a chop now then.
    Yes Brant, the white one is Solaris. Thanks, might give it a bit of a chop now then.
    Yes Brant, the white one is Solaris. Thanks, might give it a bit of a chop now then.
    Yes Brant, the white one is Solaris. Thanks, might give it a bit of a chop now then.
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