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  2. shiney
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2022

    Nothing today, but a full on day of extreme weeding is on the cards for tomorrow
    Nothing today, but a full on day of extreme weeding is on the cards for tomorrow
    Nothing today, but a full on day of extreme weeding is on the cards for tomorrow
    Nothing today, but a full on day of extreme weeding is on the cards for tomorrow
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  3. Fat Controller
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    Sheds

    These are the ones I have here -
    These are the ones I have here -
    These are the ones I have here -
    These are the ones I have here -
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  4. JWK
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    Anyone Buying New Seed for 2022 ?

    Thank you, will do :) have a good day.
    Thank you, will do :) have a good day.
    Thank you, will do :) have a good day.
    Thank you, will do :) have a good day.
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  5. shiney
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    SHOW US YOUR PURCHASES - 2022

    That seems a very good price as we sell them at £3 (for our charity) and garden centres are charging at least double for that size. They'll need bigger pots for next year :blue thumb:
    That seems a very good price as we sell them at £3 (for our charity) and garden centres are charging at least double for that size. They'll need bigger pots for next year :blue thumb:
    That seems a very good price as we sell them at £3 (for our charity) and garden centres are charging at least double for that size. They'll need bigger pots for next year :blue thumb:
    That seems a very good price as we sell them at £3 (for our charity) and garden centres are charging at least double for that size. They'll need bigger pots for next year :blue thumb:
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  6. shiney
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  7. 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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  8. ARMANDII
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    SUPER SALVIAS - 2021/22

    Cheers! We've got about 6 different varieties in 'big' pots outside and about the same inside over winter which get planted out after frosts. I will be taking cuttings from some of these because...
    Cheers! We've got about 6 different varieties in 'big' pots outside and about the same inside over winter which get planted out after frosts. I will be taking cuttings from some of these because there will be quite big shoots by then.
    Cheers! We've got about 6 different varieties in 'big' pots outside and about the same inside over winter which get planted out after frosts. I will be taking cuttings from some of these because there will be quite big shoots by then.
    Cheers! We've got about 6 different varieties in 'big' pots outside and about the same inside over winter which get planted out after frosts. I will be taking cuttings from some of these because...
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  9. ARMANDII
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    FUCHSIAS - 2021/22

    @Clare G I've had F microphylla for about10 years now and it flowers for about 10 months of the year and is almost evergreen. The Beast from the East in 2018 did cause it to defoliate and kill off...
    @Clare G I've had F microphylla for about10 years now and it flowers for about 10 months of the year and is almost evergreen. The Beast from the East in 2018 did cause it to defoliate and kill off a few branches.
    @Clare G I've had F microphylla for about10 years now and it flowers for about 10 months of the year and is almost evergreen. The Beast from the East in 2018 did cause it to defoliate and kill off a few branches.
    @Clare G I've had F microphylla for about10 years now and it flowers for about 10 months of the year and is almost evergreen. The Beast from the East in 2018 did cause it to defoliate and kill off...
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  10. 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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  11. PeterS
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    Improving clay

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    Cool
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    Cool
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  12. 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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  13. ARMANDII
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    SWEETPEAS - 2021/22

    I would like a discussion about sweet peas too. I think the big tub will look lovely with gladioli, sweet peas and zinnias, sweet peas at the back of course. I’ve just started growing sweetpeas...
    I would like a discussion about sweet peas too. I think the big tub will look lovely with gladioli, sweet peas and zinnias, sweet peas at the back of course. I’ve just started growing sweetpeas and what I have gathered is that you start them off in a cold greenhouse, the peas need a long root...
    I would like a discussion about sweet peas too. I think the big tub will look lovely with gladioli, sweet peas and zinnias, sweet peas at the back of course. I’ve just started growing sweetpeas and what I have gathered is that you start them off...
    I would like a discussion about sweet peas too. I think the big tub will look lovely with gladioli, sweet peas and zinnias, sweet peas at the back of course. I’ve just started growing sweetpeas...
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  18. Sarraceniac

    What's your weather like?

    It's just come to our attention (thank you RM1986!) that some of our problems may have been attributable, in part at least, to active threads with over 1,000 posts. Therefore, this thread is being...
    It's just come to our attention (thank you RM1986!) that some of our problems may have been attributable, in part at least, to active threads with over 1,000 posts. Therefore, this thread is being closed and started in a new thread. Otherwise known as 'splitting'.How it will work is this:...
    It's just come to our attention (thank you RM1986!) that some of our problems may have been attributable, in part at least, to active threads with over 1,000 posts. Therefore, this thread is being closed and started in a new thread. Otherwise...
    It's just come to our attention (thank you RM1986!) that some of our problems may have been attributable, in part at least, to active threads with over 1,000 posts. Therefore, this thread is being...
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  19. ARMANDII
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    WHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2018

    NEW THREAD HEREWHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2019
    NEW THREAD HEREWHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2019
    NEW THREAD HEREWHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2019
    NEW THREAD HEREWHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2019
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  20. NigelJ
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    What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020

    New Thread HereWHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021
    New Thread HereWHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021
    New Thread HereWHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021
    New Thread HereWHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021
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  21. ARMANDII
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2021

    Thank you @shiney
    Thank you @shiney
    Thank you @shiney
    Thank you @shiney
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  22. Phil A
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    What jobs are we doing in the Garden today 2015

    Time to say goodbye to 2015 - new thread HERE
    Time to say goodbye to 2015 - new thread HERE
    Time to say goodbye to 2015 - new thread HERE
    Time to say goodbye to 2015 - new thread HERE
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  23. Fat Controller
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    What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2019

    Just thought I'd mention that the year is 2020... :whistle::heehee:What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020Nick
    Just thought I'd mention that the year is 2020... :whistle::heehee:What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020Nick
    Just thought I'd mention that the year is 2020... :whistle::heehee:What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020Nick
    Just thought I'd mention that the year is 2020... :whistle::heehee:What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020Nick
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  24. ARMANDII
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    WHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2017

    Just a test post:snorky:
    Just a test post:snorky:
    Just a test post:snorky:
    Just a test post:snorky:
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  25. Marley Farley
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    What Jobs Are We Doing in the Garden Today... MK3.. 2013

    Lovely spring-like day today, sunny 8c. Dug over my veg beds as they'd got a bit compacted and did some weeding and hoeing here and there. Nothing much really but was good to be in the garden...
    Lovely spring-like day today, sunny 8c. Dug over my veg beds as they'd got a bit compacted and did some weeding and hoeing here and there. Nothing much really but was good to be in the garden for a few hours. Leeks and onions looking good and chard still producing. Need to get some manure and...
    Lovely spring-like day today, sunny 8c. Dug over my veg beds as they'd got a bit compacted and did some weeding and hoeing here and there. Nothing much really but was good to be in the garden for a few hours. Leeks and onions looking good and...
    Lovely spring-like day today, sunny 8c. Dug over my veg beds as they'd got a bit compacted and did some weeding and hoeing here and there. Nothing much really but was good to be in the garden...
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  26. Marley Farley
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    What Jobs are we doing in the Garden today 2014..

    @Zigs @Marley FarleyHi BothPlease can we have a new threadthank youSpruce
    @Zigs @Marley FarleyHi BothPlease can we have a new threadthank youSpruce
    @Zigs @Marley FarleyHi BothPlease can we have a new threadthank youSpruce
    @Zigs @Marley FarleyHi BothPlease can we have a new threadthank youSpruce
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  27. Fat Controller

    What jobs are we doing in the garden today 2016

    It was a big gardening day yesterday although it doesn't sound like a lot of work. It was 'c Clear the ShineyFrames for the winter', day :phew:. So I started off with picking the last of the beans -...
    It was a big gardening day yesterday although it doesn't sound like a lot of work. It was 'c Clear the ShineyFrames for the winter', day :phew:. So I started off with picking the last of the beans - 3lb :blue thumb:.Taking apart the frames doesn't include the main posts and wires but needs to have things...
    It was a big gardening day yesterday although it doesn't sound like a lot of work. It was 'c Clear the ShineyFrames for the winter', day :phew:. So I started off with picking the last of the beans - 3lb :blue thumb:.Taking apart the frames doesn't include the...
    It was a big gardening day yesterday although it doesn't sound like a lot of work. It was 'c Clear the ShineyFrames for the winter', day :phew:. So I started off with picking the last of the beans -...
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  28. Mr Grinch
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    Mr Grinch's Garden

    Looking grand Mr Grinch :dbgrtmb:
    Looking grand Mr Grinch :dbgrtmb:
    Looking grand Mr Grinch :dbgrtmb:
    Looking grand Mr Grinch :dbgrtmb:
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  29. PeterS
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    Show us your recent purchases.

    Closed.. New Thread here
    Closed.. New Thread here
    Closed.. New Thread here
    Closed.. New Thread here
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  30. Lolimac
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    What jobs are we doing today in the garden ?

    This thread is now closed please continue here,,
    This thread is now closed please continue here,,
    This thread is now closed please continue here,,
    This thread is now closed please continue here,,
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  31. Marley Farley
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    What Jobs Are We Doing in the Garden Today... MK2..

    New thread started here folks.. :blue thumb:
    New thread started here folks.. :blue thumb:
    New thread started here folks.. :blue thumb:
    New thread started here folks.. :blue thumb:
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  32. Phil A
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    Show us your recent purchases 2015

    I might agree with you if I understood what multi functioning was. :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I might agree with you if I understood what multi functioning was. :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I might agree with you if I understood what multi functioning was. :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I might agree with you if I understood what multi functioning was. :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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  33. ARMANDII
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    SHOW US YOUR RECENT PURCHASES 2018

    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
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  34. alp
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    Gardening diaries - friendly discussions on topics from latest bloom to wildlife.

    Thread closed as it is getting a bit long.New thread - Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)
    Thread closed as it is getting a bit long.New thread - Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)
    Thread closed as it is getting a bit long.New thread - Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)
    Thread closed as it is getting a bit long.New thread - Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)
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  35. Spruce
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    Daylily "Hemerocallis 2013 S W S

    Bumping the [email protected] a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the [email protected] a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the [email protected] a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the [email protected] a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
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  36. Waco

    Brugmansia 2

    We have since corresponded Caj xx As our mentor is not really with us any more, perhaps someone else .... Marley? Strongy? can help here. As to my situation two plus months ago, I threw away...
    We have since corresponded Caj xx As our mentor is not really with us any more, perhaps someone else .... Marley? Strongy? can help here. As to my situation two plus months ago, I threw away two of the stems and potted up the main one. It now has a nice 'crop' of hair ... sorry leaves ......
    We have since corresponded Caj xx As our mentor is not really with us any more, perhaps someone else .... Marley? Strongy? can help here. As to my situation two plus months ago, I threw away two of the stems and potted up the main one. It...
    We have since corresponded Caj xx As our mentor is not really with us any more, perhaps someone else .... Marley? Strongy? can help here. As to my situation two plus months ago, I threw away...
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  37. Spruce
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    What's Looking Good In June 2013

    I bought one Pennisetum burgundy giant a couple of years ago from a garden centre. It had burgundy red leaves and long rosy / maroon plumes. A most handsome plant indeed. I knew it was tender, but...
    I bought one Pennisetum burgundy giant a couple of years ago from a garden centre. It had burgundy red leaves and long rosy / maroon plumes. A most handsome plant indeed. I knew it was tender, but still by October it died :cry3:. I think some of them probably need tropical conditions :scratch: . Unfortunately...
    I bought one Pennisetum burgundy giant a couple of years ago from a garden centre. It had burgundy red leaves and long rosy / maroon plumes. A most handsome plant indeed. I knew it was tender, but still by October it died :cry3:. I think some of them...
    I bought one Pennisetum burgundy giant a couple of years ago from a garden centre. It had burgundy red leaves and long rosy / maroon plumes. A most handsome plant indeed. I knew it was tender, but...
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