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  2. JWK
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    What are we doing in the garden 2024

    I'm done for the day. Potted on the seedlings that were starting to look sickly in the hope that'll perk them up. They're currently in the cold frame but I'll bring them in for the night as it's...
    I'm done for the day. Potted on the seedlings that were starting to look sickly in the hope that'll perk them up. They're currently in the cold frame but I'll bring them in for the night as it's supposed to get chilly this evening. Also potted up the surplus sweet peas which hopefully, I'll be...
    I'm done for the day. Potted on the seedlings that were starting to look sickly in the hope that'll perk them up. They're currently in the cold frame but I'll bring them in for the night as it's supposed to get chilly this evening. Also potted up...
    I'm done for the day. Potted on the seedlings that were starting to look sickly in the hope that'll perk them up. They're currently in the cold frame but I'll bring them in for the night as it's...
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  3. shiney
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    What's looking good APRIL 2024

    Rubus calophyllus Rubus treutleri Rubus formosensis Rubus "Betty Ashburner" Rubus rolfei "Taroko Loco" All of these are ground cover/scandent species, most are relatively new to...
    Rubus calophyllus Rubus treutleri Rubus formosensis Rubus "Betty Ashburner" Rubus rolfei "Taroko Loco" All of these are ground cover/scandent species, most are relatively new to cultivation and quite vigorous. All prefer some moisture, dislike cold winds, are fairly hardy and have...
    Rubus calophyllus Rubus treutleri Rubus formosensis Rubus "Betty Ashburner" Rubus rolfei "Taroko Loco" All of these are ground cover/scandent species, most are relatively new to cultivation and quite vigorous. All prefer some moisture,...
    Rubus calophyllus Rubus treutleri Rubus formosensis Rubus "Betty Ashburner" Rubus rolfei "Taroko Loco" All of these are ground cover/scandent species, most are relatively new to...
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  4. 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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  5. JWK
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    Show us your purchases 2024

    Thanks for the advice I have already put it in the same bed that I have a couple of red Acers. The new one has got a 3ft Euonymus to the right of it but nothing sheltering it to the left....
    Thanks for the advice I have already put it in the same bed that I have a couple of red Acers. The new one has got a 3ft Euonymus to the right of it but nothing sheltering it to the left. Fingers crossed that I haven’t made a mistake as I understand Acers don’t liked being moved. :)
    Thanks for the advice I have already put it in the same bed that I have a couple of red Acers. The new one has got a 3ft Euonymus to the right of it but nothing sheltering it to the left. Fingers crossed that I haven’t made a mistake as I...
    Thanks for the advice I have already put it in the same bed that I have a couple of red Acers. The new one has got a 3ft Euonymus to the right of it but nothing sheltering it to the left....
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  6. JWK
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    Anyone Buying New Seed ?

    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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  7. ChrisM6
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    Mediterranean / Dry gardening

    Thank you, it would be gratefully accepted.I posted an article, last month I think, where 'they' are investigating piping to Algarve from up north. Also, they are building a desalinating plant...
    Thank you, it would be gratefully accepted.I posted an article, last month I think, where 'they' are investigating piping to Algarve from up north. Also, they are building a desalinating plant in Albufeira for drinking water .... and also cutting off golf courses, municipal gardens, upping...
    Thank you, it would be gratefully accepted.I posted an article, last month I think, where 'they' are investigating piping to Algarve from up north. Also, they are building a desalinating plant in Albufeira for drinking water .... and also...
    Thank you, it would be gratefully accepted.I posted an article, last month I think, where 'they' are investigating piping to Algarve from up north. Also, they are building a desalinating plant...
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  8. JWK
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    Like x 9

    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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  9. ARMANDII
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    SUPER SALVIAS

    stormy pink - from Great DixterJenny namaste
    stormy pink - from Great DixterJenny namaste
    stormy pink - from Great DixterJenny namaste
    stormy pink - from Great DixterJenny namaste
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  10. ARMANDII
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    FUCHSIAS

    I've had difficulty sourcing decent sized bush fuchsias but fortunately my cuttings are coming on space and should be a good size by the autumn
    I've had difficulty sourcing decent sized bush fuchsias but fortunately my cuttings are coming on space and should be a good size by the autumn
    I've had difficulty sourcing decent sized bush fuchsias but fortunately my cuttings are coming on space and should be a good size by the autumn
    I've had difficulty sourcing decent sized bush fuchsias but fortunately my cuttings are coming on space and should be a good size by the autumn
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  11. Redwing
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    Good Online Nurseries and Plant Sellers

    Definitely too good to be true @ViewAhead , especially nowadays with the cost of everything rising dramatically. For perennials, a good method is to buy in late summer/early autumn, when plants...
    Definitely too good to be true @ViewAhead , especially nowadays with the cost of everything rising dramatically. For perennials, a good method is to buy in late summer/early autumn, when plants are outgrowing their pots in GCs or nurseries, and can be divided. Many places have sales at that...
    Definitely too good to be true @ViewAhead , especially nowadays with the cost of everything rising dramatically. For perennials, a good method is to buy in late summer/early autumn, when plants are outgrowing their pots in GCs or nurseries, and...
    Definitely too good to be true @ViewAhead , especially nowadays with the cost of everything rising dramatically. For perennials, a good method is to buy in late summer/early autumn, when plants...
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  12. ARMANDII
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    SWEETPEAS

    I've never soaked them - not necessary here, as the soil mix, or even just compost, stays wet enough for germination.
    I've never soaked them - not necessary here, as the soil mix, or even just compost, stays wet enough for germination.
    I've never soaked them - not necessary here, as the soil mix, or even just compost, stays wet enough for germination.
    I've never soaked them - not necessary here, as the soil mix, or even just compost, stays wet enough for germination.
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  13. PeterS
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    Like x 9

    Improving clay

    Cool
    Cool
    Cool
    Cool
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  14. 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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  15. HarryS
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    Dahlia Tuber Planting ?

    Hi all,Some of our tubers are sprouting well in the greenhouse so will be talking a few cuttings.A very long time ( many years) since we last took some, interested to know if rooting them in...
    Hi all,Some of our tubers are sprouting well in the greenhouse so will be talking a few cuttings.A very long time ( many years) since we last took some, interested to know if rooting them in a compost with some perlite or in water is the more reliable way ? We have heat.
    Hi all,Some of our tubers are sprouting well in the greenhouse so will be talking a few cuttings.A very long time ( many years) since we last took some, interested to know if rooting them in a compost with some perlite or in water is the...
    Hi all,Some of our tubers are sprouting well in the greenhouse so will be talking a few cuttings.A very long time ( many years) since we last took some, interested to know if rooting them in...
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  16. ARMANDII
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    Like x 3

    IRIS CHOICE - NEED A HAND FROM THE GANG

    You need them all! I need them all! They're magnificent aren't they?
    You need them all! I need them all! They're magnificent aren't they?
    You need them all! I need them all! They're magnificent aren't they?
    You need them all! I need them all! They're magnificent aren't they?
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  17. ARMANDII
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    Like x 5

    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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  18. shiney
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    Like x 10

    Cutting Lawn Edges

    Of course, if Bulldog did make them, the quality would be better, and they might even give away a bag of Uncle Joes as a promotional offer! :snork:
    Of course, if Bulldog did make them, the quality would be better, and they might even give away a bag of Uncle Joes as a promotional offer! :snork:
    Of course, if Bulldog did make them, the quality would be better, and they might even give away a bag of Uncle Joes as a promotional offer! :snork:
    Of course, if Bulldog did make them, the quality would be better, and they might even give away a bag of Uncle Joes as a promotional offer! :snork:
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  19. Kevin Cowans
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    Struggling Honeysuckle 'American Beauty'

    Hello @Kevin Cowans no worries my friendBuy Lonicera x heckrottii Gold Flame (syn American Beauty) Honeysuckle in the UK
    Hello @Kevin Cowans no worries my friendBuy Lonicera x heckrottii Gold Flame (syn American Beauty) Honeysuckle in the UK
    Hello @Kevin Cowans no worries my friendBuy Lonicera x heckrottii Gold Flame (syn American Beauty) Honeysuckle in the UK
    Hello @Kevin Cowans no worries my friendBuy Lonicera x heckrottii Gold Flame (syn American Beauty) Honeysuckle in the UK
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  20. shiney
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    Cat Deterrents

    Please Read This Thread First:-Cat Deterrent Talk.? All post of this nature in this thread only.. Humane talk only please.! 2022
    Please Read This Thread First:-Cat Deterrent Talk.? All post of this nature in this thread only.. Humane talk only please.! 2022
    Please Read This Thread First:-Cat Deterrent Talk.? All post of this nature in this thread only.. Humane talk only please.! 2022
    Please Read This Thread First:-Cat Deterrent Talk.? All post of this nature in this thread only.. Humane talk only please.! 2022
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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. shiney
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2022

    My dad came round for new year with his absolutely crazy young dog. So I've been out in the garden. The dog is insane. Endless fun. But it did mean I got to walk on the lawn. It was like walking...
    My dad came round for new year with his absolutely crazy young dog. So I've been out in the garden. The dog is insane. Endless fun. But it did mean I got to walk on the lawn. It was like walking on a sponge full of water, so it made me feel better about doing nothing, as it's too wet out there...
    My dad came round for new year with his absolutely crazy young dog. So I've been out in the garden. The dog is insane. Endless fun. But it did mean I got to walk on the lawn. It was like walking on a sponge full of water, so it made me feel...
    My dad came round for new year with his absolutely crazy young dog. So I've been out in the garden. The dog is insane. Endless fun. But it did mean I got to walk on the lawn. It was like walking...
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  29. wiseowl
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    WHAT ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2023

    Link to new threadWhat are we doing in the garden 2024
    Link to new threadWhat are we doing in the garden 2024
    Link to new threadWhat are we doing in the garden 2024
    Link to new threadWhat are we doing in the garden 2024
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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. alp
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    Like x 7

    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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  41. Spruce
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    Daylily "Hemerocallis 2013 S W S

    Bumping the thread@jennywrenHave a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the thread@jennywrenHave a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the thread@jennywrenHave a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the thread@jennywrenHave a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
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