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  1. Victoria
    Agree x 6

    Location, Location, Location ...

    I put a general area in my avatar but a lot of people know where I am because I advertise when we open our garden for charity. :noidea: It's the disadvantage of doing it but is worth it as the charity...
    I put a general area in my avatar but a lot of people know where I am because I advertise when we open our garden for charity. :noidea: It's the disadvantage of doing it but is worth it as the charity benefits - over £50,000 so far. :blue thumb:
    I put a general area in my avatar but a lot of people know where I am because I advertise when we open our garden for charity. :noidea: It's the disadvantage of doing it but is worth it as the charity benefits - over £50,000 so far. :blue thumb:
    I put a general area in my avatar but a lot of people know where I am because I advertise when we open our garden for charity. :noidea: It's the disadvantage of doing it but is worth it as the charity...
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  2. NinaCZ

    Tree lily bulbs - boxed for a month. What to do?

    Ah, you double posted - we replied here , in case you missed it.Tree Lily bulbs - in a box for too long? Help please!
    Ah, you double posted - we replied here , in case you missed it.Tree Lily bulbs - in a box for too long? Help please!
    Ah, you double posted - we replied here , in case you missed it.Tree Lily bulbs - in a box for too long? Help please!
    Ah, you double posted - we replied here , in case you missed it.Tree Lily bulbs - in a box for too long? Help please!
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  3. ARMANDII
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    AN AMBLE AROUND THE GARDEN TODAY

    Thanks for clarifying that! :phew:
    Thanks for clarifying that! :phew:
    Thanks for clarifying that! :phew:
    Thanks for clarifying that! :phew:
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  4. Black Dog
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    Anyone else adopting abused plants on sale?

    I have done this, usually at my local supermarket, where the plants are lovely when they first come in but aren't well looked after, so deteriorate if they're not quickly sold. Some have recovered...
    I have done this, usually at my local supermarket, where the plants are lovely when they first come in but aren't well looked after, so deteriorate if they're not quickly sold. Some have recovered well, others have sadly proved too far gone and ended up in the compost heap!My best ever...
    I have done this, usually at my local supermarket, where the plants are lovely when they first come in but aren't well looked after, so deteriorate if they're not quickly sold. Some have recovered well, others have sadly proved too far gone and...
    I have done this, usually at my local supermarket, where the plants are lovely when they first come in but aren't well looked after, so deteriorate if they're not quickly sold. Some have recovered...
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  5. fumanchu

    Climbing Rose

    That' great, ty. I had heard that before but wanted to check with the experts. aka you lot. TY!:dbgrtmb:
    That' great, ty. I had heard that before but wanted to check with the experts. aka you lot. TY!:dbgrtmb:
    That' great, ty. I had heard that before but wanted to check with the experts. aka you lot. TY!:dbgrtmb:
    That' great, ty. I had heard that before but wanted to check with the experts. aka you lot. TY!:dbgrtmb:
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  6. Boltycr78

    What has happened to my new lawn?!

    I would also give it a feed and top dressing at the same time. Rusty
    I would also give it a feed and top dressing at the same time. Rusty
    I would also give it a feed and top dressing at the same time. Rusty
    I would also give it a feed and top dressing at the same time. Rusty
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  7. ARMANDII
    Like x 13

    WHATS LOOKING GOOD IN JANUARY 2021

    New Thread Here:-WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN FEBRUARY 2021
    New Thread Here:-WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN FEBRUARY 2021
    New Thread Here:-WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN FEBRUARY 2021
    New Thread Here:-WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN FEBRUARY 2021
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  8. Tinkerbelle61

    Buddleia cuttings advice please

    Thank you for your advice all, I will take them out of the heated propagator pronto and leave out on the bench until all this rain passes, then put them out side (out of labradors reach) during...
    Thank you for your advice all, I will take them out of the heated propagator pronto and leave out on the bench until all this rain passes, then put them out side (out of labradors reach) during the day until the spring arrives.
    Thank you for your advice all, I will take them out of the heated propagator pronto and leave out on the bench until all this rain passes, then put them out side (out of labradors reach) during the day until the spring arrives.
    Thank you for your advice all, I will take them out of the heated propagator pronto and leave out on the bench until all this rain passes, then put them out side (out of labradors reach) during...
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  9. Texas Pete

    Small shady area - would a pruned fatsia japonica fit?

    Thanks everyone. I think I'll give spider's web a go, once the weather is more appropriate!
    Thanks everyone. I think I'll give spider's web a go, once the weather is more appropriate!
    Thanks everyone. I think I'll give spider's web a go, once the weather is more appropriate!
    Thanks everyone. I think I'll give spider's web a go, once the weather is more appropriate!
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  10. DMM

    Help Please in Finding a Japanese Plum Yew

    You're so right Sheal ... I do love my outdoor space and derive a huge amount of pleasure from it! :spinning:
    You're so right Sheal ... I do love my outdoor space and derive a huge amount of pleasure from it! :spinning:
    You're so right Sheal ... I do love my outdoor space and derive a huge amount of pleasure from it! :spinning:
    You're so right Sheal ... I do love my outdoor space and derive a huge amount of pleasure from it! :spinning:
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  11. Howard Stone

    The most powerful, most long lasting, best value single dose path weed-killer.

    Yeah that's why it's called Path Clear.
    Yeah that's why it's called Path Clear.
    Yeah that's why it's called Path Clear.
    Yeah that's why it's called Path Clear.
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  12. AdrianBg

    Spring bulbs in pots - when they're finished

    A lovely thread, because it's that time of year when Spring bulbs, bless them give joy, hope and promises.These little bulbs produce an abundance of colourful flowers, scent and admiration from...
    A lovely thread, because it's that time of year when Spring bulbs, bless them give joy, hope and promises.These little bulbs produce an abundance of colourful flowers, scent and admiration from passersby when in full bloom. I put some, not all in pots. Over the next couple of seasons I throw out...
    A lovely thread, because it's that time of year when Spring bulbs, bless them give joy, hope and promises.These little bulbs produce an abundance of colourful flowers, scent and admiration from passersby when in full bloom. I put some, not all in...
    A lovely thread, because it's that time of year when Spring bulbs, bless them give joy, hope and promises.These little bulbs produce an abundance of colourful flowers, scent and admiration from...
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  13. ricky101
    Like x 3

    Wormories - worth the trouble ?

    i have had a small wormery for around ten years a three tray worm city one. it produces normally four trays per year of compost 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.3 cubic metres per tray which gives me enough worm...
    i have had a small wormery for around ten years a three tray worm city one. it produces normally four trays per year of compost 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.3 cubic metres per tray which gives me enough worm compost for all my needs. I use coco coir for bedding which is dramatically changed in composition...
    i have had a small wormery for around ten years a three tray worm city one. it produces normally four trays per year of compost 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.3 cubic metres per tray which gives me enough worm compost for all my needs. I use coco coir for...
    i have had a small wormery for around ten years a three tray worm city one. it produces normally four trays per year of compost 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.3 cubic metres per tray which gives me enough worm...
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  14. JWK
    Funny x 5

    The Chelsea Chop

    Well Covid is very 'catchy' :blue thumb:
    Well Covid is very 'catchy' :blue thumb:
    Well Covid is very 'catchy' :blue thumb:
    Well Covid is very 'catchy' :blue thumb:
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  15. Selleri
    Like x 7

    What mistakes have you NOT learnt from?

    The artichokes look very good and we grow them for their flowers.
    The artichokes look very good and we grow them for their flowers.
    The artichokes look very good and we grow them for their flowers.
    The artichokes look very good and we grow them for their flowers.
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  16. wls09

    Ordering seeds from EU countries, 2021?

    Yeah, that's been going through my mind since I wouldn't be the only person to think January = buy more seeds! I'll just have to be patient, I think it's a tad too early to start growing anything...
    Yeah, that's been going through my mind since I wouldn't be the only person to think January = buy more seeds! I'll just have to be patient, I think it's a tad too early to start growing anything for me since I don't have a proper greenhouse (just a stainless steel shelving unit greenhouse) or...
    Yeah, that's been going through my mind since I wouldn't be the only person to think January = buy more seeds! I'll just have to be patient, I think it's a tad too early to start growing anything for me since I don't have a proper greenhouse...
    Yeah, that's been going through my mind since I wouldn't be the only person to think January = buy more seeds! I'll just have to be patient, I think it's a tad too early to start growing anything...
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  17. Sheal

    Help to track down a plant please.

    Thanks Victoria, I looked at those but they're not fully hardy I'm afraid.Thank you all for your help :dbgrtmb: but I've bitten the bullet today and ordered Choisya Sundance. It's mature height and...
    Thanks Victoria, I looked at those but they're not fully hardy I'm afraid.Thank you all for your help :dbgrtmb: but I've bitten the bullet today and ordered Choisya Sundance. It's mature height and spread is a little more than I wanted but I've given it some thought and will alter the layout of the...
    Thanks Victoria, I looked at those but they're not fully hardy I'm afraid.Thank you all for your help :dbgrtmb: but I've bitten the bullet today and ordered Choisya Sundance. It's mature height and spread is a little more than I wanted but I've given it...
    Thanks Victoria, I looked at those but they're not fully hardy I'm afraid.Thank you all for your help :dbgrtmb: but I've bitten the bullet today and ordered Choisya Sundance. It's mature height and...
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  18. CanadianLori

    Hibiscus Help!! Arghh,

    oohhh it died
    oohhh it died
    oohhh it died
    oohhh it died
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  19. Karen2226

    Viburnum help please.

    Great, thanks. Sounds lovely, I'll have a look for those.
    Great, thanks. Sounds lovely, I'll have a look for those.
    Great, thanks. Sounds lovely, I'll have a look for those.
    Great, thanks. Sounds lovely, I'll have a look for those.
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  20. ThePlantAssassin

    Honeysuckle keeps failing??

    Try giving your jasmine a regular dose of tomato food :). Another lovely plant is Trachelospermum jasminoides (probably now called Rhyncospermum). That's an evergreen with white, scented,...
    Try giving your jasmine a regular dose of tomato food :). Another lovely plant is Trachelospermum jasminoides (probably now called Rhyncospermum). That's an evergreen with white, scented, jasmine-like flowers. T. asiaticum has creamy-yellow flowers. Dregea sinensis (Wattakaka) would probably do...
    Try giving your jasmine a regular dose of tomato food :). Another lovely plant is Trachelospermum jasminoides (probably now called Rhyncospermum). That's an evergreen with white, scented, jasmine-like flowers. T. asiaticum has creamy-yellow...
    Try giving your jasmine a regular dose of tomato food :). Another lovely plant is Trachelospermum jasminoides (probably now called Rhyncospermum). That's an evergreen with white, scented,...
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