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  1. miraflores

    Soil

    ok I will get a ph measuring kit.
    ok I will get a ph measuring kit.
    ok I will get a ph measuring kit.
    ok I will get a ph measuring kit.
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  2. kriss

    Where do you buy your Bulbs...

    Do Dobbies still sell plants ? We popped in last weekend and our local store is now more coffee shop and tat than a garden centre. Probably a bit of an exaggeration but the focus has changed...
    Do Dobbies still sell plants ? We popped in last weekend and our local store is now more coffee shop and tat than a garden centre. Probably a bit of an exaggeration but the focus has changed significantly. I guess they go where the money is.On bulbs, we tend to buy most from on line...
    Do Dobbies still sell plants ? We popped in last weekend and our local store is now more coffee shop and tat than a garden centre. Probably a bit of an exaggeration but the focus has changed significantly. I guess they go where the money...
    Do Dobbies still sell plants ? We popped in last weekend and our local store is now more coffee shop and tat than a garden centre. Probably a bit of an exaggeration but the focus has changed...
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  3. honeybunny
    Like x 3

    Potting Shed Colour?

    I presume my suggestion of Neon Pink with Lime Green polka dots , came second ?:biggrin:
    I presume my suggestion of Neon Pink with Lime Green polka dots , came second ?:biggrin:
    I presume my suggestion of Neon Pink with Lime Green polka dots , came second ?:biggrin:
    I presume my suggestion of Neon Pink with Lime Green polka dots , came second ?:biggrin:
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  4. Andrew Kennedy

    Greenhouse glass problem

    I'm confused. If you are gone for long stretches, where is the water coming from if no one is there irrigating?Perhals auto watering is not synched well?
    I'm confused. If you are gone for long stretches, where is the water coming from if no one is there irrigating?Perhals auto watering is not synched well?
    I'm confused. If you are gone for long stretches, where is the water coming from if no one is there irrigating?Perhals auto watering is not synched well?
    I'm confused. If you are gone for long stretches, where is the water coming from if no one is there irrigating?Perhals auto watering is not synched well?
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  5. kriss

    Jasminum polyanthum after Winter

    Of course. Severe frosts still possible, even likely. You are almost there ...shame to let late cold weather spoil everything:noidea:
    Of course. Severe frosts still possible, even likely. You are almost there ...shame to let late cold weather spoil everything:noidea:
    Of course. Severe frosts still possible, even likely. You are almost there ...shame to let late cold weather spoil everything:noidea:
    Of course. Severe frosts still possible, even likely. You are almost there ...shame to let late cold weather spoil everything:noidea:
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  6. Steve R
    Informative x 3

    Gardeners World & Beechgrove Garden

    I'm with Rodders, I like both for different reasons. But I do feel that GW has too many extra presenters for different things, I'd be happy if Carol had her own show though. Her passion for the...
    I'm with Rodders, I like both for different reasons. But I do feel that GW has too many extra presenters for different things, I'd be happy if Carol had her own show though. Her passion for the subject really shows.
    I'm with Rodders, I like both for different reasons. But I do feel that GW has too many extra presenters for different things, I'd be happy if Carol had her own show though. Her passion for the subject really shows.
    I'm with Rodders, I like both for different reasons. But I do feel that GW has too many extra presenters for different things, I'd be happy if Carol had her own show though. Her passion for the...
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  7. SimonZ
    Like x 4

    Is there a name for this?

    Inosculation - Wikipedia
    Inosculation - Wikipedia
    Inosculation - Wikipedia
    Inosculation - Wikipedia
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  8. Janet mahay

    Whats this a weed or herb?

    Yes does look like feverfew @shiney although I have never tried it myself I am assured it does taste disgusting.! :)
    Yes does look like feverfew @shiney although I have never tried it myself I am assured it does taste disgusting.! :)
    Yes does look like feverfew @shiney although I have never tried it myself I am assured it does taste disgusting.! :)
    Yes does look like feverfew @shiney although I have never tried it myself I am assured it does taste disgusting.! :)
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  9. barryman

    African Daisies (Osteospermum) - indoors

    Thanks for all your info. I think I'll choose something else as Osteospermum doesn't seem to be the right choice. Cheers
    Thanks for all your info. I think I'll choose something else as Osteospermum doesn't seem to be the right choice. Cheers
    Thanks for all your info. I think I'll choose something else as Osteospermum doesn't seem to be the right choice. Cheers
    Thanks for all your info. I think I'll choose something else as Osteospermum doesn't seem to be the right choice. Cheers
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  10. Mike Allen
    Friendly x 4

    Garden fence-Given up

    We had our rotten wooden fence replaced with chain link. Problem solved.G.
    We had our rotten wooden fence replaced with chain link. Problem solved.G.
    We had our rotten wooden fence replaced with chain link. Problem solved.G.
    We had our rotten wooden fence replaced with chain link. Problem solved.G.
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  11. HarryS

    Deciduous Grasses Cut Back

    I have a Panicum Squaw ornamental deciduous grass . Is about now the best time to cut back the old stems , to a little tuft ?TIA
    I have a Panicum Squaw ornamental deciduous grass . Is about now the best time to cut back the old stems , to a little tuft ?TIA
    I have a Panicum Squaw ornamental deciduous grass . Is about now the best time to cut back the old stems , to a little tuft ?TIA
    I have a Panicum Squaw ornamental deciduous grass . Is about now the best time to cut back the old stems , to a little tuft ?TIA
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  12. Modded

    Shed base near a tree

    An alternative method to a slab would be a strong base frame with adjustable feet onto small flags or post hole type concrete pads, similar idea to these -Those tree roots are always going to...
    An alternative method to a slab would be a strong base frame with adjustable feet onto small flags or post hole type concrete pads, similar idea to these -Those tree roots are always going to give lots of movement.
    An alternative method to a slab would be a strong base frame with adjustable feet onto small flags or post hole type concrete pads, similar idea to these -Those tree roots are always going to give lots of movement.
    An alternative method to a slab would be a strong base frame with adjustable feet onto small flags or post hole type concrete pads, similar idea to these -Those tree roots are always going to...
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  13. ateepstera

    2-3 m Screening with planters for on top of a stone wall?

    Assume you have the prices of such big pot grown trees , seem a full 6m Hornbeam is around £600+Unless fully grown , the general rule of trees is that younger plants establish better and...
    Assume you have the prices of such big pot grown trees , seem a full 6m Hornbeam is around £600+Unless fully grown , the general rule of trees is that younger plants establish better and quicker.As we cannot see your garden view and what side of the country you are in its difficult to give...
    Assume you have the prices of such big pot grown trees , seem a full 6m Hornbeam is around £600+Unless fully grown , the general rule of trees is that younger plants establish better and quicker.As we cannot see your garden view and what...
    Assume you have the prices of such big pot grown trees , seem a full 6m Hornbeam is around £600+Unless fully grown , the general rule of trees is that younger plants establish better and...
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  14. HarryS

    £1 Bucket 2019

    If you arrange your pots properly you can keep your buckets and hide them at the back. Nobody would be any the wiser.:dbgrtmb:G.
    If you arrange your pots properly you can keep your buckets and hide them at the back. Nobody would be any the wiser.:dbgrtmb:G.
    If you arrange your pots properly you can keep your buckets and hide them at the back. Nobody would be any the wiser.:dbgrtmb:G.
    If you arrange your pots properly you can keep your buckets and hide them at the back. Nobody would be any the wiser.:dbgrtmb:G.
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  15. ricky101

    T&M and Van Meuwen Constant Ads

    I do that as well! Although TBF, I don't get much junk mail at this address. At my last address, I had loads! I think the person who lived there before me must have signed up for everything going.
    I do that as well! Although TBF, I don't get much junk mail at this address. At my last address, I had loads! I think the person who lived there before me must have signed up for everything going.
    I do that as well! Although TBF, I don't get much junk mail at this address. At my last address, I had loads! I think the person who lived there before me must have signed up for everything going.
    I do that as well! Although TBF, I don't get much junk mail at this address. At my last address, I had loads! I think the person who lived there before me must have signed up for everything going.
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  16. Kon

    Blind daffodils?

    Looks like Crocosmia to me as well . Nice plant flowers July / August .
    Looks like Crocosmia to me as well . Nice plant flowers July / August .
    Looks like Crocosmia to me as well . Nice plant flowers July / August .
    Looks like Crocosmia to me as well . Nice plant flowers July / August .
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  17. mazambo

    Overwintered cuttings

    Pinched out and canes, just need a few more canes to finish off.
    Pinched out and canes, just need a few more canes to finish off.
    Pinched out and canes, just need a few more canes to finish off.
    Pinched out and canes, just need a few more canes to finish off.
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  18. mazambo

    Agapanthus repotting?

    Just an added thought.....if agapanthus are too potbound they may flower but abort them earlier or not develop at all if roots are dry. I had this problem here and a repot with good rich soil...
    Just an added thought.....if agapanthus are too potbound they may flower but abort them earlier or not develop at all if roots are dry. I had this problem here and a repot with good rich soil produced excellent flowering a year later. :) In the ground agapanthus thrive in poor soil but in pots...
    Just an added thought.....if agapanthus are too potbound they may flower but abort them earlier or not develop at all if roots are dry. I had this problem here and a repot with good rich soil produced excellent flowering a year later. :) In the...
    Just an added thought.....if agapanthus are too potbound they may flower but abort them earlier or not develop at all if roots are dry. I had this problem here and a repot with good rich soil...
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  19. HarryS

    So you love Tulips ?

    Hi KFF , I do the same as my tulips are past their best . I deadhead them all (daffs as well). I wouldn't like to do that Dutch field by hand !
    Hi KFF , I do the same as my tulips are past their best . I deadhead them all (daffs as well). I wouldn't like to do that Dutch field by hand !
    Hi KFF , I do the same as my tulips are past their best . I deadhead them all (daffs as well). I wouldn't like to do that Dutch field by hand !
    Hi KFF , I do the same as my tulips are past their best . I deadhead them all (daffs as well). I wouldn't like to do that Dutch field by hand !
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  20. fumanchu

    Fruit

    Any time...your most welcome!:biggrin:
    Any time...your most welcome!:biggrin:
    Any time...your most welcome!:biggrin:
    Any time...your most welcome!:biggrin:
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