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  1. 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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  2. Kevin Cowans

    My Garden Progress

    Their are different flowering times for Clematis so following on they require different times to prune back and some don't need anything doing much at all except tidying up.I usually check up...
    Their are different flowering times for Clematis so following on they require different times to prune back and some don't need anything doing much at all except tidying up.I usually check up the month they are to flower ie spring /summer and this will tell you also on the Internet when...
    Their are different flowering times for Clematis so following on they require different times to prune back and some don't need anything doing much at all except tidying up.I usually check up the month they are to flower ie spring /summer ...
    Their are different flowering times for Clematis so following on they require different times to prune back and some don't need anything doing much at all except tidying up.I usually check up...
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  3. 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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  4. Scotkat
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    Fuchsias

    Closed.. New thread HERE
    Closed.. New thread HERE
    Closed.. New thread HERE
    Closed.. New thread HERE
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  5. Phil A
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JUNE 2018

    Glad you like it, Loki.:love30: Walking around it gives me a lot of content and puts a smile on my face.:snorky:
    Glad you like it, Loki.:love30: Walking around it gives me a lot of content and puts a smile on my face.:snorky:
    Glad you like it, Loki.:love30: Walking around it gives me a lot of content and puts a smile on my face.:snorky:
    Glad you like it, Loki.:love30: Walking around it gives me a lot of content and puts a smile on my face.:snorky:
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  6. wiseowl
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    WHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2017

    A lot of my neighbours rarely bother with compost heaps :noidea: and take their green waste down to the dump - a 14 mile round trip! Not very environmentally friendly. :nonofinger:We have four compost heap like...
    A lot of my neighbours rarely bother with compost heaps :noidea: and take their green waste down to the dump - a 14 mile round trip! Not very environmentally friendly. :nonofinger:We have four compost heap like thisHave a bonfire like this about once a month - the ash gets put into the compost and spread...
    A lot of my neighbours rarely bother with compost heaps :noidea: and take their green waste down to the dump - a 14 mile round trip! Not very environmentally friendly. :nonofinger:We have four compost heap like thisHave a bonfire like this about once a...
    A lot of my neighbours rarely bother with compost heaps :noidea: and take their green waste down to the dump - a 14 mile round trip! Not very environmentally friendly. :nonofinger:We have four compost heap like...
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  7. HarryS
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    Canna 2012

    When I purchased my general thought process was: What area does each Wattage bulb cover? Too low a wattage doesn't cover very much. What would be the price/benefit equation for, say, 2 x 400W...
    When I purchased my general thought process was: What area does each Wattage bulb cover? Too low a wattage doesn't cover very much. What would be the price/benefit equation for, say, 2 x 400W rather than 1 x 800W. Clearly 2 x 400W allows running one lamp when you only have a few plants to...
    When I purchased my general thought process was: What area does each Wattage bulb cover? Too low a wattage doesn't cover very much. What would be the price/benefit equation for, say, 2 x 400W rather than 1 x 800W. Clearly 2 x 400W allows...
    When I purchased my general thought process was: What area does each Wattage bulb cover? Too low a wattage doesn't cover very much. What would be the price/benefit equation for, say, 2 x 400W...
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  8. shiney
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JULY 2018

    Hello Sienna it would look be lovely to see some pictures :)Beautiful flower I must say strongylodon :love30:
    Hello Sienna it would look be lovely to see some pictures :)Beautiful flower I must say strongylodon :love30:
    Hello Sienna it would look be lovely to see some pictures :)Beautiful flower I must say strongylodon :love30:
    Hello Sienna it would look be lovely to see some pictures :)Beautiful flower I must say strongylodon :love30:
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  9. ARMANDII
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    FUCHSIA'S - 2015

    New thread for 2016 - HERE
    New thread for 2016 - HERE
    New thread for 2016 - HERE
    New thread for 2016 - HERE
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  10. Kristen
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    What's Looking Good In July 2013

    First Tricyrtis of 2013 - "Taipei Silk"...........................It's a hybrid of an unknown T.formosana variety and T.lasiocarpa. It's a really nice variety that seems to prefer a little...
    First Tricyrtis of 2013 - "Taipei Silk"...........................It's a hybrid of an unknown T.formosana variety and T.lasiocarpa. It's a really nice variety that seems to prefer a little more sun than most (it's leaning out seeking the light in this spot) and is reliably early.
    First Tricyrtis of 2013 - "Taipei Silk"...........................It's a hybrid of an unknown T.formosana variety and T.lasiocarpa. It's a really nice variety that seems to prefer a little more sun than most (it's leaning out seeking the...
    First Tricyrtis of 2013 - "Taipei Silk"...........................It's a hybrid of an unknown T.formosana variety and T.lasiocarpa. It's a really nice variety that seems to prefer a little...
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  11. wiseowl

    Woos Project

    That looks a good, healthy, green meadow Wiseowl. I hope it performs well for you next year. :)
    That looks a good, healthy, green meadow Wiseowl. I hope it performs well for you next year. :)
    That looks a good, healthy, green meadow Wiseowl. I hope it performs well for you next year. :)
    That looks a good, healthy, green meadow Wiseowl. I hope it performs well for you next year. :)
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  12. Radiation91
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    My first garden!

    Ok then, I'll settle for 29 :)
    Ok then, I'll settle for 29 :)
    Ok then, I'll settle for 29 :)
    Ok then, I'll settle for 29 :)
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  13. JackJJW
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    Dahlias

    Perhaps more folk should try leaving their dahlias in the ground! Prob more damage ....rotting, etc....caused by digging up tubers and exposing them to the elements! :noidea:
    Perhaps more folk should try leaving their dahlias in the ground! Prob more damage ....rotting, etc....caused by digging up tubers and exposing them to the elements! :noidea:
    Perhaps more folk should try leaving their dahlias in the ground! Prob more damage ....rotting, etc....caused by digging up tubers and exposing them to the elements! :noidea:
    Perhaps more folk should try leaving their dahlias in the ground! Prob more damage ....rotting, etc....caused by digging up tubers and exposing them to the elements! :noidea:
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  14. Phil A
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    What's looking good in May

    :ideaIPB:I've got a feeling, "M" that the variety is "Versicolor":coffee:
    :ideaIPB:I've got a feeling, "M" that the variety is "Versicolor":coffee:
    :ideaIPB:I've got a feeling, "M" that the variety is "Versicolor":coffee:
    :ideaIPB:I've got a feeling, "M" that the variety is "Versicolor":coffee:
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  15. shiney
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    Show Us Your Recent Purchases 2019

    My 3 kg of Winston seed potatoes arrived from Suttons yesterday, very well packed and I shall use them again.
    My 3 kg of Winston seed potatoes arrived from Suttons yesterday, very well packed and I shall use them again.
    My 3 kg of Winston seed potatoes arrived from Suttons yesterday, very well packed and I shall use them again.
    My 3 kg of Winston seed potatoes arrived from Suttons yesterday, very well packed and I shall use them again.
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  16. Fat Controller

    Fuchsias - 2016

    Not hardy.. can't remember what it's called. Kept in a porch, have been watering very little and it's not too warm in there, max about 12c. What's happening? It has hardly any leaves but lots of...
    Not hardy.. can't remember what it's called. Kept in a porch, have been watering very little and it's not too warm in there, max about 12c. What's happening? It has hardly any leaves but lots of flower buds?!This is the other one I'm over wintering. Lots of leaves no buds.. which is what I...
    Not hardy.. can't remember what it's called. Kept in a porch, have been watering very little and it's not too warm in there, max about 12c. What's happening? It has hardly any leaves but lots of flower buds?!This is the other one I'm over...
    Not hardy.. can't remember what it's called. Kept in a porch, have been watering very little and it's not too warm in there, max about 12c. What's happening? It has hardly any leaves but lots of...
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  17. Phil A
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    What's looking good in June 2015

    love the concept of a Hebe hedge...:thumbsup: Jenny
    love the concept of a Hebe hedge...:thumbsup: Jenny
    love the concept of a Hebe hedge...:thumbsup: Jenny
    love the concept of a Hebe hedge...:thumbsup: Jenny
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  18. Fat Controller

    Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)

    :goodpost:Agree - ive only just read thru this thread all 29 pages :rolleyespink: so apologies to any of the GC members ...many of whom i had no idea of, BTW it's been nice meeting up with you :snorky:....who are getting lots...
    :goodpost:Agree - ive only just read thru this thread all 29 pages :rolleyespink: so apologies to any of the GC members ...many of whom i had no idea of, BTW it's been nice meeting up with you :snorky:....who are getting lots of late thread "LERT'S" from me :heehee: ...Its been lovely reading thru lots of fun and banter and of course...
    :goodpost:Agree - ive only just read thru this thread all 29 pages :rolleyespink: so apologies to any of the GC members ...many of whom i had no idea of, BTW it's been nice meeting up with you :snorky:....who are getting lots of late thread "LERT'S" from me :heehee: ...Its been lovely...
    :goodpost:Agree - ive only just read thru this thread all 29 pages :rolleyespink: so apologies to any of the GC members ...many of whom i had no idea of, BTW it's been nice meeting up with you :snorky:....who are getting lots...
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  19. Jenny namaste
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD - JUNE 2014

    Last few shots of the old garden, moving on Saturday.FeverfewFennel
    Last few shots of the old garden, moving on Saturday.FeverfewFennel
    Last few shots of the old garden, moving on Saturday.FeverfewFennel
    Last few shots of the old garden, moving on Saturday.FeverfewFennel
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  20. rosa

    Rosas Balcony 2009

    heres a few xmassy pics i took on my balcony, everything is still green and looking good for this time of year.i put this obelisk up and decorated it with christmas lights in front of...
    heres a few xmassy pics i took on my balcony, everything is still green and looking good for this time of year.i put this obelisk up and decorated it with christmas lights in front of my kitchen window out on my balcony
    heres a few xmassy pics i took on my balcony, everything is still green and looking good for this time of year.i put this obelisk up and decorated it with christmas lights in front of my kitchen window out on my balcony
    heres a few xmassy pics i took on my balcony, everything is still green and looking good for this time of year.i put this obelisk up and decorated it with christmas lights in front of...
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