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  1. Spruce
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    Delphinium gets its name from the Greek word “delphis,” which means dolphin.

    A wonderous sight to behold - thank you, feel as though I've had " my fix"now, :wub2:
    A wonderous sight to behold - thank you, feel as though I've had " my fix"now, :wub2:
    A wonderous sight to behold - thank you, feel as though I've had " my fix"now, :wub2:
    A wonderous sight to behold - thank you, feel as though I've had " my fix"now, :wub2:
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  2. kriss

    What can I sow now?

    Sow the nigella and cornflowers directly outside, no point in doing anything else now. Other favourite "quick fix" annuals of mine include poppies, nasturtiums, English marigolds and night-scented...
    Sow the nigella and cornflowers directly outside, no point in doing anything else now. Other favourite "quick fix" annuals of mine include poppies, nasturtiums, English marigolds and night-scented stock.And take a look at the Thompson & Morgan website, which has a sale on and free delivery...
    Sow the nigella and cornflowers directly outside, no point in doing anything else now. Other favourite "quick fix" annuals of mine include poppies, nasturtiums, English marigolds and night-scented stock.And take a look at the Thompson & Morgan...
    Sow the nigella and cornflowers directly outside, no point in doing anything else now. Other favourite "quick fix" annuals of mine include poppies, nasturtiums, English marigolds and night-scented...
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  3. Doghouse Riley

    Bird Feeders

    We've two hanging seed feeders, plus the little house I made myself and two peanut butter feeders. So they're always busy.Hard to get photos, as by the time my wife has called me into the...
    We've two hanging seed feeders, plus the little house I made myself and two peanut butter feeders. So they're always busy.Hard to get photos, as by the time my wife has called me into the lounge, they've all flown off. They come back as sioon as I go out of the room.Anyway, I caught a...
    We've two hanging seed feeders, plus the little house I made myself and two peanut butter feeders. So they're always busy.Hard to get photos, as by the time my wife has called me into the lounge, they've all flown off. They come back as sioon...
    We've two hanging seed feeders, plus the little house I made myself and two peanut butter feeders. So they're always busy.Hard to get photos, as by the time my wife has called me into the...
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  4. SimonZ
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  5. Doghouse Riley

    Garden Furniture

    one year, as my pillows in plastic were all stored in the gazebo, some industrious mouse built her nest under the plastic. Have too many pillows to get one of those huge plastic bins.
    one year, as my pillows in plastic were all stored in the gazebo, some industrious mouse built her nest under the plastic. Have too many pillows to get one of those huge plastic bins.
    one year, as my pillows in plastic were all stored in the gazebo, some industrious mouse built her nest under the plastic. Have too many pillows to get one of those huge plastic bins.
    one year, as my pillows in plastic were all stored in the gazebo, some industrious mouse built her nest under the plastic. Have too many pillows to get one of those huge plastic bins.
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  6. andrews
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    Echium On The Move

    @CarolineL I'm not sure if they like free draining but they are on a south facing free draining slope so free draining seems to suit them as much as the echiums. I think they went in last year,...
    @CarolineL I'm not sure if they like free draining but they are on a south facing free draining slope so free draining seems to suit them as much as the echiums. I think they went in last year, maybe the year before. We wanted them to echo the kniphofia that are nearby but are not yet in...
    @CarolineL I'm not sure if they like free draining but they are on a south facing free draining slope so free draining seems to suit them as much as the echiums. I think they went in last year, maybe the year before. We wanted them to echo the...
    @CarolineL I'm not sure if they like free draining but they are on a south facing free draining slope so free draining seems to suit them as much as the echiums. I think they went in last year,...
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  7. Doghouse Riley
    Funny x 5

    Decisions..Decisions

    So maybe you should get six one and half a dozen of the other. .. :scratch: :loll:
    So maybe you should get six one and half a dozen of the other. .. :scratch: :loll:
    So maybe you should get six one and half a dozen of the other. .. :scratch: :loll:
    So maybe you should get six one and half a dozen of the other. .. :scratch: :loll:
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  8. shiney
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    Growing Aquilegias

    Thanks @NigelJ, that was what I thought. I'll do a combination of both then, collect some seed to see what comes through but have a few known backups as well!
    Thanks @NigelJ, that was what I thought. I'll do a combination of both then, collect some seed to see what comes through but have a few known backups as well!
    Thanks @NigelJ, that was what I thought. I'll do a combination of both then, collect some seed to see what comes through but have a few known backups as well!
    Thanks @NigelJ, that was what I thought. I'll do a combination of both then, collect some seed to see what comes through but have a few known backups as well!
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  9. 2nd_bassoon

    An idiot's guide to taking cuttings?

    Thanks all - I'll try the perlite tip for sure. Maybe a mix of some in soil and some in water and see how they get on?! And geat shout re washing up bowls - I've got lots of perennials that I...
    Thanks all - I'll try the perlite tip for sure. Maybe a mix of some in soil and some in water and see how they get on?! And geat shout re washing up bowls - I've got lots of perennials that I was planning on dividing and was dreading the sheer number of individual pots it was going to take! ...
    Thanks all - I'll try the perlite tip for sure. Maybe a mix of some in soil and some in water and see how they get on?! And geat shout re washing up bowls - I've got lots of perennials that I was planning on dividing and was dreading the sheer...
    Thanks all - I'll try the perlite tip for sure. Maybe a mix of some in soil and some in water and see how they get on?! And geat shout re washing up bowls - I've got lots of perennials that I...
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  10. Marley Farley

    Wyevale and Dobbies

    There is a dobbies near me i would not go there my freind bought me a cucumber and tomotoe plant from there no bigger than your thumb andover charged £1 50 EACH , they told her put them...
    There is a dobbies near me i would not go there my freind bought me a cucumber and tomotoe plant from there no bigger than your thumb andover charged £1 50 EACH , they told her put them outside they grow well l i put mine for a while in sunhouse to grow abit but DESPITElooking after...
    There is a dobbies near me i would not go there my freind bought me a cucumber and tomotoe plant from there no bigger than your thumb andover charged £1 50 EACH , they told her put them outside they grow well l i put mine for a while in...
    There is a dobbies near me i would not go there my freind bought me a cucumber and tomotoe plant from there no bigger than your thumb andover charged £1 50 EACH , they told her put them...
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  11. Marley Farley
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    WHATS LOOKING GOOD IN MAY 2019

    Yes indeed Jenny.....I have several large clumps of it. I regularly trim back during the summer and this enhances foliage colour and prevents any self seeding :)
    Yes indeed Jenny.....I have several large clumps of it. I regularly trim back during the summer and this enhances foliage colour and prevents any self seeding :)
    Yes indeed Jenny.....I have several large clumps of it. I regularly trim back during the summer and this enhances foliage colour and prevents any self seeding :)
    Yes indeed Jenny.....I have several large clumps of it. I regularly trim back during the summer and this enhances foliage colour and prevents any self seeding :)
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  12. Doghouse Riley

    Photos

    I've just trawled through the photos of the garden I took in May and deleted quite a few. I'm left with 169. I file them away by month. i.e. 2019-5 Garden. These join the 2,500 plus photos on my...
    I've just trawled through the photos of the garden I took in May and deleted quite a few. I'm left with 169. I file them away by month. i.e. 2019-5 Garden. These join the 2,500 plus photos on my laptop and duplicated on a back-up hardrive in the "Garden" file, a subsection of my "Home and...
    I've just trawled through the photos of the garden I took in May and deleted quite a few. I'm left with 169. I file them away by month. i.e. 2019-5 Garden. These join the 2,500 plus photos on my laptop and duplicated on a back-up hardrive in the...
    I've just trawled through the photos of the garden I took in May and deleted quite a few. I'm left with 169. I file them away by month. i.e. 2019-5 Garden. These join the 2,500 plus photos on my...
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  13. Selleri

    Confession time.... collecting seeds on holidays

    I used to bring back cuttings and seeds from India. Then got serious and used to pack the gel pots purposely sold for rooting cuttings, so I could start them there. Bougainvilleas were about 20p...
    I used to bring back cuttings and seeds from India. Then got serious and used to pack the gel pots purposely sold for rooting cuttings, so I could start them there. Bougainvilleas were about 20p on the local markets. Just before leaving, I washed the soil off, sprayed them in insecticide to get...
    I used to bring back cuttings and seeds from India. Then got serious and used to pack the gel pots purposely sold for rooting cuttings, so I could start them there. Bougainvilleas were about 20p on the local markets. Just before leaving, I washed...
    I used to bring back cuttings and seeds from India. Then got serious and used to pack the gel pots purposely sold for rooting cuttings, so I could start them there. Bougainvilleas were about 20p...
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  14. amanita

    Judas tree under attack

    thanks pete. I have given it the provado treatment to cover the wriggly option
    thanks pete. I have given it the provado treatment to cover the wriggly option
    thanks pete. I have given it the provado treatment to cover the wriggly option
    thanks pete. I have given it the provado treatment to cover the wriggly option
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  15. Stanley2

    Cornus sanguinea 'winter flame' to replace a small beech?

    Sounds good Stanley...it would not have liked being dry at all :) A good watering and then a thick mulch too
    Sounds good Stanley...it would not have liked being dry at all :) A good watering and then a thick mulch too
    Sounds good Stanley...it would not have liked being dry at all :) A good watering and then a thick mulch too
    Sounds good Stanley...it would not have liked being dry at all :) A good watering and then a thick mulch too
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  16. AVFAR

    Help: why is my Shrub dying?

    @AVFAR Ooh yes Viburnum beetle, they really stink when it rains or damp moist weather when they are under attack.!I think the best thing is read here as they are not the easiest to get rid of.. :sad:
    @AVFAR Ooh yes Viburnum beetle, they really stink when it rains or damp moist weather when they are under attack.!I think the best thing is read here as they are not the easiest to get rid of.. :sad:
    @AVFAR Ooh yes Viburnum beetle, they really stink when it rains or damp moist weather when they are under attack.!I think the best thing is read here as they are not the easiest to get rid of.. :sad:
    @AVFAR Ooh yes Viburnum beetle, they really stink when it rains or damp moist weather when they are under attack.!I think the best thing is read here as they are not the easiest to get rid of.. :sad:
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  17. Glenfish

    Lawn maintenance companies

    We haven't used them but we did get a quote from them some years ago and it was more than I was prepared to pay. A relative uses them and is more than happy with the service but his lawn is much...
    We haven't used them but we did get a quote from them some years ago and it was more than I was prepared to pay. A relative uses them and is more than happy with the service but his lawn is much smaller than ours. When we received the quote it was a monthly payment for x number of...
    We haven't used them but we did get a quote from them some years ago and it was more than I was prepared to pay. A relative uses them and is more than happy with the service but his lawn is much smaller than ours. When we received the quote it...
    We haven't used them but we did get a quote from them some years ago and it was more than I was prepared to pay. A relative uses them and is more than happy with the service but his lawn is much...
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  18. Doghouse Riley

    Pot Movers

    Thanks for the interest. Unfortunately there are just three lugs for the shafts of the wheels to fit in. The rest apart from a few spines is just thin plastic.
    Thanks for the interest. Unfortunately there are just three lugs for the shafts of the wheels to fit in. The rest apart from a few spines is just thin plastic.
    Thanks for the interest. Unfortunately there are just three lugs for the shafts of the wheels to fit in. The rest apart from a few spines is just thin plastic.
    Thanks for the interest. Unfortunately there are just three lugs for the shafts of the wheels to fit in. The rest apart from a few spines is just thin plastic.
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  19. Mike Allen

    It's been and gone.

    Yes Mike.....I am watching recordings of Chelsea :) For sure it is “artificial” and money is no object it seems esp for the displays yet I am enjoying the programmes :) A few Cornish growers have done...
    Yes Mike.....I am watching recordings of Chelsea :) For sure it is “artificial” and money is no object it seems esp for the displays yet I am enjoying the programmes :) A few Cornish growers have done well incl Kelnan Plants ......amazing restios, (I have a couple here from them) proteas and other...
    Yes Mike.....I am watching recordings of Chelsea :) For sure it is “artificial” and money is no object it seems esp for the displays yet I am enjoying the programmes :) A few Cornish growers have done well incl Kelnan Plants ......amazing restios, ...
    Yes Mike.....I am watching recordings of Chelsea :) For sure it is “artificial” and money is no object it seems esp for the displays yet I am enjoying the programmes :) A few Cornish growers have done...
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  20. Fat Controller

    Laurel reduction

    We moved in a house with enormous cherry laurels behind the shed last year. We needed gardener to come to reduce them properly. Looking at picture I wouldn't go neither by red nor blue line. I...
    We moved in a house with enormous cherry laurels behind the shed last year. We needed gardener to come to reduce them properly. Looking at picture I wouldn't go neither by red nor blue line. I would leave just a trunk or 2-3, depending on what's inside, on manageable height to ease pruning...
    We moved in a house with enormous cherry laurels behind the shed last year. We needed gardener to come to reduce them properly. Looking at picture I wouldn't go neither by red nor blue line. I would leave just a trunk or 2-3, depending on what's...
    We moved in a house with enormous cherry laurels behind the shed last year. We needed gardener to come to reduce them properly. Looking at picture I wouldn't go neither by red nor blue line. I...
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