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  1. Loofah

    The quiet green tax..?

    I read an article about this elsewhere, where it disclosed that some local authorities are making a big profit out of this (but are not proposing to pay gardeners for supplying them with their...
    I read an article about this elsewhere, where it disclosed that some local authorities are making a big profit out of this (but are not proposing to pay gardeners for supplying them with their valuable garden waste).
    I read an article about this elsewhere, where it disclosed that some local authorities are making a big profit out of this (but are not proposing to pay gardeners for supplying them with their valuable garden waste).
    I read an article about this elsewhere, where it disclosed that some local authorities are making a big profit out of this (but are not proposing to pay gardeners for supplying them with their...
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  2. noisette47

    Zinnia seed

    Didn't bother this year with zinnia the slugs usually make a meal of them, I dont know if they come true but they may do if that's the only variety you grow
    Didn't bother this year with zinnia the slugs usually make a meal of them, I dont know if they come true but they may do if that's the only variety you grow
    Didn't bother this year with zinnia the slugs usually make a meal of them, I dont know if they come true but they may do if that's the only variety you grow
    Didn't bother this year with zinnia the slugs usually make a meal of them, I dont know if they come true but they may do if that's the only variety you grow
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  3. James Sheffield

    Seamless Slatted Fences

    I've fitted them myself above ground for front garden, but we had professionals do the back garden and they reckoned it doesn't matter. Since the rot happens at ground level, the rest of the post...
    I've fitted them myself above ground for front garden, but we had professionals do the back garden and they reckoned it doesn't matter. Since the rot happens at ground level, the rest of the post above ground will still be mostly OK. And putting post and spur in the ground together makes it...
    I've fitted them myself above ground for front garden, but we had professionals do the back garden and they reckoned it doesn't matter. Since the rot happens at ground level, the rest of the post above ground will still be mostly OK. And putting...
    I've fitted them myself above ground for front garden, but we had professionals do the back garden and they reckoned it doesn't matter. Since the rot happens at ground level, the rest of the post...
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  4. Abrob1

    Urgent advice on weird mushrooms

    @Abrob1 hard to tell from you pics but they look like shaggy ink caps to me have a look HERE
    @Abrob1 hard to tell from you pics but they look like shaggy ink caps to me have a look HERE
    @Abrob1 hard to tell from you pics but they look like shaggy ink caps to me have a look HERE
    @Abrob1 hard to tell from you pics but they look like shaggy ink caps to me have a look HERE
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  5. Who am I?

    How to clear old soil from terracotta pots?

    Thanks Loki!
    Thanks Loki!
    Thanks Loki!
    Thanks Loki!
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  6. Spruce

    Beach Grove 2019

    The Champagne Socialists at Bbc Glasgae have more or less cancelled this already. Its been off air most of the summer. They will claim ratings are low and this will enable them to scrap it...
    The Champagne Socialists at Bbc Glasgae have more or less cancelled this already. Its been off air most of the summer. They will claim ratings are low and this will enable them to scrap it altogether. To be replaced with a cooking,antique hunting,pc, bore athon focussing on Glasgow or Glasgow.
    The Champagne Socialists at Bbc Glasgae have more or less cancelled this already. Its been off air most of the summer. They will claim ratings are low and this will enable them to scrap it altogether. To be replaced with a cooking,antique...
    The Champagne Socialists at Bbc Glasgae have more or less cancelled this already. Its been off air most of the summer. They will claim ratings are low and this will enable them to scrap it...
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  7. JustJim

    Bamboo help?

    How old is the bamboo? It looks as if it could be Phyllostachys nigra, the canes of which go darker with age ending up as shiny ebony black after a couple of years. Not sure about the twining...
    How old is the bamboo? It looks as if it could be Phyllostachys nigra, the canes of which go darker with age ending up as shiny ebony black after a couple of years. Not sure about the twining stuff could be bind weed. I would cut off at ground level, remove and then treat regrowth next year with...
    How old is the bamboo? It looks as if it could be Phyllostachys nigra, the canes of which go darker with age ending up as shiny ebony black after a couple of years. Not sure about the twining stuff could be bind weed. I would cut off at ground...
    How old is the bamboo? It looks as if it could be Phyllostachys nigra, the canes of which go darker with age ending up as shiny ebony black after a couple of years. Not sure about the twining...
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  8. Sian in Belgium

    What to grow on extreme sandy soil?

    Our winters tend to be colder, and drier, than the UK, so we often see a winter low of -10c, and I have known a week when we had a daily high of -5c. That being said, the last few years have not...
    Our winters tend to be colder, and drier, than the UK, so we often see a winter low of -10c, and I have known a week when we had a daily high of -5c. That being said, the last few years have not been that cold, with just an occasional -10c.I have worn out a snow-shovel in just 6 years, though!!
    Our winters tend to be colder, and drier, than the UK, so we often see a winter low of -10c, and I have known a week when we had a daily high of -5c. That being said, the last few years have not been that cold, with just an occasional -10c.I...
    Our winters tend to be colder, and drier, than the UK, so we often see a winter low of -10c, and I have known a week when we had a daily high of -5c. That being said, the last few years have not...
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  9. ThePlantAssassin

    Manure Ahoy..........

    Hi,Likewise, am keeping our young Delphs in pots under some light cover over winter, though its often slugs that eat the new shoots just as they start to come through the soil, so you probably...
    Hi,Likewise, am keeping our young Delphs in pots under some light cover over winter, though its often slugs that eat the new shoots just as they start to come through the soil, so you probably never see any shoots, making you think the plant has not survived the winter.The same can be true...
    Hi,Likewise, am keeping our young Delphs in pots under some light cover over winter, though its often slugs that eat the new shoots just as they start to come through the soil, so you probably never see any shoots, making you think the plant...
    Hi,Likewise, am keeping our young Delphs in pots under some light cover over winter, though its often slugs that eat the new shoots just as they start to come through the soil, so you probably...
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  10. ThePlantAssassin

    New Buddleia planting advice

    You picked a really good one @ThePlantAssassin, old and reliable cultivar which won an AGM in the early nineties! :blue thumb:Nick
    You picked a really good one @ThePlantAssassin, old and reliable cultivar which won an AGM in the early nineties! :blue thumb:Nick
    You picked a really good one @ThePlantAssassin, old and reliable cultivar which won an AGM in the early nineties! :blue thumb:Nick
    You picked a really good one @ThePlantAssassin, old and reliable cultivar which won an AGM in the early nineties! :blue thumb:Nick
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  11. Roddy

    Moss on tarred road

    My Neighbour swears by 'Wet and forget' and I must say it's worked a treat.
    My Neighbour swears by 'Wet and forget' and I must say it's worked a treat.
    My Neighbour swears by 'Wet and forget' and I must say it's worked a treat.
    My Neighbour swears by 'Wet and forget' and I must say it's worked a treat.
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  12. JWK

    Pruning Photinia red robin - when?

    Hi. We have a very large Photinia, more like a tree than a shrub. It must be about 18ft high or so and I am not sure how to prune it. It looks terrific but it is getting out of hand. Can it be...
    Hi. We have a very large Photinia, more like a tree than a shrub. It must be about 18ft high or so and I am not sure how to prune it. It looks terrific but it is getting out of hand. Can it be hard pruned? It is quite bare at the bottom.
    Hi. We have a very large Photinia, more like a tree than a shrub. It must be about 18ft high or so and I am not sure how to prune it. It looks terrific but it is getting out of hand. Can it be hard pruned? It is quite bare at the bottom.
    Hi. We have a very large Photinia, more like a tree than a shrub. It must be about 18ft high or so and I am not sure how to prune it. It looks terrific but it is getting out of hand. Can it be...
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  13. lowrider69

    SOWING SEEDS 2019?

    Thanks mike that's very kind of you but i tend to stick with F1 plants these days they done me proud up to now
    Thanks mike that's very kind of you but i tend to stick with F1 plants these days they done me proud up to now
    Thanks mike that's very kind of you but i tend to stick with F1 plants these days they done me proud up to now
    Thanks mike that's very kind of you but i tend to stick with F1 plants these days they done me proud up to now
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  14. Eden1

    Taking cuttings - etiquette and tips

    Shiney, that’s lovely. Adds so much more to the garden and our plants :)
    Shiney, that’s lovely. Adds so much more to the garden and our plants :)
    Shiney, that’s lovely. Adds so much more to the garden and our plants :)
    Shiney, that’s lovely. Adds so much more to the garden and our plants :)
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  15. roders
    Like x 5

    Iconic Gardeners.

    Adrian's father, Alan, was also a brilliant gardener and we still have the tree that he gave us. :dbgrtmb: We were originally introduced to him by my cousin who was a specialist Dahlia grower and had his...
    Adrian's father, Alan, was also a brilliant gardener and we still have the tree that he gave us. :dbgrtmb: We were originally introduced to him by my cousin who was a specialist Dahlia grower and had his own small nursery. Things weren't as commercial and frantic in those days. :)
    Adrian's father, Alan, was also a brilliant gardener and we still have the tree that he gave us. :dbgrtmb: We were originally introduced to him by my cousin who was a specialist Dahlia grower and had his own small nursery. Things weren't as commercial...
    Adrian's father, Alan, was also a brilliant gardener and we still have the tree that he gave us. :dbgrtmb: We were originally introduced to him by my cousin who was a specialist Dahlia grower and had his...
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  16. Upsydaisy
    Locked
    Like x 11

    What’s looking good in August 2019

    September thread here Whats Looking Good In September
    September thread here Whats Looking Good In September
    September thread here Whats Looking Good In September
    September thread here Whats Looking Good In September
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  17. nightofjoy

    GEUM care and end of season cut-back

    No problems. Glad to be of help.
    No problems. Glad to be of help.
    No problems. Glad to be of help.
    No problems. Glad to be of help.
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  18. Brightonian

    Leggy petunias

    They dont look that leggy to me.
    They dont look that leggy to me.
    They dont look that leggy to me.
    They dont look that leggy to me.
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  19. Snorky85

    Conifer hedging

    Thanks everyone, I unexpectedly got a reply from CWGC and they say it is thuja plicata.
    Thanks everyone, I unexpectedly got a reply from CWGC and they say it is thuja plicata.
    Thanks everyone, I unexpectedly got a reply from CWGC and they say it is thuja plicata.
    Thanks everyone, I unexpectedly got a reply from CWGC and they say it is thuja plicata.
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  20. CanadianLori

    Ipheion- anyone able to give an opinion on these please?

    I’ve got Ipheion “Wisley Blue”. It’s a super plant flowering for well over a month from the end of March but as you live in a climate with colder winters, that might be delayed. It’s really...
    I’ve got Ipheion “Wisley Blue”. It’s a super plant flowering for well over a month from the end of March but as you live in a climate with colder winters, that might be delayed. It’s really pretty and cheerful. Like @CarolineL ’s the leaves of mine are just beginning to emerge. The leaves do...
    I’ve got Ipheion “Wisley Blue”. It’s a super plant flowering for well over a month from the end of March but as you live in a climate with colder winters, that might be delayed. It’s really pretty and cheerful. Like @CarolineL ’s the leaves of...
    I’ve got Ipheion “Wisley Blue”. It’s a super plant flowering for well over a month from the end of March but as you live in a climate with colder winters, that might be delayed. It’s really...
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