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  1. GardeningNewbie

    When to dead head Senetti

    Thank you @Marley Farley
    Thank you @Marley Farley
    Thank you @Marley Farley
    Thank you @Marley Farley
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  2. wiseowl

    Cistus (Silver Pink)

    The climate here seems to be getting more 'Mediterranean' (with added frost ) insofar as everything bursting into flower together in April and May. Thank goodness for roses, lagerstroemias and...
    The climate here seems to be getting more 'Mediterranean' (with added frost ) insofar as everything bursting into flower together in April and May. Thank goodness for roses, lagerstroemias and hibiscus! :biggrin:
    The climate here seems to be getting more 'Mediterranean' (with added frost ) insofar as everything bursting into flower together in April and May. Thank goodness for roses, lagerstroemias and hibiscus! :biggrin:
    The climate here seems to be getting more 'Mediterranean' (with added frost ) insofar as everything bursting into flower together in April and May. Thank goodness for roses, lagerstroemias and...
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  3. Cardinal-Red

    When is "too late" to plant some daffodil bulbs?

    If you have those bulbs then I would plant them out Cardinal Red., they are unlikely to flower although varieties available now that flower from late summer to early summer. If they sprout then...
    If you have those bulbs then I would plant them out Cardinal Red., they are unlikely to flower although varieties available now that flower from late summer to early summer. If they sprout then feed them. Hopefully they will revert to normal growing and flowering next spring :)
    If you have those bulbs then I would plant them out Cardinal Red., they are unlikely to flower although varieties available now that flower from late summer to early summer. If they sprout then feed them. Hopefully they will revert to normal...
    If you have those bulbs then I would plant them out Cardinal Red., they are unlikely to flower although varieties available now that flower from late summer to early summer. If they sprout then...
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  4. Redwing
    Like x 4

    Good News for English Bluebells

    Yep, got them blooming in my garden.
    Yep, got them blooming in my garden.
    Yep, got them blooming in my garden.
    Yep, got them blooming in my garden.
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  5. wiseowl

    Antirrhinum Question

    Most everything I grow gets pinched out. As Pete said, it delays flowering a tad but you will get many more flowers on more shoots Freddie.:)
    Most everything I grow gets pinched out. As Pete said, it delays flowering a tad but you will get many more flowers on more shoots Freddie.:)
    Most everything I grow gets pinched out. As Pete said, it delays flowering a tad but you will get many more flowers on more shoots Freddie.:)
    Most everything I grow gets pinched out. As Pete said, it delays flowering a tad but you will get many more flowers on more shoots Freddie.:)
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  6. Jack Sparrow

    Can these Heuchera be saved

    @pete @Purple Streaks @Verdun Thanks. I'll get on it.G
    @pete @Purple Streaks @Verdun Thanks. I'll get on it.G
    @pete @Purple Streaks @Verdun Thanks. I'll get on it.G
    @pete @Purple Streaks @Verdun Thanks. I'll get on it.G
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  7. Cardinal-Red

    Phase 2 of my garden - inspire me!

    i think you would just need a single cane to take the stem from where you’d planted the clematis to the conifer. From there on it would be able to make its own way up. Maybe a case of directing it...
    i think you would just need a single cane to take the stem from where you’d planted the clematis to the conifer. From there on it would be able to make its own way up. Maybe a case of directing it to run in front, rather than round the back. I would certainly run any additional stems along the...
    i think you would just need a single cane to take the stem from where you’d planted the clematis to the conifer. From there on it would be able to make its own way up. Maybe a case of directing it to run in front, rather than round the back. I...
    i think you would just need a single cane to take the stem from where you’d planted the clematis to the conifer. From there on it would be able to make its own way up. Maybe a case of directing it...
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  8. pewe

    How many plants can you see

    I'd be inclined to casually fling some native wild flower seeds over the fence.:thumbsup:
    I'd be inclined to casually fling some native wild flower seeds over the fence.:thumbsup:
    I'd be inclined to casually fling some native wild flower seeds over the fence.:thumbsup:
    I'd be inclined to casually fling some native wild flower seeds over the fence.:thumbsup:
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  9. HarryS

    Liatris Kobold Transplant ?

    Cheers Verdun, I'll do that as soon as all the bulbs show :blue thumb:
    Cheers Verdun, I'll do that as soon as all the bulbs show :blue thumb:
    Cheers Verdun, I'll do that as soon as all the bulbs show :blue thumb:
    Cheers Verdun, I'll do that as soon as all the bulbs show :blue thumb:
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  10. Chris Smith

    Ideas on what to do with this planter please

    Looks excellent Chris If you can place it in the sun I would fill it with lavendar. Evergreen aromatic foliage and billowing with wonderfully scented flowers in summer :)
    Looks excellent Chris If you can place it in the sun I would fill it with lavendar. Evergreen aromatic foliage and billowing with wonderfully scented flowers in summer :)
    Looks excellent Chris If you can place it in the sun I would fill it with lavendar. Evergreen aromatic foliage and billowing with wonderfully scented flowers in summer :)
    Looks excellent Chris If you can place it in the sun I would fill it with lavendar. Evergreen aromatic foliage and billowing with wonderfully scented flowers in summer :)
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  11. Webmaster
    Funny x 3

    Happy World Naked Gardening Day !!

    Booo ...... You must try harder :biggrin:
    Booo ...... You must try harder :biggrin:
    Booo ...... You must try harder :biggrin:
    Booo ...... You must try harder :biggrin:
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  12. Spruce

    Cymbidium Orchids

    Hah! half and half seems to be a welsh thing - a friend from england visiting was commenting about it at weekend! That and rissoles...
    Hah! half and half seems to be a welsh thing - a friend from england visiting was commenting about it at weekend! That and rissoles...
    Hah! half and half seems to be a welsh thing - a friend from england visiting was commenting about it at weekend! That and rissoles...
    Hah! half and half seems to be a welsh thing - a friend from england visiting was commenting about it at weekend! That and rissoles...
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  13. Monty33

    Garden/Field Boundary

    No problems Monty. Hope all turns out well. Best wishes.
    No problems Monty. Hope all turns out well. Best wishes.
    No problems Monty. Hope all turns out well. Best wishes.
    No problems Monty. Hope all turns out well. Best wishes.
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  14. kriss

    Front garden progress

    Love your house, the front door, the wall and gate. It is crying out for a rose or two, a nice big blousy rose! They would fit in with the other plants you are growing too.You could also maybe...
    Love your house, the front door, the wall and gate. It is crying out for a rose or two, a nice big blousy rose! They would fit in with the other plants you are growing too.You could also maybe consider doubling the width of the border in front of the wall thus allowing you to plant more.
    Love your house, the front door, the wall and gate. It is crying out for a rose or two, a nice big blousy rose! They would fit in with the other plants you are growing too.You could also maybe consider doubling the width of the border in front...
    Love your house, the front door, the wall and gate. It is crying out for a rose or two, a nice big blousy rose! They would fit in with the other plants you are growing too.You could also maybe...
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  15. Jack Sparrow

    Alstroemeria

    Alstroemeria 'Little Eleanor' (Peruvian Lily) | Peter Beales Roses - the World Leaders in Shrub, Climbing, Rambling and Standard Classic [email protected] Good Call. I'll keep my eye on this...
    Alstroemeria 'Little Eleanor' (Peruvian Lily) | Peter Beales Roses - the World Leaders in Shrub, Climbing, Rambling and Standard Classic [email protected] Good Call. I'll keep my eye on this [email protected] Both seem respectable choices. To me daisy shape flowers dont have that wow factor but in...
    Alstroemeria 'Little Eleanor' (Peruvian Lily) | Peter Beales Roses - the World Leaders in Shrub, Climbing, Rambling and Standard Classic [email protected] Good Call. I'll keep my eye on this [email protected] Both seem respectable choices. To me daisy...
    Alstroemeria 'Little Eleanor' (Peruvian Lily) | Peter Beales Roses - the World Leaders in Shrub, Climbing, Rambling and Standard Classic [email protected] Good Call. I'll keep my eye on this...
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  16. Scrungee

    Frost alert Saturday/Sunday 4/5th May

    Or as a neighbour recently ("put me right") because I misquoted it would sayNe'er cast a clout till May be out'
    Or as a neighbour recently ("put me right") because I misquoted it would sayNe'er cast a clout till May be out'
    Or as a neighbour recently ("put me right") because I misquoted it would sayNe'er cast a clout till May be out'
    Or as a neighbour recently ("put me right") because I misquoted it would sayNe'er cast a clout till May be out'
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  17. Jack Sparrow

    Using Lamb's Ears As In Fill

    Haven't the faintest :dunno:. I think they're a bog standard Stachys lanata.They certainly need tidying up but the flowers look good and they're easy to remove. :)
    Haven't the faintest :dunno:. I think they're a bog standard Stachys lanata.They certainly need tidying up but the flowers look good and they're easy to remove. :)
    Haven't the faintest :dunno:. I think they're a bog standard Stachys lanata.They certainly need tidying up but the flowers look good and they're easy to remove. :)
    Haven't the faintest :dunno:. I think they're a bog standard Stachys lanata.They certainly need tidying up but the flowers look good and they're easy to remove. :)
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  18. Sarah Eley

    Everlasting sweet pea failing to thrive

    I have an everlasting sweet pea in a pot next to a fence in North Yorks. It is grumpy, bent double and brown.Can anyone help me save it?Many thanks!
    I have an everlasting sweet pea in a pot next to a fence in North Yorks. It is grumpy, bent double and brown.Can anyone help me save it?Many thanks!
    I have an everlasting sweet pea in a pot next to a fence in North Yorks. It is grumpy, bent double and brown.Can anyone help me save it?Many thanks!
    I have an everlasting sweet pea in a pot next to a fence in North Yorks. It is grumpy, bent double and brown.Can anyone help me save it?Many thanks!
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  19. Mike Allen

    What is this? Can you identify this rose, fuchsia etc?

    May be this member was quoting his favourite "The Rambling Rose":old:
    May be this member was quoting his favourite "The Rambling Rose":old:
    May be this member was quoting his favourite "The Rambling Rose":old:
    May be this member was quoting his favourite "The Rambling Rose":old:
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  20. ricky101

    Golden Privet 'Splitting' ?

    Golden privet, in my experience, is very tough and responds well to hard pruning. My experience echoes that of honeybunny :)
    Golden privet, in my experience, is very tough and responds well to hard pruning. My experience echoes that of honeybunny :)
    Golden privet, in my experience, is very tough and responds well to hard pruning. My experience echoes that of honeybunny :)
    Golden privet, in my experience, is very tough and responds well to hard pruning. My experience echoes that of honeybunny :)
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