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  1. bluepeter

    Advice sought regarding support for climbing jasmine

    @Sian in Belgium, thank you. That's more food for thought!
    @Sian in Belgium, thank you. That's more food for thought!
    @Sian in Belgium, thank you. That's more food for thought!
    @Sian in Belgium, thank you. That's more food for thought!
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  2. ARMANDII

    WATERING ISSUE

    Hi,Just wonder if the hose to tap fitting, or a watering timer if used, or the micro line connector has an inbuilt pressure restricter ?
    Hi,Just wonder if the hose to tap fitting, or a watering timer if used, or the micro line connector has an inbuilt pressure restricter ?
    Hi,Just wonder if the hose to tap fitting, or a watering timer if used, or the micro line connector has an inbuilt pressure restricter ?
    Hi,Just wonder if the hose to tap fitting, or a watering timer if used, or the micro line connector has an inbuilt pressure restricter ?
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  3. noisette47

    Onion sets..a cry for help!

    Hi ricky101, the onion, shallot and garlic harvest is in. I usually space sets very generously but there were so many last October, thanks to you and FC, that they got less elbow-room ...
    Hi ricky101, the onion, shallot and garlic harvest is in. I usually space sets very generously but there were so many last October, thanks to you and FC, that they got less elbow-room They're not enormous but nice and healthy. Only time will tell how well they keep. We're having a good,...
    Hi ricky101, the onion, shallot and garlic harvest is in. I usually space sets very generously but there were so many last October, thanks to you and FC, that they got less elbow-room They're not enormous but nice and healthy. Only time...
    Hi ricky101, the onion, shallot and garlic harvest is in. I usually space sets very generously but there were so many last October, thanks to you and FC, that they got less elbow-room ...
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  4. RichieT

    Does anyone know what this is?

    No, cant see it being a problem.
    No, cant see it being a problem.
    No, cant see it being a problem.
    No, cant see it being a problem.
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  5. Joolz

    When to cut hedges...

    Agreed that it shows why we should try to avoid cutting but there was no choice in the matter as it was interfering with the mechanics and electrics. The error was in the mismanagement of the...
    Agreed that it shows why we should try to avoid cutting but there was no choice in the matter as it was interfering with the mechanics and electrics. The error was in the mismanagement of the cutting - as I had already stated. :blue thumb: :)
    Agreed that it shows why we should try to avoid cutting but there was no choice in the matter as it was interfering with the mechanics and electrics. The error was in the mismanagement of the cutting - as I had already stated. :blue thumb: :)
    Agreed that it shows why we should try to avoid cutting but there was no choice in the matter as it was interfering with the mechanics and electrics. The error was in the mismanagement of the...
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  6. Adam1116

    Help! Diseased/dying areas in new turf.

    Will do, thank you very much
    Will do, thank you very much
    Will do, thank you very much
    Will do, thank you very much
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  7. Jack Sparrow

    What's wrong with my pear tree?

    Over watering or under watering. Only you can work out which ;).Failing that some nasty root pest.
    Over watering or under watering. Only you can work out which ;).Failing that some nasty root pest.
    Over watering or under watering. Only you can work out which ;).Failing that some nasty root pest.
    Over watering or under watering. Only you can work out which ;).Failing that some nasty root pest.
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  8. Mishka Grizzly

    Is my Gaillardia Grandiflora dying?

    Dig it up and have a look, its only been there a week so you will be able to tell. Peat based composts dry out and are difficult to rewet.
    Dig it up and have a look, its only been there a week so you will be able to tell. Peat based composts dry out and are difficult to rewet.
    Dig it up and have a look, its only been there a week so you will be able to tell. Peat based composts dry out and are difficult to rewet.
    Dig it up and have a look, its only been there a week so you will be able to tell. Peat based composts dry out and are difficult to rewet.
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  9. thedirtysalad

    Bok Choi question.

    Hi all. So I'm a day or two away from harvesting some baby bok choi. I had heard in the past that Bok Choi works as a cut and grow again plant as long as you leave a few inches of the bottom part...
    Hi all. So I'm a day or two away from harvesting some baby bok choi. I had heard in the past that Bok Choi works as a cut and grow again plant as long as you leave a few inches of the bottom part of the plant in the soil when you harvest. Is this true? Does anyone have any experience with...
    Hi all. So I'm a day or two away from harvesting some baby bok choi. I had heard in the past that Bok Choi works as a cut and grow again plant as long as you leave a few inches of the bottom part of the plant in the soil when you harvest. Is...
    Hi all. So I'm a day or two away from harvesting some baby bok choi. I had heard in the past that Bok Choi works as a cut and grow again plant as long as you leave a few inches of the bottom part...
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  10. Spruce

    PHYGELIUS / CAPE FUCHSIA HOW TO GET THEM TO RE-FLOWER

    I've got one that hasn't flowered for years, must admit I dont do much to it and it never really puts out any strong growth.I do see others that grow really well and flower very well, so dont...
    I've got one that hasn't flowered for years, must admit I dont do much to it and it never really puts out any strong growth.I do see others that grow really well and flower very well, so dont know the answer.:biggrin:
    I've got one that hasn't flowered for years, must admit I dont do much to it and it never really puts out any strong growth.I do see others that grow really well and flower very well, so dont know the answer.:biggrin:
    I've got one that hasn't flowered for years, must admit I dont do much to it and it never really puts out any strong growth.I do see others that grow really well and flower very well, so dont...
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  11. NigelJ

    What's looking good in June 2020

    July thread here:-What's Looking Good in July 2020
    July thread here:-What's Looking Good in July 2020
    July thread here:-What's Looking Good in July 2020
    July thread here:-What's Looking Good in July 2020
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  12. southerner

    Anybody built their own greenhouse?

    @flounder that is too funny! I waited until I was finished before imbibing as I had to do it on my own. The only thing that made things difficult for me was that I really needed longer arms for...
    @flounder that is too funny! I waited until I was finished before imbibing as I had to do it on my own. The only thing that made things difficult for me was that I really needed longer arms for the job. Lots of creative clamping happened to substitute for having a helper. Took me a day for each...
    @flounder that is too funny! I waited until I was finished before imbibing as I had to do it on my own. The only thing that made things difficult for me was that I really needed longer arms for the job. Lots of creative clamping happened to...
    @flounder that is too funny! I waited until I was finished before imbibing as I had to do it on my own. The only thing that made things difficult for me was that I really needed longer arms for...
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  13. steevjp

    Whats going wrong?

    WIll do, they sit in the propogator tray but ive turned the heat off, but did have the lids on, ill stop doing that for now.thanks again
    WIll do, they sit in the propogator tray but ive turned the heat off, but did have the lids on, ill stop doing that for now.thanks again
    WIll do, they sit in the propogator tray but ive turned the heat off, but did have the lids on, ill stop doing that for now.thanks again
    WIll do, they sit in the propogator tray but ive turned the heat off, but did have the lids on, ill stop doing that for now.thanks again
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  14. HarryS

    To Prune or not to Prune, Olive tree

    It will be 'Nobler in the mind' to take above advice. A larger pot for sure. Possibly tea.Vince that is extremely fortunate. I was given one years ago but it passed away.. I apportioned blame to...
    It will be 'Nobler in the mind' to take above advice. A larger pot for sure. Possibly tea.Vince that is extremely fortunate. I was given one years ago but it passed away.. I apportioned blame to the chilly Winters here.
    It will be 'Nobler in the mind' to take above advice. A larger pot for sure. Possibly tea.Vince that is extremely fortunate. I was given one years ago but it passed away.. I apportioned blame to the chilly Winters here.
    It will be 'Nobler in the mind' to take above advice. A larger pot for sure. Possibly tea.Vince that is extremely fortunate. I was given one years ago but it passed away.. I apportioned blame to...
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  15. Bob Newey

    Advice please regarding waterside flowers

    Hello all,I live on a narrowboat. I don't have a garden and even when I lived in a house I confess my wife and I were not avid gardeners. But I've so enjoyed looking through some of the threads...
    Hello all,I live on a narrowboat. I don't have a garden and even when I lived in a house I confess my wife and I were not avid gardeners. But I've so enjoyed looking through some of the threads on here and I marvel at the passion and dedication of some of you. We also really enjoy admiring...
    Hello all,I live on a narrowboat. I don't have a garden and even when I lived in a house I confess my wife and I were not avid gardeners. But I've so enjoyed looking through some of the threads on here and I marvel at the passion and dedication...
    Hello all,I live on a narrowboat. I don't have a garden and even when I lived in a house I confess my wife and I were not avid gardeners. But I've so enjoyed looking through some of the threads...
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  16. Cordy

    Saving Delphinium seeds

    Nice 4mm thick basal cuttings in spring is best.
    Nice 4mm thick basal cuttings in spring is best.
    Nice 4mm thick basal cuttings in spring is best.
    Nice 4mm thick basal cuttings in spring is best.
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  17. Mishka Grizzly

    Border edging ideas

    Much depends upon whether the bed/border is higher than the lawn. If the bed/border is higher. Then perhaps some kind of raised edging.If Bed/border are roughly the smae level. Then forget...
    Much depends upon whether the bed/border is higher than the lawn. If the bed/border is higher. Then perhaps some kind of raised edging.If Bed/border are roughly the smae level. Then forget edging boards or fancy decorative bits and bobs. Simply cut a good edge and on the bed/border side, a...
    Much depends upon whether the bed/border is higher than the lawn. If the bed/border is higher. Then perhaps some kind of raised edging.If Bed/border are roughly the smae level. Then forget edging boards or fancy decorative bits and bobs. ...
    Much depends upon whether the bed/border is higher than the lawn. If the bed/border is higher. Then perhaps some kind of raised edging.If Bed/border are roughly the smae level. Then forget...
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  18. Sheal

    Pleached trees

    It may do Pete. Not the best of ideas and as Nigel said they would need plenty of water in summer. It's an idea visited and now pretty much discarded, my other ideas mean garden re-design. :)
    It may do Pete. Not the best of ideas and as Nigel said they would need plenty of water in summer. It's an idea visited and now pretty much discarded, my other ideas mean garden re-design. :)
    It may do Pete. Not the best of ideas and as Nigel said they would need plenty of water in summer. It's an idea visited and now pretty much discarded, my other ideas mean garden re-design. :)
    It may do Pete. Not the best of ideas and as Nigel said they would need plenty of water in summer. It's an idea visited and now pretty much discarded, my other ideas mean garden re-design. :)
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  19. thedirtysalad

    Potato plants laying over - Advice?

    Glad to hear that... that's great. Thank you all for the help. It's very much appreciated.
    Glad to hear that... that's great. Thank you all for the help. It's very much appreciated.
    Glad to hear that... that's great. Thank you all for the help. It's very much appreciated.
    Glad to hear that... that's great. Thank you all for the help. It's very much appreciated.
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  20. Kevin Cowans

    Turf transplanting advice required.

    Hello @perkinsThanks for the reply.I will place it on a cooler part of the garden and keep it watered.ThanksKevin
    Hello @perkinsThanks for the reply.I will place it on a cooler part of the garden and keep it watered.ThanksKevin
    Hello @perkinsThanks for the reply.I will place it on a cooler part of the garden and keep it watered.ThanksKevin
    Hello @perkinsThanks for the reply.I will place it on a cooler part of the garden and keep it watered.ThanksKevin
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