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  1. Webmaster

    Alan Titchmarsh's new role

    priceless, rositue
    priceless, rositue
    priceless, rositue
    priceless, rositue
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  2. jen

    growing near privet

    I have 60 ft privet hedge and, as pete said, little will grow close to it except grass [and briars where do they come from], I grow a few exotic'ish plants in large planters.
    I have 60 ft privet hedge and, as pete said, little will grow close to it except grass [and briars where do they come from], I grow a few exotic'ish plants in large planters.
    I have 60 ft privet hedge and, as pete said, little will grow close to it except grass [and briars where do they come from], I grow a few exotic'ish plants in large planters.
    I have 60 ft privet hedge and, as pete said, little will grow close to it except grass [and briars where do they come from], I grow a few exotic'ish plants in large planters.
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  3. Millrace

    Our plant nursery

    Do you know Pete, I was going to post the same thing :D
    Do you know Pete, I was going to post the same thing :D
    Do you know Pete, I was going to post the same thing :D
    Do you know Pete, I was going to post the same thing :D
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  4. arwyn

    hanging baskets

    Hi Arwyn - we've just got our new site finished today - with 6 different types of nepeta, have a look here: http://www.gardenerscorner.co.uk/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000934 [...
    Hi Arwyn - we've just got our new site finished today - with 6 different types of nepeta, have a look here: http://www.gardenerscorner.co.uk/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000934 [ 11. September 2005, 03:51 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
    Hi Arwyn - we've just got our new site finished today - with 6 different types of nepeta, have a look here: http://www.gardenerscorner.co.uk/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000934 [ 11. September 2005, 03:51 PM: Message edited by:...
    Hi Arwyn - we've just got our new site finished today - with 6 different types of nepeta, have a look here: http://www.gardenerscorner.co.uk/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000934 [...
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  5. floris

    Chilean Glory Vine

    Floris,Sorry, sow them in a half tray in spring, pot up the stronger specimens, and as Brazil said, plant out in May. Once established, they can be left outside overwinter (but would advise...
    Floris,Sorry, sow them in a half tray in spring, pot up the stronger specimens, and as Brazil said, plant out in May. Once established, they can be left outside overwinter (but would advise fleecing them over), and would advise a trim back to 6 inches from the ground in Autumn.Hope this...
    Floris,Sorry, sow them in a half tray in spring, pot up the stronger specimens, and as Brazil said, plant out in May. Once established, they can be left outside overwinter (but would advise fleecing them over), and would advise a trim back to...
    Floris,Sorry, sow them in a half tray in spring, pot up the stronger specimens, and as Brazil said, plant out in May. Once established, they can be left outside overwinter (but would advise...
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  6. dalbuie

    Sweet william

    Re sweet Williams: I saw them potted up singley in a nursery at a price..as Perennials. My Dad used to grow them in big swathes all down the garden path as my Mum loved the scent he just made a...
    Re sweet Williams: I saw them potted up singley in a nursery at a price..as Perennials. My Dad used to grow them in big swathes all down the garden path as my Mum loved the scent he just made a drill in the Autumn and scattered the seeds lovely, I can remember the scent 60 years on.... a...
    Re sweet Williams: I saw them potted up singley in a nursery at a price..as Perennials. My Dad used to grow them in big swathes all down the garden path as my Mum loved the scent he just made a drill in the Autumn and scattered the seeds lovely,...
    Re sweet Williams: I saw them potted up singley in a nursery at a price..as Perennials. My Dad used to grow them in big swathes all down the garden path as my Mum loved the scent he just made a...
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    4
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  7. Skelf

    Catnip from seed?

    Excellent, thanks for your help folks. This site has been brilliant, I now have a couple of lovely big pots of heather growing on my front step and am about to become the proud mother of a proper...
    Excellent, thanks for your help folks. This site has been brilliant, I now have a couple of lovely big pots of heather growing on my front step and am about to become the proud mother of a proper baby herb! Yay!
    Excellent, thanks for your help folks. This site has been brilliant, I now have a couple of lovely big pots of heather growing on my front step and am about to become the proud mother of a proper baby herb! Yay!
    Excellent, thanks for your help folks. This site has been brilliant, I now have a couple of lovely big pots of heather growing on my front step and am about to become the proud mother of a proper...
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  8. jen

    privet

    Welcome, jen. Hope you'll enjoy GC!As for your privet hedge, it rather depends upon where the sun/light gets to the adjacent ground.If it's in shadow most of the time, then you'll need some...
    Welcome, jen. Hope you'll enjoy GC!As for your privet hedge, it rather depends upon where the sun/light gets to the adjacent ground.If it's in shadow most of the time, then you'll need some shade tolerant plants like calendula (cultivated buttercups) or bluebells.If it's in the sun for...
    Welcome, jen. Hope you'll enjoy GC!As for your privet hedge, it rather depends upon where the sun/light gets to the adjacent ground.If it's in shadow most of the time, then you'll need some shade tolerant plants like calendula (cultivated...
    Welcome, jen. Hope you'll enjoy GC!As for your privet hedge, it rather depends upon where the sun/light gets to the adjacent ground.If it's in shadow most of the time, then you'll need some...
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  9. Ibblebibble

    Sunflower seeds

    Sunflower and pumpkin seeds are yummy in home-made bread too! :cool:
    Sunflower and pumpkin seeds are yummy in home-made bread too! :cool:
    Sunflower and pumpkin seeds are yummy in home-made bread too! :cool:
    Sunflower and pumpkin seeds are yummy in home-made bread too! :cool:
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  10. jp01

    Plants for a dry warm bed

    Your very welcome - and thanks for the link. Her garden is quite something
    Your very welcome - and thanks for the link. Her garden is quite something
    Your very welcome - and thanks for the link. Her garden is quite something
    Your very welcome - and thanks for the link. Her garden is quite something
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  11. Webmaster

    Look what we just found !!!

    greenfingers - how wonderful to see these fawns etc. We live in a very built up area so not much wild life near our home. [ 08. September 2005, 11:13 AM: Message edited by: jjordie ]
    greenfingers - how wonderful to see these fawns etc. We live in a very built up area so not much wild life near our home. [ 08. September 2005, 11:13 AM: Message edited by: jjordie ]
    greenfingers - how wonderful to see these fawns etc. We live in a very built up area so not much wild life near our home. [ 08. September 2005, 11:13 AM: Message edited by: jjordie ]
    greenfingers - how wonderful to see these fawns etc. We live in a very built up area so not much wild life near our home. [ 08. September 2005, 11:13 AM: Message edited by: jjordie ]
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  12. fimonkey

    Blue Morning Glory, what will happen in winter?

    Hardy refers to the plants ability to survive the winter, esp frosts.
    Hardy refers to the plants ability to survive the winter, esp frosts.
    Hardy refers to the plants ability to survive the winter, esp frosts.
    Hardy refers to the plants ability to survive the winter, esp frosts.
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  13. Deserter

    Butterflies

    Deserter, I would visit the garden center now - a lot of the suggested plants are perrennial and there are some great bargains to be had, that will give you a lot more next year - if planted now. :D
    Deserter, I would visit the garden center now - a lot of the suggested plants are perrennial and there are some great bargains to be had, that will give you a lot more next year - if planted now. :D
    Deserter, I would visit the garden center now - a lot of the suggested plants are perrennial and there are some great bargains to be had, that will give you a lot more next year - if planted now. :D
    Deserter, I would visit the garden center now - a lot of the suggested plants are perrennial and there are some great bargains to be had, that will give you a lot more next year - if planted now. :D
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  14. greenfingers

    Gerbera

    I am sure my gerbera is a waterholic. As soon as I place water in the bottom of the container, it drains it all up within seconds.
    I am sure my gerbera is a waterholic. As soon as I place water in the bottom of the container, it drains it all up within seconds.
    I am sure my gerbera is a waterholic. As soon as I place water in the bottom of the container, it drains it all up within seconds.
    I am sure my gerbera is a waterholic. As soon as I place water in the bottom of the container, it drains it all up within seconds.
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  15. Smiler

    Planting with my Toddler!

    Great Fun.. My son used to plant all sorts of seeds in our small garden. We had an acorn which produced an oak tree, and a chestnut which grew into a chestnut tree. We kept them until they were...
    Great Fun.. My son used to plant all sorts of seeds in our small garden. We had an acorn which produced an oak tree, and a chestnut which grew into a chestnut tree. We kept them until they were about 8 ft high and thought it better to get them out before they took over our garden. My friends who...
    Great Fun.. My son used to plant all sorts of seeds in our small garden. We had an acorn which produced an oak tree, and a chestnut which grew into a chestnut tree. We kept them until they were about 8 ft high and thought it better to get them...
    Great Fun.. My son used to plant all sorts of seeds in our small garden. We had an acorn which produced an oak tree, and a chestnut which grew into a chestnut tree. We kept them until they were...
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  16. Larburnum

    Peony

    Thanks again Fran for your advice,, will get it out of the water first thing in the morning if it hasn't drowned by then, do I let it dry out again in the sun before I saw it up?.
    Thanks again Fran for your advice,, will get it out of the water first thing in the morning if it hasn't drowned by then, do I let it dry out again in the sun before I saw it up?.
    Thanks again Fran for your advice,, will get it out of the water first thing in the morning if it hasn't drowned by then, do I let it dry out again in the sun before I saw it up?.
    Thanks again Fran for your advice,, will get it out of the water first thing in the morning if it hasn't drowned by then, do I let it dry out again in the sun before I saw it up?.
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  17. gothykblonde1969

    Sunflowers and seeds

    I just want to know how to get them off the plant in the first place!Ibble
    I just want to know how to get them off the plant in the first place!Ibble
    I just want to know how to get them off the plant in the first place!Ibble
    I just want to know how to get them off the plant in the first place!Ibble
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    3
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  18. callyomally

    Help please clever gardeners

    Hi, So glad you have her home with you. I think that is so nice, finding the connection with the plants & Calico, I think thay will look wonderful. Then if I was you I would start your...
    Hi, So glad you have her home with you. I think that is so nice, finding the connection with the plants & Calico, I think thay will look wonderful. Then if I was you I would start your digging as soon as possible to open up the soil & dig in any compost etc as I said before. The weather...
    Hi, So glad you have her home with you. I think that is so nice, finding the connection with the plants & Calico, I think thay will look wonderful. Then if I was you I would start your digging as soon as possible to open up the soil & dig...
    Hi, So glad you have her home with you. I think that is so nice, finding the connection with the plants & Calico, I think thay will look wonderful. Then if I was you I would start your...
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  19. mowgley

    planting in pots

    I also have a couple of pots with Hellibores, surrouded by snowdrops & crocus, another option, but there are many plants & bulbs you can use. Happy planting & good luck. [ 05....
    I also have a couple of pots with Hellibores, surrouded by snowdrops & crocus, another option, but there are many plants & bulbs you can use. Happy planting & good luck. [ 05. September 2005, 06:44 PM: Message edited by: Marley Farley ]
    I also have a couple of pots with Hellibores, surrouded by snowdrops & crocus, another option, but there are many plants & bulbs you can use. Happy planting & good luck. [ 05. September 2005, 06:44 PM: Message edited by: Marley Farley ]
    I also have a couple of pots with Hellibores, surrouded by snowdrops & crocus, another option, but there are many plants & bulbs you can use. Happy planting & good luck. [ 05....
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  20. dobo

    ivy

    hi, when I have taken down ivy I have used a metal paint striper and a hard scrubing brush to remove the roots
    hi, when I have taken down ivy I have used a metal paint striper and a hard scrubing brush to remove the roots
    hi, when I have taken down ivy I have used a metal paint striper and a hard scrubing brush to remove the roots
    hi, when I have taken down ivy I have used a metal paint striper and a hard scrubing brush to remove the roots
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    1
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    289

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