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  1. alanscott32

    plant plugs

    thanks for the info
    thanks for the info
    thanks for the info
    thanks for the info
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  2. Flora Poste

    mare's-tail

    I remember watching a garden programme, I think it was 'a year at kew' where they were dealing with mares tail and they stamped up and down on it before spraying with herbicide, to bruise the...
    I remember watching a garden programme, I think it was 'a year at kew' where they were dealing with mares tail and they stamped up and down on it before spraying with herbicide, to bruise the stems so that the herbicide could penetrate better. The series is being repeated on BBC 1 on fridays at...
    I remember watching a garden programme, I think it was 'a year at kew' where they were dealing with mares tail and they stamped up and down on it before spraying with herbicide, to bruise the stems so that the herbicide could penetrate better....
    I remember watching a garden programme, I think it was 'a year at kew' where they were dealing with mares tail and they stamped up and down on it before spraying with herbicide, to bruise the...
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  3. gippeswyk

    pampas grass

    Thank you Basse and Pete for your prompt response to my question, Will be out there tomorrow weather permitting with heavt duty gloves and cutting inpliments. I take it this is the right time to...
    Thank you Basse and Pete for your prompt response to my question, Will be out there tomorrow weather permitting with heavt duty gloves and cutting inpliments. I take it this is the right time to cut it back. Many thanks Vee
    Thank you Basse and Pete for your prompt response to my question, Will be out there tomorrow weather permitting with heavt duty gloves and cutting inpliments. I take it this is the right time to cut it back. Many thanks Vee
    Thank you Basse and Pete for your prompt response to my question, Will be out there tomorrow weather permitting with heavt duty gloves and cutting inpliments. I take it this is the right time to...
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  4. Lucy

    hopeless gardener

    For good summer colour with very little risk have you tried annual flower seeds? Just follow the instructions on the back of the packet and you cant really go wrong. The only tip i have is to...
    For good summer colour with very little risk have you tried annual flower seeds? Just follow the instructions on the back of the packet and you cant really go wrong. The only tip i have is to make sure you sow in lines (they can be wiggly if you like)as this makes it easier to identify the...
    For good summer colour with very little risk have you tried annual flower seeds? Just follow the instructions on the back of the packet and you cant really go wrong. The only tip i have is to make sure you sow in lines (they can be wiggly if...
    For good summer colour with very little risk have you tried annual flower seeds? Just follow the instructions on the back of the packet and you cant really go wrong. The only tip i have is to...
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  5. pete

    in flower

    Turl I was referring to the buds on mine, but they look OK. Dont worry about the grem. ;)
    Turl I was referring to the buds on mine, but they look OK. Dont worry about the grem. ;)
    Turl I was referring to the buds on mine, but they look OK. Dont worry about the grem. ;)
    Turl I was referring to the buds on mine, but they look OK. Dont worry about the grem. ;)
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  6. streakz

    need some information

    Thanks so much - I've always though LOL meant lots of love...! that would explain - oh well...
    Thanks so much - I've always though LOL meant lots of love...! that would explain - oh well...
    Thanks so much - I've always though LOL meant lots of love...! that would explain - oh well...
    Thanks so much - I've always though LOL meant lots of love...! that would explain - oh well...
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  7. fothers

    plants for paving gaps

    Try planting camomile, this should grow there, and i t will smell nice to
    Try planting camomile, this should grow there, and i t will smell nice to
    Try planting camomile, this should grow there, and i t will smell nice to
    Try planting camomile, this should grow there, and i t will smell nice to
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  8. foxtrot

    The hidden bulb trap

    I was going to say, Revin that discipline the the key word I have trouble with & when I read further down you post, I see that you also do the same thing. Obviously keen gardeners are alll the...
    I was going to say, Revin that discipline the the key word I have trouble with & when I read further down you post, I see that you also do the same thing. Obviously keen gardeners are alll the same, we just can't resist a stunning plant!
    I was going to say, Revin that discipline the the key word I have trouble with & when I read further down you post, I see that you also do the same thing. Obviously keen gardeners are alll the same, we just can't resist a stunning plant!
    I was going to say, Revin that discipline the the key word I have trouble with & when I read further down you post, I see that you also do the same thing. Obviously keen gardeners are alll the...
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  9. davemachin

    HELP NEEDED

    What weekend are you thinking of and where abouts is the nursing home? I may be able to help depending on where\when. lisa
    What weekend are you thinking of and where abouts is the nursing home? I may be able to help depending on where\when. lisa
    What weekend are you thinking of and where abouts is the nursing home? I may be able to help depending on where\when. lisa
    What weekend are you thinking of and where abouts is the nursing home? I may be able to help depending on where\when. lisa
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  10. suey

    a barren wasteland!

    yes, a lovely idea, but i have 4 year old twin boys who love playing football, so i fear any flowers will end up squashed! would be nice though! sue
    yes, a lovely idea, but i have 4 year old twin boys who love playing football, so i fear any flowers will end up squashed! would be nice though! sue
    yes, a lovely idea, but i have 4 year old twin boys who love playing football, so i fear any flowers will end up squashed! would be nice though! sue
    yes, a lovely idea, but i have 4 year old twin boys who love playing football, so i fear any flowers will end up squashed! would be nice though! sue
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  11. Elizabeth B

    Artemisia and Crocosmia

    Thanks Revin. I'll take the appropriate action!
    Thanks Revin. I'll take the appropriate action!
    Thanks Revin. I'll take the appropriate action!
    Thanks Revin. I'll take the appropriate action!
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  12. Jane91

    Raised Beds

    hey janie, there is a reclaimed timber yard just over the hill from me - on manor lane, sheffield - you could perhaps get some old sleepers and build up your raised beds that way. You could do...
    hey janie, there is a reclaimed timber yard just over the hill from me - on manor lane, sheffield - you could perhaps get some old sleepers and build up your raised beds that way. You could do what we are doing and do/buy a bit each week/fortnight/month? havent priced up old sleepers but i think...
    hey janie, there is a reclaimed timber yard just over the hill from me - on manor lane, sheffield - you could perhaps get some old sleepers and build up your raised beds that way. You could do what we are doing and do/buy a bit each...
    hey janie, there is a reclaimed timber yard just over the hill from me - on manor lane, sheffield - you could perhaps get some old sleepers and build up your raised beds that way. You could do...
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    369
  13. loraine

    mulches

    they'll have to bring the price down for that to catch on. :(
    they'll have to bring the price down for that to catch on. :(
    they'll have to bring the price down for that to catch on. :(
    they'll have to bring the price down for that to catch on. :(
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  14. Buttercup

    Seeds dilemma

    Hi Buttercup If you have a 'Poundland' see if they have a salad pack of seeds - beetroot,tomatoes,spring onions,lettuce and herbs I tried these a couple of years ago and was not disapointed. For...
    Hi Buttercup If you have a 'Poundland' see if they have a salad pack of seeds - beetroot,tomatoes,spring onions,lettuce and herbs I tried these a couple of years ago and was not disapointed. For a change this year I have joined HDRA (Organic gardening}and collected 7 packets of seeds from them....
    Hi Buttercup If you have a 'Poundland' see if they have a salad pack of seeds - beetroot,tomatoes,spring onions,lettuce and herbs I tried these a couple of years ago and was not disapointed. For a change this year I have joined HDRA (Organic...
    Hi Buttercup If you have a 'Poundland' see if they have a salad pack of seeds - beetroot,tomatoes,spring onions,lettuce and herbs I tried these a couple of years ago and was not disapointed. For...
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    618
  15. revin helen

    pest plants

    Penlan thanks, from me too. Alchemilla mollis (Dewcup)is a wonderful useful herb for the expectant Mothers and older Mums,the list is endless. TV programs ??? They make me sick job for the...
    Penlan thanks, from me too. Alchemilla mollis (Dewcup)is a wonderful useful herb for the expectant Mothers and older Mums,the list is endless. TV programs ??? They make me sick job for the very not so experienced gardener, all for money. I have been in growing all my life, could answer...
    Penlan thanks, from me too. Alchemilla mollis (Dewcup)is a wonderful useful herb for the expectant Mothers and older Mums,the list is endless. TV programs ??? They make me sick job for the very not so experienced gardener, all for money. I...
    Penlan thanks, from me too. Alchemilla mollis (Dewcup)is a wonderful useful herb for the expectant Mothers and older Mums,the list is endless. TV programs ??? They make me sick job for the...
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  16. BTTB

    MOVING AN ACER

    Dig out the largest rootball you can manage, at least (30cm) all round the trunk. Slide thick polythene sheeting under the rootball and it will move (slide easily). Dig a larger hole to replant...
    Dig out the largest rootball you can manage, at least (30cm) all round the trunk. Slide thick polythene sheeting under the rootball and it will move (slide easily). Dig a larger hole to replant and replant at exactly the same level as it was before. Sprinkle some fertiliser in the backfill soil....
    Dig out the largest rootball you can manage, at least (30cm) all round the trunk. Slide thick polythene sheeting under the rootball and it will move (slide easily). Dig a larger hole to replant and replant at exactly the same level as it was...
    Dig out the largest rootball you can manage, at least (30cm) all round the trunk. Slide thick polythene sheeting under the rootball and it will move (slide easily). Dig a larger hole to replant...
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  17. rosietutu

    Phygelius

    Its one of the things that makes each gardening year so exciting..the anticipation
    Its one of the things that makes each gardening year so exciting..the anticipation
    Its one of the things that makes each gardening year so exciting..the anticipation
    Its one of the things that makes each gardening year so exciting..the anticipation
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  18. arwyn

    hanging baskets

    Arwyn,I recently purchased from an online site called www.mrnurseries.co.uk and found them very useful. There advice and support was truly fantastic, and they supplied me goods not listed in...
    Arwyn,I recently purchased from an online site called www.mrnurseries.co.uk and found them very useful. There advice and support was truly fantastic, and they supplied me goods not listed in their site when I e-mailed them with a request. Its worth checking out.B&Q or Homebase are great for...
    Arwyn,I recently purchased from an online site called www.mrnurseries.co.uk and found them very useful. There advice and support was truly fantastic, and they supplied me goods not listed in their site when I e-mailed them with a request. Its...
    Arwyn,I recently purchased from an online site called www.mrnurseries.co.uk and found them very useful. There advice and support was truly fantastic, and they supplied me goods not listed in...
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    2
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    374
  19. fothers

    carnationspinks

    Foxtrot you can take cuttings from now on on any carnations and pinks, a bit of rooting powder and bottomn heat will help. Best about 2-3" no longer, cut just below a notch. A bit shorter on...
    Foxtrot you can take cuttings from now on on any carnations and pinks, a bit of rooting powder and bottomn heat will help. Best about 2-3" no longer, cut just below a notch. A bit shorter on pinks.
    Foxtrot you can take cuttings from now on on any carnations and pinks, a bit of rooting powder and bottomn heat will help. Best about 2-3" no longer, cut just below a notch. A bit shorter on pinks.
    Foxtrot you can take cuttings from now on on any carnations and pinks, a bit of rooting powder and bottomn heat will help. Best about 2-3" no longer, cut just below a notch. A bit shorter on...
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    408
  20. Mimi

    fast growing evergreen climber

    I am going to try Trachelospermum I looked it up on Google and it seems ideal, �£6-99 at our local nursery 3ft seemed a good buy.
    I am going to try Trachelospermum I looked it up on Google and it seems ideal, �£6-99 at our local nursery 3ft seemed a good buy.
    I am going to try Trachelospermum I looked it up on Google and it seems ideal, �£6-99 at our local nursery 3ft seemed a good buy.
    I am going to try Trachelospermum I looked it up on Google and it seems ideal, �£6-99 at our local nursery 3ft seemed a good buy.
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