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  1. bmk

    Hydrangea vanilla fraise

    Excellent jools :)
    Excellent jools :)
    Excellent jools :)
    Excellent jools :)
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  2. ThePlantAssassin
    Friendly x 3

    Garden Centre Prices AAAGGGHHH!!!

    Lots of Daphne are available on Ebay, priced at £9 to about £18. Not sure of the variety you need. Carefully read the description and seller history before buying, so you don't end up with a 2"...
    Lots of Daphne are available on Ebay, priced at £9 to about £18. Not sure of the variety you need. Carefully read the description and seller history before buying, so you don't end up with a 2" cutting! It's best to order plants over a weekend so they are posted, hopefully, on the Monday. This...
    Lots of Daphne are available on Ebay, priced at £9 to about £18. Not sure of the variety you need. Carefully read the description and seller history before buying, so you don't end up with a 2" cutting! It's best to order plants over a weekend so...
    Lots of Daphne are available on Ebay, priced at £9 to about £18. Not sure of the variety you need. Carefully read the description and seller history before buying, so you don't end up with a 2"...
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  3. Gardening Guru

    Getting my daughter involved

    Great suggestions from everybody!Ownership is a great motivator, my grandparents granted us kids a small row each to grow what we wanted. This was an important gift as at that time all usable...
    Great suggestions from everybody!Ownership is a great motivator, my grandparents granted us kids a small row each to grow what we wanted. This was an important gift as at that time all usable land was for seriously productive growing. They also gently pointed us towards failsafe stuff first...
    Great suggestions from everybody!Ownership is a great motivator, my grandparents granted us kids a small row each to grow what we wanted. This was an important gift as at that time all usable land was for seriously productive growing. They...
    Great suggestions from everybody!Ownership is a great motivator, my grandparents granted us kids a small row each to grow what we wanted. This was an important gift as at that time all usable...
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  4. Gardening Guru

    Cheap jacket

    Since your daughter is young (7 you said I think), Primark and Matalan are the places to go to. She'll grow out of anything by next season so it's not worth investing much- as long as the clothes...
    Since your daughter is young (7 you said I think), Primark and Matalan are the places to go to. She'll grow out of anything by next season so it's not worth investing much- as long as the clothes are comfortable.Check out for comfortable plastic clogs as well, and stock up on "dirty works"...
    Since your daughter is young (7 you said I think), Primark and Matalan are the places to go to. She'll grow out of anything by next season so it's not worth investing much- as long as the clothes are comfortable.Check out for comfortable...
    Since your daughter is young (7 you said I think), Primark and Matalan are the places to go to. She'll grow out of anything by next season so it's not worth investing much- as long as the clothes...
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  5. ThePlantAssassin

    My mail order Daphne twig

    Hiya Freddie :)As JWK said, Daphnes vary in their requirements but Odora and its varieties grow in neutral even partly alkaline soil :)Some Daphnes need ericaceous, sun, shade to full shade etc.,...
    Hiya Freddie :)As JWK said, Daphnes vary in their requirements but Odora and its varieties grow in neutral even partly alkaline soil :)Some Daphnes need ericaceous, sun, shade to full shade etc., according to type. Mezereum for example likes woodland conditions....I grew it and Alba in shade and...
    Hiya Freddie :)As JWK said, Daphnes vary in their requirements but Odora and its varieties grow in neutral even partly alkaline soil :)Some Daphnes need ericaceous, sun, shade to full shade etc., according to type. Mezereum for example likes...
    Hiya Freddie :)As JWK said, Daphnes vary in their requirements but Odora and its varieties grow in neutral even partly alkaline soil :)Some Daphnes need ericaceous, sun, shade to full shade etc.,...
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  6. barryman

    Leggy pink honeysuckle

    It's usually me @Spruce :)
    It's usually me @Spruce :)
    It's usually me @Spruce :)
    It's usually me @Spruce :)
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  7. wiseowl

    Michaelmas Diasies

    I think from google maps it's still there, imagine the shock driving from London, 1960 Ford Anglia, to be confronted with a candle for lights and a wash in the sink with water heated on the range....
    I think from google maps it's still there, imagine the shock driving from London, 1960 Ford Anglia, to be confronted with a candle for lights and a wash in the sink with water heated on the range. It was fun until I had a call from work to say an emergency and get the train back as it was...
    I think from google maps it's still there, imagine the shock driving from London, 1960 Ford Anglia, to be confronted with a candle for lights and a wash in the sink with water heated on the range. It was fun until I had a call from work to say an...
    I think from google maps it's still there, imagine the shock driving from London, 1960 Ford Anglia, to be confronted with a candle for lights and a wash in the sink with water heated on the range....
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  8. ARMANDII

    THE GARDEN OVER THE LAST 2 MONTHS

    Too late! I was confused before you started this! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Too late! I was confused before you started this! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Too late! I was confused before you started this! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Too late! I was confused before you started this! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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  9. shiney
    Locked

    WHATS LOOKING GOOD IN JULY 2019

    They should be done.
    They should be done.
    They should be done.
    They should be done.
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  10. jervis

    Passionflower dropping buds

    Too dry maybe,:scratch: or possibly making buds too early, I find they come into their own in this month, august, so still time.
    Too dry maybe,:scratch: or possibly making buds too early, I find they come into their own in this month, august, so still time.
    Too dry maybe,:scratch: or possibly making buds too early, I find they come into their own in this month, august, so still time.
    Too dry maybe,:scratch: or possibly making buds too early, I find they come into their own in this month, august, so still time.
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  11. Jiffy
    Like x 4

    Well i had a surprize!!

    I think I will have to enter it into a spud growing comp :coffee:
    I think I will have to enter it into a spud growing comp :coffee:
    I think I will have to enter it into a spud growing comp :coffee:
    I think I will have to enter it into a spud growing comp :coffee:
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  12. KFF

    Why has August thread been closed down ?

    He never misses when we're in the office and I ask him to pass the biscuits. The last one caught me in the ear! :rolleyespink:
    He never misses when we're in the office and I ask him to pass the biscuits. The last one caught me in the ear! :rolleyespink:
    He never misses when we're in the office and I ask him to pass the biscuits. The last one caught me in the ear! :rolleyespink:
    He never misses when we're in the office and I ask him to pass the biscuits. The last one caught me in the ear! :rolleyespink:
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  13. Snorky85
    Like x 9

    Garden visit - Chelsea Physic Garden

    Thanks @Snorky85 It looks slightly different to when I last went there - in 1956 :old: :heehee:
    Thanks @Snorky85 It looks slightly different to when I last went there - in 1956 :old: :heehee:
    Thanks @Snorky85 It looks slightly different to when I last went there - in 1956 :old: :heehee:
    Thanks @Snorky85 It looks slightly different to when I last went there - in 1956 :old: :heehee:
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  14. stuartp22

    Re-Growing the Berberis

    Excellent Stuartp22 :)By the way, you can shape your Berberis effectively by simple pruning. Those near horizontal branches can be cut back to upward facing buds to encourage vertical growth :)
    Excellent Stuartp22 :)By the way, you can shape your Berberis effectively by simple pruning. Those near horizontal branches can be cut back to upward facing buds to encourage vertical growth :)
    Excellent Stuartp22 :)By the way, you can shape your Berberis effectively by simple pruning. Those near horizontal branches can be cut back to upward facing buds to encourage vertical growth :)
    Excellent Stuartp22 :)By the way, you can shape your Berberis effectively by simple pruning. Those near horizontal branches can be cut back to upward facing buds to encourage vertical growth :)
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  15. snookster

    Is this Acer dead

    Thanks guys As i think i might well dig it up that could be the start of the digging spot for the koi pond
    Thanks guys As i think i might well dig it up that could be the start of the digging spot for the koi pond
    Thanks guys As i think i might well dig it up that could be the start of the digging spot for the koi pond
    Thanks guys As i think i might well dig it up that could be the start of the digging spot for the koi pond
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  16. Ian Taylor
    Friendly x 5

    Came home to my garden flooded

    it's got the worst thing to be flooded out. I feel for all who suffer it.
    it's got the worst thing to be flooded out. I feel for all who suffer it.
    it's got the worst thing to be flooded out. I feel for all who suffer it.
    it's got the worst thing to be flooded out. I feel for all who suffer it.
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  17. kerrygirl

    Clematis

    To be honest I haven't been feeding it enough. Thank you for the wake up call.
    To be honest I haven't been feeding it enough. Thank you for the wake up call.
    To be honest I haven't been feeding it enough. Thank you for the wake up call.
    To be honest I haven't been feeding it enough. Thank you for the wake up call.
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  18. ARMANDII
    Like x 16

    THE GARDEN OVER THE LAST TWO MONTHS

    We also have a few Leycesteria and have never suffered with mildew. :blue thumb: We had some for sale on Open Day. :noidea:
    We also have a few Leycesteria and have never suffered with mildew. :blue thumb: We had some for sale on Open Day. :noidea:
    We also have a few Leycesteria and have never suffered with mildew. :blue thumb: We had some for sale on Open Day. :noidea:
    We also have a few Leycesteria and have never suffered with mildew. :blue thumb: We had some for sale on Open Day. :noidea:
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  19. hoofy

    Where to get soil sample probe

    No harm done and you enjoyed discovering what’s there, you can always try again at a later date just to double check. It’s just with lime if you apply it it’s on for a few years and it’s not...
    No harm done and you enjoyed discovering what’s there, you can always try again at a later date just to double check. It’s just with lime if you apply it it’s on for a few years and it’s not something you can rectify easily but a soil test is the only safe option when lime is required.
    No harm done and you enjoyed discovering what’s there, you can always try again at a later date just to double check. It’s just with lime if you apply it it’s on for a few years and it’s not something you can rectify easily but a soil test is...
    No harm done and you enjoyed discovering what’s there, you can always try again at a later date just to double check. It’s just with lime if you apply it it’s on for a few years and it’s not...
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  20. Who am I?

    Do you plant free seeds?

    So do they :biggrin:
    So do they :biggrin:
    So do they :biggrin:
    So do they :biggrin:
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