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  1. Brian L

    Fish falling from the sky ?? !!

    fish & chips tonight?
    fish & chips tonight?
    fish & chips tonight?
    fish & chips tonight?
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  2. adamadamant

    help for an ailing laburnum

    Ah thanks Pete. I didnt know about the heartwood/sap - my friend just said there was life/green in the twig she snapped but she might be wrong. I appreciate the help.
    Ah thanks Pete. I didnt know about the heartwood/sap - my friend just said there was life/green in the twig she snapped but she might be wrong. I appreciate the help.
    Ah thanks Pete. I didnt know about the heartwood/sap - my friend just said there was life/green in the twig she snapped but she might be wrong. I appreciate the help.
    Ah thanks Pete. I didnt know about the heartwood/sap - my friend just said there was life/green in the twig she snapped but she might be wrong. I appreciate the help.
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  3. ennnceee

    The brown ends of my Aloe Vera! What to do?

    Greetings from Shoreham by the Sea!I've just repotted my indoor AV, 'tidying' it up in the process. As you appreciate, removing some of the brown ends results in a small brown 'crust' at the end...
    Greetings from Shoreham by the Sea!I've just repotted my indoor AV, 'tidying' it up in the process. As you appreciate, removing some of the brown ends results in a small brown 'crust' at the end by the cut, so am wondering if there is anything at all to prevent this; or any way one could...
    Greetings from Shoreham by the Sea!I've just repotted my indoor AV, 'tidying' it up in the process. As you appreciate, removing some of the brown ends results in a small brown 'crust' at the end by the cut, so am wondering if there is anything...
    Greetings from Shoreham by the Sea!I've just repotted my indoor AV, 'tidying' it up in the process. As you appreciate, removing some of the brown ends results in a small brown 'crust' at the end...
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  4. Steve R

    First frosts.

    Now I remember planning to go to the opening British Superbike race at Brands Hatch in Kent a few years ago and as I went every year and it was the end of April it was usually wise to take...
    Now I remember planning to go to the opening British Superbike race at Brands Hatch in Kent a few years ago and as I went every year and it was the end of April it was usually wise to take sunblock and the campsite was always fully booked. (not by me I hasten to add, Im not a camping kinda...
    Now I remember planning to go to the opening British Superbike race at Brands Hatch in Kent a few years ago and as I went every year and it was the end of April it was usually wise to take sunblock and the campsite was always fully booked. (not...
    Now I remember planning to go to the opening British Superbike race at Brands Hatch in Kent a few years ago and as I went every year and it was the end of April it was usually wise to take...
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  5. lolimac

    Grazers G1...

    Oh @lolimac - and the experiment was so good - until your slug refused to play ball... More cynically, why don't they provide a SINGLE formulation to keep all the blighters away...? Answer - to...
    Oh @lolimac - and the experiment was so good - until your slug refused to play ball... More cynically, why don't they provide a SINGLE formulation to keep all the blighters away...? Answer - to sell lots of separate ones.
    Oh @lolimac - and the experiment was so good - until your slug refused to play ball... More cynically, why don't they provide a SINGLE formulation to keep all the blighters away...? Answer - to sell lots of separate ones.
    Oh @lolimac - and the experiment was so good - until your slug refused to play ball... More cynically, why don't they provide a SINGLE formulation to keep all the blighters away...? Answer - to...
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  6. andrews
    Like x 11

    Before and After

    Just found a few more...This area was sloping when we moved in and a mess (not helped by the 1T of rotting carrots that the previous owner left on the drive for me)The wall was too high and...
    Just found a few more...This area was sloping when we moved in and a mess (not helped by the 1T of rotting carrots that the previous owner left on the drive for me)The wall was too high and obscured the view to the top of the garden so I removed two layers of brick (ironic that they used...
    Just found a few more...This area was sloping when we moved in and a mess (not helped by the 1T of rotting carrots that the previous owner left on the drive for me)The wall was too high and obscured the view to the top of the garden so I...
    Just found a few more...This area was sloping when we moved in and a mess (not helped by the 1T of rotting carrots that the previous owner left on the drive for me)The wall was too high and...
    arid bed foreground and med area back.jpg arid border initially.JPG arid area before.JPG more arid area yucca faxoniana and aloe stritula plus agave.JPG med area before any work.jpg med area 2.JPG
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  7. mazambo

    Begonia question

    @ricky101 and @pete thanks that's really helpful.
    @ricky101 and @pete thanks that's really helpful.
    @ricky101 and @pete thanks that's really helpful.
    @ricky101 and @pete thanks that's really helpful.
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  8. bmk

    Hydrangea vanilla fraise

    Excellent jools :)
    Excellent jools :)
    Excellent jools :)
    Excellent jools :)
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  9. cindy
    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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. cindy

    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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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