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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Pauline Adams

    Seeds

    Arwyn..glad your begonias are O.K...gives me some hope for my second batch. Wish me Luck!
    Arwyn..glad your begonias are O.K...gives me some hope for my second batch. Wish me Luck!
    Arwyn..glad your begonias are O.K...gives me some hope for my second batch. Wish me Luck!
    Arwyn..glad your begonias are O.K...gives me some hope for my second batch. Wish me Luck!
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  8. wildman

    A GAPPY PROBLEM

    HI EVERYBODY THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT COMMENTS REGARDING MY QUESTION.I TAKE EVERYTHING ON BOARD AND OF COURSE WANT TO DO THE BEST THAT I CAN .THE ORIGINAL HEDGE THAT WAS THE PROBLEM HAS BECOME...
    HI EVERYBODY THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT COMMENTS REGARDING MY QUESTION.I TAKE EVERYTHING ON BOARD AND OF COURSE WANT TO DO THE BEST THAT I CAN .THE ORIGINAL HEDGE THAT WAS THE PROBLEM HAS BECOME VERY LEGGY AND WAS VERY TOP HEAVY CAUSING GAPS TO APPEAR .I WONT TAKE IT OUT BUT WILL FILL THE GAPS...
    HI EVERYBODY THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT COMMENTS REGARDING MY QUESTION.I TAKE EVERYTHING ON BOARD AND OF COURSE WANT TO DO THE BEST THAT I CAN .THE ORIGINAL HEDGE THAT WAS THE PROBLEM HAS BECOME VERY LEGGY AND WAS VERY TOP HEAVY CAUSING GAPS TO...
    HI EVERYBODY THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT COMMENTS REGARDING MY QUESTION.I TAKE EVERYTHING ON BOARD AND OF COURSE WANT TO DO THE BEST THAT I CAN .THE ORIGINAL HEDGE THAT WAS THE PROBLEM HAS BECOME...
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  9. hunybunz

    care of arum lilies in winter

    The first year I grew one I thought I'd lost it over winter it disapeared into a disgusting brown mush. I decided to dig it up and there it was hidding six inches below the surface, it not only...
    The first year I grew one I thought I'd lost it over winter it disapeared into a disgusting brown mush. I decided to dig it up and there it was hidding six inches below the surface, it not only survived but moved house with me and was nearly 3 feet tall last summer.Clear up the mush and wait for...
    The first year I grew one I thought I'd lost it over winter it disapeared into a disgusting brown mush. I decided to dig it up and there it was hidding six inches below the surface, it not only survived but moved house with me and was nearly 3...
    The first year I grew one I thought I'd lost it over winter it disapeared into a disgusting brown mush. I decided to dig it up and there it was hidding six inches below the surface, it not only...
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  10. peterjrpowell1

    USA Gardening Press

    Have a look at davesgarden.com maybe someone there can help
    Have a look at davesgarden.com maybe someone there can help
    Have a look at davesgarden.com maybe someone there can help
    Have a look at davesgarden.com maybe someone there can help
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  11. Murt

    Gunnera Manicata

    Not grown it myself Murt, wish I had the space. Just guessing but I think its propagated by division, so it should split OK pete
    Not grown it myself Murt, wish I had the space. Just guessing but I think its propagated by division, so it should split OK pete
    Not grown it myself Murt, wish I had the space. Just guessing but I think its propagated by division, so it should split OK pete
    Not grown it myself Murt, wish I had the space. Just guessing but I think its propagated by division, so it should split OK pete
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  12. NEW AYRSHIRE

    FARMLAND

    I LIVE ON FARMLAND WHICH IS INVADED BY COWS AND SHEEP ON OCCASION. I WOULD LIKE TO ASK IF ANYONE CAN TELL ME WHAT KIND OF PLANTS CAN I PLANT AND WHAT TO AVOID SO NOT TO HARM THE LIVESTOCK! IF...
    I LIVE ON FARMLAND WHICH IS INVADED BY COWS AND SHEEP ON OCCASION. I WOULD LIKE TO ASK IF ANYONE CAN TELL ME WHAT KIND OF PLANTS CAN I PLANT AND WHAT TO AVOID SO NOT TO HARM THE LIVESTOCK! IF POSSIBLE I WOULD LIKE TO STAY WITH NATIVE PLANTS SO NOT TO IMPOSE ON THE SURROUNDING AREA.
    I LIVE ON FARMLAND WHICH IS INVADED BY COWS AND SHEEP ON OCCASION. I WOULD LIKE TO ASK IF ANYONE CAN TELL ME WHAT KIND OF PLANTS CAN I PLANT AND WHAT TO AVOID SO NOT TO HARM THE LIVESTOCK! IF POSSIBLE I WOULD LIKE TO STAY WITH NATIVE PLANTS SO...
    I LIVE ON FARMLAND WHICH IS INVADED BY COWS AND SHEEP ON OCCASION. I WOULD LIKE TO ASK IF ANYONE CAN TELL ME WHAT KIND OF PLANTS CAN I PLANT AND WHAT TO AVOID SO NOT TO HARM THE LIVESTOCK! IF...
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  13. Tim and Sophie

    Plum choice

    Just planning a new garden and thinking about choice of plum trees. We spent a lovely holiday in FRance recently near Nancy where they had lots of Mirabelles, and we loved the jam!Does anyone...
    Just planning a new garden and thinking about choice of plum trees. We spent a lovely holiday in FRance recently near Nancy where they had lots of Mirabelles, and we loved the jam!Does anyone have any experience of these? Are they good croppers? Easy to grow? etc etcWe're keen but not...
    Just planning a new garden and thinking about choice of plum trees. We spent a lovely holiday in FRance recently near Nancy where they had lots of Mirabelles, and we loved the jam!Does anyone have any experience of these? Are they good...
    Just planning a new garden and thinking about choice of plum trees. We spent a lovely holiday in FRance recently near Nancy where they had lots of Mirabelles, and we loved the jam!Does anyone...
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  14. Dougy

    Conifer height

    There is currently no legal height. The government is looking at new legislation but it is taking a long time to finalise.
    There is currently no legal height. The government is looking at new legislation but it is taking a long time to finalise.
    There is currently no legal height. The government is looking at new legislation but it is taking a long time to finalise.
    There is currently no legal height. The government is looking at new legislation but it is taking a long time to finalise.
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  15. charlottehaigh

    Female gardeners wanted for Top Sante!

    I'm looking for a female gardener, aged 25-40, who's lost weight because of her gardening hobby. You'd need to be able to supply before and after pics, and be happy to have a telephone interview...
    I'm looking for a female gardener, aged 25-40, who's lost weight because of her gardening hobby. You'd need to be able to supply before and after pics, and be happy to have a telephone interview and come to a shoot in London (travel costs covered). If you're interested, please email me:Thanks!
    I'm looking for a female gardener, aged 25-40, who's lost weight because of her gardening hobby. You'd need to be able to supply before and after pics, and be happy to have a telephone interview and come to a shoot in London (travel costs...
    I'm looking for a female gardener, aged 25-40, who's lost weight because of her gardening hobby. You'd need to be able to supply before and after pics, and be happy to have a telephone interview...
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  16. poppy

    CD Disc

    Thanks for your advice for my cd since I love birds in my garden and we do get a lot I shall not be using them that way, so I will take them along to the local nusery school where Im sure good use...
    Thanks for your advice for my cd since I love birds in my garden and we do get a lot I shall not be using them that way, so I will take them along to the local nusery school where Im sure good use will be made
    Thanks for your advice for my cd since I love birds in my garden and we do get a lot I shall not be using them that way, so I will take them along to the local nusery school where Im sure good use will be made
    Thanks for your advice for my cd since I love birds in my garden and we do get a lot I shall not be using them that way, so I will take them along to the local nusery school where Im sure good use...
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    3
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  17. foxtrot

    Soil type in Wiltshire

    Thank you, Wildman, that sounds very positive!
    Thank you, Wildman, that sounds very positive!
    Thank you, Wildman, that sounds very positive!
    Thank you, Wildman, that sounds very positive!
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  18. Mimi

    when to cut Lleylandii

    Ladybird, I think I will do that nearer the summer, thanks for the advice.
    Ladybird, I think I will do that nearer the summer, thanks for the advice.
    Ladybird, I think I will do that nearer the summer, thanks for the advice.
    Ladybird, I think I will do that nearer the summer, thanks for the advice.
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  19. Henrietta

    First Garden, Second Summer

    More to your last Questions. Hi again..Roses,most need min.2-3ft spacing,good thinking about wasted space, do you want a rose bed or a veg patch ? lol. much depends what types, maybe you can grow...
    More to your last Questions. Hi again..Roses,most need min.2-3ft spacing,good thinking about wasted space, do you want a rose bed or a veg patch ? lol. much depends what types, maybe you can grow some Leeks,for winter picking. Perhaps a few Onion sets,Garlic,shallots,bit of parsley,...
    More to your last Questions. Hi again..Roses,most need min.2-3ft spacing,good thinking about wasted space, do you want a rose bed or a veg patch ? lol. much depends what types, maybe you can grow some Leeks,for winter picking. Perhaps a few Onion...
    More to your last Questions. Hi again..Roses,most need min.2-3ft spacing,good thinking about wasted space, do you want a rose bed or a veg patch ? lol. much depends what types, maybe you can grow...
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  20. wildman

    Fuschia pruning problem

    Agree with Simon - the hardy bush fuschias can be effectively cut to any shape you like. Sometimes it's a good idea though to cut them down to ground level every few years as I hav efound it...
    Agree with Simon - the hardy bush fuschias can be effectively cut to any shape you like. Sometimes it's a good idea though to cut them down to ground level every few years as I hav efound it helps control infestation of thrips etc.
    Agree with Simon - the hardy bush fuschias can be effectively cut to any shape you like. Sometimes it's a good idea though to cut them down to ground level every few years as I hav efound it helps control infestation of thrips etc.
    Agree with Simon - the hardy bush fuschias can be effectively cut to any shape you like. Sometimes it's a good idea though to cut them down to ground level every few years as I hav efound it...
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    1,130

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