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  1. martin-f

    Bamboo

    This is how there's are...so they could be taller :phew:
    This is how there's are...so they could be taller :phew:
    This is how there's are...so they could be taller :phew:
    This is how there's are...so they could be taller :phew:
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  2. Smudgedhorizon

    Heavy clay drainage help

    Mattocks are brilliant. See if you can find an old one though. I think the newer ones are inferior in their design, if not their quality.
    Mattocks are brilliant. See if you can find an old one though. I think the newer ones are inferior in their design, if not their quality.
    Mattocks are brilliant. See if you can find an old one though. I think the newer ones are inferior in their design, if not their quality.
    Mattocks are brilliant. See if you can find an old one though. I think the newer ones are inferior in their design, if not their quality.
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  3. Tara Jane

    Seed sowing for beginners

    I have already lost some Osteospermum I put in a hanging basket.
    I have already lost some Osteospermum I put in a hanging basket.
    I have already lost some Osteospermum I put in a hanging basket.
    I have already lost some Osteospermum I put in a hanging basket.
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  4. Flumpy
    Friendly x 6

    I’m new here

    :)Awe thanks Owl I will do that
    :)Awe thanks Owl I will do that
    :)Awe thanks Owl I will do that
    :)Awe thanks Owl I will do that
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  5. Jack Sparrow

    Bulb planting 101. Where to start.

    @redstar :wow::wow::wow: Thats a BEEutiful purple carpet of blooms I just LOVE your garden :imphrt: :ThankYou: for sharing your AMAZing video footage :love30::love30:
    @redstar :wow::wow::wow: Thats a BEEutiful purple carpet of blooms I just LOVE your garden :imphrt: :ThankYou: for sharing your AMAZing video footage :love30::love30:
    @redstar :wow::wow::wow: Thats a BEEutiful purple carpet of blooms I just LOVE your garden :imphrt: :ThankYou: for sharing your AMAZing video footage :love30::love30:
    @redstar :wow::wow::wow: Thats a BEEutiful purple carpet of blooms I just LOVE your garden :imphrt: :ThankYou: for sharing your AMAZing video footage :love30::love30:
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  6. Steve R
    Like x 17

    What to do in your garden right now..!

    Hi @LMcG1983 sorry but your trimming question seems to have been overlooked.:th scifD36: Perhaps i might suggest you put this question out on the main forum boards General Gardening Discussion so it will be...
    Hi @LMcG1983 sorry but your trimming question seems to have been overlooked.:th scifD36: Perhaps i might suggest you put this question out on the main forum boards General Gardening Discussion so it will be seen, I'm sorry not to be able to give you any advice re trimming as I've no experience with plants...
    Hi @LMcG1983 sorry but your trimming question seems to have been overlooked.:th scifD36: Perhaps i might suggest you put this question out on the main forum boards General Gardening Discussion so it will be seen, I'm sorry not to be able to give you any...
    Hi @LMcG1983 sorry but your trimming question seems to have been overlooked.:th scifD36: Perhaps i might suggest you put this question out on the main forum boards General Gardening Discussion so it will be...
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  7. Kelc

    Cabbage help

    Aww thankyou
    Aww thankyou
    Aww thankyou
    Aww thankyou
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  8. Paul Raybould
    Like x 4

    New to the world of gardening

    Thanks it looks great when the sun catches it and and when the wind turns it
    Thanks it looks great when the sun catches it and and when the wind turns it
    Thanks it looks great when the sun catches it and and when the wind turns it
    Thanks it looks great when the sun catches it and and when the wind turns it
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  9. sandhun

    How to create height and separation

    Maybe this would be a good time to start looking for the right nurseries! Where are you based? If you can find nurseries where they actually grow plants (rather than import them in their...
    Maybe this would be a good time to start looking for the right nurseries! Where are you based? If you can find nurseries where they actually grow plants (rather than import them in their hundreds) you will save money. Another good idea is an area set aside for propagation. Cuttings are not...
    Maybe this would be a good time to start looking for the right nurseries! Where are you based? If you can find nurseries where they actually grow plants (rather than import them in their hundreds) you will save money. Another good idea is an...
    Maybe this would be a good time to start looking for the right nurseries! Where are you based? If you can find nurseries where they actually grow plants (rather than import them in their...
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  10. hi2u_uk

    what do plants grown in

    thanks im just going to hire 2 labourers and pay them daily at the end of the day. I will be buying everything else myself so i know where the money is goingIve found the geotextile membrane...
    thanks im just going to hire 2 labourers and pay them daily at the end of the day. I will be buying everything else myself so i know where the money is goingIve found the geotextile membrane but would a woven one or non woven one be best to put on top of the rubble before putting soil down :gaah:
    thanks im just going to hire 2 labourers and pay them daily at the end of the day. I will be buying everything else myself so i know where the money is goingIve found the geotextile membrane but would a woven one or non woven one be best to...
    thanks im just going to hire 2 labourers and pay them daily at the end of the day. I will be buying everything else myself so i know where the money is goingIve found the geotextile membrane...
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  11. NorthantsGeezer

    Is it legal?

    Sorry Geezer, I was slow on the uptake! :doh::heehee:
    Sorry Geezer, I was slow on the uptake! :doh::heehee:
    Sorry Geezer, I was slow on the uptake! :doh::heehee:
    Sorry Geezer, I was slow on the uptake! :doh::heehee:
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  12. Kelc

    Help needed please

    Thankyou I will certainly go look for that book now
    Thankyou I will certainly go look for that book now
    Thankyou I will certainly go look for that book now
    Thankyou I will certainly go look for that book now
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  13. DevonPhil

    Taming very established Wisteria

    thanks for the update ... looking fab :thumbsup:
    thanks for the update ... looking fab :thumbsup:
    thanks for the update ... looking fab :thumbsup:
    thanks for the update ... looking fab :thumbsup:
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  14. "M"

    Peony advice, please

    That's great A, please let me know the date nearer the time :).
    That's great A, please let me know the date nearer the time :).
    That's great A, please let me know the date nearer the time :).
    That's great A, please let me know the date nearer the time :).
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  15. GaryBuseysTeeth

    Suggestions for a dark, dank corner!

    here are ---some---of my hosta's
    here are ---some---of my hosta's
    here are ---some---of my hosta's
    here are ---some---of my hosta's
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  16. FlourishAnn
    Like x 3

    5 tips for begginers

    I totally agree on this mate...it is every one to their own because if all gardens was identical it would be a boring experience :yikes:
    I totally agree on this mate...it is every one to their own because if all gardens was identical it would be a boring experience :yikes:
    I totally agree on this mate...it is every one to their own because if all gardens was identical it would be a boring experience :yikes:
    I totally agree on this mate...it is every one to their own because if all gardens was identical it would be a boring experience :yikes:
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  17. "M"
    Like x 8

    Two years with GC and a micro walk around "M" successes ..

    We have Wilko's here "M" but they don't sell plants or seeds only gardening equipment so there's no chance of making a comparison. :doh:
    We have Wilko's here "M" but they don't sell plants or seeds only gardening equipment so there's no chance of making a comparison. :doh:
    We have Wilko's here "M" but they don't sell plants or seeds only gardening equipment so there's no chance of making a comparison. :doh:
    We have Wilko's here "M" but they don't sell plants or seeds only gardening equipment so there's no chance of making a comparison. :doh:
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  18. Anthony321

    Need to correctly prepare garden to lay a new lawn

    Looks good, hope we get some pics of it's development as Sheal suggested.
    Looks good, hope we get some pics of it's development as Sheal suggested.
    Looks good, hope we get some pics of it's development as Sheal suggested.
    Looks good, hope we get some pics of it's development as Sheal suggested.
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  19. KTSJ

    New Gardener out of my depth!

    Taking shape KTSJ :) Forget the grass....it will recover quickly enough. We had a couple of days of heavy rain last week and it was enough to restore a lot of greenery down here:)
    Taking shape KTSJ :) Forget the grass....it will recover quickly enough. We had a couple of days of heavy rain last week and it was enough to restore a lot of greenery down here:)
    Taking shape KTSJ :) Forget the grass....it will recover quickly enough. We had a couple of days of heavy rain last week and it was enough to restore a lot of greenery down here:)
    Taking shape KTSJ :) Forget the grass....it will recover quickly enough. We had a couple of days of heavy rain last week and it was enough to restore a lot of greenery down here:)
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  20. Kelc

    What can I start now

    Saturday it is.. excited now
    Saturday it is.. excited now
    Saturday it is.. excited now
    Saturday it is.. excited now
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