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  1. Daria Klyza

    Light problems, please help!

    Look out for draughts,water logging and scale insects too :yikes:
    Look out for draughts,water logging and scale insects too :yikes:
    Look out for draughts,water logging and scale insects too :yikes:
    Look out for draughts,water logging and scale insects too :yikes:
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  2. SandyNI

    To fleece or not to fleece!

    Thank you pete. I'm working on a frame to prevent the fleece touching the foliage. It's worth a try!
    Thank you pete. I'm working on a frame to prevent the fleece touching the foliage. It's worth a try!
    Thank you pete. I'm working on a frame to prevent the fleece touching the foliage. It's worth a try!
    Thank you pete. I'm working on a frame to prevent the fleece touching the foliage. It's worth a try!
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  3. Matthew Doswell

    Fresh restart from seed ?

    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Matthew. :)We have quite a few members join with new build garden problems. Quite often builders don't bother providing a garden that's workable and will bury rubbish...
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Matthew. :)We have quite a few members join with new build garden problems. Quite often builders don't bother providing a garden that's workable and will bury rubbish and rubble covered with a few inches of soil, turf or grass seed it and walk away. Unfortunately in...
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Matthew. :)We have quite a few members join with new build garden problems. Quite often builders don't bother providing a garden that's workable and will bury rubbish and rubble covered with a few inches of soil, turf...
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Matthew. :)We have quite a few members join with new build garden problems. Quite often builders don't bother providing a garden that's workable and will bury rubbish...
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  4. YellowRose

    Moss and aerating / drainage and trees

    Wow, just watched the video, that is a lot of planting you did, and so sweet of you may I add. Can I ask where you are based? I see you have many vids up on your channel. The plants have done...
    Wow, just watched the video, that is a lot of planting you did, and so sweet of you may I add. Can I ask where you are based? I see you have many vids up on your channel. The plants have done amazing, your parents must be pleased. ❤
    Wow, just watched the video, that is a lot of planting you did, and so sweet of you may I add. Can I ask where you are based? I see you have many vids up on your channel. The plants have done amazing, your parents must be pleased. ❤
    Wow, just watched the video, that is a lot of planting you did, and so sweet of you may I add. Can I ask where you are based? I see you have many vids up on your channel. The plants have done...
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  5. Sams321

    Gardener newbie

    Hi,Do you need Grass for kids to play on etc ?If not, for the size of garden there is so much more you can do.If you search on "small gardens without grass" you will see lots of images,...
    Hi,Do you need Grass for kids to play on etc ?If not, for the size of garden there is so much more you can do.If you search on "small gardens without grass" you will see lots of images, some below, one of which might make you think thats the style for you ?You could do just flowers or...
    Hi,Do you need Grass for kids to play on etc ?If not, for the size of garden there is so much more you can do.If you search on "small gardens without grass" you will see lots of images, some below, one of which might make you think thats...
    Hi,Do you need Grass for kids to play on etc ?If not, for the size of garden there is so much more you can do.If you search on "small gardens without grass" you will see lots of images,...
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  6. MR DARREN HOPPING

    Ideas for Trellis

    Hi,The key thing thats missing regarding climbers, it what height is there for them to climb up ?Your pic looks like it may only be 4-5 ft ? though could it clamber over that shed ?As...
    Hi,The key thing thats missing regarding climbers, it what height is there for them to climb up ?Your pic looks like it may only be 4-5 ft ? though could it clamber over that shed ?As @ARMANDII mentions your existing planter is very smalll for a climber, so easy for them to dry out on a...
    Hi,The key thing thats missing regarding climbers, it what height is there for them to climb up ?Your pic looks like it may only be 4-5 ft ? though could it clamber over that shed ?As @ARMANDII mentions your existing planter is very smalll...
    Hi,The key thing thats missing regarding climbers, it what height is there for them to climb up ?Your pic looks like it may only be 4-5 ft ? though could it clamber over that shed ?As...
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  7. Mane

    Patio boarder - preparation

    I'd just leave it as is it for now , you can always give it a mulch of compost after planting up.
    I'd just leave it as is it for now , you can always give it a mulch of compost after planting up.
    I'd just leave it as is it for now , you can always give it a mulch of compost after planting up.
    I'd just leave it as is it for now , you can always give it a mulch of compost after planting up.
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  8. Lowey

    Noob Gardener - Lawn Repair

    Thanks a lot for the reply @PerkiI shall do that once whether cheers up a bit
    Thanks a lot for the reply @PerkiI shall do that once whether cheers up a bit
    Thanks a lot for the reply @PerkiI shall do that once whether cheers up a bit
    Thanks a lot for the reply @PerkiI shall do that once whether cheers up a bit
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  9. Ggg

    Bareroot boxus hedge

    The first year they looked rubbish. 2nd year they'd definitely grown. This year they've really filled in and grown loads. I only wanted a small height box border...about 25cm-30cm high. I planted...
    The first year they looked rubbish. 2nd year they'd definitely grown. This year they've really filled in and grown loads. I only wanted a small height box border...about 25cm-30cm high. I planted 100 at 5 plants per meter. I'm really pleased so far. I've pruned them so they get bushier. I'm...
    The first year they looked rubbish. 2nd year they'd definitely grown. This year they've really filled in and grown loads. I only wanted a small height box border...about 25cm-30cm high. I planted 100 at 5 plants per meter. I'm really pleased so...
    The first year they looked rubbish. 2nd year they'd definitely grown. This year they've really filled in and grown loads. I only wanted a small height box border...about 25cm-30cm high. I planted...
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  10. mogcat22

    Frozen soil in plant pots in cold greenhouse

    It wasn't duff information from you, I should have added that once thawed then some insulation would be a good idea. But as we both said moving to a frost free area would be the best thing to do.
    It wasn't duff information from you, I should have added that once thawed then some insulation would be a good idea. But as we both said moving to a frost free area would be the best thing to do.
    It wasn't duff information from you, I should have added that once thawed then some insulation would be a good idea. But as we both said moving to a frost free area would be the best thing to do.
    It wasn't duff information from you, I should have added that once thawed then some insulation would be a good idea. But as we both said moving to a frost free area would be the best thing to do.
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  11. Milto

    Novice seeking help - Geraniums

    P.s. for Pelargoniums, if you cannot tell the difference yet between, upright and trailing (ivy leaf), feel the leaf, if it feels soft and velvet like its an upright, if it feels thick and waxy...
    P.s. for Pelargoniums, if you cannot tell the difference yet between, upright and trailing (ivy leaf), feel the leaf, if it feels soft and velvet like its an upright, if it feels thick and waxy its a trailer, there are new types known as interspecific, which is a cross between the two, the...
    P.s. for Pelargoniums, if you cannot tell the difference yet between, upright and trailing (ivy leaf), feel the leaf, if it feels soft and velvet like its an upright, if it feels thick and waxy its a trailer, there are new types known as...
    P.s. for Pelargoniums, if you cannot tell the difference yet between, upright and trailing (ivy leaf), feel the leaf, if it feels soft and velvet like its an upright, if it feels thick and waxy...
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  12. Guy Greening

    Whats the big obsession with Monstera Philodendron

    Hi,Its a combination of things -Over the last few years there has been a bit of a renaissance in houseplants, particulalrly these green leafy types which can tollerate lower light levels. ...
    Hi,Its a combination of things -Over the last few years there has been a bit of a renaissance in houseplants, particulalrly these green leafy types which can tollerate lower light levels. They used to be popular in the 70s and 80s.With lots more younger folk living in small flats with...
    Hi,Its a combination of things -Over the last few years there has been a bit of a renaissance in houseplants, particulalrly these green leafy types which can tollerate lower light levels. They used to be popular in the 70s and 80s.With...
    Hi,Its a combination of things -Over the last few years there has been a bit of a renaissance in houseplants, particulalrly these green leafy types which can tollerate lower light levels. ...
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  13. Max6389

    Removing mint

    Send for Amandii. He will do a quick reccy in his F35, give the odd nuke. Job done.:giggle:
    Send for Amandii. He will do a quick reccy in his F35, give the odd nuke. Job done.:giggle:
    Send for Amandii. He will do a quick reccy in his F35, give the odd nuke. Job done.:giggle:
    Send for Amandii. He will do a quick reccy in his F35, give the odd nuke. Job done.:giggle:
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  14. Sunny Sue

    Which starter greenhouse please?

    Gumtree,ebay or freecycle might get you the ideal one and for free ish . I got lucky with a free 8x8 Robinsons
    Gumtree,ebay or freecycle might get you the ideal one and for free ish . I got lucky with a free 8x8 Robinsons
    Gumtree,ebay or freecycle might get you the ideal one and for free ish . I got lucky with a free 8x8 Robinsons
    Gumtree,ebay or freecycle might get you the ideal one and for free ish . I got lucky with a free 8x8 Robinsons
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  15. frusabi

    help with a swampy garden

    Let us know how it goes please. :)
    Let us know how it goes please. :)
    Let us know how it goes please. :)
    Let us know how it goes please. :)
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  16. Sendme_sun

    Osteospernum cuttings

    Hello Noisette, The parent plants that I took the cutting from do seem to be healthier than the hardy ecklonis at the moment. Unfortunately the label doesn't say a type just that they are hardy...
    Hello Noisette, The parent plants that I took the cutting from do seem to be healthier than the hardy ecklonis at the moment. Unfortunately the label doesn't say a type just that they are hardy down to minus 5 which probably means in Scotland they won't survive. You never know though. It will be...
    Hello Noisette, The parent plants that I took the cutting from do seem to be healthier than the hardy ecklonis at the moment. Unfortunately the label doesn't say a type just that they are hardy down to minus 5 which probably means in Scotland...
    Hello Noisette, The parent plants that I took the cutting from do seem to be healthier than the hardy ecklonis at the moment. Unfortunately the label doesn't say a type just that they are hardy...
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  17. Wildcat

    Pruning Roses

    You're more than welcome, Tony, and knowing that you will have a smile on your face when the Rose is looking good and flowering well next year is good enough for me.:love30::thumbsup::coffee:
    You're more than welcome, Tony, and knowing that you will have a smile on your face when the Rose is looking good and flowering well next year is good enough for me.:love30::thumbsup::coffee:
    You're more than welcome, Tony, and knowing that you will have a smile on your face when the Rose is looking good and flowering well next year is good enough for me.:love30::thumbsup::coffee:
    You're more than welcome, Tony, and knowing that you will have a smile on your face when the Rose is looking good and flowering well next year is good enough for me.:love30::thumbsup::coffee:
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  18. Appleblossom31

    Help with cyclamens please

    Well one of my hederifolium is still going strong - it is a form with rather large flowers. And a cilicium seems to have started - which is a bit odd...
    Well one of my hederifolium is still going strong - it is a form with rather large flowers. And a cilicium seems to have started - which is a bit odd...
    Well one of my hederifolium is still going strong - it is a form with rather large flowers. And a cilicium seems to have started - which is a bit odd...
    Well one of my hederifolium is still going strong - it is a form with rather large flowers. And a cilicium seems to have started - which is a bit odd...
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  19. Stuart Hurst

    Bay Tree is having a bit of a hissy fit

    Hi bay trees are originally from the med , get the conditions right and they are easy to grow. Where about s are you in the uk as they do prefer the south rather than the north ... i agree with...
    Hi bay trees are originally from the med , get the conditions right and they are easy to grow. Where about s are you in the uk as they do prefer the south rather than the north ... i agree with Pete the brown leaves meant it had dried out too much water the leaves go yellow ... is it in a sunny...
    Hi bay trees are originally from the med , get the conditions right and they are easy to grow. Where about s are you in the uk as they do prefer the south rather than the north ... i agree with Pete the brown leaves meant it had dried out too...
    Hi bay trees are originally from the med , get the conditions right and they are easy to grow. Where about s are you in the uk as they do prefer the south rather than the north ... i agree with...
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  20. mbbx5va2

    Pak Choi and Spring Onion Crop Protection

    Thanks - will be growing for first time.Have been using beer cans for the slugs for other veg which is working well.the garden tunnel netting I have will hopefully protect against the birds
    Thanks - will be growing for first time.Have been using beer cans for the slugs for other veg which is working well.the garden tunnel netting I have will hopefully protect against the birds
    Thanks - will be growing for first time.Have been using beer cans for the slugs for other veg which is working well.the garden tunnel netting I have will hopefully protect against the birds
    Thanks - will be growing for first time.Have been using beer cans for the slugs for other veg which is working well.the garden tunnel netting I have will hopefully protect against the birds
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    229

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