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  1. Biofreak
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    Gardening with The Moon and Biodynamiques (Part Three)

    Hi Everyone..delighted to see Feverfew/Knapweed/Scarlet Pimpernel/Marguerites and a pretty Pink Vetch flowering freely in Gravel in Car Park beside house that I am now going to turn into a Dry...
    Hi Everyone..delighted to see Feverfew/Knapweed/Scarlet Pimpernel/Marguerites and a pretty Pink Vetch flowering freely in Gravel in Car Park beside house that I am now going to turn into a Dry Garden....all self sown from hedgerow and so so pretty. I was pleased to see the Wild Flower Garden on...
    Hi Everyone..delighted to see Feverfew/Knapweed/Scarlet Pimpernel/Marguerites and a pretty Pink Vetch flowering freely in Gravel in Car Park beside house that I am now going to turn into a Dry Garden....all self sown from hedgerow and so so...
    Hi Everyone..delighted to see Feverfew/Knapweed/Scarlet Pimpernel/Marguerites and a pretty Pink Vetch flowering freely in Gravel in Car Park beside house that I am now going to turn into a Dry...
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  2. Humberboy

    Clearing Up a Bit

    It depends completely on what the plants are. :noidea:
    It depends completely on what the plants are. :noidea:
    It depends completely on what the plants are. :noidea:
    It depends completely on what the plants are. :noidea:
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  3. Tabather

    May planting out

    My La Diva cucumbers have been in the cold frame for a month now - with the front fully open on warm days Today hubby had erected chicken wire with canes for the cucumbers to climb and YO-YO...
    My La Diva cucumbers have been in the cold frame for a month now - with the front fully open on warm days Today hubby had erected chicken wire with canes for the cucumbers to climb and YO-YO supports are also in place on the south face wall of our house. If it rains the awning will be pulled...
    My La Diva cucumbers have been in the cold frame for a month now - with the front fully open on warm days Today hubby had erected chicken wire with canes for the cucumbers to climb and YO-YO supports are also in place on the south face wall of...
    My La Diva cucumbers have been in the cold frame for a month now - with the front fully open on warm days Today hubby had erected chicken wire with canes for the cucumbers to climb and YO-YO...
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  4. frank taylor

    coir for compost

    With newspaper I get one entire section, and use garden secateurs to make small cuts across the folded side, spaced quite narrowly. I then tear off thick wads of narrow strips using those cuts as...
    With newspaper I get one entire section, and use garden secateurs to make small cuts across the folded side, spaced quite narrowly. I then tear off thick wads of narrow strips using those cuts as starts. I've found this a very easy way to generate a large amount of shredded material in little time.
    With newspaper I get one entire section, and use garden secateurs to make small cuts across the folded side, spaced quite narrowly. I then tear off thick wads of narrow strips using those cuts as starts. I've found this a very easy way to...
    With newspaper I get one entire section, and use garden secateurs to make small cuts across the folded side, spaced quite narrowly. I then tear off thick wads of narrow strips using those cuts as...
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  5. OwdPotter

    Hydrangea Annabelle

    I recently moved my Annabelle to a better, more prominent position but haven't pruned it as yet. Mine will just get a light trim
    I recently moved my Annabelle to a better, more prominent position but haven't pruned it as yet. Mine will just get a light trim
    I recently moved my Annabelle to a better, more prominent position but haven't pruned it as yet. Mine will just get a light trim
    I recently moved my Annabelle to a better, more prominent position but haven't pruned it as yet. Mine will just get a light trim
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  6. vbgr

    Bumper crop of potatoes

    I never take much notice of those dates they give out, it's really just a guide. The longer you can keep a maincrop going the bigger the potatoes will be.
    I never take much notice of those dates they give out, it's really just a guide. The longer you can keep a maincrop going the bigger the potatoes will be.
    I never take much notice of those dates they give out, it's really just a guide. The longer you can keep a maincrop going the bigger the potatoes will be.
    I never take much notice of those dates they give out, it's really just a guide. The longer you can keep a maincrop going the bigger the potatoes will be.
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  7. BFOSP

    Time to plant runner beans?

    I put some in at this time last year and found myself picking them right till the end of October. So fingers crossed Sian you'll be ok.
    I put some in at this time last year and found myself picking them right till the end of October. So fingers crossed Sian you'll be ok.
    I put some in at this time last year and found myself picking them right till the end of October. So fingers crossed Sian you'll be ok.
    I put some in at this time last year and found myself picking them right till the end of October. So fingers crossed Sian you'll be ok.
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  8. Oakapple

    What paint to use on fence?

    Just an update, and I appreciated your tips Pete and JR.My fence was painted a couple of years ago with Cuprinol Shades paint in a pale green, but the price of the paint is eye watering, so I used...
    Just an update, and I appreciated your tips Pete and JR.My fence was painted a couple of years ago with Cuprinol Shades paint in a pale green, but the price of the paint is eye watering, so I used dark oak one coat I found in B&Q ( although will do two coats) it was only £8 for a large tub.It...
    Just an update, and I appreciated your tips Pete and JR.My fence was painted a couple of years ago with Cuprinol Shades paint in a pale green, but the price of the paint is eye watering, so I used dark oak one coat I found in B&Q ( although will...
    Just an update, and I appreciated your tips Pete and JR.My fence was painted a couple of years ago with Cuprinol Shades paint in a pale green, but the price of the paint is eye watering, so I used...
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  9. Jenny namaste
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    Fruit preserving season

    If you use recycled jam/honey jar's and you have problems getting the old glue off the jar's use a little bit of coconut oil 100% raw, rub a little bit on the glue, leave for a while then wash off
    If you use recycled jam/honey jar's and you have problems getting the old glue off the jar's use a little bit of coconut oil 100% raw, rub a little bit on the glue, leave for a while then wash off
    If you use recycled jam/honey jar's and you have problems getting the old glue off the jar's use a little bit of coconut oil 100% raw, rub a little bit on the glue, leave for a while then wash off
    If you use recycled jam/honey jar's and you have problems getting the old glue off the jar's use a little bit of coconut oil 100% raw, rub a little bit on the glue, leave for a while then wash off
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  10. hedgefog

    Cutting Hedge on December?

    Euonymus 'emerald n gold' might be a good idea at the base to thicken it up a bit - thanks for the suggestion @shiney ..... :dbgrtmb:
    Euonymus 'emerald n gold' might be a good idea at the base to thicken it up a bit - thanks for the suggestion @shiney ..... :dbgrtmb:
    Euonymus 'emerald n gold' might be a good idea at the base to thicken it up a bit - thanks for the suggestion @shiney ..... :dbgrtmb:
    Euonymus 'emerald n gold' might be a good idea at the base to thicken it up a bit - thanks for the suggestion @shiney ..... :dbgrtmb:
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  11. Annemieke

    Pick hops for insomnia!

    It was probably the hops in the beer that made them sleepy .....:)
    It was probably the hops in the beer that made them sleepy .....:)
    It was probably the hops in the beer that made them sleepy .....:)
    It was probably the hops in the beer that made them sleepy .....:)
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  12. Mike Allen

    Chelsea Flower Show 2018

    I've only watched a few recorded episodes of Chelsea .....bit samey, not enough about the plants and, of course, more than a little artificial but still enjoyable.Nice to see Rachel de Thame...
    I've only watched a few recorded episodes of Chelsea .....bit samey, not enough about the plants and, of course, more than a little artificial but still enjoyable.Nice to see Rachel de Thame make an appearance. She is battling cancer and I wish her well. :)
    I've only watched a few recorded episodes of Chelsea .....bit samey, not enough about the plants and, of course, more than a little artificial but still enjoyable.Nice to see Rachel de Thame make an appearance. She is battling cancer and I...
    I've only watched a few recorded episodes of Chelsea .....bit samey, not enough about the plants and, of course, more than a little artificial but still enjoyable.Nice to see Rachel de Thame...
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  13. BeeHappy
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    What cuttings have the GC members taken for overwintering 2017

    I accidentally broke off a piece from one of the Ribes yesterday so have stuck it in a glass of water. It's never occurred to me to actually take Ribes cuttings before :doh:. I googled it and they are...
    I accidentally broke off a piece from one of the Ribes yesterday so have stuck it in a glass of water. It's never occurred to me to actually take Ribes cuttings before :doh:. I googled it and they are very easy to propagate.
    I accidentally broke off a piece from one of the Ribes yesterday so have stuck it in a glass of water. It's never occurred to me to actually take Ribes cuttings before :doh:. I googled it and they are very easy to propagate.
    I accidentally broke off a piece from one of the Ribes yesterday so have stuck it in a glass of water. It's never occurred to me to actually take Ribes cuttings before :doh:. I googled it and they are...
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  14. GardeningFin

    Spring bulbs - too late??

    thank you @Linz and for your subscribing. not to good at responding to those that do.
    thank you @Linz and for your subscribing. not to good at responding to those that do.
    thank you @Linz and for your subscribing. not to good at responding to those that do.
    thank you @Linz and for your subscribing. not to good at responding to those that do.
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  15. 2nd_bassoon

    Is it too early to cut back dahlias?

    Even the experts get hot under the collar about this Scudo so you will get a different view to mine ...that's fine :) However, I have recently been cutting down my dahlias just as I have always...
    Even the experts get hot under the collar about this Scudo so you will get a different view to mine ...that's fine :) However, I have recently been cutting down my dahlias just as I have always done. They do not suffer a jot. I do so for a number of reasons......one is I want to allow space for...
    Even the experts get hot under the collar about this Scudo so you will get a different view to mine ...that's fine :) However, I have recently been cutting down my dahlias just as I have always done. They do not suffer a jot. I do so for a number...
    Even the experts get hot under the collar about this Scudo so you will get a different view to mine ...that's fine :) However, I have recently been cutting down my dahlias just as I have always...
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  16. ARMANDII
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    2017 AUTUMN PLANTING FOR 2018 - SPRING SCENT AND COLOUR

    @ARMANDII and @Tetters I LUV Luv LUV your gardens- IMHO just perfick :dbgrtmb::whistle:well i would say that as there Wildlife friendly :heehee:But seriously .....both the kind of garden's to sit, enjoy peace...
    @ARMANDII and @Tetters I LUV Luv LUV your gardens- IMHO just perfick :dbgrtmb::whistle:well i would say that as there Wildlife friendly :heehee:But seriously .....both the kind of garden's to sit, enjoy peace tranquility and being at one with Mother Nature:imphrt:not forgetting a small one or two of these to aid the...
    @ARMANDII and @Tetters I LUV Luv LUV your gardens- IMHO just perfick :dbgrtmb::whistle:well i would say that as there Wildlife friendly :heehee:But seriously .....both the kind of garden's to sit, enjoy peace tranquility and being at one with Mother Nature:imphrt:not...
    @ARMANDII and @Tetters I LUV Luv LUV your gardens- IMHO just perfick :dbgrtmb::whistle:well i would say that as there Wildlife friendly :heehee:But seriously .....both the kind of garden's to sit, enjoy peace...
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  17. Joyce Esau

    To seal or not to seal

    Definitely clear from me.....no seal :)
    Definitely clear from me.....no seal :)
    Definitely clear from me.....no seal :)
    Definitely clear from me.....no seal :)
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  18. Scudo
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    Gardening 1952

    I recall buying an old Percy Thrower book at a car boot, the advise for pretty much every disease, fungus was to use DDT!
    I recall buying an old Percy Thrower book at a car boot, the advise for pretty much every disease, fungus was to use DDT!
    I recall buying an old Percy Thrower book at a car boot, the advise for pretty much every disease, fungus was to use DDT!
    I recall buying an old Percy Thrower book at a car boot, the advise for pretty much every disease, fungus was to use DDT!
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  19. philip

    When and how much to cut back perennials?

    I am glad you mentioned the type of herbaceous perennials you have as most varieties can be cut back either in the Autumn or in the Spring with little difference to the outcome . However,...
    I am glad you mentioned the type of herbaceous perennials you have as most varieties can be cut back either in the Autumn or in the Spring with little difference to the outcome . However, Penstemons not being the hardiest of plants are best left to the Spring to prune unless perhaps you live in...
    I am glad you mentioned the type of herbaceous perennials you have as most varieties can be cut back either in the Autumn or in the Spring with little difference to the outcome . However, Penstemons not being the hardiest of plants are best left...
    I am glad you mentioned the type of herbaceous perennials you have as most varieties can be cut back either in the Autumn or in the Spring with little difference to the outcome . However,...
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  20. "M"
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    2016 Autumn planting for 2017 Spring scent and colour.

    A new one to me , very pretty . Added it to my wish list for next year , thanks @Anthony Rogers :dbgrtmb:
    A new one to me , very pretty . Added it to my wish list for next year , thanks @Anthony Rogers :dbgrtmb:
    A new one to me , very pretty . Added it to my wish list for next year , thanks @Anthony Rogers :dbgrtmb:
    A new one to me , very pretty . Added it to my wish list for next year , thanks @Anthony Rogers :dbgrtmb:
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