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  1. Mervyn Wilmington

    Cleaning/painting plastic garden furniture

    Thanks mom for doing a nice piece work :thumbsup:...suites me down to the gound ;)
    Thanks mom for doing a nice piece work :thumbsup:...suites me down to the gound ;)
    Thanks mom for doing a nice piece work :thumbsup:...suites me down to the gound ;)
    Thanks mom for doing a nice piece work :thumbsup:...suites me down to the gound ;)
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  2. barrowvian

    Garden privacy help / ideas

    Just remembered an interesting thing that happened to me, about window watching. Years ago, like 35 years ago, I was renting this beautiful stone house in a town near me. The building next to...
    Just remembered an interesting thing that happened to me, about window watching. Years ago, like 35 years ago, I was renting this beautiful stone house in a town near me. The building next to me was a doctors and lawyers offices. Doctors downstairs and lawyers upstairs. One night, it was...
    Just remembered an interesting thing that happened to me, about window watching. Years ago, like 35 years ago, I was renting this beautiful stone house in a town near me. The building next to me was a doctors and lawyers offices. Doctors...
    Just remembered an interesting thing that happened to me, about window watching. Years ago, like 35 years ago, I was renting this beautiful stone house in a town near me. The building next to...
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  3. Aldo

    Water used to soak woodchips - Would it make for a good "tea" for watering plants?

    I am soaking a few hundred litres of woodchips in large containers, in order to inoculate them with mushroom spawn. Given I have no direct water line to my detached garden, watering my plants...
    I am soaking a few hundred litres of woodchips in large containers, in order to inoculate them with mushroom spawn. Given I have no direct water line to my detached garden, watering my plants daily is a pretty labour intensive thing, so every little extra water helps.I was wondering if using...
    I am soaking a few hundred litres of woodchips in large containers, in order to inoculate them with mushroom spawn. Given I have no direct water line to my detached garden, watering my plants daily is a pretty labour intensive thing, so every...
    I am soaking a few hundred litres of woodchips in large containers, in order to inoculate them with mushroom spawn. Given I have no direct water line to my detached garden, watering my plants...
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  4. Cbrook85

    Does anybody know whats going to happen?

    Thanks guys that was helpfull :blue thumb: whats the best time to plant after harvesting?
    Thanks guys that was helpfull :blue thumb: whats the best time to plant after harvesting?
    Thanks guys that was helpfull :blue thumb: whats the best time to plant after harvesting?
    Thanks guys that was helpfull :blue thumb: whats the best time to plant after harvesting?
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  5. SteveC

    Open Gardens, Montacute, Somerset

    Montacute Village GardensOpen on 21st & 22nd July 2018, 11.00 - 5.00Adults £6.00, children freeMorning coffee, lunches and teas in the Village Hall Plants for saleFree parking (satnavs...
    Montacute Village GardensOpen on 21st & 22nd July 2018, 11.00 - 5.00Adults £6.00, children freeMorning coffee, lunches and teas in the Village Hall Plants for saleFree parking (satnavs use TA15 6UU)Information from 01935 823572 or our village website (search for Montacute)In aid of...
    Montacute Village GardensOpen on 21st & 22nd July 2018, 11.00 - 5.00Adults £6.00, children freeMorning coffee, lunches and teas in the Village Hall Plants for saleFree parking (satnavs use TA15 6UU)Information from 01935 823572 or our...
    Montacute Village GardensOpen on 21st & 22nd July 2018, 11.00 - 5.00Adults £6.00, children freeMorning coffee, lunches and teas in the Village Hall Plants for saleFree parking (satnavs...
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  6. newtothis

    information on petrol tools

    thank you :)
    thank you :)
    thank you :)
    thank you :)
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  7. Sirius

    Builders sand in the garden

    If its soft sand, the type used for brick laying then I'd be inclined to get rid of it.Never had a problem with sharp sand from builders, even builders have standards, and salt is not allowed as...
    If its soft sand, the type used for brick laying then I'd be inclined to get rid of it.Never had a problem with sharp sand from builders, even builders have standards, and salt is not allowed as far as I know, and it only becomes alkaline when you add the cement ;)I've even used ballast for...
    If its soft sand, the type used for brick laying then I'd be inclined to get rid of it.Never had a problem with sharp sand from builders, even builders have standards, and salt is not allowed as far as I know, and it only becomes alkaline when...
    If its soft sand, the type used for brick laying then I'd be inclined to get rid of it.Never had a problem with sharp sand from builders, even builders have standards, and salt is not allowed as...
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  8. Simon Clawson

    Raised beds for a garden corners with access only from the hypotenusa

    Always better to do it well the first time with digging! Total embuggerance doing it twice
    Always better to do it well the first time with digging! Total embuggerance doing it twice
    Always better to do it well the first time with digging! Total embuggerance doing it twice
    Always better to do it well the first time with digging! Total embuggerance doing it twice
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  9. luciusmaximus

    Willow Hedge

    Just wondered what your reasoning was lucius? Willow is pretty tough. Dogwoods too though I find and I love their colourful winter stems :)
    Just wondered what your reasoning was lucius? Willow is pretty tough. Dogwoods too though I find and I love their colourful winter stems :)
    Just wondered what your reasoning was lucius? Willow is pretty tough. Dogwoods too though I find and I love their colourful winter stems :)
    Just wondered what your reasoning was lucius? Willow is pretty tough. Dogwoods too though I find and I love their colourful winter stems :)
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  10. Saliha

    Why sunflowers follow the sun?

    Hi colo why not join in with the bit of fun in this thread :). TALLEST SUNFLOWER AND LARGEST SUNFLOWER HEAD 2018
    Hi colo why not join in with the bit of fun in this thread :). TALLEST SUNFLOWER AND LARGEST SUNFLOWER HEAD 2018
    Hi colo why not join in with the bit of fun in this thread :). TALLEST SUNFLOWER AND LARGEST SUNFLOWER HEAD 2018
    Hi colo why not join in with the bit of fun in this thread :). TALLEST SUNFLOWER AND LARGEST SUNFLOWER HEAD 2018
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  11. Verdun

    Wowee!!

    Doghouse, if you're feeling deprived of enough gardening you could always pop down here and give a hand. About four hours a day should help out quite a bit. :blue thumb:
    Doghouse, if you're feeling deprived of enough gardening you could always pop down here and give a hand. About four hours a day should help out quite a bit. :blue thumb:
    Doghouse, if you're feeling deprived of enough gardening you could always pop down here and give a hand. About four hours a day should help out quite a bit. :blue thumb:
    Doghouse, if you're feeling deprived of enough gardening you could always pop down here and give a hand. About four hours a day should help out quite a bit. :blue thumb:
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  12. luciusmaximus

    Daffodil bulbs

    :ThankYou:. The guy was going to throw them away, so I offered them a new home :snorky:
    :ThankYou:. The guy was going to throw them away, so I offered them a new home :snorky:
    :ThankYou:. The guy was going to throw them away, so I offered them a new home :snorky:
    :ThankYou:. The guy was going to throw them away, so I offered them a new home :snorky:
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  13. fumanchu

    Help!

    I'd need a ladder so long that I'd need binoculars to see the bloody spider lol
    I'd need a ladder so long that I'd need binoculars to see the bloody spider lol
    I'd need a ladder so long that I'd need binoculars to see the bloody spider lol
    I'd need a ladder so long that I'd need binoculars to see the bloody spider lol
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  14. Sturgeon

    Plant care help needed

    I’m not particularly green fingered and have a habit of killing plants (accidentally). However, all my house plants are doing well now.I have a fairly high but covered balcony and replaced...
    I’m not particularly green fingered and have a habit of killing plants (accidentally). However, all my house plants are doing well now.I have a fairly high but covered balcony and replaced two topiaries with Bay shrubs after advice from my local gardening centre. I needed something hardy...
    I’m not particularly green fingered and have a habit of killing plants (accidentally). However, all my house plants are doing well now.I have a fairly high but covered balcony and replaced two topiaries with Bay shrubs after advice from my...
    I’m not particularly green fingered and have a habit of killing plants (accidentally). However, all my house plants are doing well now.I have a fairly high but covered balcony and replaced...
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  15. Amy Mahrenholz

    Advice on how to obscure unsightly sheds...

    The problem with fast growing is that once the area is filled you spend forever keeping it in check. We have a climbing hydrangea and it clings to the fence and looks amazing most of the year...
    The problem with fast growing is that once the area is filled you spend forever keeping it in check. We have a climbing hydrangea and it clings to the fence and looks amazing most of the year even when not in bloom
    The problem with fast growing is that once the area is filled you spend forever keeping it in check. We have a climbing hydrangea and it clings to the fence and looks amazing most of the year even when not in bloom
    The problem with fast growing is that once the area is filled you spend forever keeping it in check. We have a climbing hydrangea and it clings to the fence and looks amazing most of the year...
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  16. shonasdaddy

    How can I save this tree please?

    This conifer was donated to the Community Garden in July 2015. I only accepted it because it was sitting in a very nice (and heavy) terracotta pot.Unfortunately, my immediate plot...
    This conifer was donated to the Community Garden in July 2015. I only accepted it because it was sitting in a very nice (and heavy) terracotta pot.Unfortunately, my immediate plot neighbour, who is fascinated by all manner of plants and hoards them, clapped eyes on it and so went my...
    This conifer was donated to the Community Garden in July 2015. I only accepted it because it was sitting in a very nice (and heavy) terracotta pot.Unfortunately, my immediate plot neighbour, who is fascinated by all manner of plants and...
    This conifer was donated to the Community Garden in July 2015. I only accepted it because it was sitting in a very nice (and heavy) terracotta pot.Unfortunately, my immediate plot...
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  17. kriss

    Cosmos seeds and planting!

    Ok, it might Lucius :). Often though when annuals are damaged like this they seem not to :noidea: However, if it did it would likely struggle for a few weeks occupying space that something else could. :noidea: Yes,...
    Ok, it might Lucius :). Often though when annuals are damaged like this they seem not to :noidea: However, if it did it would likely struggle for a few weeks occupying space that something else could. :noidea: Yes, staking would help with cosmos but it tends to encourage even more legginess.....much better to...
    Ok, it might Lucius :). Often though when annuals are damaged like this they seem not to :noidea: However, if it did it would likely struggle for a few weeks occupying space that something else could. :noidea: Yes, staking would help with cosmos but it tends to...
    Ok, it might Lucius :). Often though when annuals are damaged like this they seem not to :noidea: However, if it did it would likely struggle for a few weeks occupying space that something else could. :noidea: Yes,...
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  18. devs

    Turf around nature pond. Add light tall grass..?

    Hi devs, sorry for the delay in replying but I've been off the air for a couple of days. There's all sorts of garden projects you can do using the rock and the soil so I'm sure someone with come...
    Hi devs, sorry for the delay in replying but I've been off the air for a couple of days. There's all sorts of garden projects you can do using the rock and the soil so I'm sure someone with come along with some ideas. Visiting other gardens will give you some ideas as well, don't rush into it...
    Hi devs, sorry for the delay in replying but I've been off the air for a couple of days. There's all sorts of garden projects you can do using the rock and the soil so I'm sure someone with come along with some ideas. Visiting other gardens...
    Hi devs, sorry for the delay in replying but I've been off the air for a couple of days. There's all sorts of garden projects you can do using the rock and the soil so I'm sure someone with come...
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  19. Mervyn Wilmington

    Neudorff plus glysophate?

    Perhaps I might now provide an update.My litre of Neudorff weedkiller (from Amazon) arrived last Thursday. Late that afternoon, I applied one 'mix' on four small selected areas of weeds,...
    Perhaps I might now provide an update.My litre of Neudorff weedkiller (from Amazon) arrived last Thursday. Late that afternoon, I applied one 'mix' on four small selected areas of weeds, annual and perennial. It was at the recommended strength and on the basis of attempting full coverage...
    Perhaps I might now provide an update.My litre of Neudorff weedkiller (from Amazon) arrived last Thursday. Late that afternoon, I applied one 'mix' on four small selected areas of weeds, annual and perennial. It was at the recommended...
    Perhaps I might now provide an update.My litre of Neudorff weedkiller (from Amazon) arrived last Thursday. Late that afternoon, I applied one 'mix' on four small selected areas of weeds,...
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  20. Saliha
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    Did you know? - Random gardening tips

    Gets tar off your fingers too :whistle:
    Gets tar off your fingers too :whistle:
    Gets tar off your fingers too :whistle:
    Gets tar off your fingers too :whistle:
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