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  1. Verdun

    My new toy!

    I got a leaf blower and vacuum last summer and it is still my favourite gadget in the garden. It is great for lifting autumn leaves and chopping them into bits to make leaf mound, but we have lots...
    I got a leaf blower and vacuum last summer and it is still my favourite gadget in the garden. It is great for lifting autumn leaves and chopping them into bits to make leaf mound, but we have lots of hedges and it is so much easier to lift the trimmings now. I also love how it picks up fallen...
    I got a leaf blower and vacuum last summer and it is still my favourite gadget in the garden. It is great for lifting autumn leaves and chopping them into bits to make leaf mound, but we have lots of hedges and it is so much easier to lift the...
    I got a leaf blower and vacuum last summer and it is still my favourite gadget in the garden. It is great for lifting autumn leaves and chopping them into bits to make leaf mound, but we have lots...
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  2. Linz
    Like x 6

    Village flower and veg show.

    I read through that link you gave me the other day, that blokes gutters and tower on the side of the house was immense! Going down allotment diary blokes route of doing them in tubes in a big...
    I read through that link you gave me the other day, that blokes gutters and tower on the side of the house was immense! Going down allotment diary blokes route of doing them in tubes in a big box.. I got tubes and I have a box..also got enviromesh..:fingers crossed:I got some ailsa Craig onion seeds too.. was...
    I read through that link you gave me the other day, that blokes gutters and tower on the side of the house was immense! Going down allotment diary blokes route of doing them in tubes in a big box.. I got tubes and I have a box..also got...
    I read through that link you gave me the other day, that blokes gutters and tower on the side of the house was immense! Going down allotment diary blokes route of doing them in tubes in a big...
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  3. Verdun

    Problems with nematode application

    I had the same problem. I decanted mine into a metal watering can with a coarse rose, which worked, but it has put me off buying them next year.
    I had the same problem. I decanted mine into a metal watering can with a coarse rose, which worked, but it has put me off buying them next year.
    I had the same problem. I decanted mine into a metal watering can with a coarse rose, which worked, but it has put me off buying them next year.
    I had the same problem. I decanted mine into a metal watering can with a coarse rose, which worked, but it has put me off buying them next year.
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  4. Mike77

    Alternative Lawn - Heath Pearlwort

    Update on this. I bough 5 plugs from victoriananursery about a week ago. I've planted them as a test and I'll see how they fair through the winter and spring. If the test is successful and they...
    Update on this. I bough 5 plugs from victoriananursery about a week ago. I've planted them as a test and I'll see how they fair through the winter and spring. If the test is successful and they don't die I'll consider doing the full lawn.
    Update on this. I bough 5 plugs from victoriananursery about a week ago. I've planted them as a test and I'll see how they fair through the winter and spring. If the test is successful and they don't die I'll consider doing the full lawn.
    Update on this. I bough 5 plugs from victoriananursery about a week ago. I've planted them as a test and I'll see how they fair through the winter and spring. If the test is successful and they...
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  5. Fat Controller
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    What will you grow again (including overwintering)

    Never overwintered Nepata . But when you buy the plants in spring , they can be easily split to double your plants. Bacopa can flower through to late November . I have grown from seed , but now...
    Never overwintered Nepata . But when you buy the plants in spring , they can be easily split to double your plants. Bacopa can flower through to late November . I have grown from seed , but now prefer the larger flowered plug plants . Would be difficult to over winter without a heated...
    Never overwintered Nepata . But when you buy the plants in spring , they can be easily split to double your plants. Bacopa can flower through to late November . I have grown from seed , but now prefer the larger flowered plug plants . Would be...
    Never overwintered Nepata . But when you buy the plants in spring , they can be easily split to double your plants. Bacopa can flower through to late November . I have grown from seed , but now...
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  6. Sweet-pea66
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    Won an award !!!

    Thanks.will be interesting to see what I get ... Watch this space. Xxx
    Thanks.will be interesting to see what I get ... Watch this space. Xxx
    Thanks.will be interesting to see what I get ... Watch this space. Xxx
    Thanks.will be interesting to see what I get ... Watch this space. Xxx
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  7. Verdun
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    Right or wrong?

    Has you asked, dead calfs from local farms and a few other things :mute:;)
    Has you asked, dead calfs from local farms and a few other things :mute:;)
    Has you asked, dead calfs from local farms and a few other things :mute:;)
    Has you asked, dead calfs from local farms and a few other things :mute:;)
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  8. Redwing
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    A Visit to the Eden Project

    Ok. It seems like I may have exaggerated. I found 3 photos. Not particularly good ones at that. I would have taken more but I don't know what I did with them.G.
    Ok. It seems like I may have exaggerated. I found 3 photos. Not particularly good ones at that. I would have taken more but I don't know what I did with them.G.
    Ok. It seems like I may have exaggerated. I found 3 photos. Not particularly good ones at that. I would have taken more but I don't know what I did with them.G.
    Ok. It seems like I may have exaggerated. I found 3 photos. Not particularly good ones at that. I would have taken more but I don't know what I did with them.G.
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  9. Sandra-Tingle

    Fast growing Clematis and Honeysuckle advice

    Amazon have a conifer version for £19.99 at the moment (1mx3m) or, same size, the ivy version £24.99 (other retailers are available :heehee: )
    Amazon have a conifer version for £19.99 at the moment (1mx3m) or, same size, the ivy version £24.99 (other retailers are available :heehee: )
    Amazon have a conifer version for £19.99 at the moment (1mx3m) or, same size, the ivy version £24.99 (other retailers are available :heehee: )
    Amazon have a conifer version for £19.99 at the moment (1mx3m) or, same size, the ivy version £24.99 (other retailers are available :heehee: )
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  10. Tetters

    To keep or not to keep - that`s the question...

    My house came with rose bushes everywhere. I have taken most of them out. They grew in the most inconvenient places and just looked awful. I have kept the two in the front yard. They flower pretty...
    My house came with rose bushes everywhere. I have taken most of them out. They grew in the most inconvenient places and just looked awful. I have kept the two in the front yard. They flower pretty well. I'm hoping with a bit of thought I can bring a bit of shape back to them.G.
    My house came with rose bushes everywhere. I have taken most of them out. They grew in the most inconvenient places and just looked awful. I have kept the two in the front yard. They flower pretty well. I'm hoping with a bit of thought I can...
    My house came with rose bushes everywhere. I have taken most of them out. They grew in the most inconvenient places and just looked awful. I have kept the two in the front yard. They flower pretty...
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  11. Verdun

    Remember to order nematodes

    Morning Harry. :) I ordered online. Compare prices...they vary a bit. For lawns down here the first week or two in September is best. When you first see daddylonglegs flying about it is time to...
    Morning Harry. :) I ordered online. Compare prices...they vary a bit. For lawns down here the first week or two in September is best. When you first see daddylonglegs flying about it is time to apply nematodes.:)
    Morning Harry. :) I ordered online. Compare prices...they vary a bit. For lawns down here the first week or two in September is best. When you first see daddylonglegs flying about it is time to apply nematodes.:)
    Morning Harry. :) I ordered online. Compare prices...they vary a bit. For lawns down here the first week or two in September is best. When you first see daddylonglegs flying about it is time to...
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  12. glasgowdan

    Redesigning the whole garden - thought processes

    I think that looks very promising @glasgowdan! If it was my garden I would try creating a 'point of interest' in the middle of the far wall, on that section of slabs. Something for the eye to...
    I think that looks very promising @glasgowdan! If it was my garden I would try creating a 'point of interest' in the middle of the far wall, on that section of slabs. Something for the eye to rest on, when you look out of the house/ conservatory and down the garden. Maybe try something...
    I think that looks very promising @glasgowdan! If it was my garden I would try creating a 'point of interest' in the middle of the far wall, on that section of slabs. Something for the eye to rest on, when you look out of the house/...
    I think that looks very promising @glasgowdan! If it was my garden I would try creating a 'point of interest' in the middle of the far wall, on that section of slabs. Something for the eye to...
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  13. JDQuinn

    How to improve my hedge

    Hi,The trees pictured are all on the north side. The garden is flooded in sunshine from morning to night. The pictures were taken around 9.30 pm which is why it's appears shaded. Thanks for...
    Hi,The trees pictured are all on the north side. The garden is flooded in sunshine from morning to night. The pictures were taken around 9.30 pm which is why it's appears shaded. Thanks for the reply. Even since the pictures the great growing weather we are having has put a bit more...
    Hi,The trees pictured are all on the north side. The garden is flooded in sunshine from morning to night. The pictures were taken around 9.30 pm which is why it's appears shaded. Thanks for the reply. Even since the pictures the great...
    Hi,The trees pictured are all on the north side. The garden is flooded in sunshine from morning to night. The pictures were taken around 9.30 pm which is why it's appears shaded. Thanks for...
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  14. Verdun

    Best clematis for prolonged flowering

    Landsowne GemI think it all comes down to personal taste with choosing Clematis. I have several Clematis of similar colour to Landsowne Gem, so it's a pretty Clematis:love30: but I would probably add...
    Landsowne GemI think it all comes down to personal taste with choosing Clematis. I have several Clematis of similar colour to Landsowne Gem, so it's a pretty Clematis:love30: but I would probably add other Clematis varieties into the garden.:dunno::snorky:
    Landsowne GemI think it all comes down to personal taste with choosing Clematis. I have several Clematis of similar colour to Landsowne Gem, so it's a pretty Clematis:love30: but I would probably add other Clematis varieties into the garden.:dunno::snorky:
    Landsowne GemI think it all comes down to personal taste with choosing Clematis. I have several Clematis of similar colour to Landsowne Gem, so it's a pretty Clematis:love30: but I would probably add...
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  15. Zander

    Help needed

    Thanks very much for the information hate buying plants when there's no name tags on them but it was so nice I just had to thanks again
    Thanks very much for the information hate buying plants when there's no name tags on them but it was so nice I just had to thanks again
    Thanks very much for the information hate buying plants when there's no name tags on them but it was so nice I just had to thanks again
    Thanks very much for the information hate buying plants when there's no name tags on them but it was so nice I just had to thanks again
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  16. Redwing
    Like x 4

    White Verbena Bonariensis

    Haha....I await my fortune.:Wino: Trials are beginning.I took cuttings this morning so we shall see. On close examination it is on the same plant that has some white flowers, some purple flowers and...
    Haha....I await my fortune.:Wino: Trials are beginning.I took cuttings this morning so we shall see. On close examination it is on the same plant that has some white flowers, some purple flowers and some a mixture, as in these pictures. I guess this is what @Verdun means by stable or not. My camera...
    Haha....I await my fortune.:Wino: Trials are beginning.I took cuttings this morning so we shall see. On close examination it is on the same plant that has some white flowers, some purple flowers and some a mixture, as in these pictures. I guess this...
    Haha....I await my fortune.:Wino: Trials are beginning.I took cuttings this morning so we shall see. On close examination it is on the same plant that has some white flowers, some purple flowers and...
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  17. Conbrue

    Using cuttings under soil

    Thanks, the depth is the size of a sleeper stood up so about a foot. How would you fill it? Soil from the garden then topped with compost?Ta
    Thanks, the depth is the size of a sleeper stood up so about a foot. How would you fill it? Soil from the garden then topped with compost?Ta
    Thanks, the depth is the size of a sleeper stood up so about a foot. How would you fill it? Soil from the garden then topped with compost?Ta
    Thanks, the depth is the size of a sleeper stood up so about a foot. How would you fill it? Soil from the garden then topped with compost?Ta
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  18. Verdun
    Like x 3

    What's on your wish list or what's new in your garden?

    :comfort::heehee:
    :comfort::heehee:
    :comfort::heehee:
    :comfort::heehee:
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  19. Jiffy
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    Green Plastic Netting

    We phoned a farmer because his bullocks were out on the highway and we were called Bl###y Trouble makers, next time they were out we didn't phone him :rasp:and his bullocks when to town for a day out :snorky::Wino:...
    We phoned a farmer because his bullocks were out on the highway and we were called Bl###y Trouble makers, next time they were out we didn't phone him :rasp:and his bullocks when to town for a day out :snorky::Wino:naughty Jiffy:biggrin:
    We phoned a farmer because his bullocks were out on the highway and we were called Bl###y Trouble makers, next time they were out we didn't phone him :rasp:and his bullocks when to town for a day out :snorky::Wino:naughty Jiffy:biggrin:
    We phoned a farmer because his bullocks were out on the highway and we were called Bl###y Trouble makers, next time they were out we didn't phone him :rasp:and his bullocks when to town for a day out :snorky::Wino:...
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  20. Vince
    Like x 13

    some pictures of the garden

    Looking very good Vince !
    Looking very good Vince !
    Looking very good Vince !
    Looking very good Vince !
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