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  1. Verdun

    Oh eck Brian

    We have a big green plastic bulk bag on the patio , blown in from somewhere ! I hope it has blown all my leaves into the neighbours gardens . With the shape of my garden it usually self clears ...
    We have a big green plastic bulk bag on the patio , blown in from somewhere ! I hope it has blown all my leaves into the neighbours gardens . With the shape of my garden it usually self clears 50% of the leaves , very handy :snorky:
    We have a big green plastic bulk bag on the patio , blown in from somewhere ! I hope it has blown all my leaves into the neighbours gardens . With the shape of my garden it usually self clears 50% of the leaves , very handy :snorky:
    We have a big green plastic bulk bag on the patio , blown in from somewhere ! I hope it has blown all my leaves into the neighbours gardens . With the shape of my garden it usually self clears ...
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  2. Verdun

    Sticking to the subject matter?

    Ooooh, you are sooooooooooo close!!!!! (In a round-a-bout sort of way)Suffice to say: SD is male; DD is female.But, it is not my line to call ... I shall let @Sandy Ground have the punch...
    Ooooh, you are sooooooooooo close!!!!! (In a round-a-bout sort of way)Suffice to say: SD is male; DD is female.But, it is not my line to call ... I shall let @Sandy Ground have the punch line to this :snorky:
    Ooooh, you are sooooooooooo close!!!!! (In a round-a-bout sort of way)Suffice to say: SD is male; DD is female.But, it is not my line to call ... I shall let @Sandy Ground have the punch line to this :snorky:
    Ooooh, you are sooooooooooo close!!!!! (In a round-a-bout sort of way)Suffice to say: SD is male; DD is female.But, it is not my line to call ... I shall let @Sandy Ground have the punch...
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  3. Verdun
    Like x 3

    Heatwave

    Very calm day......bright, warm and sun is making an effort :)No damage damage done, surprisingly, in the garden from yesterday's stormGot more JI and horticultural grit to pot up new daphnes...
    Very calm day......bright, warm and sun is making an effort :)No damage damage done, surprisingly, in the garden from yesterday's stormGot more JI and horticultural grit to pot up new daphnes later. Rooted cuttings of daphne odora given me by a neighbour earlier in the year have made amazing...
    Very calm day......bright, warm and sun is making an effort :)No damage damage done, surprisingly, in the garden from yesterday's stormGot more JI and horticultural grit to pot up new daphnes later. Rooted cuttings of daphne odora given me by a...
    Very calm day......bright, warm and sun is making an effort :)No damage damage done, surprisingly, in the garden from yesterday's stormGot more JI and horticultural grit to pot up new daphnes...
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  4. Verdun

    Fair or not?

    Going right off topic (as if we ever would on here! :snorky: ) a little known fact about Arnie is that he once dated a girl from the Wigan area.
    Going right off topic (as if we ever would on here! :snorky: ) a little known fact about Arnie is that he once dated a girl from the Wigan area.
    Going right off topic (as if we ever would on here! :snorky: ) a little known fact about Arnie is that he once dated a girl from the Wigan area.
    Going right off topic (as if we ever would on here! :snorky: ) a little known fact about Arnie is that he once dated a girl from the Wigan area.
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  5. Chris M

    My first post...and I need an I.D please

    Agreed, besides dammeri is a low growing variety so I have got that wrong. One factor though, Chris said...I think...he has never seen flowers on his plant. Escallonias nearly always produce some...
    Agreed, besides dammeri is a low growing variety so I have got that wrong. One factor though, Chris said...I think...he has never seen flowers on his plant. Escallonias nearly always produce some flowers :)
    Agreed, besides dammeri is a low growing variety so I have got that wrong. One factor though, Chris said...I think...he has never seen flowers on his plant. Escallonias nearly always produce some flowers :)
    Agreed, besides dammeri is a low growing variety so I have got that wrong. One factor though, Chris said...I think...he has never seen flowers on his plant. Escallonias nearly always produce some...
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  6. Verdun

    Why is Cornwall best?

    Love that Sandy.....made me chuckle :)
    Love that Sandy.....made me chuckle :)
    Love that Sandy.....made me chuckle :)
    Love that Sandy.....made me chuckle :)
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  7. Verdun

    Is Monty right on this one?

    Interesting....thanks Sandy :)
    Interesting....thanks Sandy :)
    Interesting....thanks Sandy :)
    Interesting....thanks Sandy :)
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  8. Snorky85

    Moving plants now

    Makes sense Snorky:) Yes more space would be good
    Makes sense Snorky:) Yes more space would be good
    Makes sense Snorky:) Yes more space would be good
    Makes sense Snorky:) Yes more space would be good
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  9. MostlyVegsSouthCotswolds

    What Is it Please...

    Sow your seeds they are very easy to propogate and lovely plants, they germinate really easily..:thumbsup:
    Sow your seeds they are very easy to propogate and lovely plants, they germinate really easily..:thumbsup:
    Sow your seeds they are very easy to propogate and lovely plants, they germinate really easily..:thumbsup:
    Sow your seeds they are very easy to propogate and lovely plants, they germinate really easily..:thumbsup:
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  10. Sweet-pea66
    Like x 17

    Won an award !!!

    Thanks Sweet pea...White Supreme is on my list :)
    Thanks Sweet pea...White Supreme is on my list :)
    Thanks Sweet pea...White Supreme is on my list :)
    Thanks Sweet pea...White Supreme is on my list :)
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  11. Sweet-pea66
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    I'm in Bath in Bloom 2017

    You have bunnies !!!!!! I would love to hear all about your little bundles of fluff:). Fantastic garden too.
    You have bunnies !!!!!! I would love to hear all about your little bundles of fluff:). Fantastic garden too.
    You have bunnies !!!!!! I would love to hear all about your little bundles of fluff:). Fantastic garden too.
    You have bunnies !!!!!! I would love to hear all about your little bundles of fluff:). Fantastic garden too.
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  12. Verdun

    The invictus games

    Totally agree @Verdun , amazing what these people can do despite what many have been through. They are an inspiration.
    Totally agree @Verdun , amazing what these people can do despite what many have been through. They are an inspiration.
    Totally agree @Verdun , amazing what these people can do despite what many have been through. They are an inspiration.
    Totally agree @Verdun , amazing what these people can do despite what many have been through. They are an inspiration.
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Fat Controller
    Like x 4

    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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  19. Verdun
    Agree x 7

    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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  20. Redwing
    Like x 5

    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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