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  1. Bfm

    Advice on what to plant along fence in shade

    Totally agree with replies by our friends. Locally to me, the council has over the past two years, really gone to town on the roadside trees. Sadly not all have recovered.Partly my previous...
    Totally agree with replies by our friends. Locally to me, the council has over the past two years, really gone to town on the roadside trees. Sadly not all have recovered.Partly my previous comment was intended for you to get upto date infomation from your local council as this is where the...
    Totally agree with replies by our friends. Locally to me, the council has over the past two years, really gone to town on the roadside trees. Sadly not all have recovered.Partly my previous comment was intended for you to get upto date...
    Totally agree with replies by our friends. Locally to me, the council has over the past two years, really gone to town on the roadside trees. Sadly not all have recovered.Partly my previous...
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  2. shermanator

    Slippery decking in garden.

    Hello everyone, i just thought id let you know how these products were. I ordered the 'decking strips' from a place called Dinogrip. They actually turned out really well and i thought id let you...
    Hello everyone, i just thought id let you know how these products were. I ordered the 'decking strips' from a place called Dinogrip. They actually turned out really well and i thought id let you know i am incredibly pleased with them. I ordered them in brown to match my decking but they have...
    Hello everyone, i just thought id let you know how these products were. I ordered the 'decking strips' from a place called Dinogrip. They actually turned out really well and i thought id let you know i am incredibly pleased with them. I ordered...
    Hello everyone, i just thought id let you know how these products were. I ordered the 'decking strips' from a place called Dinogrip. They actually turned out really well and i thought id let you...
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  3. Annemieke

    how do get rid of bamboo?

    So, it is down to choices and risks!:noidea: Not everyone will have a rampant bamboo lifting conservatory floors or patio slabs but many will and do. Personally, I am glad I removed my yellow and...
    So, it is down to choices and risks!:noidea: Not everyone will have a rampant bamboo lifting conservatory floors or patio slabs but many will and do. Personally, I am glad I removed my yellow and black bamboos after one year.......their roots had spread deep and wide in that time. The real damage...
    So, it is down to choices and risks!:noidea: Not everyone will have a rampant bamboo lifting conservatory floors or patio slabs but many will and do. Personally, I am glad I removed my yellow and black bamboos after one year.......their roots had...
    So, it is down to choices and risks!:noidea: Not everyone will have a rampant bamboo lifting conservatory floors or patio slabs but many will and do. Personally, I am glad I removed my yellow and...
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  4. silu

    Physocarpus Diabolo

    Silu, Love foliage too :) Best of both worlds here .......free draining soil and mild temps.....but you are right about the wet soil over winter. Even the Beast from the East was not a problem...
    Silu, Love foliage too :) Best of both worlds here .......free draining soil and mild temps.....but you are right about the wet soil over winter. Even the Beast from the East was not a problem here I have several yellow leafed shrubs but Darts Gold is one I dont have........it would go well with...
    Silu, Love foliage too :) Best of both worlds here .......free draining soil and mild temps.....but you are right about the wet soil over winter. Even the Beast from the East was not a problem here I have several yellow leafed shrubs but Darts...
    Silu, Love foliage too :) Best of both worlds here .......free draining soil and mild temps.....but you are right about the wet soil over winter. Even the Beast from the East was not a problem...
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  5. JWK

    Narcissi and Hyacinth prepared bulbs - should they be sprouting now?

    Certainly the "Paperwhite" don''t look clever to me. If I was you @JWK I'd be inclined to contact the seller and maybe send them the photos you have shown us if they need proof. I have in the past...
    Certainly the "Paperwhite" don''t look clever to me. If I was you @JWK I'd be inclined to contact the seller and maybe send them the photos you have shown us if they need proof. I have in the past bought Hyacinths which were being sold cheaply as they had started to sprout. They did fine but if...
    Certainly the "Paperwhite" don''t look clever to me. If I was you @JWK I'd be inclined to contact the seller and maybe send them the photos you have shown us if they need proof. I have in the past bought Hyacinths which were being sold cheaply as...
    Certainly the "Paperwhite" don''t look clever to me. If I was you @JWK I'd be inclined to contact the seller and maybe send them the photos you have shown us if they need proof. I have in the past...
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  6. eddybaby

    Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb

    Hi eddybaby, well, keeping Rhubarb in the dark is okay for forcing the new tender shoots, but really. it does do best in sunshine or light shade.:dunno: I dig my 40 year old Rhubarb completely up every...
    Hi eddybaby, well, keeping Rhubarb in the dark is okay for forcing the new tender shoots, but really. it does do best in sunshine or light shade.:dunno: I dig my 40 year old Rhubarb completely up every 5 or 6 years and just use a outer new piece to grow on.:coffee::snorky:
    Hi eddybaby, well, keeping Rhubarb in the dark is okay for forcing the new tender shoots, but really. it does do best in sunshine or light shade.:dunno: I dig my 40 year old Rhubarb completely up every 5 or 6 years and just use a outer new piece to...
    Hi eddybaby, well, keeping Rhubarb in the dark is okay for forcing the new tender shoots, but really. it does do best in sunshine or light shade.:dunno: I dig my 40 year old Rhubarb completely up every...
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  7. RobAa

    Japanese creeper fell down, what to do?

    Hi RobAa Depends if it's attached to a wall by suckers or attached to a treliss, I don't think there's much you can do if it was attached directly on the wall (unless you gaffer tape it to the...
    Hi RobAa Depends if it's attached to a wall by suckers or attached to a treliss, I don't think there's much you can do if it was attached directly on the wall (unless you gaffer tape it to the wall until it starts regrowing next year, but that's a bit extreme I know) failing that you would have...
    Hi RobAa Depends if it's attached to a wall by suckers or attached to a treliss, I don't think there's much you can do if it was attached directly on the wall (unless you gaffer tape it to the wall until it starts regrowing next year, but that's...
    Hi RobAa Depends if it's attached to a wall by suckers or attached to a treliss, I don't think there's much you can do if it was attached directly on the wall (unless you gaffer tape it to the...
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  8. minimadj

    Thorny fast growing climbing plant

    How about roses? Ramblers or full climbers. Or a rubus eg cockburnianus
    How about roses? Ramblers or full climbers. Or a rubus eg cockburnianus
    How about roses? Ramblers or full climbers. Or a rubus eg cockburnianus
    How about roses? Ramblers or full climbers. Or a rubus eg cockburnianus
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  9. ennnceee

    Wilting bare root wallflowers

    Oh, silly me! I thought I had once, still, twice now!
    Oh, silly me! I thought I had once, still, twice now!
    Oh, silly me! I thought I had once, still, twice now!
    Oh, silly me! I thought I had once, still, twice now!
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  10. HarryS

    2 Problems for ID and Advice

    I agree with Pete. They look like aphid casts. Some of them may have the slight shape of the aphid.If you're able to, take them out of the greenhouse and give them a wash down. Then have a...
    I agree with Pete. They look like aphid casts. Some of them may have the slight shape of the aphid.If you're able to, take them out of the greenhouse and give them a wash down. Then have a close look at the growing tips and around the flowers. You may be able to see the whitefly on them...
    I agree with Pete. They look like aphid casts. Some of them may have the slight shape of the aphid.If you're able to, take them out of the greenhouse and give them a wash down. Then have a close look at the growing tips and around the...
    I agree with Pete. They look like aphid casts. Some of them may have the slight shape of the aphid.If you're able to, take them out of the greenhouse and give them a wash down. Then have a...
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  11. Mane

    Planting bamboo need help

    Hello @Mane my friend if you really want bamboo ,then go for it ,you really have to try and see sometimes,"Rules are meant to guide you not bind you";)I have just given mine their annual cut
    Hello @Mane my friend if you really want bamboo ,then go for it ,you really have to try and see sometimes,"Rules are meant to guide you not bind you";)I have just given mine their annual cut
    Hello @Mane my friend if you really want bamboo ,then go for it ,you really have to try and see sometimes,"Rules are meant to guide you not bind you";)I have just given mine their annual cut
    Hello @Mane my friend if you really want bamboo ,then go for it ,you really have to try and see sometimes,"Rules are meant to guide you not bind you";)I have just given mine their annual cut
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  12. ROC

    Calling all Gardeners and Landscapers in the know

    Brilliant stuff everyone thanks for the information. Think I might just go for the larger pipe option consisting everyone's advice. :) Any other advice experiences welcome though :blue thumb:
    Brilliant stuff everyone thanks for the information. Think I might just go for the larger pipe option consisting everyone's advice. :) Any other advice experiences welcome though :blue thumb:
    Brilliant stuff everyone thanks for the information. Think I might just go for the larger pipe option consisting everyone's advice. :) Any other advice experiences welcome though :blue thumb:
    Brilliant stuff everyone thanks for the information. Think I might just go for the larger pipe option consisting everyone's advice. :) Any other advice experiences welcome though :blue thumb:
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  13. mazambo

    Temperatures Dropping

    @Marley Farley, be a tight squeeze but sure.
    @Marley Farley, be a tight squeeze but sure.
    @Marley Farley, be a tight squeeze but sure.
    @Marley Farley, be a tight squeeze but sure.
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  14. Zigs
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN SEPTEMBER 2018

    Sphaeralcea monroii flowering well
    Sphaeralcea monroii flowering well
    Sphaeralcea monroii flowering well
    Sphaeralcea monroii flowering well
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  15. clanless

    System for identifying plants

    Cultivars and hybrids A cultivar is any new plant that comes about in cultivation (rather than in the wild). This is regardless of whether the new plant was 'planned' - the result of a plant...
    Cultivars and hybrids A cultivar is any new plant that comes about in cultivation (rather than in the wild). This is regardless of whether the new plant was 'planned' - the result of a plant breeder deliberately hybridising (crossing) two plants of the same genus - or whether it is an accident -...
    Cultivars and hybrids A cultivar is any new plant that comes about in cultivation (rather than in the wild). This is regardless of whether the new plant was 'planned' - the result of a plant breeder deliberately hybridising (crossing) two plants...
    Cultivars and hybrids A cultivar is any new plant that comes about in cultivation (rather than in the wild). This is regardless of whether the new plant was 'planned' - the result of a plant...
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  16. eddybaby

    JUNCUS EFFUSUS ‘SPIRALIS’|

    Hiya @eddybaby - just click on the blue ''Tetters'' under my avatar, and then on ''start a conversation'' Sorry to have kept you waiting, have been a bit busy today :phew:
    Hiya @eddybaby - just click on the blue ''Tetters'' under my avatar, and then on ''start a conversation'' Sorry to have kept you waiting, have been a bit busy today :phew:
    Hiya @eddybaby - just click on the blue ''Tetters'' under my avatar, and then on ''start a conversation'' Sorry to have kept you waiting, have been a bit busy today :phew:
    Hiya @eddybaby - just click on the blue ''Tetters'' under my avatar, and then on ''start a conversation'' Sorry to have kept you waiting, have been a bit busy today :phew:
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  17. Freddy

    Echinacea Seedlingsi

    Thanks matey :thumbsup:
    Thanks matey :thumbsup:
    Thanks matey :thumbsup:
    Thanks matey :thumbsup:
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  18. stony

    Chrisanthimums ?

    Last I bought a 9cm pot of bulk standard chrysanthemums from a garden centre (possibly dobbies). I repotted them and left them out all winter. They have come again lovely this year.G.
    Last I bought a 9cm pot of bulk standard chrysanthemums from a garden centre (possibly dobbies). I repotted them and left them out all winter. They have come again lovely this year.G.
    Last I bought a 9cm pot of bulk standard chrysanthemums from a garden centre (possibly dobbies). I repotted them and left them out all winter. They have come again lovely this year.G.
    Last I bought a 9cm pot of bulk standard chrysanthemums from a garden centre (possibly dobbies). I repotted them and left them out all winter. They have come again lovely this year.G.
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  19. cheryl felix

    Loads of general questions from an amateur gardener..........

    @Silver surfer will know.:love30::thumbsup::snorky:
    @Silver surfer will know.:love30::thumbsup::snorky:
    @Silver surfer will know.:love30::thumbsup::snorky:
    @Silver surfer will know.:love30::thumbsup::snorky:
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  20. Michael Hewett

    Billarderia

    Yup, I get it in Poundland.
    Yup, I get it in Poundland.
    Yup, I get it in Poundland.
    Yup, I get it in Poundland.
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