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  2. Steve R
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    Like x 17

    What to do in your garden right now..!

    Hi @LMcG1983 sorry but your trimming question seems to have been overlooked.:th scifD36: Perhaps i might suggest you put this question out on the main forum boards General Gardening Discussion so it will be...
    Hi @LMcG1983 sorry but your trimming question seems to have been overlooked.:th scifD36: Perhaps i might suggest you put this question out on the main forum boards General Gardening Discussion so it will be seen, I'm sorry not to be able to give you any advice re trimming as I've no experience with plants...
    Hi @LMcG1983 sorry but your trimming question seems to have been overlooked.:th scifD36: Perhaps i might suggest you put this question out on the main forum boards General Gardening Discussion so it will be seen, I'm sorry not to be able to give you any...
    Hi @LMcG1983 sorry but your trimming question seems to have been overlooked.:th scifD36: Perhaps i might suggest you put this question out on the main forum boards General Gardening Discussion so it will be...
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  4. Spruce
    Like x 4

    Been away but all back now ......

    Nice to see you back :)
    Nice to see you back :)
    Nice to see you back :)
    Nice to see you back :)
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  5. Idris

    Raised bed - what to plant

    Hello @Idris and welcome to the corner :sign0016:We have several raised beds here, mostly to grow big tall grasses and flowers in order to create some height. These are plants that are easy to grow and...
    Hello @Idris and welcome to the corner :sign0016:We have several raised beds here, mostly to grow big tall grasses and flowers in order to create some height. These are plants that are easy to grow and rustle nicely in the breeze making their own bold statements :SUNsmile:
    Hello @Idris and welcome to the corner :sign0016:We have several raised beds here, mostly to grow big tall grasses and flowers in order to create some height. These are plants that are easy to grow and rustle nicely in the breeze making their own bold...
    Hello @Idris and welcome to the corner :sign0016:We have several raised beds here, mostly to grow big tall grasses and flowers in order to create some height. These are plants that are easy to grow and...
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  6. David Garside

    Preparing for lawn.

    Most herbicides if not all should have a information that shows side effects or that relates to heath and safety. Here you will find the information but most are toxic to aquatic life with long...
    Most herbicides if not all should have a information that shows side effects or that relates to heath and safety. Here you will find the information but most are toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and it’s the leaching into the water system that’s a problem or a spill. Most will...
    Most herbicides if not all should have a information that shows side effects or that relates to heath and safety. Here you will find the information but most are toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and it’s the leaching into the water...
    Most herbicides if not all should have a information that shows side effects or that relates to heath and safety. Here you will find the information but most are toxic to aquatic life with long...
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  7. not_a_gardener

    Help, please!

    All good advice.Make a long term plan.After clearing the rubbish. Start with the bit nearest the house, You'll be ale to see your efforts from the window, which will encourage you to carry on...
    All good advice.Make a long term plan.After clearing the rubbish. Start with the bit nearest the house, You'll be ale to see your efforts from the window, which will encourage you to carry on with it.
    All good advice.Make a long term plan.After clearing the rubbish. Start with the bit nearest the house, You'll be ale to see your efforts from the window, which will encourage you to carry on with it.
    All good advice.Make a long term plan.After clearing the rubbish. Start with the bit nearest the house, You'll be ale to see your efforts from the window, which will encourage you to carry on...
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  8. Barders

    Planting bedding plants in December?

    Thanks for the images of the stones Scrungee, that's helpful. :thumbsup:What a great photo of the Fox John! I had a Golden Retriever years ago and she could detect Fox poo at a hundred yards and roll in...
    Thanks for the images of the stones Scrungee, that's helpful. :thumbsup:What a great photo of the Fox John! I had a Golden Retriever years ago and she could detect Fox poo at a hundred yards and roll in it :eeew:Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy Gardening for 2019 :star:
    Thanks for the images of the stones Scrungee, that's helpful. :thumbsup:What a great photo of the Fox John! I had a Golden Retriever years ago and she could detect Fox poo at a hundred yards and roll in it :eeew:Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and...
    Thanks for the images of the stones Scrungee, that's helpful. :thumbsup:What a great photo of the Fox John! I had a Golden Retriever years ago and she could detect Fox poo at a hundred yards and roll in...
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  9. Kathrynmichaud
    Like x 3

    Ideas for small shaded courtyard

    :cheers: and :cheers: and :cheers:
    :cheers: and :cheers: and :cheers:
    :cheers: and :cheers: and :cheers:
    :cheers: and :cheers: and :cheers:
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  10. Flumpy
    Friendly x 6

    I’m new here

    :)Awe thanks Owl I will do that
    :)Awe thanks Owl I will do that
    :)Awe thanks Owl I will do that
    :)Awe thanks Owl I will do that
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  11. Carlqua

    Non-reproductive Seeds?

    Well, like they say, anybody who can claim to remember the '60s wasn't actually there! :spinning::biggrin:
    Well, like they say, anybody who can claim to remember the '60s wasn't actually there! :spinning::biggrin:
    Well, like they say, anybody who can claim to remember the '60s wasn't actually there! :spinning::biggrin:
    Well, like they say, anybody who can claim to remember the '60s wasn't actually there! :spinning::biggrin:
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  12. Outlander

    Planting a Juneberry tree in a container.

    Thanks @Tetters tht is certainly a lovely looking tree. I'm having a think.
    Thanks @Tetters tht is certainly a lovely looking tree. I'm having a think.
    Thanks @Tetters tht is certainly a lovely looking tree. I'm having a think.
    Thanks @Tetters tht is certainly a lovely looking tree. I'm having a think.
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  13. asl9791

    New to gardening

    Considering your lawn has been scarified it doesn't look in bad condition. I would be inclined to leave it over this winter and use a weed and feed next Spring to encourage the grass to grow and...
    Considering your lawn has been scarified it doesn't look in bad condition. I would be inclined to leave it over this winter and use a weed and feed next Spring to encourage the grass to grow and thicken. With the moss gone that should be enough, but if not you could top dress and seed it if it...
    Considering your lawn has been scarified it doesn't look in bad condition. I would be inclined to leave it over this winter and use a weed and feed next Spring to encourage the grass to grow and thicken. With the moss gone that should be enough,...
    Considering your lawn has been scarified it doesn't look in bad condition. I would be inclined to leave it over this winter and use a weed and feed next Spring to encourage the grass to grow and...
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  14. wren1

    Id help please!

    :sign0016: to the forum @Steve Ratcliffe. just read this thread, and agree with you. Your plant is far more likely to be Saponaria @wren1 ...... well spotted Steve :blue thumb:
    :sign0016: to the forum @Steve Ratcliffe. just read this thread, and agree with you. Your plant is far more likely to be Saponaria @wren1 ...... well spotted Steve :blue thumb:
    :sign0016: to the forum @Steve Ratcliffe. just read this thread, and agree with you. Your plant is far more likely to be Saponaria @wren1 ...... well spotted Steve :blue thumb:
    :sign0016: to the forum @Steve Ratcliffe. just read this thread, and agree with you. Your plant is far more likely to be Saponaria @wren1 ...... well spotted Steve :blue thumb:
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  15. wren1

    Fuschia flowers too heavy for stem

    Hi,Yes ,they are very similar plants in terms of flower, but DS is about twice the height.I have grown DS in a pot for several years, and it can droop over the side of the pot a bit but still...
    Hi,Yes ,they are very similar plants in terms of flower, but DS is about twice the height.I have grown DS in a pot for several years, and it can droop over the side of the pot a bit but still has a good canopy about 2ft high. LD is a new one on me, not gown or seen it before.Not sure...
    Hi,Yes ,they are very similar plants in terms of flower, but DS is about twice the height.I have grown DS in a pot for several years, and it can droop over the side of the pot a bit but still has a good canopy about 2ft high. LD is a new one...
    Hi,Yes ,they are very similar plants in terms of flower, but DS is about twice the height.I have grown DS in a pot for several years, and it can droop over the side of the pot a bit but still...
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  16. jumanji

    What to do here before winter...

    empty fountains. bag all outside cushions tuck inside gazebo, get cat house organized with heater, and water bowl with heater, take inside plants inside, replant any bulbs that was thinned...
    empty fountains. bag all outside cushions tuck inside gazebo, get cat house organized with heater, and water bowl with heater, take inside plants inside, replant any bulbs that was thinned earlier, use up some mulch. put grill away, set up Christmas lights. rake leaves, rake more leaves, ...
    empty fountains. bag all outside cushions tuck inside gazebo, get cat house organized with heater, and water bowl with heater, take inside plants inside, replant any bulbs that was thinned earlier, use up some mulch. put grill away, set up...
    empty fountains. bag all outside cushions tuck inside gazebo, get cat house organized with heater, and water bowl with heater, take inside plants inside, replant any bulbs that was thinned...
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  17. wren1

    Can I save my Dracaena?

    Thank you everyone. I will try. Spring is a long time to wait :(
    Thank you everyone. I will try. Spring is a long time to wait :(
    Thank you everyone. I will try. Spring is a long time to wait :(
    Thank you everyone. I will try. Spring is a long time to wait :(
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  18. Joools

    Buddleia help

    If you deadhead regularly your buddleia will flower much longer too Jools:)
    If you deadhead regularly your buddleia will flower much longer too Jools:)
    If you deadhead regularly your buddleia will flower much longer too Jools:)
    If you deadhead regularly your buddleia will flower much longer too Jools:)
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  19. Paul Raybould
    Like x 3

    New to the world of gardening

    Thank you for the tip I was thinking about a small tree at the back near the fence. I’m also thinking about an arch at the entrance to the seating area with some climbing roses
    Thank you for the tip I was thinking about a small tree at the back near the fence. I’m also thinking about an arch at the entrance to the seating area with some climbing roses
    Thank you for the tip I was thinking about a small tree at the back near the fence. I’m also thinking about an arch at the entrance to the seating area with some climbing roses
    Thank you for the tip I was thinking about a small tree at the back near the fence. I’m also thinking about an arch at the entrance to the seating area with some climbing roses
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  20. BSummers

    Wisteria Frutescens HELP

    Thank you for sound advice. Will let you know how i get on .
    Thank you for sound advice. Will let you know how i get on .
    Thank you for sound advice. Will let you know how i get on .
    Thank you for sound advice. Will let you know how i get on .
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  21. Stigofthe

    Wisteria advice.

    Thanks @pete I would do it differently but....all is well..
    Thanks @pete I would do it differently but....all is well..
    Thanks @pete I would do it differently but....all is well..
    Thanks @pete I would do it differently but....all is well..
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  22. TKM

    Random tree appeared - should I remove?

    Thanks! Although with my lack of gardening knowlede and the Yew's potential toxicity, I may just remove for now.
    Thanks! Although with my lack of gardening knowlede and the Yew's potential toxicity, I may just remove for now.
    Thanks! Although with my lack of gardening knowlede and the Yew's potential toxicity, I may just remove for now.
    Thanks! Although with my lack of gardening knowlede and the Yew's potential toxicity, I may just remove for now.
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  23. mazambo

    Woody Lavender

    @Verdun :blue thumb:
    @Verdun :blue thumb:
    @Verdun :blue thumb:
    @Verdun :blue thumb:
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