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  2. Steve R
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    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. xantia

    Ivy pruning

    I've seen it done @glasgowdan but we just use edge clippers on what we have :)
    I've seen it done @glasgowdan but we just use edge clippers on what we have :)
    I've seen it done @glasgowdan but we just use edge clippers on what we have :)
    I've seen it done @glasgowdan but we just use edge clippers on what we have :)
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  5. cylib

    Identify plant

    Yes, now I know. And much bigger from ones I got
    Yes, now I know. And much bigger from ones I got
    Yes, now I know. And much bigger from ones I got
    Yes, now I know. And much bigger from ones I got
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  6. "M"

    Tulips and crocus bulbs

    Either, it's up to you. Crocuses are grown a lot for indoors, then they"re planted out after the flowers have finished, I usually grow them on my kitchen window then when the leaves are starting...
    Either, it's up to you. Crocuses are grown a lot for indoors, then they"re planted out after the flowers have finished, I usually grow them on my kitchen window then when the leaves are starting to die off plant them out for next year.I think with the Tulips it depends on the type as some are...
    Either, it's up to you. Crocuses are grown a lot for indoors, then they"re planted out after the flowers have finished, I usually grow them on my kitchen window then when the leaves are starting to die off plant them out for next year.I think...
    Either, it's up to you. Crocuses are grown a lot for indoors, then they"re planted out after the flowers have finished, I usually grow them on my kitchen window then when the leaves are starting...
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  7. lowrider69

    New Veg Patch Weeds

    I disagree, when that small hoeing fetches them up to the surface to die, those in the photos are tiny so hoeing will finish them...any bigger and yes you spread them.Steve...:)
    I disagree, when that small hoeing fetches them up to the surface to die, those in the photos are tiny so hoeing will finish them...any bigger and yes you spread them.Steve...:)
    I disagree, when that small hoeing fetches them up to the surface to die, those in the photos are tiny so hoeing will finish them...any bigger and yes you spread them.Steve...:)
    I disagree, when that small hoeing fetches them up to the surface to die, those in the photos are tiny so hoeing will finish them...any bigger and yes you spread them.Steve...:)
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  8. SteveHi

    Drilling holes in pots

    @jeni70, Hello mate nice to have you with us :) but as HarryS as stated introduce yourself in this section, as it will help members get to know you better. New Members Introductionto you Gail :)
    @jeni70, Hello mate nice to have you with us :) but as HarryS as stated introduce yourself in this section, as it will help members get to know you better. New Members Introductionto you Gail :)
    @jeni70, Hello mate nice to have you with us :) but as HarryS as stated introduce yourself in this section, as it will help members get to know you better. New Members Introductionto you Gail :)
    @jeni70, Hello mate nice to have you with us :) but as HarryS as stated introduce yourself in this section, as it will help members get to know you better. New Members Introductionto you Gail :)
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  9. sandhun

    How to create height and separation

    Nice post. Thanks
    Nice post. Thanks
    Nice post. Thanks
    Nice post. Thanks
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  10. PJ21

    Advice On Preparing Ground Grass Seed

    Thanks for all the previous advice on this, the seed has been down a few weeks now and the grass is coming through nicely in a lot of places.In places where it's a little slower coming through...
    Thanks for all the previous advice on this, the seed has been down a few weeks now and the grass is coming through nicely in a lot of places.In places where it's a little slower coming through or the seed looks sparse, would it be worthwhile throwing down a little more seed now or should I...
    Thanks for all the previous advice on this, the seed has been down a few weeks now and the grass is coming through nicely in a lot of places.In places where it's a little slower coming through or the seed looks sparse, would it be worthwhile...
    Thanks for all the previous advice on this, the seed has been down a few weeks now and the grass is coming through nicely in a lot of places.In places where it's a little slower coming through...
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  11. larkstar
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    Tree planting (4m spread after 20 years) - how close to fence?

    @larkstar excellent thread ... Asking for info something we all need to do before planting Trees so hats off to you ....Hmmmm how many have made these innocent rooky planting mistakes ..more than...
    @larkstar excellent thread ... Asking for info something we all need to do before planting Trees so hats off to you ....Hmmmm how many have made these innocent rooky planting mistakes ..more than we can shake a stick:redx: at im sure :heehee: but very few will admit to it :whistle: but we all know it happens ;):goodpost: (s) ...
    @larkstar excellent thread ... Asking for info something we all need to do before planting Trees so hats off to you ....Hmmmm how many have made these innocent rooky planting mistakes ..more than we can shake a stick:redx: at im sure :heehee: but very few...
    @larkstar excellent thread ... Asking for info something we all need to do before planting Trees so hats off to you ....Hmmmm how many have made these innocent rooky planting mistakes ..more than...
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  12. "M"

    Hard/Soft Neck Garlic: difference please?

    :youwelcome: Well me luvverly as it such a large cup ;) im sure you can keep some for next week :heehee: And as you can see your reet next to the Loch :dbgrtmb:
    :youwelcome: Well me luvverly as it such a large cup ;) im sure you can keep some for next week :heehee: And as you can see your reet next to the Loch :dbgrtmb:
    :youwelcome: Well me luvverly as it such a large cup ;) im sure you can keep some for next week :heehee: And as you can see your reet next to the Loch :dbgrtmb:
    :youwelcome: Well me luvverly as it such a large cup ;) im sure you can keep some for next week :heehee: And as you can see your reet next to the Loch :dbgrtmb:
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  13. gaeilicgal

    Overcut Avocado stem, help!

    Just dragged this one in off the allotment, I grew it this spring. Looking closely at the lower stem just above the old stone I can see dormant buds. If yours has similar i think it will reshoot...
    Just dragged this one in off the allotment, I grew it this spring. Looking closely at the lower stem just above the old stone I can see dormant buds. If yours has similar i think it will reshoot and maybe become multistemmed as your Aunt suggests.Mine is just starting to form a bushy head...
    Just dragged this one in off the allotment, I grew it this spring. Looking closely at the lower stem just above the old stone I can see dormant buds. If yours has similar i think it will reshoot and maybe become multistemmed as your Aunt...
    Just dragged this one in off the allotment, I grew it this spring. Looking closely at the lower stem just above the old stone I can see dormant buds. If yours has similar i think it will reshoot...
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  14. wren1

    Lilac and what to do with it

    I've got two lilacs I bought this year from a pound shop. They were around 10" tall. I did pot them into larger pots for a while as I thought they were bit small to put in ground. They grew very...
    I've got two lilacs I bought this year from a pound shop. They were around 10" tall. I did pot them into larger pots for a while as I thought they were bit small to put in ground. They grew very well and I planted them out end of May. Both have grown a little more, although they seem to be slow...
    I've got two lilacs I bought this year from a pound shop. They were around 10" tall. I did pot them into larger pots for a while as I thought they were bit small to put in ground. They grew very well and I planted them out end of May. Both have...
    I've got two lilacs I bought this year from a pound shop. They were around 10" tall. I did pot them into larger pots for a while as I thought they were bit small to put in ground. They grew very...
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  15. zac123

    should i trim back the leader now?

    Yes indeed zac. Some will argue it is too late now but do it asap. :) Makes for greater density
    Yes indeed zac. Some will argue it is too late now but do it asap. :) Makes for greater density
    Yes indeed zac. Some will argue it is too late now but do it asap. :) Makes for greater density
    Yes indeed zac. Some will argue it is too late now but do it asap. :) Makes for greater density
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  16. Sonya

    Lavatera seeds

    Sorry I didn't get this pic yesterday - I am having a bit of a flare up and not feeling to well this weekend.
    Sorry I didn't get this pic yesterday - I am having a bit of a flare up and not feeling to well this weekend.
    Sorry I didn't get this pic yesterday - I am having a bit of a flare up and not feeling to well this weekend.
    Sorry I didn't get this pic yesterday - I am having a bit of a flare up and not feeling to well this weekend.
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  17. Elina

    What and when to plant for 365days of floral blossom

    :goodpost:Yes @Clare G thats what makes gardening sooooo interesting everyone's individual tastes and likes :spinning:...no one answer is correct or fits all ;) Im always fascinated by other gardens and how folk came...
    :goodpost:Yes @Clare G thats what makes gardening sooooo interesting everyone's individual tastes and likes :spinning:...no one answer is correct or fits all ;) Im always fascinated by other gardens and how folk came to their final garden style- wish we had more telly programs on regular peoples gardens up and down...
    :goodpost:Yes @Clare G thats what makes gardening sooooo interesting everyone's individual tastes and likes :spinning:...no one answer is correct or fits all ;) Im always fascinated by other gardens and how folk came to their final garden style- wish we had more...
    :goodpost:Yes @Clare G thats what makes gardening sooooo interesting everyone's individual tastes and likes :spinning:...no one answer is correct or fits all ;) Im always fascinated by other gardens and how folk came...
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  18. taurusmmuk

    Winter flowers

    You dont say how big but I would pot them up and then plant out in a few weeks when bigger and recovered from being in transit One important thing to do is to remove any flowers and buds. This...
    You dont say how big but I would pot them up and then plant out in a few weeks when bigger and recovered from being in transit One important thing to do is to remove any flowers and buds. This will enable the plants to concentrate on root growth. They will flower all the better for it albeit...
    You dont say how big but I would pot them up and then plant out in a few weeks when bigger and recovered from being in transit One important thing to do is to remove any flowers and buds. This will enable the plants to concentrate on root...
    You dont say how big but I would pot them up and then plant out in a few weeks when bigger and recovered from being in transit One important thing to do is to remove any flowers and buds. This...
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  19. Jack Sparrow

    Bulb planting 101. Where to start.

    The snowdrops I dug out when I decluttered my front bed I put in a pot full of compost. When I went pack to the pot earlier this week they were all taking root. I planted out some and put the rest...
    The snowdrops I dug out when I decluttered my front bed I put in a pot full of compost. When I went pack to the pot earlier this week they were all taking root. I planted out some and put the rest back in the pot. I am hoping I will be in a position to plant out some more before the bad weather...
    The snowdrops I dug out when I decluttered my front bed I put in a pot full of compost. When I went pack to the pot earlier this week they were all taking root. I planted out some and put the rest back in the pot. I am hoping I will be in a...
    The snowdrops I dug out when I decluttered my front bed I put in a pot full of compost. When I went pack to the pot earlier this week they were all taking root. I planted out some and put the rest...
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  20. Phoozzle

    Composting Advice!

    Thanks for all the advice.The compost is a bit wet and sludgy at the moment but it has plenty of worms in and beetles and woodlice and a few slugs. I would take this to be a good sign?Another...
    Thanks for all the advice.The compost is a bit wet and sludgy at the moment but it has plenty of worms in and beetles and woodlice and a few slugs. I would take this to be a good sign?Another couple of questions if I may?Green Fingered Blogger - If the cardboard is wet going in does this...
    Thanks for all the advice.The compost is a bit wet and sludgy at the moment but it has plenty of worms in and beetles and woodlice and a few slugs. I would take this to be a good sign?Another couple of questions if I may?Green Fingered...
    Thanks for all the advice.The compost is a bit wet and sludgy at the moment but it has plenty of worms in and beetles and woodlice and a few slugs. I would take this to be a good sign?Another...
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  21. peter121

    garlic

    thank you silu and carolineL was not sure you could use your home grown ones.regards peter.
    thank you silu and carolineL was not sure you could use your home grown ones.regards peter.
    thank you silu and carolineL was not sure you could use your home grown ones.regards peter.
    thank you silu and carolineL was not sure you could use your home grown ones.regards peter.
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  22. xantia

    Another "what's this"?

    By doing what Sian suggests I did manage to get rid of a tiny patch at our previous house, but it was tiny and it took over 5 years of removing every shoot which appeared on a daily basis.
    By doing what Sian suggests I did manage to get rid of a tiny patch at our previous house, but it was tiny and it took over 5 years of removing every shoot which appeared on a daily basis.
    By doing what Sian suggests I did manage to get rid of a tiny patch at our previous house, but it was tiny and it took over 5 years of removing every shoot which appeared on a daily basis.
    By doing what Sian suggests I did manage to get rid of a tiny patch at our previous house, but it was tiny and it took over 5 years of removing every shoot which appeared on a daily basis.
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  23. Statesidemanc

    Peas and Mildew

    Mildew on peas is usually something that happens towards the end of the season, often a bit dry at the roots and lacking that spring flush of growth as the days shorten.Personally I'd eat all I...
    Mildew on peas is usually something that happens towards the end of the season, often a bit dry at the roots and lacking that spring flush of growth as the days shorten.Personally I'd eat all I could and just buy new seed next year, saving your own might work, but is it really worth it? Good...
    Mildew on peas is usually something that happens towards the end of the season, often a bit dry at the roots and lacking that spring flush of growth as the days shorten.Personally I'd eat all I could and just buy new seed next year, saving your...
    Mildew on peas is usually something that happens towards the end of the season, often a bit dry at the roots and lacking that spring flush of growth as the days shorten.Personally I'd eat all I...
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