Roses still flowering
Posted by: Jimny14 - 11 hours ago - No Replies

So up here in the north west I still have two roses flowering, anyone else got Rose's hanging on? 

Here's a picture of one from yesterday

   

Lets see your late Roses.

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  Your chance towin a £10 voucher
Posted by: Admin - Yesterday, 09:32 AM - Replies (1)

Vote now for your chance to win a £10 online voucher of your choice....hurry as today is the last voting day.

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  Nasturtium and club root
Posted by: Spec - 30-10-2020, 08:15 PM - Replies (3)

As nasturtium are members of the brassica family, do the also suffer from clubroot, or, more important can they transfer clubroot from one part of the garden to another?

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  No 3 - I Spy Wildlife in the garden
Posted by: Veggie - 29-10-2020, 08:45 PM - Replies (14)

Same as before - through the alphabet, a letter a day. Starting tomorrow.

An animal, bird, insect that you've seen or would like to see living in your garden  or have seen and would rather not see  - like slugs.Smile

See you tomorrow - same place. Smile

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  Flower ID?
Posted by: Mark_Riga - 28-10-2020, 09:34 PM - Replies (6)

On a visit to Pemberley (Lyme Park) today not much was flowering but this caught my eye. Anyone know what it is?

   

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  Making a raised bed
Posted by: Spec - 28-10-2020, 07:13 PM - Replies (3)

I started filling a new raised bed when I thought I should have taken photos of the work, unfortunately I hadn't so I will have to describe what I have been doing. First I needed to clear the area where the bed was going, it took six large rubble bags to hold the soil and to make things more difficult, there were a lot of tree roots through the soil, once cleared I then constructed the frame, the size being 9ft. by 5ft. and using paving slabs for 1 side and the 2 ends the other side being made with galvanized tin sheeting, I sealed the joints and filled the gaps at the sheeting with cement . I then started filling the bed first by adding a layer of soil about 9 in. deep, I then covered the soil with material from my compost bins a lot of it still fresh, this layer is about 5 inches deep, I then covered that with a layer of soil over which I put a layer of cardboard/newspaper which I then soaked,followed by more soil, filling the bed up to the top, I have now left it to settle for a time and once settled I will cover the bed with a blanket of seaweed (after all what's a bed without a blanket) and finally I will cover that with another layer of cardboard and leave it over the winter to settle.

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  Onions from seed?
Posted by: Broadway - 28-10-2020, 03:20 PM - Replies (6)

Hi Folks, 

I've always used sets before but have a few packets of seeds and wondered can I sow them now?

The packets suggest different dates but from my experience some of you swerve suggested datesSmile

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  Tier 3
Posted by: Broadway - 28-10-2020, 01:45 PM - Replies (6)

We enter T3 Friday, happy days

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  Eating Unsown Seeds
Posted by: PyreneesPlot - 28-10-2020, 10:10 AM - Replies (2)

I have a big batch of fenugreek seeds that were a failure in the garden; as they are good for both sowing and sprouting, I'm guessing they're good just to eat too! 
The packet does not say that they have been treated with anything.
I'm just posting this in case I disappear ...  Sick

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  Flowers beginning with C
Posted by: Veggie - 27-10-2020, 08:56 PM - Replies (12)

Off you go, SC and Scarlet.
Lots of Cs to grow but I'll let you start. Smile

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