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    Where to cut back this Giant Whote Echium?

    That's Biennial they flower then die. This is not good news I know But I know no way of keeping them going once flowering is finished. Collect the seed & start off some fresh ones (y)
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN OCTOBER 2019

    parasol mushrooms are popping up everywhere at the min (y)
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN SEPTEMBER 2019

    This summer has been crazy But at least its been gardening pretty much (y) . Thought its about time I posted something here So Here is my Red Banana............ How much can a Banana grow in three months.........First photo taken in June.......Second in September...........Ps this plant can eat...
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    Need help identifying and caring for this

    Hylotelephium 'Matrona'. you will also find it under the genera Sedum. not difficult to keep Cut them back to the ground in winter.
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    Happy birthday Zigs....

    happy birthday matey (y)
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JULY 2019

    I fryed a small one and the big one that is in the picture got traded for a fresh bass and some beers down the local:)
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JULY 2019

    That is what you call a puff ball:p
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    Lily of the Valley

    welcome MrsPolly(y) & yes as tetters & Zigs suggest just plant them now they are tuff little plants & will be fine popped straight in the ground now :)
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    Need advice on planting roses

    I'm Organic now so don't Spray If I get an attack of aphids I just leave them to the ladybirds & ants to deal with. black spot is something that tends to get on the rose leave as the season progressive...............ie July onwards they tend to get worse towards the end of the season & to be...
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    Need advice on planting roses

    Rose roots don't normally Damage Pipes. At least I've Never come across Such Damage. But if your Digging near it be carful not to damage it your self(y). By the way the drain pipes will be vary Deep in the ground You will see how deep it is if you lift the man hole. Rose roots are never more...
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    Need advice on planting roses

    Sorry Panda but to be honest there is no way of telling which is which. & I spent a few years working at a rose Nursery. Wish I could help. As far as Positioning They love the Sun best & will be fine up against a wall .............Better for climbers but I'm sure your aware of that. Sorry I...
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    Harvesting Pine Nuts

    that's so Cool :cool:
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    What did you do in your garden today?

    Great weather If you like too............ 1......... Watch rain drops. 2.........Measure the precipitation. 3.........Sell umbrellas. 4 .........I'd normally say Go out and count the Worms but I'm Thinking they all swam away by now lol
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