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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread Hybrid basil.
    I grew some purple basil by the name 'Around Midnight', supposed to be drooping for things like hanging baskets, not that I noticed...
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    Nothing in gardening is ever definitive :) Might other types of beans be okay? a more sheltered spot? etc. :) I once grew morning...
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    My immediate reaction is 'Please don't dig it up again to check the roots, let the poor thing be.' Most plants like being left alone...
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    It should flower on last year's growth. I would put the wire along the fence below the top, the rose will grow side shoots up over the...
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    Hi, welcome to the forum.
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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread What about weeds ?.
    They are a good indicator of the health of your soil, if even the weeds look thin and sickly the soil is not going to be in a good...
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    How about a thread about those other plants in our garden? Love 'em or hate 'em they are going to be there, so I do my best to see...
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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread Box Hedge issues.
    Very different climate though, that is in the middle of a continent, we are an Atlantic /North sea off shore island, our climate is...
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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread 'arry 2022.
    You could make a YouTube video, 'Sexing a hedgehog' :) Bet that would get as many hits as the tea house :)
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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread Box Hedge issues.
    Reigate is just South of London, so approv 51 degrees north and a little bit East of the Greenwich meridian (0 degrees) We drew the...
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    Oliver Buckle reacted to DirtMechanic's post in the thread Box Hedge issues with Like Like.
    And sunlight, if you have not rotated them. 1\3 rotation 1\3 of a year should do. They are slow growers.
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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread 'arry 2022.
    Not 'arriet ? I once lived in a little dead end with a retaining wall with a fence along the top of it. One day such terrible noises...
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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread THE Rain Barrel Thread.
    Yes, I installed two taps so I could empty the copper part of the system if it was going to freeze. Already it has been good to be able...
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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread Box Hedge issues.
    Box blight and moth have both been affecting British box bushes lately, I don't know much about the fungal blight. The moth caterpillars...
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    Oliver Buckle replied to the thread THE Rain Barrel Thread.
    The rain from my back roof used to drain directly into the drain and from there into the septic tank in next doors garden, we are at the...
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