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  • Photo-upload-461110?1510755169
    14 Nov 2017
    Permaculture has been of interest to me for some time now. At the allotment garden we actually have the space to implement the layering of trees, shrubs and so forth, so it’s getting there. I found out the local nursery had all of this years...

    Pear 'Bonne Louise d'Avranches' , Kweepeer (peervormig) , and Kers 'Stella'

    Overcast 11°C / 52°F
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    14 Nov 2017
    Reluctantly decided to pull up the Iris Garden, as it had turned into the Ground Elder Garden. It could take a few years to dig it all out :(( Has any one else tried to get rid of Ground Elder? Have you got any advice?

    Iris garden

    Overcast 14°C / 57°F
  • 02 Nov 2017
    I received one as a gift. How do I keep it as a house plant through the winter?

  • 24 Oct 2017
    Planted alpine asters 3 years ago; plants seem healthy but don’t bloom. full sun, water in AM; fertilize 1x per year. What is causing lack of blooming?

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    04 Oct 2017
    Hi, I recently went on vacation in Palermo, Sicily and got a few seeds to this tree but I don’t know what it’s called. It has red beans inside of the kernel. If anyone can I identify it I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks

    Sunny 25°C / 77°F
  • Photo-upload-460481?1507139427
    03 Oct 2017
    The Busy Lizzies (Impatiens) I planted out in 3 small troughs on our balcony railings are now coming to the end of their lives. I will have to remove them next week to make way for the mini-Daffs & Crocuses I have “waiting in the wings&#...

    Self-sown Lobelia seedlings on balcony Dying and Busy Lizzies (Impatiens) bought for ba...

    Partly Sunny 14°C / 57°F
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    02 Oct 2017
    My Amaryllis are now saying goodbye to Beryl’s garden where they have spent the last 5 months. I started the hibernation process back in the middle of September this year. I asked my friend Gerry if he had a sheet of transparent plastic with...

    Amaryllis in Beryl's garden 2017 Moved

    Sunny 12°C / 54°F
  • 03 Oct 2017
    hello i am art i live in ecuador yes a lot of rain so i wish 2 know the best way to grow charleston grey sandia under cover. i have about 5 acres max for this project.

    Partly Sunny 25°C / 77°F
  • 03 Oct 2017
    Hi i live in Collie Western Australia, I was wanting to know if i can grow Luo Han Guo fruit in that place If yes 1/ how long to get a good crop 2/ how much would it cost per tree to by 3/ how many trees to 1 acre 4/ how many times per year an...

  • 30 Sep 2017
    Hi, I’m fairly new to the world of succulent plants and have recently started a collection of my own. I have acquired some graptoveria, pachyveria and echeveria species and was wondering if they would make good companions in a shared plant p...

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Help other gardeners identify mystery plants in their gardens - take a look at the photos below and leave a comment with your guess.

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