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My Salvia Collection (Past and Present) part two

Early in my collection Simbad sent me some seeds. The first of them was S.sclarea.............. It...

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28 Sep, 2015
Meanie

My Salvia Collection (Past and Present) part one

A few years ago I bought my first Salvia and little did I know it at the time it...

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28 Sep, 2015
Meanie

My Best New Plants of 2014 (photo heavy)

I grow mostly from seed so that I can afford to try lots of plants. Sometimes they...

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2 Sep, 2014
Meanie

Foolproof Impatiens cuttings

Impatiens niamniamensis does really well planted out in the garden. It is particularly...

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7 Dec, 2013
Meanie

A Couple of Special House Plants

The first is Ledebouria socialis (sometimes called Scilla violacea). The flowers...

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28 May, 2013
Meanie

New garden update 2

Since the last update, the main planting area is now "finished"................... This...

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8 Jun, 2012
Meanie

New garden update

The weather has been rather lousy for the last couple of weeks, so the digging has...

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7 May, 2012
Meanie

A quick look at the new garden

Just a few quickly taken snaps of the new garden........... I have a bit of a...

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14 Apr, 2012
Meanie

Freegle/Freecycle

I was recently introduced to Freegle and have managed to pick up a few things. As...

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6 Apr, 2012
Meanie

Re-potting a Phalaenopsis in Sphag Moss

I was recently given a rather miserable looking Phalaenopsis. To be honest, it didn't...

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8 Dec, 2011
Meanie

Ramsays Lamb Casserole

Here is the Lamb casserole from Gordon Ramsay that I spoke about elsewhere. In the...

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4 Dec, 2011
Meanie

More Beauties and Freaks!

One of the ways that I pass the time when I can't sleep is to browse Flickr for stunningly...

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3 Dec, 2011
Meanie


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