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solent posted a blog entry Update: Improved Finder Results

almost 7 years ago

“Up and till now we've been using a temporary form of search results from the plant finder. As of today we have unveiled a few changes to massively ...” read all

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solent posted a blog entry Share your Gardening Knowledge on our New Wiki

almost 7 years ago

“You are a gardener. You are an expert. You may only have a small garden, or even just a pot plant on the windowsill, but you are the most knowledge...” read all

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solent posted a blog entry New Plant Finder

about 7 years ago

“We have just added an extra feature to the site - a plant finder. For the plant finder we categorise each plant into up to 200 categories to make i...” read all

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solent posted a blog entry Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

over 7 years ago

“ Snowmound is a beautiful shrub in the late spring and early summer. The top sides of it's arching branches are covered in small white flowers, ma...” read all

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solent updated their gallery Blog images

over 7 years ago
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solent updated their gallery Plants

over 7 years ago
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solent posted a blog entry Why Your Bedding Plants Might Not Grow

over 7 years ago

“Have you ever had the experience of getting a pack of bedding plants from the garden centre and planting them out only to find that a month or two ...” read all

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solent A bank holiday on the way and they're forecasting rain. Whouda thought it?

over 7 years ago
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solent posted a blog entry The Secrets of Effective Watering

over 7 years ago

“Of all the skills a gardener needs to acquire, probably the single most important one is watering. It's also the skill that new gardeners often fin...” read all

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solent What lovely weather for sitting in the garden and working on the laptop.

over 7 years ago
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solent is looking forward to the weekend. It's always fun working bank holidays, so geting two in a weekend is wonderful.

over 7 years ago
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solent posted a blog entry Erysimum "Bowles Mauve"

over 7 years ago

“ Most of us are aware of the annual wallflowers which we buy as bare root plants in autumn. But not everyone is aware of their perennial cousins. ...” read all

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solent updated their gallery Blog images

over 7 years ago
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solent is now friends with freddiemercury

over 7 years ago
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solent is now friends with mrblobby

over 7 years ago
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solent posted a blog entry Has Spring Finally Spring?

over 7 years ago

“January and February have been very quiet on the nursery. They are our quietest months every year, but with the record low temperatures this year t...” read all

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solent I just found a website giving a 14 day forecast and there isn't a single day showing with temperatures above 10 degrees. Not good.

over 7 years ago
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solent updated their gallery Blog images

over 7 years ago
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solent posted a blog entry Polyanthus "Crescendo Mixed"

over 7 years ago

“ It's not easy finding different plants to provide winter colour. You're basically restricted to winter pansies, violas and polyanthus. Of the thr...” read all

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solent It feels good to have Gardeners World back on and restored to normality.

over 7 years ago
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solent posted a blog entry Logging in and Comments

over 7 years ago

“This weeks additions: If you log in via the form at the top of the page you will now stay on the current page instead of being redirected to your ...” read all

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solent posted a blog entry Why You Should Garden Organically

over 7 years ago

“Most gardeners divide the animals in their garden into two basic categories.First there are the pretty, fluffy and furry ones that we like to encou...” read all

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solent posted a blog entry This weeks update

over 7 years ago

“This weeks update brings the following changes to the site: Added: Non users can now post comments. Fixed: Photos under different categories no...” read all

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solent updated their gallery Blog images

over 7 years ago
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solent updated their gallery Plants

over 7 years ago
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solent updated their profile photo.

over 7 years ago
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solent updated their gallery Plants

over 7 years ago
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solent posted a comment on blog entry This is a blog post

over 7 years ago

“Third test comment”

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solent posted a comment on blog entry This is a blog post

over 7 years ago

“Test comment”

ABOUT SOLENT

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User name:
solent
Real name:
Mike Sutton
Country:
United Kingdom
Town/city:
Southampton
About:

I live in southern England with a small suburban garden which I try and give year round colour and interest. I try and be as organic as possible, and do what  can to attract what little wildlife is around here to come and visit me.