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Flora rosa

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cutting down conifers

Posted: 20/05/2015 at 09:26

Against the law !!!! No, not sure really but defo politically (gardeningly) incorrect 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 17:51

Pruned my honeysuckle, potted up an astible (spl)  or two, built  a number of seedling pots out of the newspaper (all it's good for) to pot on kind grandma's  seed present to me  and now ............ I'm being drowned And I'm afraid I may be swept away down river ...."......"........ At least I have a glass of red to keep me company  e'eh 

So upset

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 10:43

Hugs to you gran, we lost our beloved billy 15th May last year and then rocky pined so much for him, we lost rocky in June. Devastating - both a good age tho 20 and 16 respectively. Your pets Always have place in your heart. Thinking of you xxx 


Posted: 02/05/2015 at 18:14

Hi can't answer first point but don't spray, buy ladybird larvae (green gardener online) and release directly onto the tree, they'll scoff yr aphids quick smart 

Just wanted to share :)

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 11:42

Aw pretty 

Bare roots perennials - can I put them straight in the border?

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 09:10

Aw they're doing great ..... Yes , very poor quality - won't buy from them again! Oh well, we live and learn 


Posted: 01/05/2015 at 16:12

 Star jasmine, the back one

Sorry - light wrong for the clotted cream, I can't get a shot you can see !


Posted: 01/05/2015 at 16:06

Do you trim it back ? Both my star jasmine and my clotted cream are only just starting to grow, both flower profusely and I leave out in winter but cut back in autumn (early spring) . I'll post a pic of where they're up to. Feed with chicken manure and mulch with FYM And both do well, north lancashire (bit further south than you guys albeit..... 


Posted: 30/04/2015 at 12:14

And lo, the deed is done .. Gulp, have cut the front few branches and left a back row . All fed and FHM'd , fingers crossed but yes! I have every faith it will come back 

Best year for Rhubarb?

Posted: 30/04/2015 at 08:31

Rhubarb crumble n custard for OH's pudding on Friday night for father in laws birthday ...... Sooooo looking forward ! 

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Discussions started by Flora rosa


Leggy - pruning advice needed 
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Clematis - summer flowering

Pinch out tips ? 
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Last Post: 23/04/2015 at 17:07

Vine weevils - plastic

Scientific theory - not !  
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Last Post: 03/04/2015 at 22:08

Potash - wood burners

Neighbour has a wood burner, ash good for flower?  
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Last Post: 14/03/2015 at 08:31

Red currant shrub

Can move now or leave till it's flowered 
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Last Post: 17/02/2015 at 17:44

Spring bulbs -too late ?

Built rock garden - hurrah 
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Last Post: 07/01/2015 at 09:19

Chlorotic skimmia and peris

Best treatment  
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Last Post: 21/09/2014 at 17:20

Help - screening shrubs

Privacy hedging but window box 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 14:04


Leave to nature vr stop in their tracks  
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Last Post: 31/07/2014 at 20:37

Frog hopper / cuckoo spit / good, bad or indifferent

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Last Post: 13/06/2014 at 20:49

Killer in action

Isn't nature fab 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 21:53

Rose black spot

Sorry, can't see the original thread - does vinegar spray work in your opinion? 
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Last Post: 11/06/2014 at 10:11

Dragonfly ???

Just spotted this sunbathing - then started thundering and lightning  
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Last Post: 10/06/2014 at 15:45

Bumblebees in trouble - seem to have a few bees in trouble . But why?

How can I help them? 
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Last Post: 29/05/2014 at 19:47

Wildflower mats

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