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rose border

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 09:40

Morning all ,sorry for not answering sooner ,and right now its chucking it down here in Norfolk and iv got 4 slices of toast and honesty box wonderful rhubarb and strawberry jam and Kates  mower blade to sharpen and 5 kitchen knives,Right I,LL B BACK 

not enough bees

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:35

Winnecat, if you need to attract bees ,try planting phacelia near them, they grow easy and are a great green manure to dig in with the beans after your done and bees just love them, 

rose border

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:25

Hi Bekkie, i followed Monty on rose cuttings a few weeks ago and have 10 good ones ,they are yellow, deep deep burgundy red and a very nice peachy salmon, im not colour coded so the mix i hope will look natural, im hoping to just completely cover the soil with rose friendly plants so it looks good when the roses have gone to kip Hopefully,  

Quotes

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:09

Sorry wrong,,should be ,,,,,Tight sod wouldn't part with the drip of his nose 

Quotes

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:07

Tight sod, Wouldn't part the drip of his nose

rose border

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:05

Right many thanks for that, I will look at the roses and the salvias ,and we have loads of clematis in the garden bought another this week,they would look nice growing through without any damage,many thanks for your help folks

cheers Alan

rose border

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 16:42

Good afternoon from sunny Norfolk  right im planning a rose border underneath the front window, Now my partner says roses are boring when not in flower, so i need to fill the border up with colour underneath the roses if poss, permanent plants would be best , its on a east /south corner part so gets good morning sun, i dont know much about ground covering plants so any help will be good  many thanks Alan  

John Innes Homebase lies perhaps

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 16:38

Hi Dove Sorry , that was one i missed when they were carving me up i think, I emptied the Darlek today as it wasn't doing anything and bagged and binned it all ,a messy load it was too, then Kate pointed out i had placed the darlek on pebbles so the worms would hardly get in to do there job, sometimes i just wonder where im coming from ,I  think i,ll blame the anesthetic. volunteered to do the ironing this morning, then ,decided to de scale the iron and blew the mains, comes in threes they say .

John Innes Homebase lies perhaps

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 17:40

Evening all, I have been to Homebase and noticed they are selling Multi Purpose Compost, on the bag it states   (( With added John Innes )) with John Innes being a formula  are they telling lies.

Discount supermarkets

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 15:21

we have a store called Alde it sounds just like the German stores your all talking about,i got a cracking fig tree 18 months ago  its now 5 foot tall and has figs,English figs that is  

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