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Latest posts by Aliesh

Sparrows on a Hot Tin (Conservatory ) Roof

Posted: 05/06/2014 at 17:04

It's been manic in my back garden today, our blue tits have finaly fledged they have been competing at the bird feeders with 2 or 3 pairs of great tits also feeding their young. Birds everywere ! we can here all the young ones in the trees at the back of our house. It's been great watching them all.

gourds

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 15:32

Thanks for the advice, just going to sow 3 seeds this year see how i get on 

baskets

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 09:41

My daughter has creeping jenny in a large black pot in her back yard

it looks great in contrast to the black pot, i have just put some summer bedding in with it lilac trailing geraniums and some cosmos.

In my mum's yard the bedding geraniums  are still in from last year ! they have lots of flowers on i can't belive  they survived the wiinter. I always intend to over winter geraniums but somehow never get round to it. Will have to try harder this year i might also try and save the seeds of bacoppa,

gourds

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 09:22

I'm in north Manchester.

Only just ordered the seeds think i should have started them earlier.

How big are yours ? what happened to yours last year did you grow them outside ?

gourds

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 21:32

Hi, has anyone grown ornamental gourds ?

I was thinking of trying to grow them for bird houses but wondered if it's too cold 

in north of England for them.

ID help please

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 18:31

I have the green alkanet in my allotment garden it's a very good bee plant.

It can be a thug but it's easy to pull up.

Just getting started and had several garden thefts

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 18:21

I recently had a piece of glass stolen from my greenhouse in my allotment garden. 

It's private land and fairly secure, they took the clips as well. 

It cost me £4 for to have a replacement cut.

I was so annoyed that another gardener would do such a thing.

Whoever you are i hope you cut your fingers!

Dahlias

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 16:37

Dark collection and butterfly collection she has so many nice ones it's hard to choose.

Dahlias

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 16:28

Hi Tracey i have also just ordered some from Sarah Raven, it says they flower untill November so we should get some nice flowers this year 

sloping garden need help

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 15:37

Do you have a photo ? Hard to tell with out seeing it, do you have neighbours on both sides, if so when you dig out you may have to build  retaining walls. 

If you look on Pinterest and type in terraced gardens there are lots of photos on there to give you ideas.

Discussions started by Aliesh

moth

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seedling id

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seeds in compost

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plant id

help needed please 
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gourds

for bird house 
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cucamelon

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raspberries

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lots of tiny frogs

 
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unknown tree

 
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other people's profile

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Garden visit

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poorly plum tree

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Plant ID please

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Plant ID please

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Tree Lupin

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