Dovefromabove


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Ducks on the pond - an island??

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 07:06

I've seen some successful floating islands used by ducks. You can buy expensive ones but I'm sure the ducks wouldn't turn their beaks up at a DIY version tethered to a weight in the middle of the pond. 


Some googling and a bit of imagination could lead to something really good. 

Should my raspberry canes be growing?

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 07:00

My Polka are growing away well now, but they have been where they are for a few years now. I would gently scrape some soil away from around the brown stick ones and just see if there's any sign of new shoots underground. 

what is best - indeterminate or deteminate tomatoes?

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 06:51

I think it largely depends on the method you're using to grow them - indeterminate varieties suit growing cordon style in a greenhouse better than  determinate bush types, but they work very well in pots outside. 


Ive never discerned a general difference in the quality of the fruit. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 06:47

Good morning all :-) Jonah is gorgeous - what a sweetie : And what a beautiful sunrise 


We have a hazy blue sky here and a beautiful day ahead. We will take a trip out to the coast - I will join Bro and tslk to undertakers. OH and niece will walk on the beach and do silly thing

Climbing rose as a tree or freestanding

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 06:37

He has made several videos on training and pruning climbing roses. Ive never seen clearer or better explanations. Just put his name and roses into google :-)

Climbing rose as a tree or freestanding

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 19:55

Have a look here http://paulzimmermanroses.com/gardening/training-roses/pillaring-a-climbing-rose/


Paul Zimmerman explains things so clearly - scroll down to see the video demonstration.

What to do for my rose bush cuttings with yelling leaves

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 19:29

Hi Karrie


I root rose cuttings in a gritty slit trench in the garden - no rooting hormone - just leave them alone for 12 months. 

Awful new format for forum

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 19:18

Duh!  Immediate Media, not Intermediate   We doooooo need an edit button

Awful new format for forum

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 19:16

I seem to remember some information gathering, and also some members went to the Intermediate Media offices in London and Bristol to answer questions, look at mock ups etc. 

Climbing rose as a tree or freestanding

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 18:09

Have you thought about using an obelisk to train it around so that you get the almost horizontal training of the stems which will encourage flowering.

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Whoops! I've done it again ......

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