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Flower bird

Latest posts by Flower bird

Depression and how gardening saved me

Posted: 01/03/2013 at 16:47
Hi lezdennis, I fully understand what you are talking about having come through maybe something similar to yourself. Gardening, which I only took up about five years ago has helped me so much. It has revealed a part of me that I never new existed. I feel I have grown and healed so much and it has been and continues to be a beautiful journey, and an ongoing healing for me. There is nothing like being in a garden, I just I love it all. It has opened up a whole new way of life to me.

First day of spring

Posted: 01/03/2013 at 16:36
I didn't realise it was the first day of spring today, but after having said that I think spring came for me inspite of the cold weather, more like winter today....maybe that's why I forgot. I have spent the afternoon sewing Cosmos seeds and now I have quite a few containers on my window ledge. Even though I live in a flat I do grow things and last year I was thrilled when I was able to successfully grow Cosmos seed. This morning when I was out I had my usual coffee and muffin and started planning in my mind some of the things I need to do in the garden that I look after, it was like the bulb of spring within me starting to unfold her petals and open up.

MOB rants

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 20:42
Ha ha, somebody after my own heart GG.........checking out now good film on the telly, nite guys.

MOB rants

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 20:28
Hi artjak....

MOB rants

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 20:26
I trod in some dog pooh the other week when I was out in the garden, it was soft and went into all the grooves in my wellies, nightmare of a job to clean and nobody came near me for a week.

MOB rants

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 17:58
Must say these rants are good for the soul, your rant LS made me titter.......just glad I am not a squirrel.

Talkback: Garden seating areas

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 17:54
I've been thinking of getting a bench.....not sure at the moment.......only trouble is if I sit out on it all the other tenants here may come out too and I would get no peace and quiet, but still would be a nice thing to do (forget about Me and think of others......Hard that one).....will think about it anyway.

MOB rants

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 15:20
Must admit since having a little rant this morning before I went out certainly put me in a better mood for the day.....Infact I would say a really good mood.

How do you upload photos

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 15:18
Can't upload from my IPad, have tried every thing. Mind you the nice thing is I can enjoy other people's photos's.

Winter wonders

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 15:11
Hi Sarah, welcome back. Hope the gardening forum gives you a lift. Must confess since I became a member I have had a lot giggles and titters with some of the things I read.......really does me good! Lovely photos's Marion.

Discussions started by Flower bird

Plagues of caterpillars each year on our geraniums

How to control or prevent them 
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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 10:46

How to save my geraniums form crawlers eating them

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Last Post: 23/07/2013 at 09:46

Leaf yellowing

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Last Post: 24/05/2013 at 19:53

Spellcheck taking over and no emails

Difficulties with writing on posts 
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Last Post: 28/04/2013 at 17:19

Talkback: Spring jobs in the garden

Hi Pippa, enjoyed your blog......I went to see the garden I look after today, I haven't been there for a few weeks so it was a nice surpris... 
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Last Post: 26/04/2013 at 18:17

Bedding plants

Safe to take a chance 
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Last Post: 25/04/2013 at 22:33

Hardening off

Geranium cuttings 
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Last Post: 07/04/2013 at 11:01

Top soil feed for shrubs

Slow release feeds 
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Last Post: 06/04/2013 at 20:05

First day of spring

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Last Post: 01/03/2013 at 18:06

Continuation of slugs

Can't kill em 
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Last Post: 09/02/2013 at 14:59

Busy Lizzies

This years seeds 
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Last Post: 19/04/2013 at 21:18

Winter feeding of cuttings

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Last Post: 25/01/2013 at 09:53

Winter feeding of cuttings

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Last Post: 20/01/2013 at 12:18

New to all this this

Photograph uploads 
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Last Post: 15/01/2013 at 17:54
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