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Latest posts by Flower bird


Posted: 28/04/2013 at 11:23

Hi friend has her primula s in her window box and they come back each year......her window box looks a bit empty though when they have died down.....hope this is of some help.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 19:04

What's photo bucket?


Spring sweethearts

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 18:21

Yes...the first orchid which I bought several years ago has just come back into flower and I am   really's a lovely feeling isn't it chicky.

Talkback: Spring jobs in the garden

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 18:17
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 surprise to see how much growth there had been in
such a short time , in spite of the weather.
The camellia has got lovely blooms on it and the pieris is in flower, the bluebells will be flowering in the next week and there was plenty of new growth on the shrubs.
Even the big pots were overflowing with big bloomed pansies., primroses and other spring flowers which I have forgotten the name of.
It was such a joy to see how much the garden had come Ito life.......

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 18:04

Hi everyone.....I am pleased I can upload photo's now from my IPad....a couple of blips allong the way but I am getting there.  These are some of my orchids in flower again.....which means I must be doing something right.  Photo looks a bit wonky....never mind........anyway it is nice to be able to see other people's flowers etc....sorry for interrupting.


Dianthus from Aldi

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 17:11

Think I may be half asleep CQ, I don't actually think I answered your question, never mind ....sorry.

Dianthus from Aldi

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 17:09

Hi caravan queen, I am just looking in my RHS Grow your own flowers and dianthus has many varieties including pinks (which is what I think you were expecting) , sweet William and the tall carnations for cutting so there are different varieties of dianthus.

Hope this is of some help.


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Posted: 26/04/2013 at 17:00

Hi jaccI, I have an IPad and have to double check my texts, many are being spellchecked wrong.......hopefully it will be sorted soon.  Welcome to the site.


Just saying hi and introducing myself :-)

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 16:50

Hi VP......your allotment sounds really lovely.....especially all the's has a world of its own gardening doesn't it.......definately Is a destresser. I live in aflat, have a balcony with loads of seedlings, plants, ,cold frame, and my flat at the moment is full of cuttings waiting for the warmer weather.  I also look after a garden which is all raised beds of shrubs and bedding plants in the summer.  Just thinking gardening is also good for sleeping....done quite a bit today and could nod off very easily.

anyway VP enjoy the site.


Posted: 25/04/2013 at 22:22

I like that funny face LG. made me laugh.


Discussions started by Flower bird

Damaged camelia

How to repair the bark 
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I have no idea what this is...

Ornamental plant 
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Does anyone know what the name of this plant is?

House plants 
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Last Post: 23/06/2014 at 13:32

Are these cabbage worm eggs

How to get rid organically if possible 
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Plagues of caterpillars each year on our geraniums

How to control or prevent them 
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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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