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Latest posts by flowering rose

pond maintenance

Posted: 08/01/2013 at 13:38

if you are cleaning out the pond or DE-weeding ,put the old weed by the pond edge so small creatures can crawl back into the pond .

Slimey, mossy courtyard, help please!

Posted: 08/01/2013 at 13:31

I have the same problem except I have steps to contend with as well,and often I have gone head over heels on the green slime that comes with all the wet.I now wash it down with soapy water and brush it well ,an on going thing in winter.

Talkback: Evicting a rat

Posted: 07/01/2013 at 18:30

Rats!!!!! They are back under patio,the cats catch a few and the numbers are kept down with their help .My neighbour now has put the covers back on ,thank goodness.At one point they came into the house to the small porch roof and one night after hearing scratching  I noticed a hole in the wall ,I opened the back door and a rat ran out between my legs!! As well a hearing them under the drain cover but thanks to council they were reduced.

Dogwood Cuttings

Posted: 07/01/2013 at 18:22

when  its spring,i cut back the dog wood and use the sticks for supporting other plants,they tend to root and you will have lots off new plants.

Dig up and make new

Posted: 07/01/2013 at 18:17

I like to re-do a border after a few years and joy re-planting shrubs or plants .

what you find when out walking

Posted: 07/01/2013 at 18:12

I  found a toddler once at the edge of a country lane ,He let me pick him up and I went to the first cottage some way down the lane,(the lane was stony and ditches both sides) and the lady did not the toddler and we walked half a mile down the lane to a cottage where a car with a door was open in the drive way.The mother came out in total shock she thought he was still a sleep in the car seat,she burst into tears.I was glad to get the baby back to his mum but he could easily have disappeared into nowhere. 

Talkback: Black-headed gulls

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 15:03

here in Bristol the black headed gull lives on small island on the Severn and fly in when the weather is bad(or they are search of food since man pinches theirs)I forget the name of the island but its very small.They come to my shed when I leave bread for them and its gone in instant,they are splendid birds up close .We also get blackhead gulls that have been coming each winter to the common and to the lake but thier numbers are less with the increase of people in the area.

Weather forecast?

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:52

It might have given up, as all it does rain,hope it comes back telling us what lovely weather we are going to have.

Too late to plant Tulip/Daff bulbs?

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:49

is late to plant them for flowering,plant for next year.

The light fingered kohl rabi thief.

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:36

How about the giant Spanish snail that's invading our shores/soil.

Discussions started by flowering rose

summer flowering ?

daffs are blooming in amongst the cosmos and sweetpeas 
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Last Post: 29/05/2014 at 20:14

spring bulbs in summer

daffodils 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 20:54

wild flowers

in the verges 
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Last Post: 14/05/2014 at 19:17

Talkback: Fruit trees in spring

I agree ,fruit trees bring a lot of joy to a garden. The blossom is beautiful and looks confetti and the seeing the fruit on trees looks mar... 
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Last Post: 23/05/2014 at 03:25

next season

those basement bargains 
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Last Post: 06/04/2014 at 22:12

parks and commons

a haven for everyone 
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Last Post: 05/12/2013 at 20:47

The demise of the front garden.

have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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Last Post: 10/01/2014 at 11:45

getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
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Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
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Last Post: 16/09/2013 at 17:31

Talkback: How to tackle house plant flies

sounds good advice about watering less and covering with gravel.I had noticed it was better when I did this so good to confirm. 
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Last Post: 18/01/2014 at 11:39

perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
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Last Post: 06/09/2013 at 22:23

roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
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Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
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Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
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Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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