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Latest posts by flowering rose

Veg plot planner

Posted: 24/01/2013 at 15:18

call me old fashion but I believe 4rly rotation of crops ,remember that  at school, and good compost , as said above dont start of with difficult easy is what you need to do,find out from those who live near you what grows best for them,I gather being on a farm you might have access to a good manure supply.Being in Wales you are most likely exposed to the elements and so must consider that and defence from Rabbit and the like.Most of all enjoy what you do,there will be times you fail and a lot to learn.

Talkback: Garden birds in the snow

Posted: 24/01/2013 at 15:10

I have had a few visitors a gold crest,the blackbirds are back and in a tree all on his own ,a field fare making that clacking noise.Plenty of foot prints in the snow of birds,foxes ,rodents e.t.c.and during the day light the foxes have been out and about,they normally keep a low profile.The Badgers don't make it this far when its snowing so they have not plowed through the fence for awhile.The robin sings his heart out on top the hawthorn and only hope spring is going soon.

down at thefrozen pond

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 16:46

True,do you remember when they caught or had a very nasty virus,a lot of the frogs died and toads ,not only in my garden but others around too,it took years for them to become plentiful again.

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 16:43

I saw in the pyracantha ,a little bird very much like a fire crest,very small and rounded,not a gold finch ,haven't seen it since.I love to watch jays and flocks of red wings and field fares,one year I had bush laden with them pinching the berries.

Lemon tree

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 16:38

prune only when necessary and not to harshly is my advice.

Monty Don's French Gardens

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 16:36

hope its as good as the Italian one!

Shrub

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 16:30

a flowering red currant does well almost anywhere and can look lovely in spring,plenty of straw and manure at the right time will have blooming well,goes well with forsythia.

Favourite allotment food recipes

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 16:26

made Quiche with Stilton and mature chedder ,tomatoes,onion,mushrooms and 3 eggs plus semi -skimmed milk in a pastry case,(and salt and pepper) lovely hot or cold .Lovely time of year for soups and I like roasted veg,home cooking is the best and cheaper .

Guess the little tree

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 16:18

ceanothus maybe?

Talkback: Edible dahlia tubers

Posted: 22/01/2013 at 14:46
no,but I would like you to try it first,sounds interesting.

Discussions started by flowering rose

Talkback: Harvesting apples

I have grown apple trees from sticks stuck in the ground ,hoping to see apples next year and what kind.They are a couple of feet now .Love... 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 20:11

Ford Abbey

Garden of delight! 
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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:31

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
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