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Latest posts by flowering rose

unwins catalogue

Posted: 15/01/2013 at 15:19

no I still have last years catologe from the garden shop which I use to identify and see when to plant,love just looking at it.

Schools

Posted: 15/01/2013 at 15:16

the best thing ,since you like gardening parents and grandparents is to teach the children your self,its a pleasure to share your knowledge with children teaching them about the flowers and veg alongside teaching about wildlife.you  will gain and so will your children,don't leave it to others and miss out.Getting them to help  water ,sow,dig,and Identify plants.

weather and plants in pots

Posted: 15/01/2013 at 15:09

you need to put your pots in the shed if they are not frost proof and they need to stand on feet.Water very little during winter and put out when frost has gone.Pots need good drainage ,if you leave good terracotta pots or others outside they need to be on feet with good drainage otherwise its cracked pots.

Talkback: Evicting a rat

Posted: 14/01/2013 at 16:10

Weil's  is a serious disease carried by rats,they contaminate water and their   urine surfaces.It is a really nasty disease that causes kidney damage at the least.Of course you can not help liking them at a distance and they are part of the wild life but they can breed at a alarming rate and can when confronted give a very very painful bite.

What we are doing this week

Posted: 14/01/2013 at 15:55

going to find the sledge and re-cyle a thousand plastic pots!!

Allotment Heavy clay heavy mud

Posted: 14/01/2013 at 15:52

you never stop learning so join the club!

Beetroot and Water Voles--Keeping them away!

Posted: 14/01/2013 at 15:50

yes ,I think your right Linda -Joe,more likely to be also pigeons as they love tearing leaves and eating them(as in my lilac)and you don't need to be an expert to read the signs,droppings,footprints,kind of damage ,e.t.c..

Has anyone got any snow yet?

Posted: 14/01/2013 at 15:39

if you could try and keep the snow up your end till at least Saturday.

How to rejuvenate soil in large pot?

Posted: 14/01/2013 at 11:04

To revitalize your plot ,you need to dig some compost in ,Test soil to see what type it is ,and collect some seaweed (a little at a time) make a liquid fertilizer and the waste seaweed dig into the ground,dig comfrey into the soil too!

Seed Sowing Calander

Posted: 14/01/2013 at 10:56

sounds a good idea will click on it!

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: 28/12/2014 at 21:28

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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