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Latest posts by flowering rose

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.

Hellebores

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:33

They do seed and I have had a few come up but they are not invasive .

Missing your weekly fix of Gardeners World?

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:31

yes,I would like to see some of the older programmes ,I use to love geoff hamilton gardening programme,but having said that I do like the way Carol gardens ,you just know she loves what she does and she thinks like a "real gardner"and so does Monty.

what you find when out walking

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:21

When you are walking or driving in the countryside its always pleasant to come across something rare or unusual .I have come cross dead foxes,badgers ,rabbits etc as well as live ones,especially in those quite corners of nowhere .We once were walking on a very hot day with the dogs a collie and a black lab up through a wood at up cerne,this was a few years ago,it was boiling and the grass was really dry,the time being midday in summer.We came across a badger making his way up embankment unaware we there,a little later we were crossing a field and I looked to the left at what I thought was a black post which my husband was pointing to, in hushed voice saying he had seen it move,with that the head turned the eyes yellow with slits. looked at us,(good job it was a little way off) I indicated we better move slowly but with haste out of sight into the lane ,make what you will but I think it might of been  a big cat and not your domestic feline type,and I haven't seen anything like it since.

water feature

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 13:51

you can have  a pond in any size garden,they are no hassle,I have a small pond in a very small space of a front garden and a bigger pond in my back garden that's long and narrow.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

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

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