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Latest posts by flowering rose

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.

while iam potting away l like too listen too my music

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 13:47

or the green grass of home,as long as you enjoy what your listening it don't matter .

can you save seeds from cut flowers?

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 13:43

cant see why not,I have done cuttings and roses I have had a go at taking cuttings.some times lucky sometimes not.its worth a try nothing to lose.

In flower now

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 15:45

I live the south west and I have seen sweet peas in flower but I have to say I have not as many flowers as you out.you must be in the sheltered bit.

rat

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 15:41

oh dont get me going on the Rat ,My daughter is having problems with her Rat invasion due to the fact the of her chickens,even if the food is in metal container they come for the left overs ,and in my garden the Rat s come for anything edible ,bird seed to compost rubbish,that's why you have to be careful what you put out and leave out. the rats are getting resistant to the poison due to the bird food,( and has to be carefully controlled by the rodent man) and if you seen one rat you have a hundred,they don't come in singles.plus the problem I have is my neighbour will keep leaving off drain covers.you will never get get rid of them completely but they need to be kept in check.

Ceanothus Zanzibar

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 15:28

that is true,I planted mine against a wall,wrong place.

Helleborus x hybridus

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 15:26

I spent the day clipping my sons rosemary bushes and tiding his garden,and sweeping up leafs off the pavement and those blocking the gutter,silly ,but enjoyed that and my son treated me to  a meal in the pub,worth it!

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 20:00

jays use to come to the hospital garden and would have a go at the nut feeder,they were not shy at all.

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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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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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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