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Latest posts by flowering rose

avenue of blossom

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 18:04

I like to see blackthorn(sloes) in blossom that is lovely but for a display laburnum,saw a fantastic example at a cottage we stayed at in Wales,the long golden chains were stunning.Also I have Tamarisk in a hedgerow and that to  looked good.Hawthorn is another.

kidling? is it worth getting GW subscription on ereader?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:54

your right ,sounds like a good idea ,I get fed up with reading old mags and they are pricey too!

My Best Ever Christmas Pressie

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:27

you can use tea or coffee for the compost ,the tannin in tea is very good for my camilia ,

Mice Pies

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:24

sounds  a bit   well I feel like screaming at the thought,I know a friend of mine bit into a choc bar and found a mouse,eeeek.but mice pies and snail scallops seems a very green way of disposing of these poor creatures and save on the food bill!eeeeeekkk.

kidling? is it worth getting GW subscription on ereader?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:19

depends on how you feel,but I prefer books,having said that it could be useful magazine wise as less waste and a bit like this site.

what are these insects?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:14

looks like dead cockchafers gone white or woolly aphids.mystery!

Inherited pear tree help

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:02

I tie a cease band round the fruit trees to stop pests (namely ants) spreading diseases and I try to avoid spraying with chemicals,(soapy water is as far as I like to go)and good pruning helps ,(dead wood and cross over branches e.t.c.).

Why did you all start gardening?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 16:53

I think I was influenced by watching my mother doing her garden and her love of plants,I started my first garden in 1971  and it just grew from there.I just love being able to be outside creating my own bit of land ,failings and all,and I have to thank all those who inspired me and gave advice and all those that still do.

frosted jade plant

Posted: 30/12/2012 at 16:33

sounds like its rotting,start a new ,cut right back the stems and put it to one side,but if it has rotting stems ,I think I would discard.They are easy to grow and it wont take long before its big again.take some dry leaves and hope for the best!

Windchimes

Posted: 30/12/2012 at 16:29

some people like pop music others classical,opera or folk singing,to me I like the sound of nature not man made nonsense in my garden,With its all in the mind what are we?And I too work  voluntary with learning difficulties E.T.C at the riding for disabled and its lovely to see them interacting with animals and people plus achieving something special to them.In the mind is to know how to unlock that thing that triggers a response that's  communicating.I am going off on another track ,so IL shut up.

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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