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Latest posts by flowering rose

new years resolution

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 21:48

That's it Maud,don't waste a moment of your life ,its precious ,enjoy every moment.

Happy New Year

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 21:44

and may you have many fruits of your seeds!happy new year.

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 18:12

I have noticed that there is something in the air,birdsong is taking off again and I hear the blackbirds again and the wren has re-appeared seems to be a spring feel,or am I just dreaming and wishing for spring!

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.).

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

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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


sparrow hawk 
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