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Weeding - a forgotten skill? Discuss ....

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:17

practice makes learn which  are the weeds when you pull up the wrong ones.If you look at persistent weeds that come up and identifying them.Really its just learning as you go along.


Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:05

only feed when in flower not when they are just leaves.

Rocky soil

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:02

I grow mine in heavy clay soil and they do fine when the weather is not wet.

Grape vine

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:00

I prune mine in October and no later,I did later one year and it really was poor the following year.I grow mine over an arch and cut all the shoots off leaveing a stem going over the arch.It was poor this year but that may be the weather ,it is over 34 years old and I tried to make wine with it but I am not very good at that! I have taken two cuttngs to grow over the fence to see what will happen.

what flower iare these?

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 18:50

look like a new type of dahlia,but they are stunning ,like those.

Hellebore varieties - suggestions please

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 18:46

The dark almost black are my favorite but mine are white and pink.brightens up the winter.


Posted: 22/10/2012 at 15:38

I use sea weed ,I do the soak in the bucket and then take out sea weed after 2wks and then put weed on garden it breaks down eventually and use the liquid as a feed,diluted of course.

I THINK I have a Peace Lily - how on Earth do I make it happy?

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 15:31

there is a white flower tothe right ,ignore red plastic things,not many flowers now and not a good photo,but this be what you a Sathiphyllum .

housework using plants

Posted: 21/10/2012 at 17:05

I been watching that awful advert for a certain cleaner boasting to save you money every month .The way to save money is to use something you have in the garden.Rosemarie for example is a lovely disinfectant and you can use it as a air freshener( or lavender )or as a potpourri.Making the disinfect to wash down the bath for example is to collect the leaves with the stalks put in  a bowel and cover with boiling water ,let it cool down take out the leaves and use.I have also when finished cooking and turned the oven off is to put a few leaves in and you will smell the freshness and lovely scent.

I THINK I have a Peace Lily - how on Earth do I make it happy?

Posted: 21/10/2012 at 16:48

yes ,well.I have one that I keep in the back room out of direct light and although it likes to be moist you must not over water.misting is benifical and feed only in summer .In winter decrease watering but keep misting.if I find a photo Ill show youand another thing dont let it sit in water.

Discussions started by flowering rose

next season

those basement bargains 
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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


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

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28

breathing life into faded plastic chairs.

new life for the garden set set. 
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Last Post: 09/05/2013 at 16:12

Talkback: Plant diseases and busy Lizzies

is it because we are inporting more plants and the movement of people round the world.we are no longer confined to area and this makes for v... 
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Last Post: 19/03/2013 at 20:34

is re-cyling your green bin ,a good thing?

Chemical found in lawn clippings set to contaminate for years. 
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Last Post: 24/02/2013 at 12:15

The weather

The lost art of observation 
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Last Post: 10/02/2013 at 15:14
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