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Latest posts by flowering rose

Revive drowned Christmas tree

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 14:37

dont give up,I have a second Christmas tree I rescued and it loses its pine needles each year and renews them in the spring,let it dry out and then feed it in spring and water regurlary (if not bucketing down) and make sure drainage is OK.

What's for tea?

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 14:34

shortbread with a cuppa.

Flooding!

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 14:31

I am getting a boat,its easier.

 

Bird feeders causing weeds?

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 14:29

looks a good Idea.

The Year of the Slug

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 14:28

is that to go with the snails as a sauce with the lettice?

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 14:20

Rain,Rain,Rain  and more Rain with gusts of wind to add to it all!

Talkback: Healing herbs

Posted: 27/12/2012 at 15:56
I like useing herbs in the home for household cleaning or freshing the air.Rosemary and lavender are two I like for washing the bathroom with.Herbs have so many uses in our lives.Lemon balm I drink as a tea in summer e.t.c .

new years resolution

Posted: 27/12/2012 at 15:51

I am going to do everything the right way,no short cuts ,no lazy way out of doing things,going to be on time and have a stunning display despite all the weather and slugs throw at me.Going to be kind to all wildlife even if they wreck my displays and eat everything in sight,yes I am going to be a reformed gardener with tools at the ready clean and tidy and not stopping for too  many cuppas and chocie biscuits,watch out Monty!

The Year of the Slug

Posted: 27/12/2012 at 15:40

I have tried a strong solution of garlic it spray and it did work to a degree but slugs will be slugs and they are crafty little gritters.

Propagating sterile buddleia

Posted: 27/12/2012 at 15:37

I love buddleias,I have a few different shades and did have a double yellow one.you could try just stick cuttings and see what happens but being sterile it might revert back to the original.

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: 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

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
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Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48
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