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Latest posts by flowering rose

drought vs to much rain.

Posted: 30/12/2012 at 09:54

I think it was lack  of sunshine and sodden ground rotting some root vegetables,some of my plants did well because this was weather they liked others it was opposite.Now will I plant more drought resistant plants or swamp plants of the amazon.?Who ever is doing the rain dance please stop now.

Yellow patches on lawn

Posted: 30/12/2012 at 09:49

Well if its not your dog(you can use tomato juice to stop this,that is what I have been told but how?do you make the dog drink it or do you pour it on the lawn) it might be local wildlife or a fungi ,hopefully not honeyfungus.

Toads

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 18:23

be careful not to disturb to much of the bottom pond life as Dragonfly larvae develop in the bottom (they take 7 years before they become a dragonfly)and most things hibernate in winter.

Toads

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 14:44

Toads are good for the garden as are frogs,they live out of the pond after mating time and mine live in the garage under shelves e.t.c. .They are lovely to listen to when the mating season starts along with the frogs.Toads walk as frogs hop.

Secateurs.....bin them or sharpen them

Posted: 28/12/2012 at 14:40

sharpen if in good conditon ,bin if not.

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?

Discussions started by flowering rose

the use of garlic

garlic and its uses 
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Last Post: 24/04/2015 at 13:20

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? 
Replies: 30    Views: 1851
Last Post: 10/01/2014 at 11:45

getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
Replies: 8    Views: 691
Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
Replies: 3    Views: 561
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. 
Replies: 2    Views: 501
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 
Replies: 4    Views: 574
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11
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