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wild flowers

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 19:04

it is truly a lovely place to walk , along a river and through apple orchards .Its where we walked our dogs until recently one had to be put sleep and the other is an old boy too and can no longer walk far. but we do walk here on our own now and enjoy the countryside.

Clematis and fir trees

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 18:59

I would cut them down as they will cause nothing but trouble and turn the soil acid .My neighbour allowed one to climb a leylandi and although it looked great for a time it became just as much a problem and the trees had to be cut down as they over took not only his garden but the one next door.

chestnut tree

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 18:53

Yes grew one from  a conker in fact I still find ones growing with the conkers I threw away.They are easy to grow but you have to have a big garden to grow one. 

wild flowers

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 21:26

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What a lovely bank holiday weekend  just right for a walk in the countryside. The verges are full of wild flowers a month early. Comfrey and mustard are flowering and all those flowers we call weeds look stunning ,nature knows just how to do it! The trees  such as horse chestnut are flowering and look as thou they have candles .wonderful to see nature at its best ,lets hope it stays for awhile.

dafodil leaves

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 20:37

I when I feel full of energy,tie the stems up by bending the leaves over and using two leafs to tie it ,you have to do it gently  and it tidies them up until they die back.

Cuckoo Spit

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 20:33

yes they have appeared on  the bush ,need to hose it off or spray with soapy water.

GArden Fork Recommendation

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 20:30

the best ones are the old ones,I have my father-in-laws and one from the 70s,they are much stronger and you can re place the handles (have all old tools such as rakes,shovel, hoe ) and very few new ones as they don't last.where to find them? If not a relative in jumble sales and even dare I say it skips! found a old pair of sheares  and cleaned them up and they work fine.

Waterlogged land

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:28

I don't like weed killers ,if you de-weed the area and dig over and but chippings such as bark you will find that will stop weeds the odd one you can pull up.With a water logged soil your in danger of the weed killer seeping into other plants and shrubs and at the end of the day weeding is part of gardening.

standard wisteria

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:22

I think you would be wise to buy one and one that flowers in the first couple of years as some take up to ten years to flower and to grow one from seed or cutting would be a challenge .

silver birch

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:20

put  netting over the pond until it has  finished.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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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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

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
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