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70ft Garden - making it awesome for least cost!

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 15:57

it does not have to be expensive , what is important is your enjoyment of gardening and what you learn.

Talkback: Water butts and hoverflies

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 15:54

they will breed in any standing water,they will get in any tiny opening and water left lying about in pots or buckets will encourage them to breed that s why its important to empty any water lying about in pots and empty the water butt  ever so often.

Passion Flower

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 19:58

you may need to water well and feed ,

Aloe Vera Issues

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 14:23

and  don't water it to often and feed only in summer once a month.

apple tree

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 21:18

it may be that you have not pruned it  .

Mice at my strawberries

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 21:16

I had  real little giggle the other day, I heard a shuffle in the grass and I spotted a wood mouse( a young one) he tried to climb up the pole to the bird feeder but he slid all the way to the bottom clinging on with his paws ,he finally climbed up the grass and on to the feeder where he slid through the small wire gap! so sweet which was more than I could say for the two visiting rats!!!

lime water

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 23:11

I  think rain water would be better.

Screening neighbour's ugly extension

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 23:07

I know what you mean and feel ,Our neighbour put an ugly extension on the side of his which looks like a toilet block. it spoils our out look and the look of the road . If you can screen it   by using treillis and growing a clematis montania that would look good , I wish I could do the same.

Talkback: Grass snakes

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 23:01

you must have something they like in your kitchen, I have slugs which are worst ,perhaps the snakes my like my slugs!

Discount supermarkets

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 21:58

The same at our  local store which is not German, they either over water or don't water at all.

Discussions started by flowering rose

plastic taking over the garden.

the growth of plastic flowers 
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Last Post: 02/05/2016 at 16:34

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

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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
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