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Latest posts by flowering rose

Where are all the birds ?

Posted: 26/11/2012 at 16:07

I noticed that alot of birds are absent,more so than normal.Blackbirds in particular are noticeable by their absence .It is noticeable that the flock of black head gull s are missing from the common as are the pied wagtails,very few compared to what use to be.paranoia setting in about the lack of birds.

favorite clematis of the spring.

Posted: 26/11/2012 at 16:01

I like that one,so delicate.

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 24/11/2012 at 11:53

Too true,I have to change the food supply ever so often as they get mouldy.Sometimes the birds do not bother with the feeding stations as after the mad frenzy in summer they seem to take a break.

Bird Food Thief!

Posted: 24/11/2012 at 11:48

I dont blame it ,I love lardy cake.clever cat!

Water butt

Posted: 24/11/2012 at 11:45

Here in the west we have more than our fair share of rain,my water butts are both full and the overflow into the pond is over flowing .the bottom of my garden has reverted back to being a duck pond.In  a nearby wood there has been  a land slide of trees onto a path.Unless this rain stops I fear we will just float away even if I live on a hill.

Talkback: Growing fruit for birds

Posted: 24/11/2012 at 11:33

I think you will find that there will be plenty of fruit for birds ,not only will they peck at the fruit you have not picked but all the fallen fruit and with all those bird feeding stations and left overs,I don't think they are going to go short.

Help with identifying a plant

Posted: 24/11/2012 at 11:28

well ,that got everybody going,hope you Identified the problem.

lost its leading shoot

Posted: 22/11/2012 at 15:43

I think I would leave it,the lower branches maybe,more advice from an expert.They do go like this in winter but the shape is what you have to be careful with .

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 22/11/2012 at 15:38

been for wind swept boggy walk on the common and yes! the starlings have arrived,all chatting in the trees.Hurry up Red Wings and field fares!

On another note I see in the paper birds have been infected with some kind of virus especially great tits.

Young perennials/seedtrays in or out of greenhouse?

Posted: 21/11/2012 at 17:25

word of warning,Snails and slugs live in the Greenhouses and you might want to protect them,even if its cold ,soon as it warms up they will be there!

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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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

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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