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Latest posts by flowering rose

May I introduce myself ?

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 15:11

Don't  take to heart what people write on this page, we are all keen gardeners and love growing things and sometimes we get a little misguided by things.we all have op ions and voice what we feel ,it does not mean we are not interested ,we are.If you like we are all gardeners of the world responsible for the way  we farm or garden.We can learn from you and you from us in how to help each other that's what is important.so do keep in touch .

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 15:00

ah! well they must be in the area!

Hazel

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:53

My grandchildren planted some Hazel nuts some years ago and they all survived and grew into little trees.I did not like to dispose of them after such loving care and offered them to my daughters ,also to a young girl who was getting married and who wanted trees to plant in memory of her special day.I planted one myself which is the tree in my garden now ,and planted some into my sons hedge I was making him.This Tree has been more than worth it .Providing entertainment from the Squirrel who borrows  the nuts in my flower border to the birds who nest in it.It also provides me with nuts (when the Jays and squirrel are not borrowing them).I did think of cutting it down but I would lose a good Tree that provides a lot for wildlife and me.

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:24

just heard in the garden that clacking sound of the red wings they have arrived! I also saw in the churchyard a group of Jays sitting on  a tree,they are so colourful and normally they are quite shy but I got a close view today.

May I introduce myself ?

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:18

Its good to share Ideas ,you never stop learning and its good to hear that you enjoy what you do.

Queen Elizabeth rose

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:15

I had that rose for years ,very good flowering and hardy but alas it succumbed and died and I failed to take a cutting.

Holes in soil

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:13

hover flies by the looks of things,they are good for the garden,or bumble bees but they are normally single on their own,I take it they are small holes.

Frost

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:08

your right,more damage can be done messing about trying to be too tidy.You will find seed heads and all sorts look amazing with the frost on them.The only thing I did a bit late in the day was to bring my clay pots in,don't want them splitting.

siting compost near greenhouse?

Posted: 27/11/2012 at 16:18

I have long narrow garden so the compost bins have to go near the green house and it makes it no difference .Of course the visitors to the compost may give you the odd fright when your working a way in the green house.(rats,mice) and i don't mind the fox or the cats as they dispose of the rats and mice.

seaweed

Posted: 27/11/2012 at 16:11

yes,I get some every time I go to the sea side,just a small bag not a cart load.I bring it back and soak it in a bucket of water to make a feed (it has everything you need ) and drain it off in a container using 50mls to the gallon of water(from butt) and the left overs  I chuck on the soil and let it decompose on its own and yes its good .

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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Ford Abbey

Garden of delight! 
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summer flowering ?

daffs are blooming in amongst the cosmos and sweetpeas 
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spring bulbs in summer

daffodils 
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wild flowers

in the verges 
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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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next season

those basement bargains 
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parks and commons

a haven for everyone 
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The demise of the front garden.

have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
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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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perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
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roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
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danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
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