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Posted: 23/10/2012 at 13:03

slugs will eat  anything that's not moving( and also rats and mice will eat the seed too!)!The slugs also will shelter here in winter and its a good time to pick them off and dispose of with out to much effort  .

Where for art thou sumac

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:26

I have sumach that I got from my parents house and they are lovely and they throw suckers to which you can take as cutting they are pretty but they need room to spread their branches.You can cut them back but spoils their look.

Weeding - a forgotten skill? Discuss ....

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:17

practice makes learn which  are the weeds when you pull up the wrong ones.If you look at persistent weeds that come up and identifying them.Really its just learning as you go along.


Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:05

only feed when in flower not when they are just leaves.

Rocky soil

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:02

I grow mine in heavy clay soil and they do fine when the weather is not wet.

Grape vine

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 19:00

I prune mine in October and no later,I did later one year and it really was poor the following year.I grow mine over an arch and cut all the shoots off leaveing a stem going over the arch.It was poor this year but that may be the weather ,it is over 34 years old and I tried to make wine with it but I am not very good at that! I have taken two cuttngs to grow over the fence to see what will happen.

what flower iare these?

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 18:50

look like a new type of dahlia,but they are stunning ,like those.

Hellebore varieties - suggestions please

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 18:46

The dark almost black are my favorite but mine are white and pink.brightens up the winter.


Posted: 22/10/2012 at 15:38

I use sea weed ,I do the soak in the bucket and then take out sea weed after 2wks and then put weed on garden it breaks down eventually and use the liquid as a feed,diluted of course.

I THINK I have a Peace Lily - how on Earth do I make it happy?

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 15:31

there is a white flower tothe right ,ignore red plastic things,not many flowers now and not a good photo,but this be what you a Sathiphyllum .

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

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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


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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