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Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:25

fir tree clippings? put them in the green bin. you will do  a lot of damage if you use them.I tried ordinary wood chippings one year and killed nearly all my plants.Wood chips must be left for a year before you decide to use it as a mulch .fir is acid to the earth , I had tall fir trees and could grow nothing underneath them.

A double thats gone single

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:19

proteus....something like that,it has only flowered once.wondering what I have done wrong.I have fed it with comfrey.

A double thats gone single

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:19

proteus....something like that,it has only flowered once.wondering what I have done wrong.

Mexican Orange Blossom

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:13

I have the same soil as you and mine is just a lush of leaves.I think because I cut it back  as a bush that in fact I am clipping off the flowering shoots.thats what someone told me.

Passion Flower

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:09

They open one at a time and not as burst of colour .

Woodland plants

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:02

depending on how you like it and it can look stunning is bugle the deep blue variety,violets can be lovely but spread madly or wood sorrel white both will spread .I have clay soil and these grow everywhere.If its woodland style try foxgloves they look stunning and easy to grow.


Posted: 13/09/2012 at 19:55

Frogs will scream and make something of a racket if still alive when brought in by the cat.When you have got the cat a way  with  a tin of tuna,get a tub  with a lid and gentle with a nudge push  said frog into tub and deposit frog into pond or near pond.Then you have to try and convince the cat you like frogs but not rats. 

What is this plant or weed?

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 19:47

it looks oxallis as it grows from small corms and they do spread .

Japanese maple

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 19:43

before you plant water and after for a few months until its settled that's what i did with my acer and 10 years on its lovely still.

Sedum Collapse

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 19:39

I have sedum iceberg and I tie them on stakes and cut back others,they grow back again quickley.I think with all rain  they grew fast and flopped.but they are better staked.

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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