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Holy glyphosate, Batman! What's that?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:58

thrilled I think,looks like jasmine but not sure.

ID for a plant???

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 21:45

how about Pheasant berry?

Lupins & Dwarf Delphinium's

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 21:41

I have heavy clay soil so I grow them in pots and those sown this year will be flowering well next year and also as they are in pots I can put them in the shed in winter.

Rabbits (again, sorry) what to do about gates ?

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 21:39

I think that might work for fencing it must go deep and out ,because they can burrow at speed.

Brown tips on sweet pea leaves

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 21:36

It may rain then sun on the leaves ,sweet peas do take a time to unfurl until they start going ,sunshine needed.

Sunflowers

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 21:34

in the ground they need to be or they will go lanky and not near walls as they soak up all the water they can and that's not good for a wall! they drink  a lot and at first you will have to protect from slugs.

Strawberries

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 21:31

squash with fingers or hose with water and when you eat the strawberries wash as you would .

Blanket Weed and Water Soldiers

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 21:29

I have to pick the duck weed  out by hand  or with  a net ,the thing is to keep some shade over the pond and I run water from the water  butt so fresh water gets in and grow irises in  a pot to filter the water.

ID for a plant???

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 21:25

its the shrimp bush leycesteriaI have grown them from seed.

What is it?

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 16:38

cuckoo spit made by  a little green beetle like flying insect,soap and water or just spray with the hose gently.

Discussions started by flowering rose

plastic taking over the garden.

the growth of plastic flowers 
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the use of garlic

garlic and its uses 
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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

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: 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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