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Latest posts by flowering rose

Any idea what this fruit is?

Posted: 16/09/2012 at 10:51

take a photo or we might give you the wrong advice and never eat what you dont know or identified.


Posted: 16/09/2012 at 10:47

no,I think there s no answer to that except something that eats grasshoppers.

clematus problem

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 20:10

I have many clematis and each one gives me a problem but they are lovely be careful to not cut back to far until they are strong in growth.

Kiwi problem

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 20:06

I have a kiwi plant too that has not fruited at all dispite all its growth and the fact it is self fertilizing .I am at a loss as well.


Posted: 14/09/2012 at 20:00

The little pink geraniums you can snip back with shears and with in  a week there growing back but it is now getting a bit late in the year and may be best left til spring.

Snails - the French have the right idea

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 19:56

I think your right,there are plants they wont touch but if you need a deterrent a garlic spray and grow garlic in between plants plus a the pellets but yes snails are annoying vegetarians thats what makes hard when I am a vegetarian too!


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.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

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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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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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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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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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