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Latest posts by flowering rose

how to stop leggy seedlings

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 10:17

don't grow them in rich soil ,seed compost or non compost soil from your garden. don't over water and thin out and re-pot regularly and make sure they do not get to hot and have the right amount of sunlight ,turn pots as well.

Gardeners who love their feline friends

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 10:14

They are all lovely ,you are all very lucky people.

Aphids and rose bush

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 13:52

soap and water or squash with fingers and let the lady birds have a go too.and if you do a lot of squashing with fingers ,wash hands after.

Talkback: Spring activity in the greenhouse

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 13:49

I love hiding in the green house ,I can hear the birds and bees buzzing about and lose myself in transplanting seedlings and of course a hot cup of tea as well.

Leather jackets

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 13:47

the starlings will eat them .

Is it too late...

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 13:45

as long as you water well for awhile they should be o.k  although its raining buckets here in the west.The wind is your worst enemy when transplanting or moving plants.

Orchid leaves suddenly starting to go brown

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 13:43

they like rain water and only water when really dry.They need to be in sunny but shady spot  plus they need feeding when in flower.Also they need a rest period before they flower again .

exotic seeds

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 13:40

I have grown a passion flower plant from seed.

Strong Tub Trugs

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 20:54

I had one for years but always put away in shed as plastics or resin types have a shelf life and do go brittle after a time.

Clematis for Windy Area

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 20:52

a montania  type are very hardy and strong and can take most things.

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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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. 
Replies: 1    Views: 323
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 
Replies: 4    Views: 476
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
Replies: 6    Views: 419
Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48
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