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Latest posts by flowering rose

dafodil leaves

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 20:37

I when I feel full of energy,tie the stems up by bending the leaves over and using two leafs to tie it ,you have to do it gently  and it tidies them up until they die back.

Cuckoo Spit

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 20:33

yes they have appeared on  the bush ,need to hose it off or spray with soapy water.

GArden Fork Recommendation

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 20:30

the best ones are the old ones,I have my father-in-laws and one from the 70s,they are much stronger and you can re place the handles (have all old tools such as rakes,shovel, hoe ) and very few new ones as they don't last.where to find them? If not a relative in jumble sales and even dare I say it skips! found a old pair of sheares  and cleaned them up and they work fine.

Waterlogged land

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:28

I don't like weed killers ,if you de-weed the area and dig over and but chippings such as bark you will find that will stop weeds the odd one you can pull up.With a water logged soil your in danger of the weed killer seeping into other plants and shrubs and at the end of the day weeding is part of gardening.

standard wisteria

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:22

I think you would be wise to buy one and one that flowers in the first couple of years as some take up to ten years to flower and to grow one from seed or cutting would be a challenge .

silver birch

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:20

put  netting over the pond until it has  finished.

Runner Beans

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:18

Ours out and growing away just hope that late frost does not affect them.

Talkback: Slug invasion

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:17

tried that too! the only thing that did work for awhile was a spray of garlic I made (I don't know why)it worked for bigger plants.

Orange bubbly mould on tree stump

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:13

sounds likes it.

Talkback: Fruit trees in spring

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 14:45
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 marvellous and you can eat it all and the same with fruit bushes. I am going to have all fruit trees from now on ,as old trees go and space occurs in will go a fruit tree. I have quince,apple,plum,greengage ,bramley and some small fruit trees I grew my self from cuttings .

Discussions started by flowering rose

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: 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

danger-for-the-sparrows

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
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