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Clematis buds

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 19:43

it maybe due to  too much rain,although clematis love water they don't like being drenched and then frosts not good for them. Febuary next year is when to prune them depending on which group they are in.Early ones that have flowered  are pruned in feb they need to be pruned not harshly but they need to be as otherwise they will just flower on top.

Window boxes

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 19:37

could make your own from old decking if your lucky in  a skip for free!

Grape vine newbie.

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:47

you can train them over anything,my grape vine is over an old iron post ,you train two shoots to grow over after planting in a nice rich compost and watering well in summer when fruit grows .You will need to in October to cut back the shoots and take foliage off  before November and the cold comes. if you want big grapes you will have to thin out the grapes ,my vine is 43 years old and still going strong.

Using own compost for baskets

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:42

you can as long as it is sieved and fine and has good drainage.

Poorly Pear Tree

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:41

hard to say with out close view but it might be leaf curl or you may have put too rich a compost or rust virus at  a quess.

Climbing plants or clematis for pot and obelisk

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:38

montanias do well  on climbing on things like obelisk.

Anybody know what this will be?

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:35

some sort of  lily.not sure.

Raised beds

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 20:45

my hubby got old decking from  a skip and it made fantastic raised beds for nothing.

Quince Tree

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 20:44

They do not like be pruned ,like a lot of water,and I love making Quince jelly .

Talkback: Blood rain and butterflies

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 20:41

with the loss of front gardens and now the start of loss with back gardens ,its no wonder we are losing our wildlife.

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

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

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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