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Latest posts by flowering rose

grey squirrels

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 19:55

some trees shed their bark naturally and is nothing to do with squirrels.

seeds

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 19:53

if you go to Aldi ,you can 5 pkts of seeds for a £1 ,the cost of postage,if you look in pound shops you may find bargains there . Also you could keep an eye out for plants outside homes going free or very cheaply and asking friends or neighbours for seeds and cuttings .

Slugs

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 10:50

After years of trying to be friendly to snails and slugs and at the same time kind to birds ,the only nasty way to be is a quick death to the snails and slugs (in boiling water) and then feed to birds ,no toxins .Hate it  but no alternative.

What's digging up lawn?

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 10:46

Badger .

Music in the Garden

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 10:45

just  heard Campton races doodah, coming from  a far corner of a garden. Is it A) a phone lost B) a toy C)or  a insane gardener listening to nursery rhymes.

Horse Manure - what to do with it

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 10:40

it has to well rotted before putting on plants.

Human irrigation system

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 10:37

I use to work on urology ward and I know tough it is but they can do a lot to help these days  ,so although it looks bleak there is a lot hope too ,take care.

Disappearing bulbs

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 10:33

I have this problem because of the heavy and over wet soil of clay and pesky lily beetles .

Morning Glory

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 10:31

some sort of mesh they don't like being transplanted and are not as tough as there sister plant bindweed.

Buddleias

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 21:22

you may have pruned to hard or their natural span of life has come to an end ,about 5 years in my garden and I always take stick cuttings.

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 
Replies: 15    Views: 369
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. 
Replies: 8    Views: 520
Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
Replies: 3    Views: 380
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: 261
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: 404
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
Replies: 6    Views: 360
Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
Replies: 5    Views: 424
Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
Replies: 6    Views: 377
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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