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Cuttings from Lilac/Syringa

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 19:34

I have taken cuttings from lilac just by taking a twig and sticking it in the ground.I have a lilac bushes which I took cuttings just like that and are 40 years old .

Under trampoline

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 19:31

I think you will find nothing will grow well due to lack of light and the best Idea  is tough grass and mowing with a strimmer or shears to cut the grass or artificial grass which is the best .

They Are Back

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 19:28

yes ,I heard them at the stables last week and also saw them flying.Hope that means its summer coming ,lots of sun.

Grow Wild - Campaign to get UK people to grow more native wild flowers

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 20:39

I think if you leave your garden unattended  it will find you those wild flowers that will grow in your garden commonly known as weeds. To grow wild flowers successfully is hard if you have not got the land as it will look a mess otherwise .

No to everyone who asks for donations ? Do you agree or disagree with this ?

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 20:35

Why not ask your local gardeners or allotment owners or if each child choose a plant and bought from their local garden centre (grandparents could donate cause) the fun in choosing and dads and granpa s could try out their carpenter skills.

Help with my borders please

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 20:29

take a look at ford Abbey with there amazing borders and if you are near there take a visit or any open garden session to pick up ideas .

Ants

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 20:25

I would t worry myself  but if you do ,My mother would dig up the ants eggs and feed the fish and pour boiling water on the nest ,quick no chemicals ,but really unless they are causing a real problem leave them be.

My apple tree isn't well

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 20:20

most likely it needs a bit of a prune,

Red currant wilting

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 20:15

I take old wood cuttings and in the autumn.

Robin Hood

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 20:13

enjoy there company ,one day they will help eat those pests.

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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