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Latest posts by flowering rose

Muscari dilemma

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 10:27

yes you can and they spread like wild fire,they are better for a sort out.


water borne diseases

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 22:19

no,  what it will do is kill yet another valuable be. Stagnant  water is more likely to attract midges.

Rose bush help!

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 22:16

I put  a clove a garlic into  a empty 6 pint milk  container and fill with water and leave for a week  and then feed the roses or plants I don't want eaten by slugs (not small plants) then keeping the clove re-fill with water and keep for another time.It gets stronger each time its re-filled until clove is gone.

Supermarket fruit and veg

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 22:11

I think we have to remember that the world has to be fed and although for most of the idea of food with out interference would be nice ,it can not be .My self ,I try to eat fruit that we grow in this country in season and out of my garden or others. Of course they have to treat the veg and fruit as it would not keep and we need to feed a hungry world. lovely for some of us but not practical .

Rose bush help!

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 22:05

no ,wait and see ,keep  watering .I feed my roses with a garlic water feed which seems to help them re new . it takes time for them to recover but keep watering.

Bourton House Garden Gloucestershire

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 20:22

What amazing topariary ,


Posted: 11/09/2014 at 20:16

They need to be planted deep and with some good compost and watered for at least a couple months or more  and feed when in flower but they like their feet in the shade and heads in the sun.

plum tree dead?

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 20:12

Did you try to prune it because they don't like that and  if you prune at the wrong time the frost and virus will kill it.

Random question but why....

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 20:08

they are looking for that window you forgot to shut.

I will/I won't grow that again

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 20:06

I will be growing Geums  and not marigolds.

Discussions started by flowering rose

the use of garlic

garlic and its uses 
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Last Post: 24/04/2015 at 13:20

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

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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. 
Replies: 8    Views: 766
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: 2    Views: 612
Last Post: 28/12/2014 at 21:28

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
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