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Latest posts by flowering rose

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.

Nice smelly for the house

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 20:38

Rosemary,gives a lovely fresh smell when left in  the oven after you have finished or put in boiling water and leave on  shelf out the way of little hands ,or use make as a disinfectant .

Places you go when the weather improves

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 20:35

been east Quantocks , a lovely place next to the Quantock hills.Its a lovely spot to walk and have a good cream tea at Kilve.


Growing fruit trees near a garage

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 20:30

Quince take a lot of room and like a wet area and a garage would not be the best place (I have a quince). you could grow them next to the garage but I think you would find problems with roots and leaves falling on the guttering etc.

Weeping Willow

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 19:29

coppice it right back and it will re grow .


Posted: 14/04/2014 at 19:28

soapy water or wipe off with fingers .


Posted: 14/04/2014 at 19:27

rosemary does not like wet and cold winters and hates it s feet wet soil and will start to die and that shows with die back.


Posted: 14/04/2014 at 19:24

could be as the foliage dies back in winter and now are surfacing .

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. 
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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: 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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