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Latest posts by flowering rose

YOUNG STARLING ?

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 13:49

its lovely to see them at dusk when do acrobatics across the sky before they roost.Somerset is the place to watch them.

How shaded should clematis roots be?

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 13:47

I alw.ays put a stone in front and grow a low plant as well so as to cover the feet so to speak.water well.#

 

 

Help! Crows feasting on my apples

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 13:44

all birds and slugs will have a go at the apples,I pick them before the birds can do too much damage but there is plenty to round.

honey suckle

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 13:43

I use to clip the berries off and the next year it would flower well but I like looking at berries .

Weeds

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 13:41

just pull up the weeds,it takes no time,and once the trees start  to grow the weeds wont grow there.

My broad beans failed to form

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 13:39

maybe need more watering or just awhile longer to develope.

Talkback: Friend or foe?

Posted: 27/08/2013 at 18:55

I have just spotted ladybirds today as my flowers have all of sudden aphids,they appeared from nowhere.

a-question-about-lilac-trees

Posted: 27/08/2013 at 18:53

I have one which I have had for 41 years and transfered it when we moved and also grew some as a hedge.The lilac has now been in one spot for 36 years but alas it has a virus of sorts and is dying.it grew as a small tree as we pruned the top so as it woundt get too big.

Talkback: Lawns and insects

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 16:31

no,keep it green,too much grit and gravel and these days.

butterflies-everywhere

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 16:29

hundreds of tortashell butterflies on the burdock at west lydford,so many it was a joy to see and again today on the Mendips hundreds of peacock butterflies on the wild buddlia growing on the side of the bridlepath.in my garden i have lots of whites ,two peacocks,two tortshell , a comma and a woody one.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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 
Replies: 4    Views: 320
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
Replies: 6    Views: 284
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 
Replies: 6    Views: 297
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28

breathing life into faded plastic chairs.

new life for the garden set set. 
Replies: 8    Views: 965
Last Post: 09/05/2013 at 16:12

Talkback: Plant diseases and busy Lizzies

is it because we are inporting more plants and the movement of people round the world.we are no longer confined to area and this makes for v... 
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Last Post: 19/03/2013 at 20:34

is re-cyling your green bin ,a good thing?

Chemical found in lawn clippings set to contaminate for years. 
Replies: 8    Views: 545
Last Post: 24/02/2013 at 12:15

The weather

The lost art of observation 
Replies: 7    Views: 377
Last Post: 10/02/2013 at 15:14
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