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Latest posts by flowering rose

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 15:51

In drier weather  and I think most soils are ok  and certainly plants get a boost.

 

weather

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 15:48

very wet and windy and yet again the somerset levels gets  a deluge .We have just walked the front of severn beach and wind nearly blew us off our feet and got a soaking to boot.Good job the tide was out! Trees and things blown over and water every where but I thought I saw the sun just now.

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 15:44

It is indeed good for most plants but do watch if you have a dog.It may be obvious that dogs like bones but it is poison to them in this form and besides which you will find your garden dug up.

Clematis Montana

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 15:12

I just clip mine back after flowering and cut back to where I want it.its tough old plant.

What damage has the wind caused you?

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 15:10

fences down .

Crows and Magpies!!!

Posted: 12/02/2014 at 13:29

you cant choose who comes to the bird table ,if you love birds  you love them all. They have their role to play and just  as people eat eggs without thinking or eat cows e.t.c. Its not what you like or choose ,wildlife is what is, what we were before shops.

Flood damage

Posted: 12/02/2014 at 13:23

a lot of drowned animals I suspect as there is nowhere for them to go .The rats are going into peoples homes looking for dry spots and food.The swans and birds seem to be o.k but how much damage is really done will show when the floods subside.

miserable strawberry leaves

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 12:57

my husband who has a lot of strawberries, took the leaves off the plants that were rather tired looking and this before Christmas and they look really well having re grown their leaves even with  all the rain .

Primroses

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 12:50

you need to keep dead heading the flowers and when they have finished if the plant is getting bigger ,divide ,this is easy and will give you more plants and flowers plus should you lose one you still have plenty.

stones being moved.

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 12:47

if its going to your compost bin it might be  a small mammal heading for a feed, even may be cat or fox that's strolled over your border but it could be a thrush or blackbird looking for snails and worms, they do chuck things about in there search for food.

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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