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Latest posts by flowering rose

Clematis plants in containers

Posted: 01/03/2014 at 16:52

you can now buy  them for small pots and hanging baskets,I have not seen them myself but have read they are available .

Pruning a baby clematis

Posted: 01/03/2014 at 16:48

if you have just planted this and it is small, I would not prune this year, make sure you planted it fairly deep and water each day until established .I have found that until they are settled and showing more growth its best to leave alone for the first year, I have lost many due to cutting to soon.

Breeding Frogs

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 21:33

they are breeding in pond and I have all ready have had to pull out a drowned frog,

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so spring fever has started as has the other wildlife such as these two love birds.

Pingles - old country name for ???

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 21:27

featherbed lane= muddy lane.

Wow! Sunshine at last.

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:25

lovely day sunday sky blue and a good walk on Quantocks after all this rain and in Weston-Super-Mare a different flood----of people enjoying the sun.

Multipurpose potting compost

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:22

for seeds I buy seed compost as seeds must not have to many nutrients to start with as they will go gangly also the soil is sterilized but for multipurpose I don't bother and make my own which is cheaper if for some reason I need  a bag of multi I but a cheap grow bag which is just as good as many of the multi composts are peat and perlite and expensive.

Allotment newbie, any clay-related advice?!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:17

from someone who has clay soil I can tell you  you will have to dig a lot of compost peat  or similar to make it work ,if it has been worked over the years it might not be to bad but you will need to dig and put new compost in and possibly lime it too.

moving-house-and-taking-the-garden-too

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:12

my mother moved houses so many times and took most of her garden with her each time and my self have also taken most of my garden with me when moving.takes a bit of planning,potting,and re-locating but worth it.

Hyacinth

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:09

it does not need to much heat  ,and you will need to put the bulb in the dark until it shoots,also  place a bit of charcoal in the vase to keep water clear and they are better to grow if they are a forced bulb but not to much heat is the  thing.

What type of peas.

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:05

The best and cheapest peas that we ever and still do grow are a packet of dried peas from the supermarket cost 30p for more than you will need.They produced the best peas for my clay soil and they tasty as any other.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

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
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