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Latest posts by flowering rose

danger-for-the-sparrows

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 21:33

In my garden I plenty of feeders for the birds ,what ever they may be.Ihave plenty of coverage of bushes and trees for them to dart into with their off spring .This year there has been no  end of differant birds coming to the table and certainly an increase in sparrows.I was sitting in the garden one day and looking up saw high flying in the sky a bird of prey ,right over the garden.the next day He was sitting on top of the Hawthorn giving me a clear view of him a sparrow Hawk..He didt catch anything while I was about and it would only be his dinner if he did,but he must  of noticed extra activity in the garden.

small-hawthorn-tree

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 21:18

it is benifical for wild life ,I have one in the garden and allsorts of birds use it and insects alike.The berries they love in winter and provide that much needed meal.I have also growen hawthorn from seed.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 21:11

very grey and raining today,not enough to re-fill the water butts .glad i cut the grass yesterday.still trying to finish transplanting the wall flowers to which there are many.

problems

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 21:03

I planted sweet peas in the ground and in tubs of the old fashion variety.The ones in pots looked well then began to fail,the the ones in the ground are doing well but not brillant .You have to keep picking the flowers which i have done and watered well and fed but this year is not doing at all well.

decking/paved-gardens

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:47

glad your turn it back to a garden,so many gardens are paved over even ones with large gardens.

what-is-this-mysterious-fruit-

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:44

dont try it.it looks like laural and the only laural you can use for cooking is the bayand thats useing the leaves all other laurals are poisonous.

suggestions-for-dry-deep-shade

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:42

lungwort.

 

whats-the-most-unusual-garden-feature-youve-seen

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:41

a Dalek,yep straight from doctor who which turns its head and flashes lights.child love it when they pass and it has many other things.I think the gardener is a artist.

succulent-identification-and-care

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:38

i have lots of these,do not be tempted to over water or under water.they will rot if you over water .a good mix of grit and Jonn innes will surfice and they like air and not draughts.a sunny shelf will do but not to be trapped in winter between the curtains.they are called I think lithops not sure of their type.

onion-storage

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:32

I just tie mine together and hang from a nail or hook,need to be dry and airy.

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 
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Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
Replies: 6    Views: 287
Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
Replies: 5    Views: 347
Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
Replies: 6    Views: 299
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28

breathing life into faded plastic chairs.

new life for the garden set set. 
Replies: 8    Views: 967
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: 546
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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