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Latest posts by flowering rose

Cabbage white butter flys

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 16:31

you need to check them each day and squash the little blighters before they grow into butterflies, nasty but the only solution bar spraying or eating cabbages with holes.

Talkback: Winter flowers and bumblebees

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 16:23

I think you ll find hibernate in winter.

Crabapples,

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 16:20

Hawthorns were called bread and cheese, even if they didt taste like it !

weeping willow

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 16:17

I have grown a weeping willow from  a twig (3 times in fact) and it grew into a beautiful tree but too big for the garden and needed pollarding every winter to keep it in shape. We took it down later.

Can you get a Bay Plant?

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 16:13

In answer to above if it was hard  to grow on ,no easy and clip it into shape easy too!

Can you get a Bay Plant?

Posted: 21/11/2013 at 20:14

i bought my bay tree as a very small plant in  a pot and now have one big healthy tree which cost £1.50.

Crabapples,

Posted: 21/11/2013 at 20:11

i have made jelly from different crabtrees and love the differant colours and varities.

ADVICE NEEDED...lupins from seed

Posted: 18/11/2013 at 14:47

I put mine in pots and in the shed and keep them watered .They have survied better than  in the ground .

Talkback: How to make a bird bath

Posted: 18/11/2013 at 14:44

she is right they are never far away,best not to leave any loose food about .To tell the truth they climb anything if they want but the best is clear up dropped food and let the local come in to do some rat catching but not bird  catching so leave food containers well away from any ground cover but near a bush so they can dive in if a sparrow hawk is about.

little know facts

Posted: 15/11/2013 at 14:30

I use to work on  a neuro ward.and when you come to think of it where do we all come from in the very beginning.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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 
Replies: 15    Views: 371
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? 
Replies: 30    Views: 1396
Last Post: 10/01/2014 at 11:45

getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
Replies: 8    Views: 522
Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
Replies: 3    Views: 384
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. 
Replies: 1    Views: 263
Last Post: 18/01/2014 at 11:39

perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
Replies: 7    Views: 477
Last Post: 06/09/2013 at 22:23

roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
Replies: 4    Views: 405
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
Replies: 6    Views: 363
Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

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

bog grass 
Replies: 5    Views: 427
Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
Replies: 6    Views: 380
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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