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Talkback: Wet clay soil

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 20:44

I suppose it is hard to advise for all type s of soil, I have clay soil and indeed it is difficult to work with especially when sodden .I think you have to work with a good gardening book and with the people who live near you rather than relying on magazine .

Are slugs still about?

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 16:24

hope not! although they are appealing when they are not being a pest .

Repotting an Orchid

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 16:22

I am trying with one orchid as suggested on a gardening programme to grow it in a glass container with out soil ;at the moment it looks happy,they grow on trees so I quess they wont mind not having soil but the container gives it the  moistness it needs and the light.(they need to rest for awhile after flowering and they need watering when really dry and with rain water), in the glass container it needs no watering will be interesting to see if it works.

waterlogged sunken bed

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 16:16

I have a heavy clay soil which is not good at the moment as everything is waterlogged or soaked .I can not do anything as it is to wet and slippery and clay is the worst soil to have.

Witch Hazel

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 16:13

It may be a bit early yet,mine has not flowered and does not till about end of feb.

Are slugs still about?

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 16:11

They are still out there nibbling and if they get the chance they are in the kitchen! but even with the deluge of rain they are still about .

Broad Beans

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 16:09

well.your right ,that's what my hubby would do if the soil in our garden didt look so much like a pond .you live in lovely spot ,holidays I have had there .

look at what I found

Posted: 23/01/2014 at 19:56

poor thing,good job you found,I expect someone has dumped it .

Out of date seeds

Posted: 23/01/2014 at 19:53

some seeds will not keep beyond a year and others will grow years on and other seeds are sterile or will revert back to the parent plant.

Nasturtium

Posted: 23/01/2014 at 19:46

They are normally over by now and one will have collected the seed for next year and also use the seeds for capers in vinegar.

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: 28/12/2014 at 21:28

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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