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Latest posts by flowering rose

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Out of date seeds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.

What a weird mild Winter

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 13:45

my garden is sodden, a lot of the plants are swimming and the spring bulbs rotted ,my wallflowers are blooming but that will leave march rather bare if it should stop raining .mild it might be and I don't like snow but you can have to much of a good thing and I wonder what damage this winter will do.? when you think what a good year last year was. The Bridgwater  flats are a wash and people are marooned and we cant walk our favourite places so roll on  spring, and let it all dry out(a bit).

Flooded Harden

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 13:24

Mrs G,It was only when we had the house documents that we discovered this, but we had heard of a house in the area that subsided with the drought in 1976 due to the stream drying out and we our selves had a willow which did drink the water but got too big and had to be felled and now the lawn is back to being soggy.

Flooded Harden

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 16:27

get the same problem as not only do I live on a hill but we have under ground springs and stream running through our gardens which when there is heavy rain it surfaces causing that duck pond effect.

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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