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Latest posts by flowering rose

Use off used compost

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:30

I re-use mine as mulch or put it in the compost.

can you make a free hedge?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:28

yes, done it many times with,hazel,Hawthorn,lavender,Rosemary,and thing but laural.

Too late to plant bulbs?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:26

I am still planting bulbs even with all the rain.Although i will stop by next month.

How does one recover from having a garden wrecked by cowboy gardners?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:21

you need to be careful as you grow older because for some reason they home in on you .Like my neighbour who has been ripped off by  certain types for cutting her trees or doing jobs for her house.I now cut her hedge for her and bits but cant do all of it.I  think you have to go on recommendation and  dont pay up front.

Remembrance Sunday

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:16

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 such  a moving service and the silence was perfect.

Small tree suggestions for small Coastal back garden.

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 13:18

yes thats it,must write that down.

Dreaded Dandelions

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 13:16

all you need to do is get a good trowel and dig the root out ,a long task but worth it and if your in need of coffee you can use the roots or the leaves for salad.doing it by hand is cheaper(free) and no toxins involved .

cutting long grass

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 13:12

leave it untill next  year,it wont grow much more and you ll end up with  a bigger mess.

Small tree suggestions for small Coastal back garden.

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 13:10

Thrisk,thats what i think its called .You see it growing on the coastal cliffs and beaches of cornwall.Pink feathery looking small tree and hardy.

silly quotes

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 16:43

A bird in the  hand is worth two in  a bush,not sure what that is about.

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 
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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 
Replies: 3    Views: 380
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 
Replies: 4    Views: 404
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
Replies: 6    Views: 360
Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

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

bog grass 
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Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
Replies: 6    Views: 377
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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