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Latest posts by flowering rose

Talkback: Making rosehip syrup

Posted: 23/12/2013 at 14:01
I make rose hip syrup and it is really simple.I use the processor to crush the hips and a jelly bag to keep those horrid little hairy things in.It is always a joy to walk the paths and lanes and pick a few berries in Autumn and what a good way to ward of colds.

Mystery prickly plant

Posted: 23/12/2013 at 13:53

I saw a most wonderful over grown neglected rose bush with the biggest hips I have ever seen and it looked like baubles on Christmas tree it was lovely although it could look  a mess come summer.

hyacinth flowers

Posted: 23/12/2013 at 13:50

too true ,takes  a lot of effort out and what a bargain almost the price of the bulb .

Happy Endings

Posted: 23/12/2013 at 13:46

that is good news,its a amazing how strong a wave can be,I for one walking along the shore at Branscombe was swept into the sea by one wave, I found it hard to get back to shore and I had to go home very wet  But back to animals ,I always keep the dog on lead while walking the cliffs so many people don't and you hear of dogs going over and having to rescued if at all.

hyacinth flowers

Posted: 22/12/2013 at 16:29

maybe too hot a room and watered too often,I suspect its the heat.

Fruit, Berry, poisonus or edible

Posted: 22/12/2013 at 16:26

if your not sure ,don't eat it !

Winter Equinox

Posted: 22/12/2013 at 16:23

funny you should say that but I had the feeling was in the air  even if it was cold, wet and windy.  The birds were singing ,the chaffinch in particular .Hope springs eternal that just maybe it wont be too long!

christmas parcel

Posted: 22/12/2013 at 16:20

my post office 3.60 for a parcel the same if not lighter than the teddy bear in the advert! it should of been 2.60 ,now whose being dishonest !

Talkback: Trees in winter

Posted: 16/12/2013 at 14:07

we have in our suburb ,plane trees which have been here 100 years and so said to help the pollution problem on the local common.

Dr Hessayon quits writing

Posted: 16/12/2013 at 14:03

I always use his indoor book on plants its been so informative and easy to use.

Discussions started by flowering rose

the use of garlic

garlic and its uses 
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Last Post: 24/04/2015 at 13:20

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. 
Replies: 8    Views: 797
Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
Replies: 3    Views: 689
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: 2    Views: 653
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 
Replies: 4    Views: 706
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11
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