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Latest posts by flowering rose

comfrey liquid feed

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:46

The smell stays but ignore its good for your plants and the smell goes when poured on plants .

Idle chit chat

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:43

sounds it,glad you had a good day.

 

BRACKEN INVASION

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:42

you will have to dig the root right out ,it is very persistent .

Lupins

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:40

I just cut mine back  keeping the head for seeds.cutting them back,that is taking the flower head off will encourage more.Also feed the plant every week too!

Elderflower cordial

Posted: 04/07/2013 at 08:09

DID  she remember to take the flowers off the stems as these are poisonous and will taste bitter and look brownish .

Oaks going for it

Posted: 01/07/2013 at 20:52

my little kept in line oak tree is do a spurt of growing most likely because it has had a good drink last year and this year the suns come out at last.certainly the elder trees are doing well a lot in heavy flower.

Elderflower cordial

Posted: 01/07/2013 at 20:45

I only make a small amount at a time,I collect the flower heads about 12,wash them in cold water(run under tap) boil some water add to jug(2 pints) and flowers plus sugar to your liking with half a fresh lemon.stir well,leave to cool and leave for a day,then strain into clean jug ,I like it this way but some times will use white lemonade but prefer it as it is after being in the fridge to get really cool with ice and drink with in a day or two.

Help my clem is dying!

Posted: 01/07/2013 at 20:22

When transplanting or planting clematis you need to plant them deep and water well each day and shade the roots if not they will die,I have killed a few to know that they don't like being moved and you really have to water them well but don't give up on it ,it might come back...

jam maker

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 21:25

with jam and jelly making its all about taking time and not in a hurry,All ways make sure of how high pectin content of the fruit(you may need to add more)always under ripe fruit ,do not add too much water (plums and currents have a high water content),stir in warm sugar until dissolves,add a small nob of butter to keep scum at bay and keep jam or jelly clear.The right temperature for setting must be had before putting in jars(sterilized jars -a must)a thermometer for cooking is useful but I use a wooden spoon.A big must is a good cook book.good luck.

Replanting

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 21:11

with anything you re-plant you need to water daily until you are sure its taken ,often up to year with some plants.

Discussions started by flowering rose

next season

those basement bargains 
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parks and commons

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The demise of the front garden.

have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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getting those plants in before the storm

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the best buy

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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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perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
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roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
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danger-for-the-sparrows

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

bog grass 
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Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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breathing life into faded plastic chairs.

new life for the garden set set. 
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Talkback: Plant diseases and busy Lizzies

is it because we are inporting more plants and the movement of people round the world.we are no longer confined to area and this makes for v... 
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is re-cyling your green bin ,a good thing?

Chemical found in lawn clippings set to contaminate for years. 
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The weather

The lost art of observation 
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