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Latest posts by flowering rose

Grandpa had one just like it

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 16:32

sitting in my fathers shed on the alloment eating the gooseberries e.t.c and shelling peas.The smell of earthy tools and dirt  and having that cup of tea made on  a little stove.

Fallen Apples - Dig In or Compost ?

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 16:30

yep ,put them in the compost thats where they need to be,unless your making scrumpy.

Buddleia - Flower Power

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 16:28

just keep them for next year,they are tough cookies and take alot,you can grow them from a cutting or simply a stick,I have done that for years,and got lovely varieties for nothing from a simple twig/stick.so keep them and dont worry they will be there next summer flowering.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:53

watching the pouring rain,which is to heavy to go out in,put the kettle on I think.

No silt or a little silt?

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:44

you need some silt in the pond because dragon flies live in that and also various other things-.

Bird Identification

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:41

sparrow hawk,beautiful birds .

Orange Tree Care

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:40

oh dear,well do not water until really dry and then water well,they do not like central heating .In summer they like to be out side and not watered until bone dry.so if thats in the front room with central heating and no ventilation it wont  thrive.

Must have natives?

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:37

comfrey,very good for the garden and if your brave you can eat it!a crab apple tree,Hazel tree,medlery tree,elder,and quince.

Large Bergenia

Posted: 18/10/2013 at 15:17

as nutculet says, i grow mine in clay soil and divide regurlarly and they flower in spring.

I've discovered something

Posted: 16/10/2013 at 16:32

oregan grape ,cant think of its name has spike like leaves and berries a bit like a grape ,jagged leaves and when cut has a yellow sap.I have one in the garden the birds love the fruit.wish i could remember the name.

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 
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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

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 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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