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Latest posts by flowering rose

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 21:24

Geums  in allsorts of colours  and cosmos.

Potted plants for winter?

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 21:20

I have just put heathers in pots out the front which will go through till spring.

hazel sticks

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 20:51

you could grow your own,hazel grows quick and coppicing will give you those sticks or watch out when out and about for side of the road sells.

WEEDS

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 20:49

vinegar does the trick, but only on the weed.

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 20:47

put a salt on them or vinegar on them that will kill them (and don't eat them ) put in bin.

Black Spot

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:19

burn the leaves do not leave on ground or compost heap and give the rose a drink of garlic or better still plant a garlic clove in the soil next to the bush in question.

Poorly Chicken

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:17

to be good layers for that time is good .with out seeing her s, she could be brooding, or egg bound, and I am sure you know they go through a phase of  not laying for awhile  when they loose their feathers and with the daylight going they lay less,or  crop bound. a trip to the vet might be in order.

white flies

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:09

I have just read about that white vinegar mixed with water and   is suppose to work,  but certainly the hose is good as the garlic I make   6 pint  of water with one clove and keep soaked for a week and it is strong and you can refill and it gets stronger so make sure you don't spray to young plants with it.

OK, who's got it?

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 20:35

someone  broke into my neighbours shed on Monday ,not for the first time and its always at five in the morning .Who are these early birds who are so low they have to steal.? do they find it exciting or is something for nothing .They must watch  and know when you are out or away and its not always who you suspect .

Poinsettia

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 20:24

I don't think you to feed it until  it is in leaf  and if you leave it in the kitchen on a shelf until you need to put it into darkness and a cupboard would be ok but as lizzie said a black bag is fine.

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. 
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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. 
Replies: 2    Views: 549
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: 615
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11
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