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Latest posts by flowering rose

lillys

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 16:51

you can re -pot them with fresh compost and make sure no lily beetles around ,(garlic grown in the same pot or spray  will deter the blighters) and put now into shed for winter that's what I do .

Ford Abbey

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 21:57

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I have just come back from visiting my favourite house and garden,Ford Abbey.This time of year it is beautiful and so inspirational .Those borders packed with flowers , the  vegetable garden amazing .My favourite is the bog garden and I have my own gunnera but not as big as these here.  Plants can be bought here too and it makes a lovely day out for all the family .

Nasturtiums

Posted: 03/08/2014 at 16:00

they like poor soil and good drainage and don't over water,remember to use the flowers and leaves plus the seeds for capers. you need to make sure it does not go to seed  and don't over water or feed.

Brown rot on victoria plum tree

Posted: 03/08/2014 at 15:57

I have the same on my plum and greengage, I forgot to put an oil rag round the trunk to stop pests but it seems pretty bad this year ,a lot of flies about!

Can u actually create a poisonous liquid fertilizer

Posted: 03/08/2014 at 15:55

all home made fertilizer makes a pong and will grow bacteria on it. keep outside in a container in a dark corner.Hold your nose when using the liquid because it does pong and feed your plants.its good for your plants and its cheap!

Japanese Anenomes

Posted: 03/08/2014 at 15:49

I planted mine in  a  pot and it has not escaped (yet) in fact  it seems to controlled .

Mystery ornamental grass

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 15:53

no,but a picture might help.

Instant height - posts and chain, where to get them?

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 15:51

or rope and even wire, look in skips as I found reels of wire and wood all heading for the tip you may need to ask the owner of the skip but most are glad for you to take it! I have found old fishermans rope while on walks on the beach and used that for allsorts!and certainly wood posts would be nicer.

Duckweed Eradication - Any experiences?

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 15:44

no ,just endless pulling it out of the water,running water as in fountain seems to stop it and shade but I have neither of those so its out with the net!

Clematis "Apple Blossom"

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 14:53

I had   a similar problem and it turned out to be ,and I know not why, lily beetles.I have now tried my own solution of garlic drink for my plants as well as spray and indeed my indoor plants are doing ok on it  as like most things they hate garlic and it also very good for the plant but not on seedlings .

Discussions started by flowering rose

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 
Replies: 3    Views: 408
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: 1    Views: 281
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: 431
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 
Replies: 5    Views: 451
Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33
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