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Latest posts by flowering rose

Leaves as a mulch

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:43

yes it is the natural way and is cheaper and nicer.

I want to grow again

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:39

I love heathers but they dont like my garden as its heavy clay soil.They grow beaautifully on the Quantocks and I belive there are many species (wild that is).


 The Quantocks,

what's still flowering in your garden?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:34

my clematis called Indian star,flowering away over my arch.

Plant ID

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:32

not one of those shrimp plants is it?

Use off used compost

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:30

I re-use mine as mulch or put it in the compost.

can you make a free hedge?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:28

yes, done it many times with,hazel,Hawthorn,lavender,Rosemary,and thing but laural.

Too late to plant bulbs?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:26

I am still planting bulbs even with all the rain.Although i will stop by next month.

How does one recover from having a garden wrecked by cowboy gardners?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:21

you need to be careful as you grow older because for some reason they home in on you .Like my neighbour who has been ripped off by  certain types for cutting her trees or doing jobs for her house.I now cut her hedge for her and bits but cant do all of it.I  think you have to go on recommendation and  dont pay up front.

Remembrance Sunday

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 16:16

 such  a moving service and the silence was perfect.

Small tree suggestions for small Coastal back garden.

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 13:18

yes thats it,must write that down.

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

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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: 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 
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Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11
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