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Latest posts by flowering rose

Whats your plans for next year.

Posted: 17/09/2013 at 14:48

digging up the borders and starting again.

Poetry corner (such an original title)

Posted: 17/09/2013 at 14:47

and I give you....I walked out in my coat of pride and looked about on everyside....forgotten the rest.

Talkback: Cooking elderberries

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 13:40

elderberries must be removed from the stalks and be made into pies and juices.

And which pond plants to grow

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 13:37

water Iris ,water mint,a small waterlily,.

Preserving apple juice

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 13:31

I make it into a juice and you can keep in bottles but when opened must be kept in fridge and used within a fortnight or Ice cube the juice.

fallen leaves

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 13:28

I put mine in a plastic bag with a drainage hole in the bottom and ever so often after the bag is full ,water.leave till the following spring.

Agapanthus

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 19:50

I bring them into the shed the ones I have in pots and cover the others if very bad weather.I dont cut them back unless they are getting messy.

the best buy

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 19:46

I think your right.even indoor plants that i rescued are bargains ,in away I suppose the nursing back to health is what I like ,since that was my job(humans) .

Heather - Dying?

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 16:25

they do not like clay soil or being to wet although if you go up on the Quantocks where heather grows naturally,it is not clay soil but a light red soil.they are hard to get going but the flowers will die and you cut those off lightly and next year they will flower.Although they need watering at frist to settle them in dont over do it.

 

the best buy

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 15:49

My best buy was and is the bay tree I got for £1.5o in a small pot some 10years or more ago. I thought I would lose it in the winter and the hard ones of late I thought would see it become weak and die,not a bit of it ,it still is doing fine and I did take some cuttings from it once.I think perhaps because it is next to the patio and in a dip,that this has given  it shelter.As always it is the bargain plant that I find so interesting,to see it thrive and survie is always a thrill.Many chuck out plants at the supermarket I have brought back to life and seems more than if I bought a expensive one.what s your favorite buy or find.

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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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