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Latest posts by flowering rose

Very large buddleia - can I prune it right back?

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 16:18

I have just pruned mine today,I prune quite hard ,some people leave it later but I do it now so the seeds dont seed everywhere too much.

Talkback: How to plant wallflowers

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 10:51

I planted mine now and I planted them in a deep hole and watered well,although the weather saw to that! I have spaced them well out a as they bush out,but i want a carpet affect.

silly quotes

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 10:49

Here In the west country an old saying my Great grandmother use to say was ,as long as there is a patch of sky big enough to make a pair of sailors trousers the day would be fine,9 times out of ten she was right! and fine at seven gone by 11,bad at seven fine by 11,and that to is nearly always right too! I like sayings.

What to do with broken fence panels?

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 21:29

with our broken panels we keep  a few for re-placing planks that have been broken by for example the Badger barging through the fence.

christmas soon

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 21:26

keep watered and mist.is what I do.

Grass

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 10:58

I think perhaps leave it now as the ground will be far to wet .

Sweet Pea germination

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 10:57

They  dont take long and I plant them in in the card board toilet rolls as this protects the roots and you can transfer them straight into the planting site and the cardboard justs rots.I was advised to plant in oct which is best but this time because of the heavy rain last year ,I might delay untill spring.

getting those plants in before the storm

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 10:47

take that back ,all hell has broke lose ,including thunder hell stones and wind.

Does anyone know how to plant a rhizome for an anemone honorine jobert?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 10:45

i have soaked them and planted them,but I have a feeling I have planted them up side down.The nobble bits up ,I wonder.

getting those plants in before the storm

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 10:42

pouring now ,water flowing like a river down the road,might need to get the boat out!

 

Discussions started by flowering rose

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. 
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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
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