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Latest posts by flowering rose

Dreaded Dandelions

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 13:16

all you need to do is get a good trowel and dig the root out ,a long task but worth it and if your in need of coffee you can use the roots or the leaves for salad.doing it by hand is cheaper(free) and no toxins involved .

cutting long grass

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 13:12

leave it untill next  year,it wont grow much more and you ll end up with  a bigger mess.

Small tree suggestions for small Coastal back garden.

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 13:10

Thrisk,thats what i think its called .You see it growing on the coastal cliffs and beaches of cornwall.Pink feathery looking small tree and hardy.

silly quotes

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 16:43

A bird in the  hand is worth two in  a bush,not sure what that is about.

How to clear field

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 16:41

you will need a lot of hard graft removing weeds and a rotavator to go over the soil to break it down as being a field it will difficult.Another issue to watch out for is the use you have for the field as my mother who had a couple was asked by the argriculture people what use she going to do with the field and had she changed use but i am sure you know that.good luck and have fun .

Spring bulbs started to grow now?

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 16:34

Daffs will start to show now but wont flower till spring.


Holly bush with no berries

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 16:33

it needs a partner ,you have to have a male and female bush unless its a self fertilizing one.


Posted: 05/11/2013 at 16:31

you needed to re-place the grease band  or paint one on,I put a new grease on the tree every year.

Hardy umbrella tree

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 16:28

I have one which I put out in summer and put inside with out heating and water once a month.

Garden insect egg?

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 16:25

snails ,feed to fish they love them and you will have less snails and slugs,

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. 
Replies: 8    Views: 767
Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
Replies: 3    Views: 647
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: 616
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: 669
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11
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