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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!

 

Anyone know the name of this fruiting plant...?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 10:41

it is quince from the Japan.the flowers in spring are pink and the fruit when cooked as a jelly give a lovely scent and rose tint to it.

Any damage?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 10:30

lots of rain ,nothing really damaged so far ,fingers crossed,but its just started here with out the wind.

getting those plants in before the storm

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 16:18

I have just done what Monty told me to do,plant those wall flowers by the end of October.Just did it in time before the storm started.Hopefully I will have a carpet of wallflowers in Spring.I grew these from seed ,the packet cost 10 pence,in fact I bought a dozen of these selling off seeds dated 2 years out of date.I only planted 1 pkt and had so many seedlings come up well over 50 plants and still have some to plant out although its possibly to late.The best buy yet and when you think you can pay £1-50 for a dozen.I would thou like to plant a different variety too,as there is so many to choose from .So storm just starting ,shut the greenhouse batten down the hatches,bet the fences go first.

Grandpa had one just like it

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 16:07

I have my father -in laws gardening tools  and they still work fine ,must 50 years old plus ,will try to photo after the storm.

Preparing for the storm

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 16:03

removed all pots to shed and put away anything likely to fly away in.

Good Berries

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 16:01

pyracanthia.

Herbs - Bay

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 15:59

it has to be in  a sheltered spot ,if its in  a pot it might be worth putting in shed as the frost will get in to the pot.

Sickly Camellia

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 15:57

sounds like you need to wash the surrounding area in soapy water and clean the leaves with milk or water .Camillias like to be watered but not over (let it dry out) must be ericasuious(cant spell that but you get idea) soil and with plenty of ventillation  not central heating.

what utter confusion!

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 15:52

sticks and stones may break my bones but typed words can not.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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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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daffs are blooming in amongst the cosmos and sweetpeas 
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spring bulbs in summer

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wild flowers

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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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have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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getting those plants in before the storm

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the best buy

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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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perparing for next year

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