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Latest posts by flowering rose

what utter confusion!

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 15:52

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

day lilies

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 15:50

I my self cut off half as they go a bit floppy and they die back.

Is any of this Japanese Knotweed?

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 16:35


Grandpa had one just like it

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 16:32

sitting in my fathers shed on the alloment eating the gooseberries e.t.c and shelling peas.The smell of earthy tools and dirt  and having that cup of tea made on  a little stove.

Fallen Apples - Dig In or Compost ?

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 16:30

yep ,put them in the compost thats where they need to be,unless your making scrumpy.

Buddleia - Flower Power

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 16:28

just keep them for next year,they are tough cookies and take alot,you can grow them from a cutting or simply a stick,I have done that for years,and got lovely varieties for nothing from a simple twig/ keep them and dont worry they will be there next summer flowering.


Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:53

watching the pouring rain,which is to heavy to go out in,put the kettle on I think.

No silt or a little silt?

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:44

you need some silt in the pond because dragon flies live in that and also various other things-.

Bird Identification

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:41

sparrow hawk,beautiful birds .

Orange Tree Care

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:40

oh dear,well do not water until really dry and then water well,they do not like central heating .In summer they like to be out side and not watered until bone if thats in the front room with central heating and no ventilation it wont  thrive.

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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