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Latest posts by flowering rose

Robin watch

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 16:47

its good that it does fly off as to keep it alert.The young ones are very vunerable because of their need to follow you when digging or poking about in the garden as this is what they use to do or what they do in the wilder places,following pigs or any annimal that is turning the soil so as they can take advantage of getting those worms.They are fearless  rather than friendly!

how many

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 14:35

I have not as many but I to love them,my mother had over 70 varities at her home in stone allerton many years ago.

A Feast For Crows

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 14:33

and they joy it too!

 

TULIPS

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 14:32

I was always told to plant them while the soil warm in oct and not after dec.

Dead lilac tree

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 14:29

Hi,my lilac after 36 years has succomed to  a virus,at least that is what I think  as a tree opposite me has also died.a bit sad really.

Talkback: Red kites

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 14:27

When i was on Hoilday in Norfolk, we saw a red kite .we had stop in a lay by near some fishing lakes or rivers and one was flying over head,lovely to see.

Rose - Ice Berg.

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:26

sometimes.

Lilac cuttings

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:23

I had lilac bushes and tree for thirty-six years which I took as cuttings from a derlict site.I just took stick cuttings and shoved them in the ground and they have grown and moved with us three times .Alas a virus has struck and they have died but of course they dont go on forever .

Where did it go to?

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:18

It has been a lovely summer but not all plants did well and keeping up with it all even thou I am now retired seems to need more time.

Grape Vine Care

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:15

I prune mine(thirty odd years old) in october no later ,leaving the old two stems cutting off the leaves and to the height I reguire.it is grown out side .

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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