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Latest posts by flowering rose

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 .

What are these flower?

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:13

I have no idea what flower your looking at but if its purple and used for cakes it may well be sweet violets.They grow wild everywhere.

Overwintering geraniums

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:11

put them in a shed  and water only occassionaly and removedead stems.

kiwi fruit

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:09

they do not take kindly to being pruned and it will have to be a self fertilizing or you will need two.They like a sheltered spot and I know they will take off and some chopping will be needed but for the first while just train it along ,

Rose - Ice Berg.

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 18:29

the roses will form on other stems,It does seem  awful but thats how it works and this time of year it will not flower again.but next year when you do this they will grow new flowers ,you will have wait a little while but they will appear ,if you dont you will have only one showing and the bush will become straggly.

Best variety of your favourite plant

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 18:22

at the moment(as i love all clematis) is star of India,which is flowering well at the moment.

Best plants for creating privacy?

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 18:20

I  think pyracanthia is a good one ,I have one in the front of my house next to a wall and it is giving privacy and good colour as well as preventing unwanted visitors.

The demise of our native songthrush.

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 18:17

here we use to have  mistle and song thrushes but they have declined ,the reason I do not know.

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: 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

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
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Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48
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