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Latest posts by flowering rose

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.

What's happening in my garden!

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 18:15

Well where to start! It is that time of year when things start to think about dying back and thats most likely why they are looking poorly or pot plants need to be kept watered and deadheading.Things eating your buddlia are the offspring of the butterflies you have been watching dont worry to much its time for things to go into winter mode .

Comfrey Feed

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 18:10

I keep for next year and it is fine.I keep mine in the shed in old demi jars.

Rose - Ice Berg.

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 18:09

The flowers do start with a tinge of orange/pink then to white ,then as they fade they go to spotti pink to dying brown.You need to keep dead heading to keep it going but this time of year it will be going into dormant mode.During flowering peroid you can keep dead heading if not to big or leave and then prune back for a second show,which is what I do.

Begonias

Posted: 21/09/2013 at 19:14

I try to keep mine over winter in the shed or sun room.I pot them and water very little.some will survie others not but its worth the try.

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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