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Latest posts by flowering rose

Duckweed Eradication - Any experiences?

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 15:44

no ,just endless pulling it out of the water,running water as in fountain seems to stop it and shade but I have neither of those so its out with the net!

Clematis "Apple Blossom"

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 14:53

I had   a similar problem and it turned out to be ,and I know not why, lily beetles.I have now tried my own solution of garlic drink for my plants as well as spray and indeed my indoor plants are doing ok on it  as like most things they hate garlic and it also very good for the plant but not on seedlings .

A new small flowering plant ID, please.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 14:49

I don't know but it looks very pretty.

New raised beds, clumpy soil, advice please?

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 14:48

we have new raised beds from clay soil which over 38 years endless amounts of compost has gone in it .We have had to add more again and make sure you dig it over not just once  every time the bed becomes empty.We also grow potatoes in them first to help break the soil down. Its never easy with clay soil but digging and putting compost in will help.

BEDDING PLANTS

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 14:42

They have to good drainage and you need to water in the cool of the day every day with a good can of water,they will need dead heading and feeding too once a week. and make sure the compost you put it in is not tired ,always use "fresh" compost .In intense heat they will wilt but will pick up in the cool of the day.

PEAT FREE compost

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 14:37

no .

Bluebells?

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 14:32

They be the Spanish variety they spread like wild fire.

Dragonflies

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 14:30

maybe from someone else s pond or river nearby. don't get them muddled with damsel flies.

All my gages have gone!

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 20:03

My greengage and plum are the same the same they don't like this hot weather.

Chelsea Chop

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 20:00

Well you ll soon find out! I do  the chop and it works for most things and tidies things up, I am sure they will be fine.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
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Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33
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