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Latest posts by flowering rose

Talkback: Wildlife ponds and growling frogs

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:38

The frogs and toads have started to sing and mate but alas the cold weather has put them off again .of course there has been a few squashed ones due to traffic.

what veg spacing method do you use?

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:35

well I havent that much room,so compact rows .

small trees that attract birds

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:30

Hawthorn or sloe very much liked by birds as a food source and shelter.

Windchimes

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:28

as I said before my neighbours had one that sounded like the clanging of tins,it was noisy at night and noisy in the day and not an appealing sound at all.I unhooked where it still sits in the mud.they didn't listen to it and they didn't care it stopped.I Hate WIND CHIMES.sorry to those who have one.

Beneath a pine tree

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 16:27

you wont be able to grow anything under the tree because of the shedding of pine needles leaves the soil acid.I had 12 of these trees and could grow nothing under neath them its different if you have a Christmas tree in a pot but in the soil its only ok if you have space.

Gardeners World new season

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 16:23

lovely to see nigel and chickens and of course the gang at gardeners world.

Camelia - why are buds only on lower branches

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 16:17

have you got it in the right type of soil,it needs a lime free soil.

WEATHER this week

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 16:16

very cold here with snowflakes floating about,it is a bitter wind that's blowing and making me hibernate.Its a shame because the frogs and toads were beginning to sing at night and romance was in the air.

more gardening less smoking

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 16:39

glad you gave up smoking ,I have nursed many people with smoke related diseases and also those who have died from it.Spend your money on the garden and reap the benefits of good health .it wont be easy but it will be worth it.

Your Favourite Tools

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 16:33

my trowel of which I have many ,that is I lose one find one and cant remember where I put it one,and of course which ones are my husbands and which are mine..........

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28

breathing life into faded plastic chairs.

new life for the garden set set. 
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Last Post: 09/05/2013 at 16:12

Talkback: Plant diseases and busy Lizzies

is it because we are inporting more plants and the movement of people round the world.we are no longer confined to area and this makes for v... 
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Last Post: 19/03/2013 at 20:34

is re-cyling your green bin ,a good thing?

Chemical found in lawn clippings set to contaminate for years. 
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Last Post: 24/02/2013 at 12:15

The weather

The lost art of observation 
Replies: 7    Views: 378
Last Post: 10/02/2013 at 15:14
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