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What are you growing this month?

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 15:50

just eaten our frist broad beans,raseberries,lots of gooseberries,lettice,radish,pototoes,strawberries a few,apples and plums forming,runner beans just about ready,currants picked not alot,and waiting for Quinces.

Plant Thieves at NGS Opening

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 15:46

makes you wonder what kind of plant theif makes a gardener.I know my mother often had plants stolen from her garden and after much ado it was found to be the local postman selling the at a car boot sell.

Butterfly bush - Budleya

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 15:41

no,you will have to buy or take a cutting from another such plant.Buddliea comes in many lovely colours and is easy to grow and propogate.

Cosmos petals

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 15:36

i have cosmos flowers that are slow at opening i think its the heat .They do eventual open

recover dry out clementi Persian

Posted: 21/07/2013 at 22:09

water it every day with plenty of water. I had a clematis that I dug up and thought I would lose but i put it in a bucket of water (with out water )and it came back to life and I still have it.plenty of water and depth of planting with shade for the feet and sun for the top.

shady front garden

Posted: 21/07/2013 at 22:04

no! too much gravel around .cut back the buddlia shrubs (or re-move)this will make a sense of space or plant just shrubs that are low lying but not gravel .

NON PRODUCING PEAR TREE

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 17:12

it may need another pear tree to help pollination ,I gather it is not a self -pollinating tree,if there are no others in the gardens or maybe it needs pruning.

Tree dropping leaves

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 17:08

In this hot weather all the trees are shedding their leaves in response to the drought conditions.

help me identify a plant /weed please

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 17:06

either herb robert or willow herb.Herb Robert has a distintive smell when pulled from the ground and is common in my garden growing everywhere.Willow herb is a tougher and taller plant with lovely little flowers and has just seeded it self in my garden,its not going to stay either.

Norfolk

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 17:01

how lucky to move Norfolk,went there on holiday and loved it.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

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