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Latest posts by flowering rose

caterpillars-nightmare-

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 14:40

yes they love natursiums,they ate all mine.

roses

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 14:38

well,now really ,but water well for awhile and make sure it has some good compost,not new compost as in horse manure.

squirrel

Posted: 20/08/2013 at 21:02

Whats Vermin? most of the wildlife if we take into account everybodies dislikes or what  seems to threaten our exsistence.Like people we cant all get along together in peaceful harmony which is a shame.Things do need controlling ,you cant have a house full of mice and the farmer cant have all his crops eaten by rabbits but we should have some understanding we cant have it all our way.

crystals-on-my-damsons

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:26

it is caused by a insect and  can ruin the crop.

plants-instead-of-lawn

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:24

sounds like you are doing a cottage garden,which I think is lovely.They use grow flowers that were native but lupins,hollyhocks,roses,lavender,naserstuims.mixing tall with short .can be very stunning.

treasure-or-junk

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:20

I remember many years ago when I lived in the country ,(we had a massive garden) we had lots of air raid shelters and one big corragatted one that had a office and garage.This one was pulled down and my brother found after a little digging ,the remains of a horse and the cart ,which had belonged to the milkman many years before.

staghorn-sumac

Posted: 18/08/2013 at 12:19

I have a few sumachs taken from suckers at my mothers home some 35 years ago.They are persisent in that the suckers and seeds pop up every where.you can prune them as they tend to get a bit straggly if thats the right word.they are beautifull but can get out of hand.

can-i-watch-tv-with-you-

Posted: 18/08/2013 at 12:15

sounds a lovely place to be,you are very lucky and sound very happy.I find great joy in watching wild life and I know some things are not very nice to witness but it is the way nature is.

danger-for-the-sparrows

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 21:33

In my garden I plenty of feeders for the birds ,what ever they may be.Ihave plenty of coverage of bushes and trees for them to dart into with their off spring .This year there has been no  end of differant birds coming to the table and certainly an increase in sparrows.I was sitting in the garden one day and looking up saw high flying in the sky a bird of prey ,right over the garden.the next day He was sitting on top of the Hawthorn giving me a clear view of him a sparrow Hawk..He didt catch anything while I was about and it would only be his dinner if he did,but he must  of noticed extra activity in the garden.

small-hawthorn-tree

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 21:18

it is benifical for wild life ,I have one in the garden and allsorts of birds use it and insects alike.The berries they love in winter and provide that much needed meal.I have also growen hawthorn from seed.

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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