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Latest posts by flowering rose

Moving a rose

Posted: 24/02/2013 at 10:30

the old book says not to put a rose bush where a diseased bush has been for awhile,and I would not for a year or so as viruses can lay dormant for awhile and I know mine when I have planted earlier have picked up the disease .

vegetables and horse manure

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 14:46

with horse manure you must let it stand for 6months before using not only because of the burn damage to crops but also parasites or viruses that are in the manure.the heat of composting will hopefully destroy them.

Cosmos seeds.

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 14:39

insist

 

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

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 13:45

I read with alarm at the news that weed killers that have been included in the re-cyle bin along with the grass clippings been contaminating the compost at centers or your own bin for that matter.They have these weed killers been banned in america  because they effect vegetables and make them inedible .The soil being effected for years and could account for the damage we have experienced,according to the times news paper.The weed killer is Clopyralid lingers in the soil for years long after it has been used.I do not use weed killers and glad I don't,it makes you think what results it would have on humans if the effected veg is eaten and where you are buying from compost wise.

Favourite allotment food recipes

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 13:29

made some rosemary bread to go with soup.Third time lucky it rose to the required height and tasted o.k for bread with rosemary in.

What is going on with my Clematis?

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 13:22

don't feed until they are in flower and only a weak solution .they need shade for feet ,sun for head and lots of drinking water.don't forget to plant them deep in the soil to avoid damage by rot.

Bay trees

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 13:19

I would not  encourage it to grow faster than it needs or it will go lanky and fail,your lucky to get this far they are not easy to grow.I have grown them before but you have to be patient

Blackberries

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 13:16

I am guessing your asking about your blackberry bush,you could try growing it in  a pot and trailing it along a fence but i prefer the ground trained along a fence or wire.make sure you give it room and the right space and prune in spring.

It Is Not Spring Yet !!!

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 13:11

really cold and bitter ,it maybe spring to tne plants but I am chilled to the bone.frozen bird bath but the pond is free.brrrrr.

Gardening Shows in 2013

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 16:07

The malverns are  a lovely place to walk with views of the golden valley and Malvern is a lovely place to visit.I am off to Ford Abbey in spring and slim bridge which is not a garden show.

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 
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Last Post: 10/02/2013 at 15:14
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