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Scorching Roses

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 20:57

one reason may be ,if you water the roses in the day when the sun is strong you will get scorching best to water in the cool of the evening if that's what you have been doing.

Nettle Fertilizer

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 20:55

I use nettle ,comfrey and sea weed.All free and work wonders.

Pyracantha

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 20:54

it does take a time before you get a good show,do not prune to hard(I did that one year and it was poor the year after)I wait until berries are over.I have two that are now in flower and give good protection as burglary deterrent.

Sociable Climbers

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 19:22

Jasmine ,white or red, looks lovely and scent is good to.

A case of the missing goldfish (and a heron)

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 19:18

A plastic heron by the pool is said to work(they like fish on their own) .I have cats who like to fish by my pool so I placed sticks with sea shells on top around the pond making it difficult to fish .

Pruning Roses

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 19:11

I have just pruned my climbing rose"Iceberg" and will get another show of flowers before the end of summer.

I dont' believe it!!

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 19:09

if worms can why not.

What has everyone been up to?

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 17:23

started raining just as I was potting up some plants ,to heavy to continue so cuppa and computer.

Something to block out sound of neighbours voice!

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 17:21

that is awful,I had some very noisy neighbours ,you know the type late night parties and voices that echo around neighbourhood.Now this is a bit naughty but one night (I could take no more)I poured some of my stinking manure liquid on the garden near the fence adjoining offending noise,boy it stank well and truly and the party ended.still you can t do that all the time,such a waste!??

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Posted: 24/06/2013 at 20:47

I have just come back from a holiday in Norfolk in a lovely part on the fens.I thought Norfolk was all flat and fen but that is not true and is full of diverse country although not as hilly as the west and certainly the wind never stopped blowing.The wildlife on the fen where we were staying was amazing with all different birds.The most spectacular was the Barn owl at dusk ,a beautiful evening with a fantastic sunset (Norfolk has a big sky)the owl came low flapping across the fen come right up to us and we watched him hunt.He came again  another night and again we watched him hunt.I have only seen a Barn owl once before many years and this was a surprise.

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 
Replies: 6    Views: 378
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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