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Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:41

a Dalek,yep straight from doctor who which turns its head and flashes lights.child love it when they pass and it has many other things.I think the gardener is a artist.


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:38

i have lots of these,do not be tempted to over water or under water.they will rot if you over water .a good mix of grit and Jonn innes will surfice and they like air and not draughts.a sunny shelf will do but not to be trapped in winter between the curtains.they are called I think lithops not sure of their type.


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:32

I just tie mine together and hang from a nail or hook,need to be dry and airy.


Posted: 16/08/2013 at 21:26

you r right,they are really pretty.


Posted: 12/08/2013 at 16:16

It reminds me of when I was out riding on Mendip there use to be a herd of ruby red cows that use to graze there.They were such good escape artist and would hanging around the gates to see who leave it open.They once or twice escaped into the wood and were on the run for a month.We would come across them standing in the middle of the path with their young, gently chewing the cud and refusing to get out the way.on the whole they would ignore you and did no chasing unlike some herds.Ithink they are now confined to a secure feild...but for how long?


Posted: 12/08/2013 at 16:04

I like the way Monty and co are doing the programme with Nigel of course.


Posted: 07/08/2013 at 16:11

wait and see,it might recover ,no harm in seeing before you discard it.


Posted: 07/08/2013 at 16:09

they like rain water,they do not take kindly to sitting in water or being over watered.they like to be misted (reminds them of the time they lived in trees in the jungle).they prefer bark and light plastic pot .they have to rest after flowering and dry right out with a occassional watering.mine do well in semi -shade not boiling hot window.its good you rescused it.mine were rescused ones and i have had good flowering from them.


Posted: 05/08/2013 at 13:21

do not cut back to hard as it will kill the lavender.clip back the straggly flower stems but not into the hard wood.


Posted: 05/08/2013 at 13:18

lots of bees on the lavender and buddlia alll of sudden but alas an increase in cabbage butterflywho are laying eggs everywhere,hope something comes along to have a feast on some of them.

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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Ford Abbey

Garden of delight! 
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summer flowering ?

daffs are blooming in amongst the cosmos and sweetpeas 
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spring bulbs in summer

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wild flowers

in the verges 
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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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parks and commons

a haven for everyone 
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The demise of the front garden.

have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
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the best buy

a bay tree 
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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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perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
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roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
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sparrow hawk 
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