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Latest posts by flowering rose

Rocket Salad Leaves

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 18:41

peppery lovely in a salad of mixed leaves .

Sweet Peppers

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:59

Well mine are flowering and growing into little peppers,must not over water or get to chilly,ventilation  important .  I have not pinched out the tops  but you could if you think they are getting to lanky and tall.I don't remove the leaves unless they are turning yellow or look manky.

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:54

Its about the best time to take cuttings before it gets to cold and horrid. I clean out my greenhouse once or twice year as it gets very muddle and I can find where I lost my trowels of many and get rid of those hundreds of plastic containers I thought I would use!


Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:49

don't worry,in time you will,

Tiny garden plot

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:47

you can make small areas look really great and effective with just plants grown in containers  and often small plots are easier for children to mange .Try to fill the containers with simple plants be it veggie or flowers.


Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:41

that's not comfrey and if you need any look in the lanes round about you will be able to pick some to make a feed for your plants.

guess who's hiding in my compost bin

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:39

Who is  hiding in my Bin ? mrs .Rat  and co, I find holes in straw I put in there and our resident mouse and rat catcher has moved ,need another feline. I also found under a stone at the top of the garden away from the pond a newt,pretending to be dead ,he sprung to life when I put him back in the pond.

Sweet peas

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 15:09

they are deadly poisonous  and are not for eating

How did you get into gardening?

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 19:56

When I had my first home and a garden  .

Zantedeschia fall into two main types: hardier outdoor forms, ofte

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 19:52

maybe they are over watered or under  and may be a feed might help.The weather has to be right for them to flower and they like sun .

Discussions started by flowering rose

the use of garlic

garlic and its uses 
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Last Post: 24/04/2015 at 13:20

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

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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: 28/12/2014 at 21:28

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
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