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Latest posts by flowering rose

Clemaitis lovers - please identify

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 13:40

I dont regonise that one very nice thou,i have the president and it does not look like that.

Nettles for butterflies

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 13:36

Better still soak your nettles in a bucket of water for 2 weeks and you will have Iron rich feed for your plants.(a small amont 50 mils to a gallon of water)you can eat nettles when they are young but not when they get rather tough.

Poppy Fields

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 14:38

poppies will grow in perfusion in any field that is not sprayed with insecticide.They look wonderful.

Snails Eggs

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 14:35

feed them to your fish if you have a pond.

Red currants

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 14:28

ou will need to prune it the correct manner each year if you want a crop and water and feed it,for the first couple of years it will not produce much but after that...I think you (may need to check) that the red currant flowers on the old wood.

Compost in containers

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 14:24

re-cyle

 

What books do you recommend?

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 14:19

readers digest gardening book (a very thick hard back) is surprisingly good and easy to refer to,may not be able to get it now except in second hand shop but it is very good for the beginner.

Mystery plant- friend or foe? Eat or not?

Posted: 10/07/2013 at 15:24

do not eat,looks like deadly nightshade.

Sunflower Assist

Posted: 10/07/2013 at 15:22

I have just read in my herb book  sunflower seeds are good for chickens to make them lay more eggs.

Dead bulbs

Posted: 10/07/2013 at 15:18

i have just found some gladoli bulbs in  a box very dried out and look beyond repair but soaked the in water for 24 hrs and they look ok again.abit late to plant but there you are.

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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