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Latest posts by flowering rose

having a moan about...

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:54

and some this side of the Severn.

FEEDING CLEMATIS

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:49

feed when they come into flower and now if your in drought area ,water every day they like damp feet that are in the shade and their heads in the sun.I know if its dry weather and I do not water each day they are not so good .feed once a fortnight when they beginning to flower .

Wood ash

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:46

spread on your veggie plot.

cordoned fruit trees

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:44

The bramley I trained along the fence was a cheap one at the supermarket and its doing well and is 6ft and splayed.You can train any its how you do it.

"desirable" plants that become invasive monsters

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:41

too true about being careful with invasive plants ,I am still 20 years on trying to eradicate a ground cover plant my mother gave me saying it was pretty ,pretty invasive although the yellow nettle like flowers are sweet.

Talkback: Good things about February

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:37

I think the nice thing about Feb (discounting the snow and rain)is the sudden bursting into life of plants.Pancake day i missed as to busy gooseberry bushes but just the increase of day and getting into the garden.

Does no digging work?

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:33

only with the flower borders and then I only dig about with a trowel.

Tiny black flies

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:31

they were not hoping were they?as there is a lot of garden fleas about found some under stones and baskets.

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 15:39

Been down to Steart nr .Bridgewater ,its a lovely place to come to watch birds as there are hides here although you do not need a hide to see them.I saw Lapwings there funny little cry ,like a rabbit,a cattle egret ,always flies off as I about to photo,flocks of field fares and red wings,a big flock!it is very flat and very water logged but lovely to get out again.

Ants

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 15:29

ants will come in,if they think they have a nice warm damp and food supply as did my homing slugs(they were found to be coming up through the floor boards were we found the leak).Wash your floor with a bleach or strong detergent as ants follow the scent trail back to their nest,this wipes out the scent,you'll need to do it a good few times and put down bait at nest point,the old way was to put a small amount of jam in a jar and then trap and dispose but now a days you put poison down which they take back to their nest.it is a bind but nature is there to feed one thing against another.

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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