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Posted: 20/07/2013 at 17:12

it may need another pear tree to help pollination ,I gather it is not a self -pollinating tree,if there are no others in the gardens or maybe it needs pruning.

Tree dropping leaves

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 17:08

In this hot weather all the trees are shedding their leaves in response to the drought conditions.

help me identify a plant /weed please

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 17:06

either herb robert or willow herb.Herb Robert has a distintive smell when pulled from the ground and is common in my garden growing everywhere.Willow herb is a tougher and taller plant with lovely little flowers and has just seeded it self in my garden,its not going to stay either.


Posted: 20/07/2013 at 17:01

how lucky to move Norfolk,went there on holiday and loved it.

Talkback: Gardening makes you happy

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 16:58

gets you in touch with the inner you and in  a sense the world you live with.

Clematis losing leaves

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 13:43

mind it is not wilt ,did you plant it deep enough in the shade for its roots and its head in the sun and you need to water it every day with  a good amount of water.

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.

Discussions started by flowering rose

plastic taking over the garden.

the growth of plastic flowers 
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the use of garlic

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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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