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Latest posts by flowering rose

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.

waterlily depth

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 21:37

its best not to disturb the sludge at the bottom as it is will be full of things that live in the pond and you will need it for the plants,unless its too much and making the pond foul.I planted my lily in a pond pot and put it well into the pond on  a brick .it needs below the surface and if you have a small pond a small lily .

Sunflower Assist

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 21:30

ALSO they like alot of water

my herbs

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:53

that's right ,you need to start picking the leaves before it starts to flower,always best to pick even if you dont need it that can dry them and store.

Curling leaves

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:48

leaf curl I think is caused by mite,i have it on my fruit bushes.

comfrey liquid feed

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:46

The smell stays but ignore its good for your plants and the smell goes when poured on plants .

Idle chit chat

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:43

sounds it,glad you had a good day.



Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:42

you will have to dig the root right out ,it is very persistent .


Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:40

I just cut mine back  keeping the head for seeds.cutting them back,that is taking the flower head off will encourage more.Also feed the plant every week too!

Discussions started by flowering rose

the use of garlic

garlic and its uses 
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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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Last Post: 29/05/2014 at 20:14

spring bulbs in summer

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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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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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roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
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