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Ideas for a strawberry planter

Posted: 12/05/2013 at 18:51

I have planted strawberries in long plastic troughs with drainage holes sitting on three levels (some rescued light weight cement blocks) to save space .

dandelions

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 20:15

you have dig the root up and make sure non of the flowers do not go to seed ,its on going battle,you could make dandelion wine ,coffee or a extra for your salad.

Frogs

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 14:48

I think  it might just like floating that way.I know some females do drown because of over enthusiastic males(I have had plenty of deceased ones after the mating game)and I don't think if its injured you could do much for it alas.

Unusual visitor to bird table?

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 14:43

How delightful to have such a lovely visitor ,I love unusual bird visitor to garden or animal.I know some do damage and some are more welcome than others but it all makes for a different day.

Rhododendron

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 14:38

Have you got it in lime free soil?

 

Swing mystery solved

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 14:36

I love to see the birds an their antics to find things for the nest.I have found allsorts in old nests of bits of plastic to tissue.I often watch them gather bits of moss in their beaks and twigs that are far too big for them to carry.glad you found the culprit.

Visiting Malvern Spring Show

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 14:31

walk along the Malvern hills afterwards and enjoy the views from on top of the golden valley.have fun.

Remove Crocosmia

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 14:29

I am afraid it is very persistent and what ever you do it will always find away back.So its dig up as much  as you can and put the corms in the green bin.This plant has already escaped into the countryside and like the day of triffids its a big problem unless kept in check.

Talkback: Small tortoiseshell butterflies

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 14:25

I saw in the garden,peacock butterfly,yellow brimstone,a skipper,a little blue one and a brown butterfly .We use to have masses of butterflies on the buddleia but now even when things are good I am lucky to see more than one of each species.I try to grow things they like and a few weeds in spare bit of the garden.The birds are back,swifts ,goldfinch,and all the others I thought were gone.

Swifts

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 18:57

Here on Horfield common I spotted swifts flying high in the summer sunshine after some one pointed out to me later in the evening I heard them screeching passed my windows.I hope it means summer,I love to hear them in the evening sunshine.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
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Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33
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