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Latest posts by flowering rose

edible non poisenous plants/bushes

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:50

you need to get a good herb book  and plant book to help you Identify plants correctly ,i have many books and they are very valuable source of information.Its important with children that you teach them about the uses of plants and what can be poisonous but also as in a school or nursery environment it must be plants that are safe,don't just rely on peoples word.good luck and i am glad you are teaching this.

Tree

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:42

shame you havent a photo.

Sharpening tools

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:40

my husband has an old sharping stone he uses and it certainly sharpens as i often cut my fingers when he has done the knives.

Talkback: Wildlife ponds and growling frogs

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:38

The frogs and toads have started to sing and mate but alas the cold weather has put them off again .of course there has been a few squashed ones due to traffic.

what veg spacing method do you use?

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:35

well I havent that much room,so compact rows .

small trees that attract birds

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:30

Hawthorn or sloe very much liked by birds as a food source and shelter.

Windchimes

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:28

as I said before my neighbours had one that sounded like the clanging of tins,it was noisy at night and noisy in the day and not an appealing sound at all.I unhooked where it still sits in the mud.they didn't listen to it and they didn't care it stopped.I Hate WIND CHIMES.sorry to those who have one.

Beneath a pine tree

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 16:27

you wont be able to grow anything under the tree because of the shedding of pine needles leaves the soil acid.I had 12 of these trees and could grow nothing under neath them its different if you have a Christmas tree in a pot but in the soil its only ok if you have space.

Gardeners World new season

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 16:23

lovely to see nigel and chickens and of course the gang at gardeners world.

Camelia - why are buds only on lower branches

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 16:17

have you got it in the right type of soil,it needs a lime free soil.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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