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Latest posts by flowering rose

slugs and toddlers

Posted: 16/04/2013 at 20:58

It is best if you have small children to kill slugs by not using poisons .Use the old methods ,salt,put in bucket and dispose.small children will put anything in their mouths and even if they touch it they don't wash their hands .Seeing a child suffer the effects and sometimes die of poisoning is not worth  the risk.Yes teach children about plants and poisons ,that's important but at young age under five they cant understand that.

Cyclamen

Posted: 16/04/2013 at 20:50

I plant mine in the garden ready for next year.

just reporting

Posted: 16/04/2013 at 20:48

Agree

Begonia

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 16:57

I don't know,but enjoy the plant as it flowers.it must be the right conditions or it would not flower.don't over water and feed little and often when in flower.

When to net blackcurrant bushes against birds?

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 16:52

if you want to net the fruit that's o.k and do this ,but at the moment the birds are looking for insects to eat off the bush,such as sawfly larvae which does a lot of harm which birds help to keep at bay.My self,and I have a lot of fruit bushes don't bother that much about the birds ,they do take some but I have  more than enough to share.I have seen a good fruit cage which covers a small area and lets you stand up and work with in.

foxgloves

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 16:43

they will flower in the summer.

Removing block paving and laying Turf

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 16:42

HURRAH!at last someone has seen sense in this awful craving for gravel,grit and paving.I can understand if you have a very small front garden or a car to put in the drive but lately all front but a lot of the gardens big or small have been taken over by this lazy mans crazy for not mowing a lawn .Who wants unnatural material that's lifeless ,grass is alive and gives life to wildlife and you.Re- move the sharp sand and put the top soil on,that's my opinion .good luck and enjoy your lawn.

Any advice on hand-push lawnmowers?

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 16:33

I have old push lawn mower and it cuts the best,its costs nothing to run and just a bit of oil in spring .It gives that plesent sound to mowing not that high whine of electric.Green as anything for the enviroment cause it out live you.

We love Monty!

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 16:29

that's it ,leave Monty alone,the only person responsible for the plant disaster is buyer(the person who buys for the shops from the nursery)stop looking for scapegoats and just accept its a bad start to the year.

No balls!!!

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 21:02

That's human beings for you,we permanently destroying our plant then try to put it right!We cant just have what we want and like,and people like that are short -sighted but its much the same for those pave over  the gardens the main reason hedgehogs are going on the endangered list.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 20:11

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. 
Replies: 1    Views: 360
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 
Replies: 6    Views: 454
Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48
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