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Latest posts by flowering rose

MOB rants

Posted: 26/02/2013 at 13:42

would like to know why in my road why people cant pick up rubbish and put in the bin ,when it has lain on the verge for at least a month,the perpetrator is not coming back to pick it up,it wont vanish (unless it blows my way),and no one else is.why look at such dirt and walk over it to get to the front door.grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr....

Sweet Potatoes

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 15:42

I dont know the growing conditions but I know they are very veratile and tasy to eat and full of good things .

Where to site a gooseberry bush

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 15:39

I have gooseberries in the shade and they are fine,they like air to circulate through the branches to stop sawfly and I dig up all the tuff grass so as not to encourage these little gritters and also its best to plant them in plenty of space so they are not competing for ground  because they can get bushy.

Nettles

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 15:33

you have dig them out and keep making sure no seed heads appear and at the first sight make liquid fertilizer which is rich in iron ,surprised the chickens have not scratched it up and left a bare patch.

MOB rants

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 15:26

I wish the person up the road would cut his hedge so as I don't have to get poked in the eye every time I walk past and it looks a sight ...........and.......

Downpipe stop end

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 15:23

look in skips or ask where some one is re-placing old (but perfect for greenhouse)they are will to let you have them for free,just got some parts for my daughters chicken run down pipe and fittings!

Plants for narrow border

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 15:18

how lovely to live in Dorset it is a lovely place,Hardy country,my favorite well one of many we visit often.Narrow border is my problem too on one side  but I think that sounds really nice and worth watching the bees also could do nightly scented stock that will give evenings on the patio a lovely scent to sit by .

Moving a rose

Posted: 24/02/2013 at 10:52

sorry ,missed read,move it just make sure you give it a good home and if the new one the right colour plant it.Hope its got a lovely perfume,love roses.

Lupin Seeds

Posted: 24/02/2013 at 10:47

because of my heavy clay soil I grew them in pots this year(big pots) and stored in shed,they are still green and no slug attack.like the photo of the lupins,such an old fashioned plant of imagined cottage garden style.

Water plants for a wildlife pond

Posted: 24/02/2013 at 10:44

marsh marigold,lovely and golden ,fertility,water mint adds a little hint of scent.

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 
Replies: 6    Views: 369
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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