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Latest posts by flowering rose

Growing veg in an unkempt garden!

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 14:54

Bamboo is very hard to get rid of and if you put a membrane down it will grow through it ,I know it came through the pond liner.you will need to really take the task of digging it right out ,its a pain not easy to eradicate.conifers will turn the soil sour and you will not be able to grow anything near them .

Yucca's

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 14:49

you can separate but be careful how you do it and use good compost and they will grow on ,I have one that I had from a yucca that died in that year too,I don't leave it out in the winter now,put it in shed.

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 14:45

well you should have access to some pretty good manure.

picking primroses

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 15:52

its against the law to pick wild flowers namely primroses and bluebells and many more ,if caught you are prosecuted.don't do it,the wild flowers have rough time trying to survive with out idiots picking them .

need to cover a shed wall quickly

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 15:49

clematis Montana Elizabeth,in no time you ll have a lovely covering.

Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 15:47

It most likely wilt,but hopefully you planted it deep.I have had clematis is that have had this but have come back and started shooting growth again because I had planted them deeper.The ones I didn't died and didn't re-grow from base.dont give up on it just wait and see.

cutting grass while its snowing

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 14:30

no,not unless you want a messy lawn,leave well alone until its dried out and if you are doing electrically  the combination of wet and electric don't mix.Its best to leave it to a dry day when the soil is dried out,tempting as it may be.

what do u think this might be

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 14:17

I think i am not certain its a moth or butterfly,it will be fine as long as it is not disturbed.I had one in the greenhouse once and if I rightly recall it became a big green caterpillar,then a butterfly obviously.nice garden you have there the other side of the Severn.I am on hill going the other way ,Down.looks a nice big garden good Idea raised beds.anyhow its blowing a cold blast here too!!

pampass grass

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 14:09

such  a lovely plant in its own country of origin,it is not plant I love ,unless its something you adore ,abandon it!

Evergreen Bamboo

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 14:01

plant bamboo with care,it can take over and be hard to eradicate if you get fed up with it.If you should want to buy one buy the small variety .

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

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

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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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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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
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