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Posted: 19/03/2013 at 20:09

I use it on the veg garden,good stuff.

What to grow on a one acre site?

Posted: 19/03/2013 at 20:06

If I had two acres,I would have a fruit orchard,grow veg of allsorts,fruit bushes,and I would forget about the Christmas trees....

Small tree for front garden

Posted: 19/03/2013 at 20:02

I am glad you are going to turf your front garden ,so many gardens are dull with gravel or brick.I have seen here in a small front garden a grass lawn with a circle bed with a variegated holly with berries and small flower borders surrounding .It looks lovely and refreshing,the holly is cut in a ball shape.


Posted: 19/03/2013 at 19:53

been planting on the verge primroses of all colours (not the wild ones)hoping spring is not to far away.

Sad Cyclamen

Posted: 17/03/2013 at 10:25

these plants like cold cool room ,they have to have water each day as well as misting,on the whole they hate central heating and don't over water either.little and often.not an ideal plant for indoors,that's why they flower outside in winter.

Fear of messing with old roses

Posted: 17/03/2013 at 10:22

hi,I have roses which my mum had in her garden over 20years ago.The one you have in the photo I have and have just recently taken more cuttings (which are doing well)and others which I have taken cuttings and still growing on.The original ones after a good many years became ragged so I took cuttings to carry on the line and I have got plants and roses my mother had and given also.Its rather nice to have a living memory of her still growing on.

inherited plants

Posted: 17/03/2013 at 10:03

The mould is where it has been over watered in a cold damp place and you will need to remove it and let the plant dry out and then plant but it might have got a hold and started to rot the plant.


Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:52

not a silver birch?what is the bark like?


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.


Posted: 12/03/2013 at 20:42

shame you havent a photo.

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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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

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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: 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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