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Latest posts by flowering rose

cordoned fruit trees

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:44

The bramley I trained along the fence was a cheap one at the supermarket and its doing well and is 6ft and splayed.You can train any its how you do it.

"desirable" plants that become invasive monsters

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:41

too true about being careful with invasive plants ,I am still 20 years on trying to eradicate a ground cover plant my mother gave me saying it was pretty ,pretty invasive although the yellow nettle like flowers are sweet.

Talkback: Good things about February

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:37

I think the nice thing about Feb (discounting the snow and rain)is the sudden bursting into life of plants.Pancake day i missed as to busy gooseberry bushes but just the increase of day and getting into the garden.

Does no digging work?

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:33

only with the flower borders and then I only dig about with a trowel.

Tiny black flies

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 13:31

they were not hoping were they?as there is a lot of garden fleas about found some under stones and baskets.

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 15:39

Been down to Steart nr .Bridgewater ,its a lovely place to come to watch birds as there are hides here although you do not need a hide to see them.I saw Lapwings there funny little cry ,like a rabbit,a cattle egret ,always flies off as I about to photo,flocks of field fares and red wings,a big flock!it is very flat and very water logged but lovely to get out again.

Ants

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 15:29

ants will come in,if they think they have a nice warm damp and food supply as did my homing slugs(they were found to be coming up through the floor boards were we found the leak).Wash your floor with a bleach or strong detergent as ants follow the scent trail back to their nest,this wipes out the scent,you'll need to do it a good few times and put down bait at nest point,the old way was to put a small amount of jam in a jar and then trap and dispose but now a days you put poison down which they take back to their nest.it is a bind but nature is there to feed one thing against another.

Recycling

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 15:21

sounds a very good Idea,I use pop bottles and I put a stick in the opening to stop the wind taking it .

My castor oil plant

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 15:17

I think you will find it has gone rotten with mould at the roots with over watering and not good drainage.Its a common thing to over water when they really do not need it.

responces

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 15:13

perhaps we look but do not know the answer,or perhaps we have answered the question before and are over questioned.any way answered here!

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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