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Latest posts by flowering rose

more gardening less smoking

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 16:39

glad you gave up smoking ,I have nursed many people with smoke related diseases and also those who have died from it.Spend your money on the garden and reap the benefits of good health .it wont be easy but it will be worth it.

Your Favourite Tools

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 16:33

my trowel of which I have many ,that is I lose one find one and cant remember where I put it one,and of course which ones are my husbands and which are mine..........

Best and worst

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 16:28

my favorite job is planting out new plants or sowing seeds with mug of tea in hand.my worst job is snail and slug removal,but really not much to dislike.

Talkback: Planting snake's head fritillaries

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 20:43

if you go to the donkey sanctuary at sidmouth and walk to the beach through the fields ,you will see a field of lovely fritillaries,at least the last time i went in spring it was a wonderful sight.

MOB rants

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 20:37

nothing to rant about here ,except the traffic is cutting down my road at a very fast pace to avoid the traffic lights kindly put up by the water board.Poor cats are having a narrow escapes from inpatient drivers.

competitions

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 20:29

not a thing.

plants in the greenhouse.

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 20:23

sounds a good idea ,will try it!

Pear tree with quince as pollinator?

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 10:20

I have self fertilizing Quince and I have a pear,so I am hoping this year the pear will produce.

new guinea impatiens

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 10:18

They are lovely but I have never got one to survive for very long.

Nettles for Butterflies

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 10:11

here we use to have a abundance of butterflies  they use to fill the buddleia s and were here for many years in numbers,but now i am lucky if I see one.Since gardens have become tidier and less and they built on the playing fields the decrease in numbers has been dramatic.What ever the reason ,I have tried growing all butterfly loving plants and nettles(they are useful),the numbers have never recovered.

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