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Latest posts by flowering rose

camilia

Posted: 27/12/2012 at 15:24

take a heel of small twig or branch (take a couple) and place in a pot with a little grit and peat .place cuttings at the side of pot,water and leave alone until it shows signs of growth or if you lift leaf gentle it wont pull out.I would suggest you do this in late spring early summer.

The Year of the Slug

Posted: 27/12/2012 at 15:17

I read in the Times (font of all knowledge paper) that the Spanish giant slug has done the dastardly deed of breeding with our native slug and now even  a bigger threat looms,will it be bigger slug pellets,tanker sized pots of beer to drown in,or will the french come to our rescue and pickle them.Hope they don't find their way to my kitchen.

Advent prizes

Posted: 26/12/2012 at 14:09

Ah well my lucks run out,have to try next year.

Best blue flowering plant

Posted: 26/12/2012 at 14:06

well,I like to see a wood of bluebells,also grape Hyacintha's are lovely with the perfume,dutch iris the small ones,and of course clematis Mr young can look pretty good too!

Christmas reading,

Posted: 26/12/2012 at 13:59

Just had a book on arboretums and the many different trees round the world,beautiful photography and interesting information,a good book brightens the long winter days with hope.

Id like to say merry christmas

Posted: 24/12/2012 at 12:17

Happy Christmas and a happy gardening year to you!

What's for tea?

Posted: 24/12/2012 at 12:15

now since its Christmas eve,I think mince pie with high cholesterol cream ,closely followed by glass of port.

Why don't my birds love me any more....?

Posted: 24/12/2012 at 12:12

P.S, where can buy an Owl like that?like it.

Why don't my birds love me any more....?

Posted: 24/12/2012 at 12:10

just discovered (after getting an Owl) that in fact I think its the Pigeons who are doing the scaring ,so moving bird hanger and contents to a more favorable area.

Talkback: Frowing cacti from seed

Posted: 23/12/2012 at 17:26
I have alot of cacti,some are very old and out growing the pots,this year they have got a yellow tinge to them,yet they have been treated the same as always,I wonder if the lack of sun was the problem or too cold,only one flowered this year.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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is it because we are inporting more plants and the movement of people round the world.we are no longer confined to area and this makes for v... 
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