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Latest posts by flowering rose

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 16:04

a lovely day Monday and Tues but today was cold and grey  but none the less I have been out in the garden dealing with washing my mini green house and finding my snow drops nibbled.

Rampant rosemary

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 16:00

you can clip it like a hedge with shears,my son has rosemary hedge and we clip it twice a year.

Winter wonders

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 19:31

I have seen a wonderful sight near dorchester ,5 cattle Egrets by a stream,just because I didn't have my camera.Lapwings to flying in the fields at Maiden Castle.

Potatos after Jerusalaem Artichokes

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 19:26

they do look like tuber ,

Small Wildlife pond

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 19:06

Well,I would not of put it by a tree because come autumn the leaves go in the pond and stagnates the water unless you put a net over it.It must not have to much sun or a good filter is some times good but I do not use one.Make sure you leave a lip for frogs and toads to be able to climb out and plant oxygenating plants and marginal plants but not to many and with water lilies buy a small leaved one as a bigger variety will take over the pond .Do not have fish if you wish to have wild life in your pond.

Potatos after Jerusalaem Artichokes

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 18:59

I to have just dug up my jerusalem artichokes ,Lovely fried,but  although I dig them up each year  and I never re-place them they keep coming up not complaining but you will have to dig deep to get rid of the tubers.

Small Garden Needs Ideas

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 18:55

keep the lawn as a free space for children to play and grow child friendly plants ,you could use pots of herbs and perfumed flowers.you may want to grow plants on the fence to save space.a little patio space with  a sand pit with lid.keep it simple .

Camellia

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 18:51

mine grow in a fairly shady garden ,they like a lot of water in the flowering period but are prone to frost and the flowers sometimes are lost.

Talkback: Hedgehogs and foxes

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 18:48

here in Bristol we had a abundance of wildlife but Hedgehogs have not been seen for along time.I use to have them in the garden all the time but I think and only my opinion is that a lot of the gardens here have been graveled or tarmac ed over and houses pushed in every space.The Traffic slaughtered a lot and the last ones i saw in the road were a few years ago.I can find no evidence of them in my garden,(use to find droppings)for ages,in fact about 2 years.sad times.

Schools

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 19:38

why leave everything to teachers ,if you are a family learn together its not difficult and people might just find it fun with youngsters.leave schools to do what they do best .

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 
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Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48
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