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Latest posts by flowering rose

what can I put in compost

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 19:18

In the compost you can put any greens and tea bags,coffee,weeds(after drowning in bucket of water)any green stuff,grass,straw,hay,sticks (must be chopped up) anything really cardboard,newspaper.do not put sawdust or fresh chopped bark in as it needs to be in a separate bin for about a year before you use ,leaves collected in autumn should be put in separate pile or bag (kept damp for a year) the thing to avoid is cooked food or meat  as this

Suggestions for planting in a sunny, boggy site.

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 19:09

I have  a Gunnera (grown in a pot so as not to get out of control) if you have a big enough garden willow as it will drink up that soggy ground (I had one and it did just that but alas i had to small a garden).

Veg Growing Plan

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 19:05

good luck with your plan,what ever you achieve will be a lesson in success or failure but  you will learn on the way.

Violas or pansies. Which is superior?

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 19:03

I like both.

The Potting Shed.

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 16:40

I have sheep,and I did have gnome but he left .

passion flower

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 16:37

I have one with edible fruits but alas I have not the name for it.I have grown passionflower seeds and they do fine but this year I had no fruits,maybe too much rain.

Climbers

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 16:35

clematis or honeysuckle,montana's grow quickly and don't need much attention except for control of spread or even  a rambling rose .you could if not wishing to use a pot knock out a pocket to put the plant in.(I have done this by front door where I have a rambling rose and a clematis.)

Planting for a Philosophy Garden

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 16:29

I think you would of need to plant now but slow the process of the plants opening before you need them.I hope all goes well and you find the advice you need.

bolting seedlings

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 16:25

seedlings must have poor soil to grow and the right heat.I suspect you planted them in a rich soil with too much soil,that's whats to mine when I do that or over water.

February in Your Garden

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 16:21

things are beginning to stir here at last and the sun has been seen in the sky along side the Asteroid.

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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