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Go on brag about your Autumn Foliage!!!!

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 12:16

Hello Susan , just come in from a bit of garden tidying , having a cup of coffee in the conservatory and yes , when the sun shines on an Autumn days and the trees go golden , it is just glourious

So just took this picture  

Go on brag about your Autumn Foliage!!!!

Posted: 19/11/2014 at 22:20

Acer garnet , fantastic colour

Nice to see some colour this time of year 

Go on brag about your Autumn Foliage!!!!

Posted: 19/11/2014 at 12:03

Does this count as Autumn foliage ?


Overgrown climbing rose

Posted: 19/11/2014 at 11:58

Hello , I have a climbing rose through a small Holy tree about 15 ft and I can never remember what to do so as already been suggested I have a look at the RHS site , every good also I think G/W have a site on pruning as well 

sounds a great Rose I am really pleased with mine 

happy pruning????

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 18/11/2014 at 22:07

Martty I also add my positive wishes ????

Talkback: Digging beds and borders

Posted: 18/11/2014 at 19:27

Thanks for the various bits of advise ????

Talkback: Digging beds and borders

Posted: 18/11/2014 at 08:16

Hello ,just cleared a couple of beds at allotment and covered with fresh horse manure to over winter then dig in , in the spring 

I read some where fresh horse manure needs to be left for so long before putting around plants does anbody out there know the answer ?????

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 20:20

Interesting Thread  , good idea to get things off your chest and sometimes easier to talk to strangers , well not talk but you known what I mean

I' m pleased to say I am quite happy and contented at present 2 days at the allottment helps , all day meeting tommrow , pictures Wednesday and B & Q for my Christmas present , 10% for us pensioners

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 20:09

Hello all , yes there is a little patio area for coffee breaks etc

Gardengirl I do hope you get your allottment soon , we have been really pleased with ours . So peaceful today 

The shed at the bottom of the picture was already there but needed a bit of TLC to make it useable , got a damp patch inside but can't see where the rains getting in at moment 

still got loads growing , spinach , chard , parsnips , sprouts , kale , leeks plus bits planted for next year 

building houses on green belt land

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 17:54

This has been an interesting debated

Wondered what people think about social housing ?

NB . Liked opinions and bottoms , great phrase must try and use it 

I think brown field sites and empty houses first , really don't think green belt should be built on 




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