Latest posts by maureen60

Cat deterrent

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 19:20
Thanks for the info, I will forget about the cucumber.

Cat deterrent

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 18:55
Hello all. I have just watched a video on you tube, where it shows a variety of cats being frightened by cucumbers! I may try putting some around my garden.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 25/01/2016 at 22:21
Gorgeous pictures, love the blackbird

Ask Joe Swift a garden design question

Posted: 22/01/2016 at 07:39
Smallish back garden, west south position. On the north facing side I have camellias and a magnolia stellata.
When it's sunny, the magnolia casts a lot of shade, should I prune it, the height is about 15 feet?

Simplify Gardening - Close to perfect tools?

Posted: 19/01/2016 at 18:46
I bought a tool at a second hand sale, which was a small hand fork attached to a pole. This enables me to reach areas at the back of boarder, without standing on the soil.

What new seeds will you be trying this year?

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 07:56
I grew plenty of plants from seed last year- was v.dissapointed. All the cosmos only started to flower at end of September? So may buy small plants and grow on.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 07:47
No gardening due to ice and snow here in Manchester, but topped up bird baths and feeders.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 04/01/2016 at 20:53

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 04/01/2016 at 20:52
Replanted a bulb that the squirrels had dug up.

New Year's Day 2016 Flower Count

Posted: 02/01/2016 at 16:15
I forgot to add feverfew, can't remember it's Latin name, also saraccoca.
I think I will transplant this, as its situated in a densely shaded area

Discussions started by maureen60

What's the difference?

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Turning compost

How often in winter? 
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Last Post: 30/01/2016 at 22:28

New plants

.?pot on or plant out 
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Last Post: 30/01/2016 at 19:56

Cat deterrent

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Last Post: 31/01/2016 at 15:39

Disappearing Anenomes

I plant corms, no growth 
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Last Post: 01/01/2016 at 08:36

Mossy area

South facing, lots of trees poor drainage 
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Last Post: 12/12/2015 at 16:48

Is it ok to use fallen pine needles as mulch

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Last Post: 03/12/2015 at 22:04

Hellebore seedlings

To pot or not? 
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Last Post: 27/11/2015 at 07:36

What are best shrubs for driveway, which will not scratch car!!

1.5 meter x 3 meter area 
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Last Post: 26/11/2015 at 20:14

RHS Garden

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Last Post: 14/11/2015 at 12:58

Best time to repot an Azalea?

Not thriving  
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Last Post: 13/11/2015 at 17:49

Leaf mould application

Hi is useful to apply leaf mould now or wait until spring? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2015 at 21:56

.?Diseased Birds

Bulbous Eyes 
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Search option

Quick search 
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Acer struggling / dying

leaves appear dry/scorched 
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