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Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 15:19
I just followed the label instructions but there is a definite lot of twiggy at the base. Any other way of making them shoot up more at the base? Will mulch for sure

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 14:19
And if I didnt?? Would you lift and plant deeper?? Bugger!!!!

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 23:43
I have 2 which have been set last summer. They are the prune code that you are meant to cut right back. But when do I do this and how far back??

How to freeze French beans??

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 17:09

Yes v v restrictive and some of the foods on that list are high fibre so I can't eat those! 

How to freeze French beans??

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 11:49

edd I use to grow kale, caul, broc, cabbage, I love my veg but after being v ill it was the veggies making me worse. So I'm root veg, French beans and courgettes only! Unless anyone knows of any low fiber low fodmap veg!!

How to freeze French beans??

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 23:23

Thanks for all the advice, I have used my mums vac pack and tied some then frozen. I don't like having to freezer and store but it's the only green veg I can eat other than courgette. 

How to freeze French beans??

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 17:25

Dont you find that they go squeeky when frozen, wonder if vacuum packed before frozen may help! 

How to freeze French beans??

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 15:14

How do I do this so they aren't squeeky. It's one of the only veg on my permitted diet and I would love to keep some to help me in the winter months when I can't grow my own. Or has anyone grown their own in winter??

Potato blight?

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 20:59

Oh interesting that not all flower, I set sutton Formost and sharpes express . The s-for most flowered but the others in my raised bed don't seem to have. 2 out of prob 20 plants have!! Is this norm??

Red dahlia turned yellow

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 21:23

She is not in my good books!! She is a joker but that isn't funny they are dalia gallery Rivera and they were bought on a birthday trip to Cornwall so happy memories attached!!

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Plants to edge a bed to scare cats off

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Red dahlia turned yellow

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