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So...............

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 14:27

I hate the word "innit"!

 

I watch goggle box and there is a lady on there that says it at the end of every sentence. 

When I first started to watch it I used to look to my partner and say "isn't what?" thinking I'd missed something, winds me right up!

My way of speaking is not the best (mackem), neither is my grammar but come on, some of these word just dont need to be added randomly to a sentence, esspecially by adults.

Improving heavy clay soil - wet side/dryside

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 13:52

My garden is exactly the same, on the right it sets rock hard the other is like a bog! 

On the dry side I add my own home compost, I also add a layer of shop compost on the top after Ive planted my veg. Last year I put hay round my plants which done very well at retaining moisture and I only had to water once a week, but did introduce a few new weeds to the garden. This year I will also be planting alot of ground covering plants just to cast a bit shade on the soil, like strawberries just so I am not wasting ground.

 

The wet shaded side I will be adding alot of plants that love and take up alot of water like fatsia. Ive also added alot of grit, stones and sand. 

 

I have a west facing garden.

Fertilizer for leeks, onions, garlic etc

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 00:17

Im after a slow release organice nitrogen feed to put into the soil before plantin my leeks, anyone got any recomendations? 

 

What do you guys feed your onions, leeks and garlic before anf when they are in the ground.

 

Thanks guys

starting onions leeks etc from seed,what is the process?

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 11:14

I start  all these from seed but never get big veg, I put bone meal in the                     ground when I eventually plant out but what and when should I feed them?

 

Thanks guys                               

Please help me think outside the box!

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 23:52

Nicandra?

Plans 4 corner Trianglearea, semi shade, need another shrub or herbaceous pla

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 19:56
  [blockquote class=postcontent restore]Ive been on with my corner area that is in shade but does get some sun from 1pm onwards at this time of year.

Its a big corner border area just off my lawn, so far I have a white hydrangea as the corner main plant, then either side I have 3 hebes with purple flowers, then i was thinking of a row of lavenders on the edge between lawn and border I want begenia but I need something i between the lavenders and begenia to break up the colours.

All of the above plants I already have, I am setting off some foxgloves and lupins for spot planting. I will also be looking to put some nicandra in there too.

I need something that will be quite leafy to stop weeds, any ideas?

Fushia wanted but what kind?

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 21:40

Fab thanks guys, A few to choose from I will have to have a look around for them

Potato advise

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 04:33

Ive planted some up  now in tubs in the green house,just as an experiment, and will do each week for the next 15 weeks then harvest first sown and replant one and so on, see if I get tatties for xms. Mi e are in the gh so they wont be bitten by frost...

Fushia wanted but what kind?

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 04:14

My grandad had this massive hedge ike fushia in his garden when I was little, he passed away some years ago but fushias always remind me of him. 

What type of fushia would grow this tall? I Work in a garden center and all the ones we have get to 1-2 meters the one I remember was at least 12 feet..... although it will of been well established

 

 

Thanks guys

Homebase seeding compost

Posted: 27/02/2016 at 20:01

I have never had this problem with john innes... quite dissapointing that their standards are lowering

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Fertilizer for leeks, onions, garlic etc

what fertilizer do you recommend?  
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starting onions leeks etc from seed,what is the process?

Explain process please 
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Plans 4 corner Trianglearea, semi shade, need another shrub or herbaceous pla

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Fushia wanted but what kind?

fushia 
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Plants for around a pond

need some ideas 
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Dead space, how would I go about a living roof?

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Grass seed some growing some not?

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round up touch any reviews?

round up touch any reviews? 
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finding it hard to level out soil for grass seed.

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Tips and advice needed for new lawn.

Tips and advice needed for new lawn. 
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Needing some advice on weed and feed please :)

Needing some advice on weed and feed please :) 
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veg and poisons question??

veg and poisons question?? 
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