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Weed/Plant ID please

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 17:39

Lol nut. Can you imagine the taste or rather the burn on the way down?!

Mow it certainly does as do most Euphorbias. I grew E. Wulfenii in my garden and when  sat in the garden I could hear them exploding! Didn't mind tho. Easy to pull out where I didn't want them and plenty to share around 

seed share

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 17:18

Collected more seeds today Diddy. Sat in the boot of my car at the min. Too tired to deal with them now. Collected pink and a few blood red hollyhock seeds, more Astrantia hadspen and Nigella blue.

Since you started this thread it has become like an addiction to collect!!  

Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 17:04

Both comments lol


Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 16:34

Thank you GJ couldn't have put it better myself 

pics of my garden at mo

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 16:25

Yes!! Please show some more of your garden....not googled....MrsGarden never could keep a secret  and can you do a few close ups this time please Verdun?


Posted: 13/09/2013 at 08:39

Morning all  Actually managed to get on here before work. Don't have time to read what you are all upto tho will have to look when I get back

Raining today....hooray! Have 2 gardens to do today and will be able to get cracking rather than water. Both my ladies are growing some of the seeds I was sent so will check and see how they are doing. Once established next year I will spread them round all the gardens I work in. Feel its my own little effort at keeping variety going!

Have a wonderful day everyone 

Poorly Hellebores?

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 08:32

It is chicky. I only pot on when plants are well and truly established in pots and then just up enough to give then a little more growing space.

 The problem is the compost. Multi purpose is just too water retentive and most people overwater. In the ground water disperses a rule, always an exception like clay tho....There are stones and other bits of debris in the ground too which help with drainage. Multi purpose actually isn't in my opinion. Far better to use John Innes which has soil in it and doesn't act like a sponge!

Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 23:37

No I don't think you can. The only thing than can happen is the soil gets a little too acidic from the manure especially for brassicas. Then you just add lime or add mushroom compost which is more alkaline rather than manure where you intend to grow them..  

Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 23:06

Like the crown Diddy.

I know no more than you about MM. Just that he posted a very strange pic on a thread Verdun had posted on. Then the comment on here and I thought who is this whacko so checked his profile for his posts. Now I am ignoring him.

GJ I use as many as I can get my hands on. Impoverished soil gets stuff chucked on it all the time but once the soil is nice and workable I cut down a bit and maybe mulch once a year. I do work mainly on beds and borders though. Vege plots are a whole different ball game and do require a lot more tlc. 

seed share

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 22:51
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And I'm male,well i was last time i looked .

Sorry Coys I seem to get that wrong all the time lol

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