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Latest posts by Alan4711

organic manure?

Posted: 17/02/2013 at 14:37

HI all im wondering if anyone knows anything about planting seeds that you leeve to grow then dig in as a mulch i think at a later date  could be organi manure im not sure but any info will be interesting and sounds good in new raised beds

Hopefully Alan4711  

passion flower

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 16:41

hi flower ,iv took a cutting from someone but they dont know what sort,im  hopeing they all fruit i,ll haveto wait and see doesnt seem to be anyone who,s got any knowledge on them ,shame cus they are really beautifull in flower

cheers Alan

passion flower

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 22:11

HI all,can anyboby tell me if the passion flower plants all bare  fruit, i used to have one with terrific smallish orange sweet  fruit about the size of a satsuma ,now iv moved i want to get another but am told that only Passiflora Edulis gets fruit even the G/Cen dont seem to know the answer or where to get one from,  if they all fruit no probs,but has anyone got one that has edible fruits and what sort do they have PLease

many thanks Alan


Posted: 15/02/2013 at 21:55

nanna 26 go to google or whatever and RHS pruning hydrangeas exellent info for you

good luck Alan4711


Posted: 13/02/2013 at 19:08

Sorry didnt mean juiperus coniferus ,i ment we had never done a conifer before i think the name is golden pfitzer juniper  so maybe a repot tomorrow to at least give it a fighting chance then many thanks Nut cutlet


Hanging baskets and window boxes

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 17:30

hi obelixx have a good rest matey and get better, iv just come in from the garage iv been prepping my h/baskets ,iv got my liners in and  plastic tubs connected to cut down coke bottles as usual sitting in them awaiting for soil and plants and the start whistle, managed to pot on 20 Hydrangeas as well today there out side in the rain till later tonight not too sure what were putting in them this year so im keeping my eye on your post see what comes up 

Cheers Alan


Posted: 13/02/2013 at 17:18

looks like its all tight and been restricted with yellowy ends yet the beginning of  the three branches are  more greener at the base, possibly because of its former position under the hedge no actualy brown dead parts,iv put it in the front garden away from the wind and its heavy rain now so it should appreciate a better position and a drink, you think i should repot tomorrow or no



Posted: 13/02/2013 at 16:22

Hi all ,here we go again,we have just found a juniperus (so the book calls it) coniferus,its about 24" across and 8 Inches high,it has obviously been neglected by the previuos house owner ,we found it in and under a large hedge in the garden,its soil looks dry and dusty and dead,rather than discard should i repot now or water and wait till march/april as it looks in very poor health but i would like to give it a chance ifposs,,weve never handled a coniferous before so hopefully a lesson comeing up from someone

cheers Alan

Does no digging work?

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 15:37

i heard Masanou deed polled his name to Monty i don't myself believe it but you never know these days figrat, and i never could understand why farmers plowed there fields so much i used to watch the birds follow and scoff every living thing there was, mind you i don know how else they could do it And as advised yesterday iv repotted my Hydranges and there in the rain all smiling to be outside till tonight,

thanks for all the help AGAIN 

the pope

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 15:27

Et cum spitu tuo  flowering Rose and its still chuckin it down, and i  pressed the spell check it nearly blew up steam coming out the pc


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