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Posted: 02/09/2014 at 16:59

Hi freewillow and welcome to the nut house,and seeing as you can remember old Geoff  you might remember Barry Bucknell, mind you he was a chippie not a gardener,I did warn you were nuts, sunny erein Norfolk

name and can I please

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 16:53

Hi Benny,here in Norfolk were only 100 mtr from the sea so we do get lots of damp air although the air here is very clean, the trees often get moss growing in them ,this area ,s soil is also very sandy and has excellent  drainage, the Yucca  we think was quite old and as you can see it had damage on it when we bought the house about 10 months ago, the remaining one is now very lose and the main trunk is also soon to just blow over as we get strong north and east winds from the sea,so when it does i,ll pot it up. I didn't know about the rosettes and rhizomes so that's very helpful and yes the new one you see is only 2 weeks old it just appeared one morning a nice surprise, and many thanks for all your help cheers and good luck Benny

name and can I please

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 12:47

Hi Yuccaman007 unfortunately the plant was not really too well ,when i looked the old leaves were full of snails and stuff,after a good clean up i noticed one of the plants was rotting so i removed it ,cleaned it up and planted it ,its now in the greenhouse hopefully recovering, the other part is still on the main stem which now i find is rotting also,so do i cut it of and replant in a pot as before do you think,the original yucca is now loose and i will pull it up soon do you think, when i replanted the other i cleaned it up like i would a pineapple was  this correct,

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58269.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58270.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

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 before and after the removal  and the rotting yuccas stem

Spots on leaves

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 17:03

Hi Peanuts3,sorry to say that ones not in any of my books ,hope someone else will help ,good luck 

Good News for Mike

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 09:06

Nice one Mike and by the way "THE EAGLE HAS LANDED MEANS A YORKSHIRE BUS IS COMING" but only if you watched the bus prog last night, Great news Buddy  suns shining on you from now on and its sunny erein Norfolk

pollination

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 17:05

Hi Iain it would be good to have im told a crab apple to pollinate as it seems to be an all rounder  almost for pollination,a dwarf stock would do.

Freezing corn on the cob.

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 12:53

right many thanks for that im giving it another go now there in season Cheers all still raining

Freezing corn on the cob.

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 10:30

Hi,when i got them out and de-frosted them ,they were not plump anymore and looked how can i say ,sad and had no Body  and i cooked a few but were sloppy type of thing,

Apple Trees - Hopeless Cases?

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 10:27

Talking to the G/C and looking at the charts it seems Crab apples are one of the best pollinators, im adding one next even though my new apple trees are all in the correct pollinator groups im advised the Crab is a good idea, and i know this type of thing frightens people off but a soil test round the trees might show some deficiencies  and save a lot of time and trouble,.

Freezing corn on the cob.

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 09:52

Morning all,I lost about 30 cobs last year doing the strip,food bag and freezer bit , are the freezer bags the ordinary ones you just pull off or special zippy type of thing please,

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