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Latest posts by Alan4711

newly planted young apple tree

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 11:36
David which apple did u go for

Looking for a house plant that thrives in shade and is VIBRANT.

Posted: 28/12/2013 at 17:17
Hi Anthony Peace lilly is a house favourite ,it grows quite large if you want and simply droops when it wants a drink ,partial or almost full shade, they love also bathrooms,flowers are stunning and the plant has a mind of its own,my two have been flowering for months,i cant upload photos on this site but they were about 6 inches tall 7 months ago now both 18 inches tall and same wide ,i feed on Nettle juice or baby bio, avago

im back

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 14:06
dove strikes again and yes Jan 13 blessem and there's a definite build up of boozy things arriving daily, Christmas tree goes up tomorrow, and as everyone knows you have to drinks its health when its all trimmed up,if u didnt u do now cheers all ,ps dove you were right about Reeds nursery just the job for info and trees etc really helpful.

im back

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 13:43
Hi all and many thanks for all your best wishes,Now how about this !! i had the mri about 10 days ago or so and iv already got an appointment with the specialist Dec 13 th now thats what i call a great NHS,things are looking up, cant wait to gat the trees and other stuff in, next year im going to really go to town on the planting,
right good luck all for next years gardening,now iv got to mend the greenhouse that some idiot fell through chall
Alan

im back

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 11:33
Hello everybody,well im almost back,the move to Mundesley was a disaster the removal company was just a joke, anyway were in the new house and an MRI scan says iv got nerves trapped in my neck so until they operate ( i hope ) i cant walk and all my left side is asleep for a bit,but fingers crossed i could be ok for the summer, SO the gardens waiting for some TLC all the new fruit trees are on order,blackberries,blueberries, as well ,tried to pot a lilly yesterday and fell through the side of the greenhouse literally !! no damage to me but the greenhouse looks sad,,my neighbour builder whos doing the alterations in the house herd the crash and came running but we couldn't get me back on my feet for ages due to both of us just laughing at the daft situation, anyway all ok now and ill try to keep up with you all, hi Dove havnt forgot you mi duck, good luck all ALAN

sting nettle feed

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 11:16
No probs lots of people keep it for much longer as i do,about 6 weeks minimum to bottle it ,i leave it 10 weeks or more then bottle,when you make a lot the strength is important as too strong burns the plants, so weak tea looking is good, i use 15/20 to one as mines quite strong as i do the dryer method not so smelly, remember this mix is good for general growth but come flowering/fruiting time add more potash, or stop the nettle tea and go for a tomato type feed this is good, Comfry is very good as it has more potassium than nettles, the really good one is Dandelion tea if you can get enough of them, good luck Alan

Can i grow a Mahonia in a pot?

Posted: 15/12/2013 at 11:35
good for a couple of years or so as it grows to 1.5 mts high and wide any soil and shade or part shade ours is in full sun one tough bush go to RHS mahonia good advise

Talkback: How to take hardwood cuttings

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 13:27
ps Hardwood cutings mid Autumn to late winter

Talkback: How to take hardwood cuttings

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 13:23
Lash go to RHS fig cuttigs ,i took 10 last year ,some into water, some into J.Innes no 3 with 20%extra grit all are now 6 to 8 inches high healthy and just dropping there leaves for winter in the unheated greenhouse ,they will spend there first year in containers, they love nettle and comfry tea and seaweed also works well, this will get the tree growing good strong roots ,stems and leaves, second year in spring change to high Potash feed to encourage fruit and into pig pits and Bobs your wosit
keep it simple

not good

Posted: 08/12/2013 at 22:30
sorry being new to hereit was Wallcot next to Bacton

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