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ideas for killing off bamboo

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 11:21

ideas for killing off bamboo

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 10:23

perhaps an email to these people might help,im not connected in any way good luck

http://www.progreen.co.uk/contact/info_2.html 

What's eating my peas?

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 10:14

quick dip of  the peas,beans in paraffin before planting an old allotment trick and it works, the mice might dig up a couple but will then leave them.

hydreangea

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 09:44

hi Rosemary this i find is the simple way  http://www.hydrangeashydrangeas.com/colorchange.html  from Changing the colour of Hydrangeas, i think a nice cream Hydrangea is one of the best looking to have ,which normally might go a little pink but normaly stays cream, decide when buying what colour you want and understand the soil it likes simple as that, after that you can to a degree alter some colours its all in the above link,,exiting these now coming back into fashion plants are

How you choose fertilizers ?

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 12:31

Hi Vermi being coaster we use free washed up seaweed mulch and seaweed tea feed also fish b/bone on everything we grow, good luck

Homemade bug sprays

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 12:24

i used a spray of fairy liquid ( a tiny squirt ) in a pint of warm water yesterday on a young  plant covered in greenfly and aphids it killed them all,i checked the plant with a loupe just to see how  effective it was the plant seems ok and im happy to say no bugs were moving at all ,i then washed the plant off its good 

a few pic's

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 12:09

Rusty how old r your figs they look great r they from your own cuttings ,if so which way did you do them,iv doing about 25 at the moment in 4 different ways so  im interested how you do them Alan

Trees

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 12:02

Marg why dont you just cleanly remove the turf remove the tree  refill and replace the turf  it will be back to normal this summer after a couple mows or so,no probs 

Rhubarb

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 11:54

From miserable Norfolk,  im sat ere looking and reading about all that scrummy rhubarb of which i aintgotnon YET  all iv got is a smashing recipe from Dove, i need to start our first patch ere in Munsly  asap,it will be a big patch as we love it I should av bought some with us from our allotment on our move,but clever me forgot, so East Coast folks which 3 shall i go for, to start me off please.heres hoping and now its raining again 

Broad Beans being eaten

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 10:12

Dip the beans in paraffin before planting an old allotment trick and works.

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