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Latest posts by Alan4711

Container drainage

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 10:54

Hi Logan, i have looked at how aluminium effects plants,i think u need to look yourself as the info says it can effect root growth,however the amounts needed seem to be obscure,i went to (effects of aluminium on plants) to me it looks a no,no,however we know its used on acid soils as a colouration for some plants, id use polystyrene myself broken into bits ,it works perfectly in pots or troughs and is used in packaging everywhere, hope this helps, 

Hedge cutting

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 10:20

Oi recon the answer lies in the soil 

Hedge cutting

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 10:13

RSPB  /www.rspb.org.uk/advice/gardening/planting/hedges/the_law.aspx

We recommend that cutting hedges and trees is avoided between March and August as this is the main breeding season for nesting birds.

wonder if the mild weather might start them earlier this year as there all getting frisky round erein Norfolk, yesterday there were 6 sparrows and blackbirds staking claim to a tree we were just going to  removing to plant a new apple,,back to the drawing board for that one then   

Can I plant bougainvillea in my front south facing garden?

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 10:35

i had passion flower in the midlands it broke out the pot went down the fence 30 feet and was stunning the fruit was sweet and the kids passing going to school loved to pick them, they are one tough plant i used to trim it with a saw im growing it again lovely plant.

Design student looking for help!

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 10:27

mini skirts , those were the days my friend,we thought thered never end ,All together now!!  i knew i should av gave this one a miss BUT toooooo tempting by far ,,can anyone remember a shot of Redex  Wot did it actually do if anything,AND  my mini fill up was a pounds worth please ,lasted  all week.  and wots just come on the radio Tell Laura i love her,one of mifaves, and you lot will be telling me u delevered Lancasters next ,cor blimey now that was a job wont it blessem, sunny tomorrow ,ere we go Weeel meet again dont know where  imoff  av a great day everybody  

Hydrangea in need of TLC

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 10:33

If you wish to enhance red or pink flowers, apply a dressing of ground limestone or chalk at a rate of 75-100g per sq m (2-3oz sq yd) in winter. 

First time hanging baskets

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 10:20

Hi Saff Brum put some great pics up on baskets last week ava look they are really good,

Become a Compost Expert

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 10:18

the contacts not working for me ,but have got the info local council and when we can Katenme r going to do it nice one Artjack,

Design student looking for help!

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 10:12

if you girls spent more time checking things like oil levels, tyre pressures, and water levels on your cars you might have noticed the windscreen wash bottle often have a plastic cap with a thin connector to the water reservoir  so it does,nt get lost , this magnificent device used on a watering cans would save wild life like elephants and hippos from falling in, i know  theses animals really are a nuisance, absolute rocket science, and you, v heard on Dragons Den how people often try to over-solve problems  that really dont exist,well your doing very well today girls, mind i do love the large grounded water bottle with a long spray nozzle that sounds good, am i making sence Thomas Wilkinson 2 AND REMEMBER this is all meant in the nicest possible way,youv all made me laugh this morning and believe yu me i appreciate it, and iv got Kate digging holes for a greengage a Braeburn apple and a Bramley cooker,  NOW about these watering contraptions

Alan4711 ( think i might change my handle after pressing submit)

To cover south side

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 12:38

cheers  Obelixx

Alan

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Skimea pics i hope again

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thread box only half there cannot upload

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