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Allotment

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 19:21

Neil one of the secrets of being an allotmenteer is Not to be shy,talk to everybody there once they know your there to stay and be a part of it advice will flow,watch what the other s with good results are doing, gofor it. 

A couple of rose questions

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 12:32

There you R,    

Urgent Olive tree help please!

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 09:56

Hi Amanda if you go to RHS olive tree there is lots of good advice ,

Gnats

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:22

Hi Supernoodle the answer is Avon Skin So Soft,iv used it for some time ,this has been on here many times ,its also supplied to out troops  abroad ,Avon do not claim it to be a repellent,but it just works so well ,on the allotment i used to get eaten alive until i used this ,give it a try dont suffer. 

Advice needed

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 17:59

Ere in Mundesly village in Norfolk loads of people sell at the gate ,we get wonderful jams ,cakes,and also plants are always on offer,my neighbor has his on a long flat cart he pulls out every day, its all part of a days fun and iv never herd of anybody complaining and i hope you dont get put off with legal jargon we somtimes get on here ,nobody cares go for it and good luck,God save the gardener

Taking cuttings

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 17:47

Tom,if you go to RHS Cuttings on the net you will get all the info for different types of cuttings,and how, and times to do them explained very simply 

Lidl fruit tree's....

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 21:37

Lidl never seem to put essential info on there garden stocks ,why i don't know as iv had really good results with there stuff,at the moment one of there fig trees a friend bought me is just a star, it can be very annoying i agree especially with something like how big a tree is going to be.  

Help! Am I growing stinging nettles!?

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 17:19

Nettles ,are good for compost they love to nestle in and grow like hell ,so make sure they are dead or Nettle tea is easy and full of nitrogen ,our allotment ladies had the most wonderful compost heap last year nettles 5 feet high,and roots just as long ,

Sale of the day

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 17:09

am i right ,is it a goat

Can any one tell me what this is

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 17:06

Yes I think your both correct,a difficult one that,not in any of my books though, we have one as well here look

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