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Advice about magnolias needed.

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 20:39

Hi Greenlove  have a look at this info ,the Chysanthemumiflora is small around 7 feet tall we have one in full bloom just stunning ,remember to plant out of the wind if poss 

http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/products/Magnolia--chysanthemumiflora.html 

Help – how do I stop insects biting me?

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 20:26

Mark all our allotmenteers use Avon skin so soft It Works as Dove says we all use it 

how do I protect my peaches from scavengers?

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 16:43

you could plant a sweet cherry ,the birds like them more than peaches,you wont get any cherries to eat but you might get peaches,

Crocks in Pots - A Waste of Time ?

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 16:40

personally i use polystyrene ,and in big outdoor pots they are much lighter and also a little help with  insulation in the winter,works for me.   

Honey berry?

Posted: 23/04/2014 at 20:50

Hi Herby try this for help from RHS http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?pid=728   Honey berry are good for people who struggle with blueberries, you need more than one for good fruiting, it is in fact an edible Honeysuckle, being a new type of plant in this country there's not too much known as they come from the Siberian areas, my local G/C assures me this is the most popular fruit seller plant of the year good luck

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Posted: 23/04/2014 at 09:22

Artjak as promised,see if you qualify for any of this,http://www.free-boilers.org.uk

 

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 17:36

Artjak  iv researched triple glazing against Gas double glazing and the difference in price is not a good deal, the heat it saves is balanced out with the loss of solar heat it stops entering the house due to being a little darker,the end result Triple almost twice the price for no advantage over gas double glazing . im waiting for a friend to email me on boiler deals he uses on his properties he might be able to help with advice if he calls i,ll let you know 

Peas

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 17:19

if you get mice trouble dip the peas in paraffin then plant mice won touch em.old allotment trick it works 

Fan trained Fig

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 17:17

Any chance of a pic before you chop

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wot to do now

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bubble wrap

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Fat balls in plastic NO

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Rose of Sharon,Hypericum androsaemum

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New Dralek

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new or old

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solar or not

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Her Poor knees

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Bake off again

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Christmas stuff in shop

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just my luck

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