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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

Fan trained Fig

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 15:43

YEP, that's the best info ,note the restriction of the roots mind , and the new  root bags are just the job and not expensive if you want plenty of fruit later, i feed on Fish blood and bone, and when near to fruiting a good dollop of Potash to encourage the fruiting, and dont forget like Dovefromabove they do like a drink.

Unknown Plant

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 15:38

Super noodle can you tell us how much you paid to eradicate the J /K weed please

Driveway ideas

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 15:32

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/42610.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 High  Mark,this type of stone /pebbles, was laid by the previous owner and is a nightmare,a couple of inches deep ,horrible to walk/drive on its from tiny stuff to one or one and a half inch pebbles , even on a slope it collects so much sludge and muck underneath it, so were removing it ASAP,it maybe ok for a drive away from the house but not close to it good luck.

Nice smelly for the house

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 14:35

strange question i know but does anyone grow anything in there garden to smell nice in the house, im not looking for  the flowers vase,we do that as well ,im looking for something on a regular bases  to be the background fragrance in the house as i want to grow it rather then buy an electric plug in, they are ok but not quite the same, i remember grandmas house used to have vase,s with all kinds of things sticking up ,some were branches mixed with other things ,memory wont go back to the vase,s, now i just remember her blackleading the fire grate and the brush catching fire, red cardinal polish,sweeping the front of the house Every day, spitting on her hanky to wipe my face , IV lost the plot, smelly,, thats it please if poss,if i hav,nt got one then i,ll grow one. many thanks 

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just info

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its here

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Pennesetum I think

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wot to do now

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Fuchsias winter to do

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WOTISIT

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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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