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Talkback: How to take hardwood cuttings

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 13:23
Lash go to RHS fig cuttigs ,i took 10 last year ,some into water, some into J.Innes no 3 with 20%extra grit all are now 6 to 8 inches high healthy and just dropping there leaves for winter in the unheated greenhouse ,they will spend there first year in containers, they love nettle and comfry tea and seaweed also works well, this will get the tree growing good strong roots ,stems and leaves, second year in spring change to high Potash feed to encourage fruit and into pig pits and Bobs your wosit
keep it simple

not good

Posted: 08/12/2013 at 22:30
sorry being new to hereit was Wallcot next to Bacton

not good

Posted: 08/12/2013 at 22:22
today i drove to Bacton just down the coast from Mundesley where we now live ,the road was closed off but people just drove through, cars were parked everywhere and people were standing around just stunned at the sight of total devastation left by the sea, some houses that sat comfortably looking out to sea now stood dangerously close to the waves,just waiting for the next time the storms might come,,in the field over the road were scattered the personal belongings of these people some of them now in the care off loved ones , on the way home I called into the Ship ,my local and chatted to Duncan a new friend now looking after two of the unfortunate people now homeless and uninsured.
he said they were taking ,one day at a time.

in or out fig

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 12:12
Dove Hi again ,iv tried to set to receive messages but it keeps changing even though iv saved changes ,my new and latest discussions are now saying today in the future IE at 14.50 and so on ,so as usual my g/w dont work ,no smilies and no messages,also iv been waiting for months for them to close me down so i can try and join afresh come on editor Help

Poorly Dwarf Cherry

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 11:49
looks like you got that one right Sue and im glad as im getting into cherries and fruit trees, Nice one iv saved all that
Alan

in or out fig

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 11:36
Hi Dove ,the strawbs would be really great, right this second were waiting for the solicitors to call saying weve exchanged or not ( just the same as yesterday ) and ask for a completion date, when we have a pint you will not believe our story and the Incompetence of estate agents And ( not ours)solicitors, you could make a tv comedy about it but for it not being so funny for us, anyway iv guessed PM is pers mess,so im sorting that as my bit dont let me do things that other people on here can, B lucky Alan

Potato Scab

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 11:21
Hi Andy were getting a new allotment very soon and were just not sure whether or not to try spuds under plastic like you did, ours that where a disaster were open ground ,mind you we did manure about 4 months before planting, But on a slope our drainage was good, its all sent to testus again init Good luck
Alan

Giant Peas?

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 15:12
Hi Boater we also chose those peas and they were about 4.5 feet high ,the peas were just fantastic heavy crop, brilliant taste , were sold on them for next year,i fed very weak nettle tea just for starters then left them,good peas

Weed-Tea

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 15:02
possem2 this type of thing is usually with nettles or comfrey,dandelions are good ,bucket of water, sink the greens in weight them down ,cover 4 weeks ok , needs to look like weak tea ,i do 20 to 1 ,foliage wash 50 to 1, nettles are for leaf and stems growth ,comfrey same but contains more potash for fruit or flowers ,lots of advice on net and Utube.

Rainwater versus tap

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 20:58
I don't know that one Fairygirl, and you wouldn't want to hear me singing while im gardening believe me, good luck all

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