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Latest posts by Alan4711

Keeping Cats off of Garden - Tried and Tested Ideas only please

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 19:18
it is now over 7 months since i started to spray Jeyes fluid either ready to use or tin, only one deposit in the time due to Kate planting and forgetting to spray around the turned soil, worked for us

Gardeners world

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 09:39
Verdum wot kind of plant is arsenal then, ?

Gardeners world

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 19:57
dont you watch our Vera mi duck, i love the detectives ? well some of em mind you iv not ever watched a soap in my life this is my claim to fame, and her indoors is all set up on the sofa waiting for Xfactor daft i calls it

Gardeners world

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 19:50
Was last night just me or what ,im sorry but i hate to say it but Monty bored me to tears last night,picking flowers i ask you no more please, and it said in the tv mag their would be info on fruit trees, why do i need to see somebody picking wild blackberries Please show me how to plant ,grow and look after them ill do the picking and eating,this is not supposed to be a nature prog its getting silly ,get back to basic gardening bits for beginners bits for the more knowing watchers Please !!! Right wots on telly a bottle o Bombardier and the last Vera i think ava nice nite folks

What does everyone think

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 19:36
Hi Nick what size and type did the waterfall pond pump/filter need please im thinking of doing one similar

Planting garlic

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 19:16
Hi Sthin,early garlic ieurple wight,and some others can be planted late autumn early winter,just below the soil,6 inches apart with rows 12 inches apart harvest when leaves turn yellow,,i planted last Oct got a very good crop,birds can be a pest pulling them up so if you can cover with fleece thats best , good luck

Apricot tree ( smallish)

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 17:14
Hi Dove thats another G/C were going to visit,iv had a look at there site and a visit is on the early calender, im also impressed with the one at Overstrand a pleasure to walk round and avacoffee, many thanks for that we do appreciate all this help, Kates getting exited with planning all the new fruit trees and new allotment and wot to plant, Good luck and Addict many -of- them, or- many- of- em, just refers to nice days Blucky

Hydrangea Problem

Posted: 14/09/2013 at 20:20
Hi Ally5 if you cut right back passed the present years growth the flowers wont come back in that year ,dont worry this renewed growth will give strong stems and leaf,next flowering season give it good potash feeds ,and dont forget they are very thirsty shallow rooted plants,

Slugs

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 11:52
i think if you stand still long enough they will eat your shoes,Kates just filled a bed with violas and forgot to slug pellet it and they are 90% gone in one night,i just had to laugh or i would have cried, she did it as a nice surprise for the people moving in soon, slugs have no feelings at all the swines
av2lafdontu

watering cactus

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 11:42
Hi Sue,i think it was brum quite a while ago whose uncle grows cacti, told me the secret of it is drainage has to be really really good , well water once a week so the cacti takes what it needs and lets the rest drain away from the roots, again iv fed on Nettle tea and my fire barrel has doubled in size this year,next year as it getting quite large now im going for comfry tea for more potash hoping it will turn red and flower maybe ? anyway its in great condition ,October i start to water only once a month and do as everybody else says good luck
Alan

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