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Where do we start?

Posted: 09/07/2013 at 13:31
Hi Eri, without a doubt the first thing to do is sit down avabeer/coffee and agree to take your time ,a bit at a time and ENJOY its not a chore its a pleasure ,so start at the offey or beeroff as we call em here ,, 2 or 3 bottles is a good start then it will all be much easier ,we have just turned a large part of a field into a great allotment ,pond and all, as the song says Nice and East does it every time,,Good luck loads of free advise just as Verdun says,Alan4711

I love bees but

Posted: 09/07/2013 at 13:22
Rodge ,now thats one nice bee motel, im going to build one at our new house and great pics iv heard of this but never seen it , bye the way what do u charge em for an overnight stay,,, nice one Rodge
good luck Alan4711

apple tree

Posted: 09/07/2013 at 13:11
now whats i call good info, many thanks for that and sorry for delay ,weve been house hunting,
Good luck Water/Digger ((( @@ ))this is supposed to b a smilie cus i cant get em

Holes in the soil around my rose

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 16:25
pictures would be good ,then you might get some help from someone

Morning Forkers query

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 15:29
and me

comfrey liquid feed

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 15:24
Ann i found it so much easier after i read the page on ( ) it explained what plants want in a very very simple way, and about nettle tea,you can say that comfrey and nettle tea are almost the same ,good for roots,stems leaves,but lack Phosphorous for fruit or flower ,so this might need to be added later,as the page explains, Dandelion seems to have lots more nutrients including Phosphorous so it seems has the edge on the others, also a too strong tea mix tends to turn the plant leaves a reddish brown underneath as i found out earlier this year but they soon recovered, Alan

apple tree

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 15:05
Hi water butts iv only just got your answer many thanks do Blenheim orange or James Grieves taste anything like Pink Lady please

comfrey liquid feed

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 14:57
Hi little Ann on the net is just loads of info on nettle and comfry go to (The Garden of Eaden ) note the spelling EADEN its full of answers for you,


Posted: 06/07/2013 at 16:38
Nice one Bob iv saved all that info and kates quite exited to grow blacks for the first time ,next year will be a year of pies custard, ice cream And jams wonderfull.
cheers all

Onward & Upward

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 16:28
Dog we planted a cutting of honeysuckle this year it is now 6 feet high growing up a wall fan and 6/8 feet wide and has just begun to flower all in a few months i cant put pics up for some reason i dont get a tool bar with the tree and smilies like most ,give it a try and cuttings of honeysuckle are everywhere to be had for nothing

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