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Posted: 12/06/2013 at 14:05
Right thats the answer then pottem up for a season,swat i deeded to know,,, again cheers folks

Not getting notification e mails

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 19:24
nor me and i dont get smiies if i log in ,,dont log in i get them but cant use them

Does anyone know the name of this tree please?

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 19:22
Alianthis (tree of heaven) maybe


Posted: 11/06/2013 at 10:55
Hi all again,i have 10 fig cuttings about 7 weeks old in water all rooted and doing very very well,,now were moving house over the next 2 months and they would be much easier to transport contained in water than in pots,question is this how long can they stay in water as i need to build fig pits for them at our new garden,or at our new place should i pot them for maybe a season then pit them,any advise please fig experts to the front please, many thanks for your time Alan4711


Posted: 06/06/2013 at 12:07
Hi Danny mine is the same and apparently this how they are supposed to be, mine also is Forrest flame i was worried as well but ok now ,good luck

figs cutting

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 12:03
Hi all just an update for anyone interested if growing figs, took the advise from this site and got 10 cuttings,( not one person new the name of the fig they had)anyway lots of advise on the net loads of complicated ways to nurture them, so as this site said into jam jars rain or old tap water and presto in 10 days tiny white marks 15 days definite roots trying to grow 20 days everyone even the trimmings of the cuttings have small healthy roots and some have new leaf shoots already, I had to gently brush off the algae stuff when changing the water ,(every 8/10 days) and last night my mate for a favor i did him knocked on the door with a fig tree would you believe from Aldi ??4:95 and its a beauty but no name on it just says (a fruiting fig) so no probs and im a happy bunny,good luck all Alan4711

Help -My Roses are dying!

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 20:12
simply go to a solicitor and ask for advice you will probably find this would be free for the first visit,

Goji berry

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 20:02
looks like good advise,many thanks for that cheers all

Female blackbird loses her mate - very sad

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 11:38
On a more cheerful note i worked on the Radcliffe on Soar power station many years ago in Nottinghamshire what a monstrosity it was ,however now it has a small golf course a really great nature reserve and close up looks just great for the wild life now there,not all bad then i hope ,,,,Alan4711

Goji berry

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 11:32
Hi all again ,now has anybody any knowledge about the Goji Berry, i believe its a shrub from China and also called Wolfberry but thats it, they do look a good shrub to grow but i wonder if the fruit is nicley edible or just for jamming,im moving to a new house soon and am trying to plan a fruit plot in a biggish way ,iv already got 7 Fig cuttings doing really well and will have strawbs of course blueberries i know nothing about so im really open to any good advise and will have lots of time to do it all so hard graft is not a problem at all, many thanks avaguden Alan4711

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