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strawberries

Posted: 21/01/2013 at 15:59

I want to plant alpine strawberries in a container. If I want them to remain in the container for a few seasons what is the best compost to use and will they need feeding?

worm compost

Posted: 21/01/2013 at 15:54

Thanks for the advice. I think i will still just use it round plants.

worm compost

Posted: 19/01/2013 at 14:05

How do folk use worm compost apart from putting it rounds plants? Can it be added to multipurpose compost?

Compost

Posted: 05/10/2012 at 18:17

I just wondered if I could reuse it in containers, perhaps put it in the bottom half and add fresh compost on top.

Compost

Posted: 05/10/2012 at 17:02

Is it possible to use old potting compost for growing carrots and salad crops? Would it be o.k. to add fish blood and bone to it as a fertilizer?

 

Poisonous plant

Posted: 04/10/2012 at 12:40

Thanks for the advise. I think that oxalis is also difficult to get rid of!!!

Poisonous plant

Posted: 04/10/2012 at 09:44

Thank you Busy-Lizzie. What you are saying is exactly what I have read. I'm just afraid of digging incase I miss bulblets and it spreads even more. I wonder if covering it with weed prevention matting might help.

Poisonous plant

Posted: 03/10/2012 at 21:48

I know it is attractive but I need to get rid of it!

Poisonous plant

Posted: 03/10/2012 at 17:59

Thank you for those responses. I gather that part of the problem is getting all the bulbs out as they tend to roll around in the soil.

Poisonous plant

Posted: 03/10/2012 at 15:10

I wish to replant part of my garden but have found Arum Italicum growing amongst plants. I believe it is very difficult to get rid of. Can anyone please advise me how to eradicate it and stop it spreading or how to deal with it?

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Discussions started by Alfierawes

Trees

Tree in front garden 
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Last Post: 26/05/2014 at 21:23

Plant

Red bush 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 09:23

figs

Figs not ripening 
Replies: 17    Views: 433
Last Post: 09/09/2013 at 09:35

problem-grass

red grass  
Replies: 5    Views: 323
Last Post: 24/08/2013 at 20:35

lawn

mossin in lawn 
Replies: 3    Views: 345
Last Post: 06/09/2013 at 18:57

lawn-problem

How to get rid of moss in a lawn 
Replies: 2    Views: 204
Last Post: 22/08/2013 at 20:28

lawns-

How to get rid of moss in a lawn 
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Last Post: 22/08/2013 at 14:42

strawberries

best compost for alpine strawberries 
Replies: 12    Views: 829
Last Post: 21/03/2013 at 02:04

worm compost

use of compost 
Replies: 5    Views: 463
Last Post: 21/01/2013 at 15:54

Compost

How to use old potting compost 
Replies: 4    Views: 830
Last Post: 06/04/2013 at 14:38

Poisonous plant

Arum Italicum 
Replies: 10    Views: 742
Last Post: 04/10/2012 at 12:40
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