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Mysteriously beautiful plant!

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 19:05

cucumber or courgette??

Talkback: How to care for orchids

Posted: 05/06/2014 at 12:28
I still have one of my orchids which is in my bedroom where it flowered and seemed so happy ... but I haven't seen any new shoots for flowers since the old one have grown. If I remember I did cut right down as it seemed to die..I cut above a node then it went black and withered...will it ever send out a new shoot for flowers? the plant itself is very healthy, has sent out new roots....

new to allotment growing

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 20:52

Thanks Dovefromabove all netting is taut..taking down the 'roof' during winter and will pull up pegs near the ground for free access to all small animals...got bird boxes up and insect boxes on poles...we have a friendly frog around though not sure where his water is at the moment... think for first attempt at cage etc hubby done very well!

new to allotment growing

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 20:31

Thanks everyone! at the moment only the centre is still open, making it so we can open it whilst we  are busy on the plot but close it when we are done and go home, flowers and fruit seem to be forming well though we notice today a black leaf on one of the leaves...any ideas what that could be and how to treat it?? all netting will be down from the top during winter for the snow, we thought of that one!

new to allotment growing

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 20:10

We have just got an allotment a few weeks ago, we have cleared most of it, but there remain a lot of fruit bushes so hubby made a large fruit cage we have closed in with the usual netting but so far have left the centre open..we need to ask when it's best to close the cage completely to the birds? we have I believe tay berries, gooseberries, we have added 3 blueberries, the other ones we are not sure what they are so are awaiting the fruiting of the stems to see...

Talkback: Ask Adam

Posted: 13/04/2012 at 15:59
Hi Adam, my husband listens to gardeners radio programme on Fridays on the way home. Today they spoke of 'granulated sheep's wool' to put around hosta's to protect them from slugs and snails..where do you get such things?
Lesley
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new to allotment growing

Fruit cages 
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