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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 21:05

Yup

Gardeners World Lavender

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 21:03

I notice in 'municipal' planting that they cut their lavender back at the sides to free up the paths, but never into old wood. Keep some green leaves on the cut pieces. I had to do this when I had lavender bordering the pavement. I read (in a Dickens novel I think) that commercial growers replace their plants every 5 or 6 years. Whether this is still true, I don't know

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 20:58

I have just tried to assemble the reduced from £67 to £34 shredder from Tesco. I suspected from the amount of sellotape on the box that it had been returned by another customer. The first 'leg/support' went on fine, the second had a crossed thread so the screw would not go in. I refuse to re-package the whole thing, I will just take it back to them in bags

Large plant needed for balcony, help appreciated!

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:51

Petersham Nursery used to have a seriously classy restaurant - they may still have one; you could take her there and before dining she could choose her plant and pot.

Of course we want photos of the whole event

Fruit trees

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:48

Welshonion, what is that about pinching out the shoots?

Creeping ground-cver

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:46

How often, realistically will they be walked on? The obvious answer would be grass, which would have to be mowed but you MAY get away with camomile

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:43

Ph S2 , not the Amazon, but the Great Ouse I think it is called

Why can't you enlarge the pics, I checked with mine and they are all enlargeable?

Mrs G, is it rust on the HH?

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:40

Hello dwarf and welcome to the forum I don't know about the slime on your lettuces except that they might be rotting down a bit, separate the leaves and wash well, you may be able to salvage something edible.  Garden produce is never as pristine as shop stuff, but then we tend not to use the chemicals that their farmers use to have a commercially viable crop.

The peppers in Yorkshire where you are, I would put into 8 inch pots and keep them in the green house, or a sheltered sunny part of the garden, make sure they do not dry out. I start feeding mine tomato food when they are flowering. Other gardeners may do it differently.

Good luck with it and keep us posted

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:31

Horticultural Films

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:27

Butch Cassia and the Sunflower Kid

Discussions started by artjak

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 22:48

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 12:47

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
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Last Post: 12/09/2014 at 18:51

Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Last Post: 11/09/2014 at 21:31

Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 18:51

Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 16:42

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 19:55

Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 30/07/2014 at 09:23

Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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