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Apple Sooty Spot

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 17:42

Lots of beer and a ladder?

Apple Sooty Spot

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 13:32

We have a fair number of apples which naturally do not store (Discovery, Katy for example) These we peel and purée and freeze the purée for winter use either in cake making or added to yoghurt.

We also juice a lot and freeze the juice, again for winter use.

So, your apples may not be perfect but unless you  intend selling them, the crop is not a total loss.

Gardening & what else?

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 12:56

a country cottage with a vegetable garden will do me fine

It ain't all it is cracked up to be.

Collecting seed from Sweet Williams

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 12:48

I wait until the seed pods actually open. There are a lot of seeds in the pod so it does not matter if a few escape.

You could put a paper bag over the seed head and wait for the seed to fall into it.

Geum sand Heuchera

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 21:09

Watch out for Vine weevils in a pot. I found four adults on my sales Geums today which means that they will have to be soaked in nasty insecticides in a few weeks time when the eggs hatch out. Very annoying.

Plant name?

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 21:05

No idea why they are so expensive, they are so easy to propagate and to pot on and get to a reasonable size for selling very quickly.

Plant name?

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 16:10

The only thing is, they do not stop as the nice edging shown , they spread and spread and spread. They also seed around, but a good number of the seedlings are green, not black.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 11:36

Just a few today, lots of lost name Clematis.

http://s703.photobucket.com/user/Owdboggy/slideshow/July%202015

Geum sand Heuchera

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 09:17

Never bothered with Heuchera, but Geums, yes. Dig up the clumps, refresh the soil and replant. They should then grow away again. Give them a good watering first.and afterwards.

Apple Sooty Spot

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 21:15

The fruit is still edible, once it has been peeled, but obviously it does not store.

Discussions started by Berghill

Iris sibirica

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Fascinating discovery

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Last Post: 08/12/2015 at 18:19

How very frustrating.......

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More work!

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Silly question of the day!

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Ptilostemon afer

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Bearded Iris

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Bloooo...badger

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Nectaroscordum siculum

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Chlorotic leaves

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Camassia changing colour

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Health and Safety

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Posting removal

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Garden Pictures 2015

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Early Spring

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