Berghill


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fruit tree wash

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 17:25

I use a Winter Wash based on Horticultural soft soap. Cannot remember the name . It seems to be on sale almost everywhere.

Friend or foe?

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 08:13

Looks very much like Geranium robertianum, aka Herb Robert.  It is a very pretty native wild flower which can become a bit of a seed weed if happy.

Ever been had ??

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 08:11

That is about the normal price for a G. Blewberry Tart, There were some on sale yesterday at the Loughborough AGS show, a single bulb in a pot for £10.

Sorry, but had you ain't been.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 08:02

Nice to see the Bumble bees getting out in the sun.

Something's been eating my bulbs

Posted: 05/03/2015 at 15:30

Not easily, no. There are scented compounds sold to water on to keep vermin away, but I have never used them so no recommendations to make.

dampening off

Posted: 05/03/2015 at 15:28

Sow thinly, water from below and if you can get hold of some Copper sulphate water with that. If not then try gently dusting the soil surface with a little powdered cinnamon.

Something's been eating my bulbs

Posted: 05/03/2015 at 15:24

Squirrel or mice. They are the usual culprits. Try putting wire mesh across the top of the pots,just below soil level, so you cannot see it.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 05/03/2015 at 12:12

A bit bleak at the moment, but there are a few things in flower.

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

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 08:22

Sadly the rest of the flowers were eaten off by a mollusc.

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Fascinating discovery

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How very frustrating.......

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More work!

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Silly question of the day!

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