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Talkback: Bumblebee rescue

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 09:26
a sad end to the first bee that arrived in our garden yesterday sadly it did a fly past my dog and he got it in mid-flight and killed it I lost count how many
bees he kills each year I just cant stop him as it is
not very nice to see

Begonias

Posted: 23/01/2014 at 17:56

I WOULD BUY TUBERS AND THEY WILL LAST YOU FOR YEARS IF YOU STORE THEM OVER WINTER,IF YOU BUY PLUG PLANTS YOU WILL GET A VERY SMALL TUBER AT THE END OF THE SEASON,IT IS TO EARLY TO PLANT OUT YOUR TUBERS OR PLUG PLANTS GROW ON IN G/HOUSE OR WINDOW SILL.

GOOD LUCK

Begonias

Posted: 22/01/2014 at 09:22

try apricot shades for pots & hanging baskets buy tubers from Thomson & morgan

also try parkers for good value and cheep tubers and they useually get some bulbs

for buying from them

Dead seedlings

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 12:36

hi cler

i had problems with seedlings dieing off, they were in my heated greenhouse  and i found it was the compost that was the problem it was  ok on the top but when you checked below the compost it was all dried out, and the compost was from dobbies garden centre and it was 3 x 60lt for £12  dobbies mult-purpose  i now use mother earth multi-purpose compost from local nursery it is 3 x 70lt for £15 

Multi Purpose compost

Posted: 17/04/2013 at 13:25

havent used wilko`s own brand i have been using dobbies multi purpose compost i bought  6 x 60lt bags they were 3 for £12 after sieving i lost about one and a half bags with all the rubbish in it and now i have found that below the surfice of the sieved compost it is all dried out this explains some of the seedlings dieing off and slow germination i have now switched to mother earth multi-purpose compost 3 x 70lt for £15 from a local nursery it is differant class the waste per bag is about one handfull.

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