Bluebaron


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Help me turn this garden around...

Posted: 05/07/2016 at 11:47

Was discussing my neighbours fence with him yesterday as its looking a bit tired. He said he put it up 50, yes 50 years ago! was a nice oak panelled with concrete posts. He said was expensive but it got 50 years life from it so well worth it.

Tomato Feed

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 10:28

In the April issue of GW there was a review of Tomato feed (pg 126), the winner was 'Chempak Soluble'.


Thomson Morgan have an offer on for 12 x 1kg packets at £50. (normal £9.99 for 1 x 1kg) 


http://www.thompson-morgan.com/garden-supplies/fertilisers/chempak-soluble-tomato-food/kww2558TM


Also if you use Tesco club card boost £5 for £15 voucher you can get is for £9.95 inc postage. This is the same as the price for 1 x 1kg packet.


Its a lot of feed but a good offer so stock up!

New large shed needed - help and advice much appreciated!

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 18:33

 Firstly I would put your old sheds on eBay you should get a pretty penny for them. With the added advantage  that you don't have to dismantle and dispose of them.


Next you really have two choices,to buy kit and build it yourself or buy the timber and do it yourself. Doing the latter may cost you a similar amount but you would get a much better quality shed but obviously you need a competent DIYer to help you do that.

Plant id

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 13:07

That was my thought guess we'll have to wait and see!


thanks

Plant id

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 12:49


Any ideas what this is. I was about to throw the pot out when I saw some green shoots!

EU. In or Out?

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 18:32

Well so far this thread its 14 to leave and 1 to stay, another case of the polls being wrong!


you can get 20/1 on percentage of less than 40% voting remain. Might be worth a tenner?

Dahlia cuttings

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 14:38

How long can i go on taking Dahlia cuttings? I still have plenty of material but want to give the plants time to establish.


Also what the maximum size of a cutting some stems I have are around 12 inches.


Do you think I could just split a large tuber grouping in half with shoots on both and plant separately?


Thanks

1940 wooden greenhouse reglazing

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 03:05
This is my greenhouse restore last spring.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hXzyTn_SlD8

http://youtu.be/hXzyTn_SlD8

Not sure if links work or not here's both.

Green House Auto vents

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 17:23
Hmmm could be its a 18x12 inch wooden frames window with a Baylis XL auto vent. Cost about ??25 each.

Green House Auto vents

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 14:20

Not sure where I am going wrong here. I am following the instructions but sill not working.

How do you set these things?The current temperature in my greenhouse is 36'C and they are only open 2-4 inches.

I have tried taking them down and putting them in the fridge and refitting. The instructions are not that good.

I am fitting to a wooden green house. when i fit them (cold from the fridge and fully closed)  then I wind the rod in a little bit until the windows is open a few mm. I have 4 and one it at the maximum extension and still only open 1 inch.

Any ideas?

 

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Tomato Feed

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Plant id

 
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Dahlia cuttings

 
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Green House Auto vents

setting 
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Mulching with Bark

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Why use a seed tray

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Splitting Palm tree

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Dismantling a wooden glasshouse

How would you approach it? 
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