Bluebaron


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Dhalias

Posted: 13/02/2018 at 18:25

If you want to get more bang for your buck start them off now on a warm windowsill. In a few weeks you should have some 'sprouts'.


Once these are 3-5 inches tall cut them off and stick them in a small pot. That way your 1 tuber should yield around 5-10 plants. At the end of the year they will form tubers for next year and then lift and start again!

Border edging

Posted: 13/02/2018 at 15:39

why not try and source some old paving slabs from eBay or gumtree.


if you get 300 x 300 you could use an angle grinder to cut in half and then lay then 300 long 150 deep.


you could probably get them for a couple £ each plus concrete to bed them in.Not much use for curves though i guess

Weevil ID

Posted: 28/08/2017 at 11:49

another closer pic.


Weevil ID

Posted: 28/08/2017 at 11:43


Anyone ID these critters? I think they are a weevil of some kind. I found them all over my raspberry.


Also can I safely eat the them? 


Thanks


Last edited: 28 August 2017 11:46:38

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?

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