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Phacelia

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 14:45

I have been given some Phacelia seeds, I don't know what type of Phacelia, but apparently they are helpful to bees.  What I need to know is how high do they grow and do they spread.  Can anyone help?  I think it is time to sow them now.

Is it too late?

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 20:56
Thanks everyone, seems like I have to get digging. Hope the back holds out. Will let you know how I get on.

Is it too late?

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 13:07
30 years ago we moved into our house, the garden sorted by previous owners, looked good. However, two boys, one dog and working we did not have time or money to keep it going. We kept it tidy and I grew certain things by seed, but that was it. Originally the site was a pig farm and very sticky (clay) also when digging have found bricks, rubble you name it, it must have been the site tip. We have now retired and would like to improve the earth so we can grow without mildew, caused by water laying I guess. We live in Kent, so normal years we have warm summers Generally with a hosepipe ban. Can anyone help with the earth situation or any thing else. Sorry about the life history, thought I would put you in the picture.

Compost

Posted: 17/03/2013 at 09:30
Thanks Daintiness, I will look at which compost.

Compost

Posted: 16/03/2013 at 18:16
What is the best for general planting and potting multi purpose compost or peat free multi purpose compost. Sorry if I have posted this twice.

Grass!

Posted: 06/11/2012 at 10:56
I have a small patch 10ft x 8ft which I need to seed, can I do this at this time of the year. We live in Kent which has mild winters normally. As I write this the sun is shining directly onto he patch. If this is possible is there a certain seed that is recommended?

Clematis

Posted: 20/10/2012 at 19:01
A shed

Clematis

Posted: 20/10/2012 at 18:47
Thank you sotongeoff, have you any other ideas why the leaves go brown and crispy?

Clematis

Posted: 20/10/2012 at 18:15
Help, I have a summer flowering clematis about 4years old. Every summer from June - July it grows beautifully loads of flowers and healthy green leaves. Come August black fly attack flowers. I have tried leaving them and letting the ants eat them, no good plant will not flower any more. I have tried killing the black fly with commercial sprays, this just turns the leaves brown. Has anybody any ideas.

Agapanthus

Posted: 24/09/2012 at 10:35
Thanks everyone, I can now see I have been doing everything wrong. They are at the bottom of the garden shaded by a large oak tree (no sun until late evening). As they are sheltered I thought they were dry so watered them. Also they are in containers about 8 inches wide, but about 18 inches high therefore no good for roots. Do you suggest I repot them?
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Phacelia

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Is it too late?

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Compost

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Grass!

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Clematis

Black fly 
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Agapanthus

Loads of leaves no flowers 
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