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Chrissy the gardener

Latest posts by Chrissy the gardener

What exotic plants are you growing this year?

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 10:29

I'm growing ginger,a fantastic scent.

Indoor yucca plant

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 08:31

A picture might be useful 

What Seed Potatoes do i get?

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 10:07

I grew Lady Chrisl last year and they where realy good so will be growing again this year.

Sapho varieties are supposedly the best to avoid blight.

mantis tiller

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 11:14

I have had my Mantis for about 7years and had no problems but I do get it serviced when my mower is done.

mantis tiller

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 17:26

Your message came in as I was typing so I will answer it now,

no no problems ,easy to use and maintain I would recommend it to anybody,

lastly im 60 plus and female and it beats digging.


mantis tiller

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 17:23

I forgot to say I loan my Mantis to a couple of friends so they helped me with the cost,

the Mantis I'v got is a 2stroke.

mantis tiller

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 17:17

Funny I'v just come in from the garden after using my Mantis,I've got a allotment size veg patch and always use the Mantis. It's easy to use and very efficient it takes me about a hour to do the patch,I wouldn't be without it no more digging.


Posted: 17/03/2015 at 12:30

Just look in your garden centre and I'm sure some of them will have different varieties .

My local garden centre does a dwarf one, it is called Little Maid and it is cream. I've also seen larger ones which are yellow.

remember the rarer it is the pricier it is likely to be.

Rose in a poor environment

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 14:21

Roses like clay so that should not be a worry and you can get specific roses for North facing aspects,why don't you go onto something like the David Austin site and you should be able to see a list of roses for North facing aspects.

what is Mertus

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 11:47

Hi primrose cottage I live in the south and my local garden nursery grows and sells two types of Myrtle, they are kept in pots outside ready to sell all year and they survive.


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