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Have you sown any seeds yet this year?

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 09:41
LilAmbar wrote (see)
cody smith wrote (see)

Hi if you put your chillie seed on a radiator mine came throu within 2 weeks 

They were in a heated propagator (still are and still no sign).

 

LilAmbar wrote (see)
cody smith wrote (see)

Hi if you put your chillie seed on a radiator mine came throu within 2 weeks 

They were in a heated propagator (still are and still no sign).

Well if I were you I would bring seed packet back to shop where you bought or send it to seed company for a refund the seed is guaranteed to germinate after that its up to you to keep them growing

Attacking pampas

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 22:31

be very careful of nesting rodents

MOB rants

Posted: 25/04/2013 at 19:27
blackest wrote (see

I did try forwarding the claim forms to Enda kenny so he could pay of the national debt rather than introduce further pay cuts and increased taxation. but he said something about an institution but haven't we given those bankers enough.

If Enda wont take your offerings their is allways" moi "ex Irishrail worker now retired on small pension

Derek

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 25/04/2013 at 07:56

Good Morning ,Lashing rain here in Clogherhead so don't think I'll be going down to my plot today

Derek

Weeds in compost bin?

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 13:56
LavenderLois wrote (see)

about a year ago, some weeds were accidently put in our compost bins - I didn't realise this had happened until a few months ago when my husband told me. Anyway, obviously I dont want to now use the compost on our garden, but is there anything I can do with it, rather than just digging it all out of the bins and taking it to the recycling centre? e.g. could I put it in black bags and leave it in the sun for a few weeks (if we have that much sun!) - would the build up of heat kill any remaining weed seeds?

Hi Putting the weeds into plastic bags is a good idea, but I would leave them for at least a year to make sure that all seed and growth has stopped and if you have couch grass leave it to decay for at least 2 years and then compost it

Derek

Mannequins in the garden

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 09:34

was his name Wilson

Beechgrove Garden Goes National.

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 09:58
blackest wrote (see)

Most of these are from last year so should be good for planning this year and they are open to viewers outside the UK! (I cant access iPlayer due to being in Ireland).


Blackest, Sad isn't it ,If the Irish Gov' had agreed with the British Gov, and visa/versa about "Digital TV and Radio we would have had x border free community TV and radio

Derek

Heathers

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 05:06

Hi Cpb, Heathers like a neutral soil so if you were to build a raised bed of lime free compost and add lots of peat you would get a dazzling display of colour and if you want to propagate them just put some peat over the plant in the spring new rooted shoots will appear by autumn , Adrian Bloomhttp://thebressinghamgardens.com/ 

Derek

Which grass seed to use???

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 21:54

The picture tells me you have children, so I suggest you get seed for a hard wearing grass with some shade tolerance and follow the instructions

Derek

Fork Handles

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 21:12

What is it about "Women" a few days of clear blue skies a little bit on the cool side in the morning and evening and they cant help mentioning that Four letter word R--N

Derek

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