ColinA


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petrol strimmers

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 14:05

Stihl or Husqvarna are excellent makes with good spares availability also the dealers know how to repair and service them.

Both manufacturers make machines to suit pocket and application.

Deviding blackcurrant bushes

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 14:36

Thanks for the info i have already started some cuttings as an insurance

Deviding blackcurrant bushes

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 14:47

Hello

I have just taken over an allotment and on it there are two very large blackcurrant bushes approx 5Ft high by 6ft wide. I am wanting to move them to a new fruit area on the allotment.

Is it possible to lift and divide large established bushes? Any info appreciated

 

 

wire worm in potatoes

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 14:48

I have a similar problem but they also attack peas beans and the roots of newly planted brassicas, I now water in everything with Jeyes fluid it does not stop them but slows them down to give the plants a chance to establish

Sweet peas

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 13:52

I think they are called pollen beetles I had them last year if you shake the flowers outdoors to get rid of them you should be ok

cucamelon

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 15:11

I too am growing cucamelon for the first time.

It is in a small barrel in the greenhouse and has grown many stems to about four foot high, the flowers are very small with minute fruits behind, is this correct any info on correct growing feeding etc would be appreciated

Cherry Problem

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 16:19

Thanks for that Dave I will bear the info in mind for next year

Cherry Problem

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 15:52

Good Afternoon

 

I have a Stella cherry tree in the garden planted about three years ago, this spring it was covered in flower which eventually set fruit.

Now all the fruit has fallen off any info would be appreciated

ColinA

Failed Sweetcorn

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 14:48

Thats your fault for telling "she who thinks she must" my reply

Failed Sweetcorn

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 13:43

If sweetcorn keeps a marriage going

Then so be it!!

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Deviding blackcurrant bushes

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Cherry Problem

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Failed Sweetcorn

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Wash for apple trees

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Garden Bench

Wanting new slats 
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Sweetcorn not Ripening

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Maggots in Plums

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Nettle Fertilizer

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Potato Blight

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soil pests

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Cooking Oil as a greenhouse heating fuel

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Strawberry protection

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