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Latest posts by ColinA

Jeyes fluid uses

Posted: 28/01/2014 at 15:00

I use Jeyes at the recommended dose for washing down the greenhouse interior and exterior.

I also water in all my brassica plants, and peas and beans in the allotment when planting as it is the only thing i have found to control wireworm.

I mix at a ratio of 25Mls to 5Lts water

Greenhouse electrified!

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 14:38

Any out door electrics must be done by a qualified electrician as i believe they have to be certified by the local council

cleaning a greenhouse

Posted: 13/01/2014 at 14:40

I always wash the glass down inside and out with Jeyes fluid in early spring making sure to get into all the nooks and cranny also scrub the paved  floor with the same then rinse down with a hose pipe.

Wash for apple trees

Posted: 08/01/2014 at 13:18

Hello

 

Does anybody know what ratio ie. ml to Ltrs of water of Jeyes fluid is required to wash down an apple tree as we can no longer obtain tar oil

onion problems/help

Posted: 06/01/2014 at 14:14

Hi Darren

 

I always start my onion sets in deep plug trays in the greenhouse in mid march and have always had a good rooting and growth before planting about a month later depending on the weather. I used to grow Sturon but changed to Rumba a couple of years ago and have had excellent results.

Garden Bench

Posted: 12/12/2013 at 13:28

Thanks for that do you know if I can buy them ready cut to size?

Garden Bench

Posted: 12/12/2013 at 13:11

Hello

 

I have a garden bench with cast iron ends, The slats appear to be Teak and are rotting away at the ends. Does anybody know if it is possible to buy replacement slats for these benchs.

Talkback: 10 ways to deter carrot root fly

Posted: 25/10/2013 at 14:45

I have used insect proof netting for the past few years with great success

Sweetcorn not Ripening

Posted: 05/10/2013 at 12:54

Thanks for all the info folks.

I have grown sweetcorn succesfully over the last few years and this is the first time i have had a problem, anyway i have pulled 19 cobs off my plants and every one had plump kernels which were pale but ripe due to milky liquid inside so I guess its the variety as the packet shows yellow kernels.

As dovefromabove says they need and have had water every day

Sweetcorn not Ripening

Posted: 04/10/2013 at 13:27

I am trying that today out of desperation

Discussions started by ColinA

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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