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Latest posts by cotty1000

chickens! should i get some?

Posted: 17/11/2013 at 11:24

I am trying to convince my wife to get some chickens.I am thinking of getting a second hand coup with about 4 chickens.but how much time do I dedicate to them,as I have two young children and a puppy now.

Are they cheap to feed? How many eggs do they lay as we eat around 20 eggs a week?

I have heard they go off the lay in winter. Is there anything else I need to know?

Any advice will be much appreciated.

any ideas for climbers up a fence?the fence runs east to west

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 14:13

Would a Virginia creeper,climbing hydrangea,clematis and a climbing rose look good?

Which ones have autumnal flowers or leaves?

any ideas for climbers up a fence?the fence runs east to west

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 09:22

Looking for my first climbers up a 5ft fence running 30ft across.would love to mix loads of climbers,any ideas?

bareroot trees and roses.where to get them from online.

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 23:43

Thank you all for your advice 

bareroot trees and roses.where to get them from online.

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 08:26

Hi just wondering which online companies are reputable and cheap for bareroot trees and roses.

I am new to this type of gardening. Would my local nursery do this or is it specific companies?

hydrangea.when can i move it?

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 07:59

Thanks for all your advice 

hydrangea.when can i move it?

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 21:35

When is the best time to move a hydrangea,autumn or deep dark winter?

when should i move my 4 ft lilac?

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 11:15

Great. Thanks for your advice.

when should i move my 4 ft lilac?

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 10:31

Hi hope you can help me. When is it best to move a lilac tree,is it in the depths of winter,now or in autumn when the leaves have dropped?

It hasn't grown too well where it is as I think there has been too much competition from a hebe.

Is partial shade ok?

Thanks

seed share

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 22:50

Thank you for all the seeds that everyone has sent me so far,I cannot wait for spring to come.

Discussions started by cotty1000

dampening off

advice please to prevent this problem 
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growing light advice

buying 2nd hand 250w light 
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care for chrysanthemums 
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should i just give up or buy a new fork!?

anybody got any photos like this? 
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plant id

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plant id please

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what caterpillar is doing this and why?

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plant id

is it ammi majus or a perennial or ? 
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English bluebell,Spanish bluebell,scilla is it me or are these plants confusing

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how long should i put astrantia seeds in the fridge before sowing?

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plant id

is this tree worth keeping? 
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is spring the best season?

tulips and beautiful colour 
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plant swap

anybody interested in a regional plant swap? 
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when do i take root cuttings of Japanese anemones?

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i don't need to sound silly but...

i don't know when to prick out grass? 
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