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How do you all know so much

Posted: Yesterday at 22:16

Amateur who likes to know what things are and how they they grow - lots of reading, watching, listening and a good number of years on the clock!! Still learning 

Plant ID, updates and confirmations.

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 22:07

I'd have a Victoria plum...however you can get those fruit trees with more than one fruit grafted ont them two the price of one!

raised veggie beds

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 22:04

Go for it. The manure will offer you so much - bulk for the soil, food for the plants, water retention, cheap etc etc - to me it is a win win situation.

Unknown Plant

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:57

Euphorbia lathyris - use gloves when you pull it out as it produces a latex type sap which is a irritant

Wildlife pond - maybe?

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:53

Well I'm impressed - never heard of swan mussels and from what I've just googled supposed to keep your water clean!

Ok, back to your pond. Raised one to raised to adapt so the sunny spot in the garden sounds fine - better than being too close to deciduous trees. You can create shade using plants on the water eg lilies

Main thing with a wildlife pond is to have a gently sloping entry/exit point for your wildlife and to make it at least 3ft deep in part for hibernating creatures.

Wildlife pond - maybe?

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:27

When you say raised pond - what exactly do you mean? How raised? Is it a formal steep sided affair? Do you have any plants in it at the moment?

And sorry but mussels? Really? 

 

Wildlife Pond plants.

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:22

Jack 3 where abouts in the country are you? I'm sure someone would give you plants for free if they are near you....water plants grow so quickly, I am forever giving away bits - I can never understand why they are so expensive.

Plant ID, updates and confirmations.

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:19

I echo nutcutlet. Get them out now!

Dianthus Cuttings

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 10:02

Morning! How successful would taking dianthus cuttings now be? I'm wondering if they would take well now ...any thoughts?

Wildlife pond

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 20:07

If you have a freegle group in your area, it might be worth putting a wanted post for some pond plants. I often give away plants on our site and they go like hot cakes.

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