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......the good guys

Posted: 23/01/2014 at 16:22

Tracy, sent you a pm about parkers.

Strawberry Plants

Posted: 23/01/2014 at 11:11

2 yr old strawberry plants have their best season to come, i.e. the third year.

You cant divide strawberries, you renew by potting the runners each year.

Done in rotation, this ensures you get a third year crop every year.

Talkback: How to tidy and clean your greenhouse

Posted: 23/01/2014 at 11:08

Posy, the weather is still mild. I'd take all the plants out for a day with no frost overnight and clean it. Put them all back in next day or later in the day.

24 hrs outside won't do them any harm and not cleaning the GH may cost you dearly later in the year.

The reason now is the time is that any bugs left after cleaning have less chance of multiplying in the colder weather.



Posted: 22/01/2014 at 17:58

Thanks booker will have a go.

Portugal - plants to survive

Posted: 22/01/2014 at 17:57

I'd steer clear of dahlia's they need more water and feeding than a 3 monthly visit will allow.

See what the locals are growing for the best guide.

How LATE can you plant blackcurrents / raspberries?

Posted: 22/01/2014 at 17:53

From what you describe I think preparing the bed will be the challenge!

You can plant fruit bushes at any time, delaying it will determine what sort of crop you get in the first and second year.

Best of luck with the preparation!

Dry stone plants Ideas

Posted: 21/01/2014 at 22:56

Tried the rhs website kru?

New to gardening and forum

Posted: 21/01/2014 at 22:55

Wendy, you have one great advantage in where you live, temperature!

The temperature in inner london, just where you are in southwark, will be about 2 degrees above the temps shown on bbc weather forecasts.

The range of what you can grow will the envy of most of us.

You can grow tropicals and the whole range of what is grown normally in the UK.

Even in a confined space you can pack a lot in.

I envy the temperature, but not living in London, I know I lived down there for 20 years, but it was a great place to garden.

......the good guys

Posted: 21/01/2014 at 22:22

Must back up Red Dahlia, had my clematis the other day from montrose. Excellent, worth every penny.

hanging / trailing plants

Posted: 21/01/2014 at 19:15

Trailing petunia's, giant fuchsia's, there are any number of summer basket plants to choose from. T&M have an offer on at the moment on petunia and giant fuchsia.

Check out the suppliers, they are all taking orders for summer plants. i could have real fun with that planter!

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