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David K


Latest posts by David K

I need hugs too....

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 19:03

.....I support Liverpool 

Tomatoes from flowering to fruit

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 17:27

There are so many variables it would be pure speculation to guess.....but my guess would be around 10 weeks from the first set to harvesting.

how can I stop my apple stalks dropping off?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 10:51

Marion - if your apple tree is as laden as you suggest, it is perfectly normal for the tree to shed the surplus it cannot support.

This is particularly noticeable next month, when fruit trees have what is known as the 'June drop'......it alarms people sometimes when the trees seem to be shedding all its fruit.

plant ideas for this old pot

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 11:56

Some dwarf phlox would look quite nice in that, Lily.

Onion sets

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 09:26

Certainly not too late to plant onion sets, in fact it may be worth bearing in mind that the biggest single cause of onions failing by bolting (going to seed) is planting them in cold soil.

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 09:17
star gaze lily wrote (see)

What lovely flowers and beautiful colours everyone.

David, what are the pretty peachy coloured flowers in  the tub please.

It's an azalea, Lily.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 21:29
ommthree wrote (see)

Regarding the hot climate question…. didn't I read somewhere that they are native to Sicily?

True...discovered by a Sicilian monk, but the average temperatures are similar to here in the UK.  

kate

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 13:09

Hello, Katy, welcome to the forum.

Tree for small front garden?

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 12:57

Not sure if it appeals, but it does meet your height requirements.....how about a Kilmarnock Willow?

gardeners world

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 09:13
Orchid Lady wrote (see)

Just showed my OH that pic David, I think he is a tad envious 

 

Obviously a man of taste, OL.

Glad there has been messages of support for Rachel here.....she is truly a lovely lady who  does know her stuff.

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