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Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: Today at 07:59
Hmmm yes, it looks like the PM reply box has disappeared again when in Advanced Edit. I've got mine back by going back into Basic Edit mode - don't forget to click on Save Changes after clicking on Basic Edit.

I'll email the Tech Team.

Mirabelle

Posted: Today at 07:51

It sounds as if it's concentrating on putting on vegetative growth rather than fruiting.

I'd suggest treating it with sulphate of potash - some now and another application in the autumn - this should trigger the production of blossom and fruit next year. 

Westland Gro-Sure Tomato Planter

Posted: Today at 07:06

I've not used them so cannot give a view, but this will bring your query to the front page again where perhaps someone who has used them will see it 

Suggestions re a suitable creeping plant

Posted: Today at 07:04

I concur with SwissSue - Taylors are a great company and very helpful - I'm sure they'll give great advice 

New Garden

Posted: Today at 07:01

That's an improvement - you've got rid of that creeping buttercup - hard work but very rewarding 

Cornish Hedge - plants to keep ivy and nettles at bay?

Posted: Today at 06:51

There are no plants that will keep ivy and brambles at bay - it is all about management.  The traditional management technique i.e. cutting back hard to the bank once in the late winter, will stop brambles taking hold and keep the ivy under control and the ivy will be kept short, it's roots will help bind the hedge together and it will give you the evergreen effect you want.  

Growing the traditional wild plants and flowers which clothe Cornish and Devon 'hedges' - ferns, foxgloves, bluebells, red campion, toadflax, sorrel etc, will look gorgeous and be absolutely wonderful for wildlife.  These will begin to grow each year after the hedge has been cut back.

It sounds wonderful.  

Brussell Sprouts

Posted: Today at 06:38

Allotment Mad - can you post a picture of them for us please - to post a pic click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions 

Courgettes or Cucumbers?

Posted: Today at 06:37

I shall say, the ones in the first pic = courgettes.

The ones in the last pic - cucumber.

Think I'm right, but don't blame me if I'm wrong

Pollytunle

Posted: Today at 06:35

Red ants

Posted: Today at 06:33

They've raised the nest about ground level which helps to keep it dry - as Bob says, regular watering will encourage them to move on - they'll find another spot - whether or not it's in your garden or elsewhere - who can tell? 

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