Dovefromabove


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Harvest 2017

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 13:50

At this rate I'm going to need a bigger freezer Bob 

Harvest 2017

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 12:51

This really is the best year for  runner beans ever in this garden ... I'm picking at least three pounds in weight every other day, sometimes more ... now more than £30 worth at the local farm shop prices ... just from half a packet of var. Butler seeds.  


I'm running out of space in the freezer 

Espalier

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 12:45

  I can't see how you would use vine eyes without using wires.


I think I would obtain a fabricated frame to fix to the wall to train your jasmine over as here



... you could get a local steel fabrication company, blacksmith or similar to make one to your design


Alternatively these people may be able to help


https://www.harrodhorticultural.com/fence-frames-espalier-style-pgid1559.html 


When you fix the frame to the wall it will need to be mounted so that it sits well proud of the wall surface in order for the vines to twine around and to allow air flow behind the plant to prevent disease.  

Last edited: 17 August 2017 12:47:03

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 11:42

But if Lovely Hub is bringing you a pressie you might need lots of hosta room ........ 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 11:33

Exciting Hosta   do you think it'll be another hosta?


Heard from Wonky ... she's off work with a dodgy tum 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 11:11

There it was .... gone!   Looks like the Mods are on the case 

Wicker Furniture - YES/NO

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 11:07

Freeloading advertiser reported to Mods

Espalier

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 10:07

That looks like ivy to me .... no need for wires .... the ivy will cling to the wall ... all it needs is judicious clipping over many years.  

Red bistort

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 09:49

I would cut back any flowering spikes/seed heads so that it doesn't rely on them to further its genes, but has the chance to focus on repairing its roots. 

Last edited: 17 August 2017 09:50:11

What tree?

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 08:37

Can you tell us a bit more about the site ... how big is your garden, how far from your house do you want to plant the tree, where do your drains etc run, what is the soil like?   A photo of the garden and the warehouse would be helpful.


To upload a photo start with the camera icon ... if the pic doesn't upload reducing the size usually works. 


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