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Seed swap

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 14:29

Think it's time to bump this thread up - it gets lost easily 

seed share

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 14:28

Here's the link to the Seed Swap thread - hope it works!

http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/seed-swap/64712-25.html

help: bindweed is coming over from neighbour!

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 14:05

Gardeningfantic - we had ivycovered fences like that all around our garden when we moved here two years ago next week!  And it went up the ash trees and to the eaves of our house.  Underneath the fences were rotten and part of one fell down when we had some heavy rain 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/28705.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/28706.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 we cut it down, filled heaven knows how many skips, dug the roots out by hand, had new fences erected, and this was the same place this summer 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/28707.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 This is the same spot nearly two years later.  

We didn't spray the ivy off - as I said we cut it down and dug it out.  Now if a shoot appears I pull/dig/hack it out.

Forum up the creek

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 13:53

I'm having to refresh to look at every thread, and refresh after posting 

Lancashire Interior Home Designs

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 07:23

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Discount Kitchens Aylesford

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 07:14

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just wondered

Posted: 02/08/2013 at 21:49

Seems to be ok for me so far 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 02/08/2013 at 21:41

Hello folks - watching bee programme - think the forum seems ok at the moment - let's see what happens when I post ........................ 

Tomatoes

Posted: 02/08/2013 at 07:38

Hi Rosie, tomatoes don't need direct sunshine to ripen, it's the warmth that does that so there's no need to remove leaves for that purpose.  However, it's good practice to remove the lower leaves (below the first truss) to remove the possibility that they will pick up blight spores from the soil when watering.  It's also good practice to remove some leaves higher up to allow the air to circulate around the plant, again to help prevent blight.

Frog sighting :)

Posted: 02/08/2013 at 07:09

We have frogs in our garden too (see my avatar )  Next door have a couple of ponds - we're thinking of having one as well 

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