Dovefromabove


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Impending frost...

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 19:09

What sort of seedlings?  If they're hardy annuals/perennials they should be fine   


The half-hardy ones shouldn't have been sown yet.  Mine are still in the packets.  I've known snow in June - in Suffolk.  Most shrubs will be ok ... some leaves/blooms may get frosted but it's unlikely to kill hardy plants.  


If you've got small fruit trees in blossom it might be worthwhile draping them with fleece overnight but otherwise, as Pansyface says, it's not worth getting in a tizz over something we can do nothing about 


I've just popped out and put some bubble wrap over the seedlings in the little  lean-to greenhouse and now we'll just all cross our fingers together.

John innes no 1

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 18:46

Then we'd have to agree to take our chances Ladybird ... the fussy ones can go and get some mushrooms from the supermarket ... the ones grown in sterile compost 

Newbie needing advice

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 18:35

I wouldn't use fence panels instead of glass absolutely not - it would impact badly on light quality, insulation etc......... just put a new fence up.  

Last edited: 24 April 2017 18:38:11

John innes no 1

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 18:33

Good point Lyn, so you'd have to cut the log from above dog leg height - you could then drill lots of holes into the leftover stump for the solitary bees .............. see how wildlife friendly I am 

John innes no 1

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 18:23

Perhaps the OP should try one of these ... no compost or fertiliser needed ... and that's our breakfast sorted 


http://www.suttons.co.uk/Gardening/Vegetable+Seeds/All+Vegetable+Seeds/Mushroom+Plugs+-+Shiitake+Mushrooms_259311.htm?gclid=CLqeq6zNvdMCFce37QodGxoBYg 

John innes no 1

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 18:20

You can share my mushrooms Nut, and I'll grill you some tomatoes to go on the fried bread ... a nice free range egg or two? 

John innes no 1

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 18:11

Black pudding ... yummy


Fried bread anyone? 

John innes no 1

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 17:50

Then slice big mushrooms and fry them in the butter after the bacon 

John innes no 1

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 17:46

Hi Fairy ... we've been having fun 

Plum tree

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 17:13

Prune plums and other prunus in late June to avoid Silver Leaf infection. 


Don't think snow will kill it tho'  - has it blossomed yet?

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