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Bottomless Pot to contain Mint?

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:43

Mine are in big tomato pots with the bottoms cut out. ... mint does need a good bit of space in order to give of its best

Please excuse the weeds and edges etc ... I'm laid up at the moment with a broken foot 

Last edited: 16 June 2017 08:45:42

Duped by online "garden centre"

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:24

Some qualities like scent and colour are very subjective ... if something like that is particularly important to me I  go to a nursery and buy a specific plant that I know meets my criteria.  

How do I save a thread?

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:18

If you've posted on the thread, all you need to do is click on your name in the top right hand corner of the main page and then click on My Posts ... it'll be in there and you can access the whole thread from that. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:08

Good morning all 

A bit late on parade this morning ... internet glitch ... initially between hub and t'internet and then, when that had been sorted, everything here was convinced it was still out of action .... much turning off and on again and now we're up and running  (Well, I'm not running, but you know what I mean )

Pat ... that must have been difficult ... I remember a gardener I know choosing to have carpel tunnel surgery on both her wrists at the same time so that she only missed one season in her garden ... she said that her husband had to do 'everything for her' ... even apply her mascara!  

Joyce ... fingers crossed that OH will be home soon ... as I'm sure you know giving fluids can help sort out chemical imbalances which may be exacerbating confusions so will be well worth while in the long term, but it must be hard for both of you for him to be in strange surroundings with strange people caring for him.  ((hugs))

Which plants would you relegate to the compost heap... for good?

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 22:21

Ban Sunday newspapers ??? 

Should i reduce the tops on my potatoes?

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 22:17

Thats kind of you. Thanks 

Apple tree leaf disease identification

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 21:26

If you buy a new apple tree and plant it in the same place without sorting out the problem and understanding what went wrong, you're just going to get a repeat of the same. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 21:24

Lovely evening on tv to lift the spirit ... Springwatch, then I caught the end of tonights CardiffSinger of the World and now a lovely programme about  the Japanese island of Honshu 

Bottomless Pot to contain Mint?

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 21:17

We dug ours out this spring, sorted the roots out throwing out the old and replanting the newer pieces in the pots sunk into the ground.

If I remember correctly the roots didn't go deeper than about 8 inches. 

Moving plants I have made some new flower beds

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 21:12

Now is the ideal time to lift and move spring bulbs.  

Give them a good watering in. 

Last edited: 15 June 2017 21:12:37

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