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lime water

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 06:07

We live in East Anglia - there's a layer of chalk close to the surface here and the area is famous for it's chalk mines.  All our water is very 'hard' - you'll get limescale in your kettle and on your taps, but it won't harm your plants other than the acid-loving ones such as rhododendrons, camellias etc

Talkback: Mullein moth

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 06:03

I suppose that for some people the plants are more important than the moths, instead of regarding them as complementary 

not enough bees

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 05:57

This sometimes happens early in the season - don't worry, the insects will find them 

Beetle ID please

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 20:20

That is very beautiful Nut 

Castor oil plant failing

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 20:07

Hi Colette - you picture hasn't uploaded - you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions to upload a photo from a pc.  Sadly it doesn't work for phones - yet.

If you can't get it to work let us know 

Beetle ID please

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 20:02

One of the varieties of hoverflies - don't know which - some do it that way, some do it the other 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 19:57

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/51498.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 Picked another bunch 

Laburnum die back

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 19:50

Laburnum are susceptible to Silverleaf disease http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=245 

gooseberry

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 18:29

I've got Hinnomaki Yellow - a gorgeous gooseberry but totally unsuited for a pot - very sprawling - just thought I'd warn you.

Xenia sound as if they'd be good in a pot http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/gooseberry-xenia/ 

 

brown spots on gooseberries

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 18:25

Something in my head keeps saying "trace element deficiency"  but whether I'm right and if so, which trace element, I have no idea 

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Do you? 
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Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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