Dovefromabove


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Problem with new plum tree

Posted: 04/06/2017 at 12:15

When you say you have watered it well in dry spells ....... how much water and how often?


I would be giving a newly planted fruit tree a bucket full of water at least three times a week every week, more often in dry spells - especially in a dry year such as this.  

Resurrected Fifteen

Posted: 04/06/2017 at 11:34

I echo everyone's thoughts on the horror and sadness and my thoughts are with all those who are affected.


We must not let those whose aim is to cause war succeed in their aim of  setting religions and cultures against each other.  

Uses for mint

Posted: 04/06/2017 at 11:14

He said that he used apple mint with potatoes and spearmint with peas. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 04/06/2017 at 09:26

The aim of the attackers is to cause a response from the west which will ignite war which will cause the end of the world ... That is what their sect believe must happen. It is a twisted interpretation of Islamic beliefs and they must not be allowed to cause strife between the major religions of the world. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 04/06/2017 at 08:37

Morning all ... Borough Market is a place OH and I know well ... We often meet friends at a nearby pub and spend time doing lots of foodie shopping at the stalls and surrounding shops before all joining up again for a meal together. Some of the group who live in London may well have been in the area ... ive heard nothing yet ...

advice needed on bay trees and butterfly bush

Posted: 03/06/2017 at 22:31

You could try spraying thebay tree leaves with a diluted seaweed fertiliser. 

Help - What is this plant?!

Posted: 03/06/2017 at 22:18

Pretty sure it's Cirsium rivulare 'atropurpureum'


Last edited: 03 June 2017 22:19:30

Coleus HELP

Posted: 03/06/2017 at 19:30

If you want some more yellow and green ones, coleus root very easily from cuttings ... just put in water for a few weeks 

Coleus HELP

Posted: 03/06/2017 at 19:20

Glad that helped.  Maybe buy a pack of mixed seeds next?


 http://www.suttons.co.uk/Gardening/Flower+Seeds/All+Flower+Seeds/Coleus+Seeds+-+Rainbow+Mix_110359.htm 


They're one of the first plants I ever grew from seed as a child ... I grew them on my bedroom windowsill and sold the plants at church sales and to my friends at school.  

Coleus HELP

Posted: 03/06/2017 at 19:14

Some coleus are just yellow and green ............... I used to buy a pack of mixed seeds and you get all sorts, including just yellow and green.


Here are some named varieties of yellow and green coleus


http://www.rosydawngardens.com/yellow-gold-varieties 


Our local soccer team play in yellow and green and are called the Canaries ... they ought to have them as part of the display outside the ground 

Last edited: 03 June 2017 19:17:30

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