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Posted: 20/10/2016 at 09:45

1.  Chutney needs to mature for about 3 months before eating.

2.  It takes all sorts but I love the smell of my home when I've been making pickles and chutney.

3. Maybe you're growing too many tomatoes. 

Creeper on walnut tree

Posted: 20/10/2016 at 09:42

Ah, the picture just appeared 

It's ivy.  Brilliant for wildlife.  Unless you want the walnut to be very productive, I'd be tempted to leave the ivy there - just control it to keep it from taking over the tree canopy.  

Creeper on walnut tree

Posted: 20/10/2016 at 09:39

Don't believe everything you learnt in school biology 

As with most things, it depends on context - we need to know more - what sort of creeper, what sort of soil, where are the creeper roots (how close) and what do you want from the walnut tree.

Can you post some photos please, showing the tree and some close ups of the creeper etc.  

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 20/10/2016 at 09:28

Up, dressed and eating granola and yoghurt - and it's not still the wee small hours - it seems that I'm finally getting the hang of this retirement thingy 

Pdoc - as has been said 

There are no words but we thank the gods for people like you.  The things you'll have seen make our little trials and tribulations pale into insignificance. 

Coffee anyone? 

Camille leaves

Posted: 20/10/2016 at 07:39

Did you use an ericaceous potting medium/soil and rainwater only for watering?  Camellias cannot tolerate lime. 

Butterfly Bush

Posted: 20/10/2016 at 07:29

I assume you're talking about buddleja?

I suspect they are suffering from transplant shock. It's likely that the roots have been damaged and can no longer sustain the amount of flowers and foliage they used to. I would cut the shrub hard back to lessen the demands on the roots while they recover.  Ensure that they are well watered. 

This site is primarily UK focused and few of us will have knowledge of the differences in gardening in various parts of the USA. 

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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 20/10/2016 at 07:07

Good morning all  Just waking up here 

Have a great time DD and Charlie 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 23:29

Sounds good Bushman 

Need to sleep now - hope to see you both tomorrow 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 23:18

Bushman  Love the west coast of Scotland. Hate the midges mind 

Pdoc!!!   Glad you're back ((hugs)) hope you're relatively unscathed. I couldn't do that, but I'm so glad there are those who can. 

seeds potatoe

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 23:08

Absolutely Fidget. It's what my brother gets - and he grows thousands of acres of spuds. 

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