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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

how to get rid of wasp nest?

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 14:16

That was my thinking 

Beetroot

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 14:14

Erm, the beetroot that you eat is the root, not the stem of the plant  - but nevertheless, I agree that moisture, sunshine and patience will produce results.

I harvest mine when they are just a bit bigger than a golf ball  - much bigger and they tend towards woodiness. 

Rhubarb pests

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 14:11

I suspect snails - they appear to be able to resist the lure of the slug pubs.  

However, I'm puzzled at your description of the general state of your rhubarb.  Mine was planted 3 years ago and we have had good crops.  Tell me more about how you're growing yours, where it's planted, soil type, feeding and watering etc 

how to get rid of wasp nest?

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 13:29

As Nut said, do it at night when they should all be asleep in the nest.

From you description it doesn't sound quite right for a wasp nest - in my experience they usually go in and out fairly quietly rather than swarming over something - you are sure they're wasps and not honey bees? 

Tomatoes

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 13:23

I agree - that's not blight.  It may be septoria. Not usually a huge problem.  I'd remove the affected leaves - I always remove the lowest leaves to prevent them being splashed during watering as this can encourage fungal spores to settle. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 12:50

The sun keeps shining so I go out into the garden and then a cloud comes and it starts to rain - shall I stay indoors and see if the sun stays out?

Kale & Beans

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 12:49

Bob, are you growing beans and sweetcorn together this year?  I'd love a photo of that - we're quite limited for space and we find that runner beans and sweetcorn both take up a lot of room, if we could amalgamate them successfully that would be great! 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 12:26

Hope you've warned the animals!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kale & Beans

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 12:03

Never heard of that - where did you read it?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 11:28

We wondered where you were Fg - presumed you were busy in the garden  Happy birthday to daughter!

Woody, the hedgehogs' Knight in Shining Armour! 

Panda   a lie-in every now and then is good for you, so they tell me.  Rain's stopped here now and sun's trying to shine.  Hope the weather's good down in Suffolk - son's at the Maverick Festival 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

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Caterpillar ID

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ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Does anyone recognise this? 
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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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