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Choosing a climber

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 18:42

How about a passion flower… a bit exotic looking, vigorous and long flowering season..

Two more plant IDs please

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 17:01

spanish bluebells? english bluebells are more delicate and bow their heads…...

transplanting wild bluebells

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 16:41

I don't mean to sound hard but can't you leave the bluebells alone and buy new bulbs for yourself? They plant and flower easily and will spread on their own in time. I'm all for plant sharing but digging up nature…… 

 

transplanting wild bluebells

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 16:38

Oh, sorry…. and beware of the ash…. they put down seedling like weeds. If you don't want new trees pull them immediately as they root quickly….

 

transplanting wild bluebells

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 16:36

I don't mean to sound hard but can't you leave the bluebells alone and buy new bulbs for yourself? They plant and flower easily and will spread on their own in time. I'm all for plant sharing but digging up nature…… 

 

aubergines

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 16:18

I am new to aubergines and finding them a bit tricky… my recently transplanted seedlings are wilting terribly. I may have even lost them - not sure yet. I have now protected them with a home made cloche. How large should the plants have been before transferring outside? …. I living in a hot climate so no chance of frost or strong winds. Tomatoes, cucumbers, chillies and basil seem ok so far…. Thanks...

Tomato seedlings wilting

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 16:10

Always droop initially…. have faith…. give them support and plenty of water….  should be ok within 24/48 hours

Cat Poo on my raised veg beds

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 15:39

Urine! …. cheap, organic, sterile and kills the weeds too…. don't forget to dilute it though 

No apples and few crab apples.... :(

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 20:17

I'm at the pea stage at the moment! 

 

No apples and few crab apples.... :(

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 20:13

Can't remember the varieties to be honest…. one is a weeping variety, white blossom and yellow fruit I believe, the other red blossom, and dark leaves. I'll try to get some photos to help identify.

So, do some produce fruit THAT small? To be honest I planted them for the birds so if they are happy, I am happy…. jelly would be nice at some stage though 

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