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RHS recomend application of nitrogen, such as ammonium sulphate, but not this late in the season, as it induces soft growth susceptible to snow mould.
I would wait until next spring and then weed and feed.
same as screwed up bits of newspaper.
Look for Syringa vulgaris. The common lilac is a pale purple colour, but there are also a number of cultivars like double white "madame lemoine"
Try a tree nursery like bluebell nurseries, or burncoose nursery.
If you grow white flowered variety of runner beans, they are pollinated by moths. I have both red and white, so if one lot doesn't work, the others should.
Are they in pots or in the ground?
There is still time. dahlias flower until the first frost.
why on earth would you want to do that?
and by the way. Its spelt MOULD in this country.
If you want to get rid of pollen beetles on sweet pea flowers, cut the flowers and put in a bucket of cold water. Put in a dark garage or shed with the door or a window open. The pollen beetles will leave the sweet peas and go towards the light. Result sweet peas with no pollen beetles to bring into the house.
Tonight we had the first sweetcorn. and boy was it sweet. followed by salad. and feeling virtuous, I then spoiled it all with icecream.
The normal time for sowing onion seed is on the shortest day. World record onions are grown with extra heat and day length with growlights and special fertiliser mixes.