Latest posts by fidgetbones

Musa Basjoo -plant out?

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 23:02

Bananas are tropical. If you can keep it warm in  a conservatory, you can enjoy the leaves all winter and get a head start on next summer. You won't need to fleece it. Just don't let it be next to the glass which will be colder in freezing weather.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 22:51

Planted up seven large pots. Complained to the bulb suppliers about the quality of some of the bulbs. Squishy bulbs not acceptable.

Derby Bean Bush Plants May Have Diseases - How do I treat?

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 22:42

incidentally, they don't come from France or Derby, but from South America.

Derby Bean Bush Plants May Have Diseases - How do I treat?

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 22:40

Derby bush beans are what we call french beans

I would put them outside. water well. Keep out of direct sunshine if the temperature is above 70 degrees fahrenheit.

removing slate chips

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 22:23

Advertise on gumtree. Free slate chips.  Collection only. Bring your own bucket.

All planted up.

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 22:20

What are the chicken wire cages keeping off?. I put some flat over crocus to keep the squirrels off.

Anyone had health problems after pruning Buddleia?

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 22:16

I found the worse one was Phlomis fruticosa. I had to shred it with goggles on and and a scarf over my mouth. Please don't laugh at the thought. I also had ear muffs on because the shredder is noisy.

I dug it out and replaced it with  a buddleja.

Derby Bean Bush Plants May Have Diseases - How do I treat?

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 22:14

What country are you in?

What is the ambient temperature?

Musa Basjoo -plant out?

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 17:10

I would use  a plastic pot, it will probably have to be sacrificed as the plant grows. Pot it a couple of inches bigger than it is now. It need to be frost free over winter. If you have no conservatory or greenhouse, cut the leaves off in November, Wrap the top in fleece and keep up against a wall.

Planting cuttings

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 17:07

Rudbeckia and helenium from seed or split plants in spring.

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