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Posted: Yesterday at 19:56

The cucumbers look like works in progress, they will grow. The flower will fade, may or may not drop off, and then the cucumbers will swell.  You are feeding correctly. The leaves may need some shade, they look scorched.

Gardens to visit

Posted: Yesterday at 19:51

From Birmingham, you are not far from David Austins rose gardens, although it may be a bit early and they will be far better in three weeks time.


Posted: Yesterday at 19:45

If it is the gall midge,just cut the heads off and dispose.(not on the compost heap).  Best burnt.

You have to cut the cycle of the larvae falling into the soil, and then metamorphosing into the adult insect, free to lay eggs in the flower bud again.

Pinch and zoom on mobile devices

Posted: Yesterday at 17:03

Works well on the kindle Fire.

What are these plants?

Posted: Yesterday at 10:17

Surfinia or petunia.

someone must have the answer for me

Posted: Yesterday at 00:05

Fill it up with soil, enough to fill the hole before planting. 

Yellow columbine help!

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 23:35

I don't think it is frost, aquilegias are pretty hardy. The Touchwood aquilegias site has a page on aquilegias diseases. I agree with nut, shear it all off, burn or dustbin the debris. Do not put on compost heap if any chance of a fungal disease.


Posted: 22/05/2016 at 23:31

The most advanced ones I have chucked out of the greenhouse, so I suppose they are hardening off. Smaller ones are still being cossetted. I will have to rip out some forgetmenots to make room for them.

someone must have the answer for me

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 23:27

If you have a high water table, you could use it to plant bog lovers such as Gunnera.

Cut and come again

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 16:10

No, if you cut little gem as a head, it will not regrow.

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