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Overgrown Wisteria Tree

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 16:38

You're right hostafan, some flower buds in there. Maybe wait until it  flowers and then slaughter it.

Seed and Plant swap 2016

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 13:41

I'm going for the jungle look, hence wanting a  vegetable T. Rex

Overgrown Wisteria Tree

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 12:11

Slaughter it back to the thick stems. It will regrow,lots of whippy shoots, summer prune them back by two thirds, then next February cut back to two shoots.

Natural predators

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 11:57

I made a home for lacewings in the bug house. Roll up corrugated cardboard, and stuff it into a 2l pop bottle, cut down to the straight sided bit. Lay it on its side in a sunny protected position.

Seed and Plant swap 2016

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 11:54

I'm growing Ricinus communis instead. They are erupting in the propagator now, will soon need bigger pots.

Seed and Plant swap 2016

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 11:52

I tried three nurseries for that last year. It was listed but they had none.

A bit scared

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 10:57

I have clayey soil where they have gone, I dug in a sack of peat and some sharp grit to help drainage. They flowered last year and have come up again this year.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 07:34

I worked out why you thought it was a kids dose. The buccal form is used to stop an epileptic fit in children. Different use hence different dose.

I'm off to work now. I'll pop in at lunch time.

Ribes

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 07:31

Our local garden centre had pink flowed ribes in, when I went a couple of weeks ago. Have a look at your local one.

"Dwarf" lavendar

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 07:29

I had a new catalogue from Parkers yesterday. Special offer of six lavender plants in 6cm modules for £2-99

They should be big enough to go straight into the ground.

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What the chuff have you done to it? 
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any non religious ideas 
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