Latest posts by fidgetbones

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 20:49

Sowed 80 seeds of sweetcorn swift, and 40 each of  cobra french bean, white lady runner bean, and borlotti beans which are this years experiment. They are all in the conservatory away from the mice.

How to prune a fig tree?

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 19:28

I agree. remove the rope. Cut it hard back, it will regenerate and you can then prune new shoots to give the shape you want. I have slaughtered mine on several occasions, it still grows back.

Green spores in manure

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 19:22

They look a lot like duckweed leaves. When I compost them they still appear like that afterwards. They don't seem to rot well.

Frost and BBC Weather Forecasts

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 19:05

I've been hardening off the sweet peas all week. Tonight is the first night they've been out. I covered them with fleece half an hour ago.

Plant ID needed

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 17:33

One of the willowherbs is what comes to mind.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 16:50

I have just had a tiny goldcrest on the mealworm fat block.  We often hear one, but its five years since I last saw  it. I've never had it on the feeders before. It's made my bank holiday.

Planting a 16ft Leylandi - HELP

Posted: 30/04/2016 at 20:35

Why on earth do you want a Leylandii that will put on three feet a year and be impossible to trim .?

Slug explosion

Posted: 30/04/2016 at 17:23

But what will the hedgehogs eat?

Black Eyed Susan

Posted: 30/04/2016 at 08:41

They are one of the first things I grew as a kid. Fast growing to keep it interesting.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 30/04/2016 at 08:32

I've got a modelmaker on hand to do a prototype.!!


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what has been your plant of the year? 
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tonights beechgrove, red hot pokers.

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plant identification

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Aquilegia flowers 2016

Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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What the chuff have you done to it? 
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The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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