Latest posts by fidgetbones

New shoots

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 20:35


unidentifiable pods

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 20:15

Have they dropped off and are loose. or are they the buds of flowering heads?

mystery pink flowers

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 20:12

Have a look at Godetia Rembrandt in Thompson and Morgan. If you sow now they will be in flower in about 10 weeks.

Planting Out Debate, now or wait?

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 13:18

Get them in the open air(not in the cold frame) for a few days, putting them back in the cold frame at night. After a week of this hardening off you should be fine to plant. If a frost threatens, lay a sheet of newspaper over the top of them, removing in the morning.

Desperate for weed help

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 08:56

I had this in a bed in my old house. I forked out as much as I could and then planted single flowered tagetes. Something in the roots is supposed to be toxic to certain plants. If you don't want to nuke it with glyphosate, it has to be worth a go.

Bulbs and how to find tnem?

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 08:42

Me too.

Rotherham area-have you any 4LT pots to swap me?

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 14:33

Have a look in Morrison's. The buckets they have flowers   delivered in seem to get put in bundles of five for a quid. Drill holes in the bottom. That size is great for so many things... tomato plants, spring bulbs shrubs etc.


Thought for Lyn

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 14:21

I'm sorry for your loss, Lyn. Now it's time to look after yourself a bit. You have gone above and beyond what anyone could expect in trying and difficult circumstances.


Posted: 16/04/2016 at 14:15

Looks ok. The stem will elongate as the flowers open. 


Posted: 16/04/2016 at 14:07

Any multipurpose compost will do. Add a sprinkle of osmocote granules, to feed it through the season.

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