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I want a flower meadow

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 20:49

Have a look at

www.pictorialmeadows.co.uk

They may have something like you want. If you have an annual meadow, it will have to be ploughed or rotavated each year. Perennial meadows take longer to establish.

Cornflowers

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 20:36

Depends on whether they are annual or perennial. The annual ones you can pull up and put on the compost heap. Reseed in spring. The perennial Centaurea montana, gets a cut down after flowering. Leaves die down for winter, then regrow in Spring.

squirrels and MY Sweetcorn

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 14:47

A Jack Russell. They love chasing squirrels.

Raised beds and bunnies

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 12:04

Depends on how big the bunnies are.


 

Pallets

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 12:02


 

Pallets

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 12:00


 The VW cafe in Aarhus.

bine weed

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 09:50

If it is in a hedge and you want to keep the hedge, make sure if you spray you only get the long runners on the ground, and not the leaves on the hedge as it will kill the hedge as well. Glyphosate is the only suitable weedkiller, as it goes back into the roots, and the roots go down a long way. Most weedkillers just burn off the tops and the perennial roots will regrow.

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 21:25

I think the stocks I grew were the wrong sort. Plenty of flowers but very short stems so no good for vases.

sweetcorn pests

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 21:23

Squirrels like sweetcorn as well.

bine weed

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 21:22

Paint the leaves carefully with a glyphosate gel, such as roundup stick. That will be translocated into the roots and kill it.

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