Latest posts by figrat

Aquilegias and the Chelsea chop

Posted: 21/06/2012 at 11:02
I cut mine right back when they've finished flowering, they soon put up a fresh set of ferny foliage.

spots on spuds

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 17:29

I do hope you won't have to post us from the other side...

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 17:25

I iron my sheets. But they are cotton...none of that polyester blend stuff here. And if we're stuck in this loop of perpetual autumnal weather, it gives me a purpose...

Climbing roses

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 16:44

Could you give a few more details, such as site, colour preferences etc?

Name please

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 16:33

Or you could pick a leaf, rub it, and if it smells of ginger, then it's probably the culprit. I don't think it's recommended for culinary use though.

do I cut back hellebores, if so when?

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 16:30

You can also dead head them (ie removing flowers) around now, when they're looking a bit tatty, unless you want them to seed about.

Any ideas what has happened to my foxglove?

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 16:23

The seed should be fine to save.

Name please

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 07:51
Possibly asarum cordatum, wild ginger?

Plant identity - any ideas welcome.

Posted: 19/06/2012 at 20:33
We like a challenge...

Gobbledy goop

Posted: 18/06/2012 at 21:40
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Discussions started by figrat

Bay tree root eradication

Best way to do it! 
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Last Post: 11/04/2013 at 14:17

Plan bee

One of the more uplifting news stories... 
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Last Post: 10/06/2012 at 22:13

Overwintered runner bans

Left the roots in after clearing last year's crop, they've survived the winter and putting up new growth. 
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Last Post: 27/06/2013 at 16:57

Red rhubarb leaves

I've got a bad feeling about this... 
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Last Post: 17/06/2014 at 07:08

What can I use as green manure?

Landcress just about to go to seed 
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Last Post: 19/04/2012 at 16:01
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