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Latest posts by figrat

trailing plants for semi shade

Posted: 30/04/2012 at 23:19
Again I would give a vote for Vinca Minor.

Plastic Plant pots - recycled

Posted: 30/04/2012 at 10:05
Yes, I have one of his books 'Creative Propagation', which is an incredibly comprehensive guide on all aspects of the subject. Would highly recommend it, but have a feeling it may be out of print.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 30/04/2012 at 09:20
Still wet and breezy here in S Devon. Off to saw up guttering and play in the greenhouse.

Ground cover plants - suggestions

Posted: 29/04/2012 at 20:32
Vinca was my thought as well.

Can someone tell me what this is please

Posted: 29/04/2012 at 20:29
Could the first one be a snowberry?

Square Foot Gardening

Posted: 29/04/2012 at 20:27
I have had a look at this, looks very interesting, haven't found much about crop rotation with it so far.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 29/04/2012 at 20:24
Rain kicking off again here.

Strange 'growths' on lettuce and radish stems

Posted: 29/04/2012 at 20:20
That looks very odd indeed. Did you add anything to the compost? What are you growing them in as containers? Have you fed them with anything?

Plastic Plant pots - recycled

Posted: 29/04/2012 at 18:02

I try and ration myself to only keeping square pots, as they stack so much better in the greenhouse. i did sneak a load of round ones into a skip ( with permission) last year, next morning they'd all gone...someone must want them!

Compost, they reckon !!!

Posted: 29/04/2012 at 17:03
Gold1locks wrote (see)

I hope not!!! This appeared in today's Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/5661156/Health-fears-over-council-composting-schemes.html

I wonder what the answer can possibly be.

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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