Latest posts by figrat

Fork Handles

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 14:53
Ooh Spangles! I used to adore the Old English ones.

Fork Handles

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 14:52
Is anyone else experiencing odd formatting on the site?

unknown flower

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 07:52
By the description, it's most likely cosmos v. Seashell. I don't know if they come true from seed.

Woodland plants

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:32
Oh I love them, have them in 2 woodland/ shady areas. One lot gets decimated, the other is untouched. When the vulnerable ones get mangled, I just cut them back and they come up again next year.

Fuschia problem

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:13
My hardy fuchsias are only just coming into flower - lots of healthy growth otherwise. I think it's generally been a naff gardening year.

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:10

Woodland plants

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 20:07
Solomon's seal is unfortunately beneficial to the Solomon seal sawfly. Which strips it to tatty ribs in short order.

Fuschia problem

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 18:32
When you say there are no signs of vine weevil are you looking for tha adults or the grubs?

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 18:27
Puffed wheat are easier on the ears.

Talkback: Controlling weeds

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 18:05
Interested in trying the newspaper thing for year! Just sorted out the strawberry bed, impressed by how the straw mulch kept the weeds down.

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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