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Last week I received a letter for Newton in Wales, I live in Newton-le-Willows in England! The address and postcode were correct for where it should have gone.
I use comfrey brew, chicken pellets and maxicrop seaweed.
Dove is right the acetone in nail varnish remover will definitely damage the plastic, white spirit should be ok though. If you scrub the labels you will find that marker pen will bleed next time you use them. Pencil as suggested by Blairs would be better
When you say 'sprouting up all over the lawn' do you mean that it self seeded? If so it wouldn't matter what you grew it in if you let the seeds drop around it you would have the same problem
I'm wondering if its one of those grafted type
Can you put a photo up?
When I bought an acer from a nursery at Tatton flower show, they told me to re pot in November. I used John Innes ericaceous compost with a bit of grit mixed in at the bottom.
I'm copying an idea I saw at the RHS stand at the Harrogate show. They rolled newspaper around pencils. But I'm wondering about using clear straws as well, as you could see what is inside them.
I making a bug hotel, but I don't know what diameter I need to make the holes. I'd like to attract as many different types of insect.
Nets with smaller holes and check for any gaps they can squeeze through