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Onions - Autumn planting

Posted: Today at 13:53

I have read that 'bulb compost' is only needed for planting up bulbs into containers that don't have drainage holes. The kind that are used for forcing paperwhite daffodils and hyacinths indoors. It is a bit of a con as it is pretty expensive compared to multipurpose compost


Posted: Today at 13:50

Water on Nemasys slug killer nematodes


Posted: Today at 09:27

It gets down to freezing quite often in South Africa as my hubby found when he had to go there for work. He said there would be a frost on the car in the morning but if it was a clear day it would be in the low 20C by lunch time

Cherry Laurel hedging

Posted: Today at 09:24

I'd cut them back by half now


Posted: Today at 09:20

Planting during the dry summer is your main cause of the problem, a perfect example of why autumn is usually recommended for planting. The plants won't have put roots down and are solely relying on you for water

Anyone able to ID this plant for me, please.

Posted: Yesterday at 15:09

I don't know what it is but I'm guessing that it might be a biennial and will flower next year


Posted: Yesterday at 12:53

Tomsk, when your daffs and tulips flowered is dependant on variety and not planting time. May is a pretty typical flowering time for them

Apple problem

Posted: Yesterday at 11:57

RHS link


Posted: Yesterday at 11:56

Same here, much less tomatoes than last year

Storing potted herbs

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 15:18

I leave them all outside, but I put my rosemary next to the house wall to give it some warmth and shelter from the sun. You could do that with the marjoram too. Chives and mint should be fine outside

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Unidentified Plant

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