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Posted: 20/08/2014 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: 19/08/2014 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: 19/08/2014 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: 19/08/2014 at 11:57

RHS link


Posted: 19/08/2014 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

Winter Squash harvest time

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 13:43

The RHS website says to let them mature on the plant and move them before first frosts

Watering trays on a seed rack

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 13:40

You need some water tight trays to sit your seed trays, onto like these;

Winter Squash harvest time

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 11:53

If you intend to store them the skins need to be fully hardened. If you can make a mark with your fingernail, then the skin is not hard enough

Discussions started by Fleurisa

Unidentified Plant

Plant with furry red stems 
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Arley Hall and Gardens

Garden Festival 
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Cat sick of catnip turns to cannabis

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Bug Hotel

I'm making a bug hotel 
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