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Talkback: Growing gunnera

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 13:33

I have a Gunnera which I grow in a pot to stop it growing too big,it has to be well watered during one of those dry spells and I use the old big leaves to protect next years new stems/leafs.I first saw this plant in Cornwall in a big garden it was fantastic.I also saw one at ford abbey where they have a wonderful bog garden.(lovely to visit in spring).My Gunnera I grow by my front pond and it has survived so far.

Wheres my berries???

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 13:27

if as the name suggests,hollies are female or male,if you have a male no berries,if female berries but you have to have a male holly to make berries unless its one of those self fertilizing ones.

Plant ID, please

Posted: 17/11/2012 at 13:01

it looks like a type of lanverder or cat mint .

best way to get rid of rats

Posted: 17/11/2012 at 12:59

cats are best if not that terrier dogs with pest controller ,gone instance .

Talkback:

Posted: 17/11/2012 at 12:56

of which plant are we talking about?

 

Talkback: Making hawthorn ketchup

Posted: 17/11/2012 at 12:53

well I heard you can use Hawthorn berries but as a ketchup that's novel.Do let me have the recipe.I make a lot of jams and jellies from wild fruit so would be interested to know.

container

Posted: 17/11/2012 at 12:50

you can as long as you have the right soil,drainage,and right sized pot.

Bay tree

Posted: 15/11/2012 at 17:19

be careful not to have it in an area exposed to frost or severe drop in temperature.I have one that's in the soil and survives because it is sheltered.

help with kumquat tree!

Posted: 15/11/2012 at 17:15

I have a kumquat and they do not like central heating.they like special food in winter and rain water.mist lightly and water once a month in winter.

sweet peas in toilet roll inners

Posted: 15/11/2012 at 17:12

once the sweet peas have come through plant out into position with toilet roll holder device in place.They do better now to be planted out(advice given to me)and the cardboard in time will disintegrate.The mould is because of over watering in  a closed area.

Discussions started by flowering rose

next season

those basement bargains 
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parks and commons

a haven for everyone 
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Last Post: 05/12/2013 at 20:47

The demise of the front garden.

have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
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Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
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Talkback: How to tackle house plant flies

sounds good advice about watering less and covering with gravel.I had noticed it was better when I did this so good to confirm. 
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Last Post: 18/01/2014 at 11:39

perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
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Last Post: 06/09/2013 at 22:23

roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
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Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
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Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
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Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28

breathing life into faded plastic chairs.

new life for the garden set set. 
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Talkback: Plant diseases and busy Lizzies

is it because we are inporting more plants and the movement of people round the world.we are no longer confined to area and this makes for v... 
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Last Post: 19/03/2013 at 20:34

is re-cyling your green bin ,a good thing?

Chemical found in lawn clippings set to contaminate for years. 
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Last Post: 24/02/2013 at 12:15

The weather

The lost art of observation 
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