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runner-bean-help

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:26

lady.. will try them ones.. sound good.. love runners but did far to many this year.. am now giving them away.. but they have don so well.. first time in a while.

where-did-everyone-get-there-veg-seeds-from-this-year

Posted: 16/08/2013 at 16:06

most of mine where sved from last years crops.. only bought in celery this year to try it... and purple radish ones.

runner-bean-help

Posted: 16/08/2013 at 16:04

these are mine today.. the beans and thick and fast but one side not so many..

http://i1015.photobucket.com/albums/af278/bubbling_bubble_bee/gardening/runners1_zps5ce04ddc.jpg

            

http://i1015.photobucket.com/albums/af278/bubbling_bubble_bee/gardening/runners2_zpsfc09ec17.jpg

 

 my biggest prob is teh damn white butterflies on my braccias.. so many of them have killed over 300 catipillars so far and loads of eggs.. on going job three times aday..and as i take hem off they lay some more

runner-bean-help

Posted: 15/08/2013 at 18:56

greenfingers.. may be wind bite..

thinking maybe this black beetle is the reason for out bee problem.. if they are eating all the pollen first.. mum had these beetles last year and now this year.. it ruins all  her sweet peas.. it is only on them thou.. strange

runner-bean-help

Posted: 15/08/2013 at 18:54

cedric... my mum has these beetles in her sweet peas.. she cant bring any indoors.

my runners are doing really well this year..

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/29404.jpg?width=289&height=350&mode=max

 this picture was taken month ago (take no notice of camer date it resets itself everynow and then regardless what i do)..

and now they a8ft all and a mass of flowers and bees.. we have frozen 2 large freezer bags full and given loads away as cant eat them all.. i have to pick them every two days to stay on top of them all..

all we did was fill the bed with a whole outturned composter full or compost.. i thin that is why and watered them every day.. best runners we have ever had.

 

 

i-have-loads-of-ladybirds-at-last

Posted: 14/08/2013 at 16:03

addict.. great minds.. lol

 

the-squeakers

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 19:16
Verdun wrote (see)

I'm having the same discussion with a friend.  She won't prune.  Wants early fruit, etc. and doesnt understand the need to build up a framework strong enough to handle fruit in the future.  Frustrating.  She sees a little,apple on tiny twig and thinks its a sign of big harvest to come.  

i have neighbours like that.. never prune their apple trees and this year asked me why ours had lots of fruit and theirs didnt.. i just smiled and said.. pruning and more bees this year..

cat-problems-

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 19:14

when i had cats.. i kept an area of my flower beds empty and bare.. dug it over regularlary and my cats always used it.. as did others.. but mine never went anywhere else.. as it was soft and easy for them dig..

so maybe other cat owners could do the same..

i-have-loads-of-ladybirds-at-last

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 19:08

well hopefully they will be appearing soon.. i had amost given up on them this year.. even my nipper noticed them all..

i have been moving them form some plants and putting them on my runners.. keep them busy.

i-have-loads-of-ladybirds-at-last

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 18:31

hi

just thought i would note to you all that in the last 5 days i have seen a huge abundence of ladybirds in my garden.. all 6 spots on their backs.. and they have set to on the blackfly on my runners..

so glad to see them

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