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Your thoughts please

Posted: 26/05/2012 at 12:34

We have a Fatsia in the ground & it suvived the 2 severe Winters we had. I just took off any damaged bits. I suppose it's different in a pot though.


Posted: 20/05/2012 at 12:28

All my camelias have the black soot on them. 

Last years potatoes in May

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 12:20

Volunteers are such a pain aren't they.

using space

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 21:11

Will you be growing any beans for drying Winter soups & stews? 

Is Vermiculite dangerous

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 18:47

I thought it was a type of vulcanic rock.

Any advice on hand-push lawnmowers?

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 16:34

We have a little push mower at our allotment. I love it. With all the bad weather we've had the grass had got very long so OH & I took turns in chopping it down with long handled sheers & then mowing. The path is now nice & short. It's about 112' x 6'  so I should think that's the size of a small lawn. We got it from Argos about £30. I'd love it for home too.

ID of plant growing EVERYWHERE!

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 16:22

Bay Willow Herb? Lots of different types. They spring up all over our garden too. They can be spread by the wind. The flowers ate pink & the seeds head looks like cfluffy cottonwool.

help with 2 plants please- Clematis Jackmanii(?) and Rhodedendron(?)

Posted: 18/05/2012 at 15:41

Jack will be easier to train when he's been pruned next year & you can see the new shoots sprouting up.I have several clems growing through shrubs, they look lovely too. I have bought several from Morrisons for under £2. I'm going to plant a passion flower through lonicera baggesens gold. I think the blue will look lovely against the acidic green.

B&Q M.Purpose Compost Issues.

Posted: 17/05/2012 at 14:15

Kipper2 I was at a rose nursery recently & I asked how they get on with compost. They buy in a base mix & add to it depending on what they are planting up + osmocote. He buys it in at £7 a bag & will sell it on at £8. People don't want to pay that for it but as he said it's no skin off his nose if they don't. I really don't know what people are going to do about MPC but I have been really pleased with the Clover. OH opened a new one yesterday & said it was bootiful stuff.


Posted: 15/05/2012 at 21:27

If you put peanuts out for hogs they need to be chopped up. They can stick to the roof of their mouths. I was very excited today as there were 3 lots of HH poo on the front lawn. HH can climb. A couplke of years ago I coundn't understand why there wasn't any poo around but the food had gone.I went to the shops & came through the gate,the top of the gate iw wide & the poo was on that.

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