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Posted: 12/05/2015 at 13:19

Thank you for the replies. Normally I grow from seed This year i bought Sarah Raven sweet peas on offer in the telegraph.Winter sown so i planted out into the growing place.fortunately i have sown some seeds .They have grown into healthy plants so all is not lost. Only my bank balance. A lesson to be learnt. Grow your own


Posted: 11/05/2015 at 16:37

Can anyone suggest a tonic. The plants were strong and healthy when i planted out. No frosts in the south west but a few cold nights. The plants are looking yellow.Some have died.They are in need of a boost, i was wondering about seaweed liquid fertilizer 

slugs & snail

Posted: 17/04/2015 at 17:44

Can anyone recon med a suitable treatment for the dreaded enemy.I have a 5 month old retriever puppy who eats everything in sight. Wool pellets and re-circled coffee granules are on his list -of extra treats.

Perhaps i should ask Monty what he used when Nigel as a Pup.

Talkback: Dog urine on lawns

Posted: 24/03/2015 at 16:41

Cut the brown patch out.Re-seed the area with new lawn seed. Keep watered. The new grass will grow and blend in with the rest. I have done with in the past and it was successful. I also covered the area with netting to stop with birds from pecking the seed.  


Posted: 22/03/2015 at 09:52

Advice please. Is liquid seaweed fertilizer suitable for peonies?.Has any one use it?


Posted: 21/03/2015 at 16:12

Edd thank for your reply. The only fertilizer i have is natural liquid seaweed. Do you think this is suitable?. Did the re potting today.As i thought they were pot bound.



Posted: 19/03/2015 at 17:17

I am not sure if the heading will appear. Just in case the plants are peonies


Posted: 19/03/2015 at 17:15

 What is the best type of soil for re-potting First two years i had flowers,but not last year. So i think i need to replace with new soil and a feed.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 17:57

We are having lovely sunny days although cold in north cornwall. Have turned the ground  ready for when we plant seed potatoes in a few weeks time.Also cut the dead flower heads off of the hydrangeas. I have not pruned them yet as it is to early. 


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 17:52

any advice please. I have planted groups around my garden over the past three years.Should i feed after flowering,if so what with?At the moment they are very slow in increasing in a group

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