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Offers

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 08:47

Good luck.........the offer suppliers are T&M !!

Garlic Shoots

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 08:45

Hi Sam, this time of the year I have a pot that I filled chock a block with fat garlic bulbs in OCTOBER. I then bring the pot indoors in March and use the "shoots" as "garlic shoots". You can use garlic cloves from the supermarket. I put the pot outside in summer and if we get hot weather I do get some "scape" too. These are more intense and I use them in the same way.You can use supermarket garlic cloves as they are OK for this purpose and not for growing garlic for bulbs.

After 2-3 years the cloves are exhausted and get straggly. I then start the process all over again. These "garlic shoots" can be bought in certain supermarkets but are rather pricey.I feel that the effort is worth it as the shoots do take the taste of the curry to "another level" as it were.! I learnt this trick when I lived in Malaysia for several years.

I hope you wil have a go at growing them and good luck

Seeds

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 08:22

Hi Cler,please don't put them out as the GH you mention are plastic and it is VERY cold out there. It is 1c in the SE but feels like -5c! I did what you are planning to do and lost plants a couple of years ago.

SO, please hold fire and wait a couple of weeks at least.As you sound like a new, keen gardener it would be aloss if you loose heart. Good luck

Forum names

Posted: 26/03/2013 at 17:38

OOOOOO, I do feel good to hear and note that the forum members are so diverse. I' m so happy that I found this lovely forum

imblooycold

Posted: 26/03/2013 at 10:26

Hang on in there Alan4711 clocks move this W/E and there's snow in the garden, it can only get better.....I hope

Is this spring worse than last year's?

Posted: 26/03/2013 at 10:22

............I am speechless! XXXXX

Help needed: Trying to identify a flower

Posted: 26/03/2013 at 10:16

Hi Hopeful, they are going into dormancy now and your plant is probably OK. They are very forgiving and do survive neglect. In fact, like "Peace Lilies" they soon let you know when they need watering by wilting and looking dead! But rapidly perk up when watered from below, as suggested. This should be easy to observe ,as I get the impression that

the plant in question is in your work place. Anyway, good luck 

Regarding your question Ryan, being single flowers the answer is yes but I do not know if there are any bees and butterflies active in winter, as this is when they flower generally. I could be wrong.

Help needed: Trying to identify a flower

Posted: 26/03/2013 at 10:11

Hi Hopeful, they are going into dormancy now and your plant is probably OK. They are very forgiving and do survive neglect. In fact, like "Peace Lilies" they soon let you know when they need watering by wilting and looking dead! But rapidly perk up when watered from below, as suggested. This should be easy to observe ,as I get the impression that the plant in question is in your work place. Anyway, good luck 

experiences with free offers of plants

Posted: 26/03/2013 at 10:01

I agree with you HH, besides, September is hardly the time to be able to "...plant in the green(recommended) ; as by then the bulbs are going into dormancy. These mail order retailers are taking us for a ride. What applauds and surprises me even more is that GWM is encouraging them by participating with them.

Herbs

Posted: 25/03/2013 at 17:34

I'd hold fire Kayfersmum, most of them are lovers of mild climes.  Besides, there is snow and -5C in Surrey and they wont like it!

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what is the red chilli for please?

what is the red chilli for please? Thank you. 
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what is the red chilli for please?

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