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Leaf blower/vacuum/shredder

Posted: 13/12/2013 at 11:15

I have a green D....r which is pretty good at coping with vacuuming up damp leaves on gravel without picking up the gravel. It also shreds which helps as we have mostly sweet chestnut leaves which are tough and take a long time to break down. I have certainly found it very useful, if a little heavy when full.

Lupin growing advice needed

Posted: 05/06/2013 at 13:17

Lupins like a free draining, not too rich soil and don't do well in very chalky soil.

Plant ID

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 12:32

How do you tell the difference?

Full sun fragrant climbing rose

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 12:05

I don't know much about specific varieties, but climbing roses tend to be less rampant than ramblers and are good for a lower wall or fence. I think Albertine is a rambler.

Brill idea for runnerbeans

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 11:55

I think this beans growing up arches is more widespread than previously thought...

We gardeners are always coming up with ideas to squeeze more plants in I think, as most people have fairly small gardens. I always welcome any ingenious ideas.

Plant ID

Posted: 28/05/2013 at 13:10

It is definitely phlox subulata. I have 3.

Brill idea for runnerbeans

Posted: 28/05/2013 at 11:27

I have tried uploading photos but it just won't work and I get the oops message every time, sorry.

It is just a simple metal arch that I covered with pea and bean netting and pushed into the ground.

Brill idea for runnerbeans

Posted: 25/05/2013 at 22:21

I got that very idea from a book and put an arch between 2 of my raised veg beds last year for runner beans. It gives me more space for dwarf beans. This year I am trying climbing nasturtiums with the runners.

Has anyone got any snow yet?

Posted: 15/01/2013 at 11:55

Only a light covering of snow here in Suffolk Coastal. Bloomin cold too. As long as the schools stay open I'm happy.

What veggies are you planning on growing 2013?

Posted: 11/01/2013 at 12:55

This will be my second year of growing veg. I'm planning to grow early peas, carrots, runner & french beans, tomatoes and salad leaves. I have p.s broccoli in at the mo. I grew sugar snap peas last year but after a good start they rotted when the weather became warmer, which is why I am trying an early variety this time.

Can't wait to get started!

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