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B&Q M.Purpose Compost Issues.

Posted: 18/04/2012 at 18:08

If it's any consolation, the B&Q seed/cutting compost still fine.

I prick things out into JI2 usually. Have got some of the MP, only a small bag, so will take care for what/when I use it. J.

April in Your Garden

Posted: 18/04/2012 at 16:55

Feeling guilty now as have had a chocolate bar to celebrate finishing the 'kitchen blitz'- ie wiping down all the surfaces/cupboards properly & removing all the stuck on food etc that had been building up.

OH & daughter may both be good cooks, but they do have an inability to clean up properly (to my standard!) after themselves!

Inside cupboards not been done. Sometime maybe? Everytime I open the one & see the dust, I think of JEEMAR/Tellima who urged us all to get on with our spring cleaning a couple of yrs back. She's not been around for a while. I know her health wasnt good......J.

sycamore seeds

Posted: 18/04/2012 at 12:56

Sorry- Paul, not David! J.

sycamore seeds

Posted: 18/04/2012 at 12:55

Yep same here. Have a couple of trees adjacent to my boundary.

Agree with David re the ones in lawn- mower deals with those.

As for the rest, vigilance & knowing to get them out asap otherwise a real struggle.

No easy way to keep control am afraid. J.

April in Your Garden

Posted: 18/04/2012 at 12:49

Ha Ha, no I wont! (sorry Figrat) Got my own pile to do later on today.

Been busy doing inside chores as tomorrow will shop for treats to take to hospital on Friday. Weather not brill again & nothing pressing on garden front at the mo so better to saty busy indoors. J.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 18/04/2012 at 12:45

Wet again, but brightening up a bit now & the wind a lot less- Manchester. Still only about 7C outside though. J.

April in Your Garden

Posted: 17/04/2012 at 19:44

All I've done today is re-secure a wandering coldframe- empty luckily- & tomorrows' forecast for us just as bad! J.

BBC Gardening Arrivals - Meeting Point

Posted: 17/04/2012 at 19:41

Welcome Frank. Somewhere else to get used to, but your advice & knowledge will be appreciated. J.

Clematis Cassis

Posted: 17/04/2012 at 19:38

No that's fine Swedboy.

C. Cassis is hardy & mine is regrowing here in Manchester. I pruned mine back a while ago, but not right down to the ground as I have it growing up a samll obelisk en route to a bigger trellis on the fence behind.

As yours really died back then IME it's normal for it to restart from low down.

I investigated one of my other clematis yesterday. Had planted it into a bed from a large patio pot last Autumn & it didnt appear to be doing anything. BUT it's reshooting beneath the soil so as long as the slugs dont get it'll be fine. J.

Fritillaria meleagris

Posted: 17/04/2012 at 07:33

Not personally, but mine have self-seeded into another spot about 2metres away! Another suitable spot so shall leave them be! J.

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