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what licence to sell produce do I get?

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 19:31

Why not just find out if there is a car boot sale near you and get a plot there every couple of weeks or whenever. It's only about a tenner for a van and you could sell whatever you want. Once people get used to seeing you there they'll maybe buy even more from you and you'd certainly have plenty of potential customers.

Bird feeder video

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:27

Steephill thanks for sharing the video. He sure was hungry was'nt he. Smashing. Are they Sunflower chips or hearts in the feeder?

Dwarf buddleia

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:17

I've had Buzz Sky Blue (I think it's sky blue anyhow) for years, shortly after they became widely available a friend ordered the pack of 3 and gave me one of them. I grew it successfully in a large container for about 3 years then planted it into the back of the border. It has bloomed it's little socks off and I've never had a problem with it, I cut it back to about 30cm just above a pair of buds every late winter and off it goes. I would'nt be without it.

Lillies

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:08

I keep mine outside baza and rarely have to water them in springtime unless we get a long spell of dry weather or unless it has been particularly windy. The top of the soil will often dry out a bit but if you stick your finger into the soil, it should be damp underneath and that's usually fine. Where abouts are you, are you trying to bring them on early hence having them in the GH?

Agapanthus

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 15:14

Wouldn't that be amazing. If I do, I'll certainly post on here.

Talkback: Lambs' ears and woolly bees

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 15:12

Very interesting indeed. I too grow Stachys byzantina and had never heard that the bees use the soft down.

Agapanthus

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 14:19

Thanks Nutcutlet, if I get seeds I''ll sow them and see. There are so many wonderful colours of Agapanthus I'd be delighted to get any of them although I realise that from seed, they could take a few years to flower.

Providing water for bees and insects

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 12:36

Very interesting. I never thought about Bees needing water although I do have a large plant saucer with some water and stones in it in the garden already.

Agapanthus

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 12:32

I grow only white ones and there are no other gardens around that have them. Would mine be more likely to come true to flowers? It's Agapanthus Africanus Alba

Best bee plants today

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 12:17

In Northern Ireland and I've had Bees visiting the Crocus a couple of weeks ago and others since that mooching around the garden.

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