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Too late to plant Tulip/Daff bulbs?

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:51

Ok, so I could plant them into pots now, and they will grow but not flower. But they may flower next year?

Too late to plant Tulip/Daff bulbs?

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:45

Ive got quite a few Tulip & Daffodil bulbs left over that I didnt get around to planting last Autumn. They have been stored indoors in a cardboard box, and are in good condition.

Is it too late to plant them out into tubs? If so, will they keep till this Autumn?

My Garden 2012

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:27
jacqui whitmore wrote (see)

You wont believe this.They are lenghs of plastic skirting board left over from our conservatory which was erected 10 years ago.At the time i had little money so i used anything left over,however wood would probably look better, when the grass grows slightly it hides it.At least it wont rot!!

Thanks Jacqui. 

Which sand for soil improvement?

Posted: 06/01/2013 at 14:25

Thanks Bob. I have a tonn bag left over from my block paved driveway project, I shal put it to use.

Cheers

dead tree fungi

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 22:46

I dont know if thats honey fungus. But be careful if you have a dead Cherry tree as they are prone to Honey fungus.

I had a lovely old cherry tree but I suspected it had HF as the privet hedge next to it was dying off gradually each year. I didnt want to lose my hedge do I dug out the tree along with the dying hedge and replaced the soil, and planted new hedging.

 

The traditional product for killing off HF is no longer sold as such, but it has now ben relabled and sold as patio cleaner. Think it was called Armillatox, though Jayes Fluid is supposed to treat it as well.

Which sand for soil improvement?

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 22:26

Im replacing my lawn this year and want to rotavate some sand into the heavy soil to help with drainage. Would regular grit sand from builders merchants be suitable?

 

Thanks. 

My Garden 2012

Posted: 30/12/2012 at 23:10

Sorry Jacqui, I meant the actual edging material, is it timber or a concrete edging?

Thanks.

christmas tree

Posted: 09/12/2012 at 20:57

I was told by the place I bought mine from that I should prune mine back next year to encourage growth, and even trim the tip off to encourage a new leader.

christmas tree

Posted: 09/12/2012 at 14:18

Heres a photo of my 4ft (ish) Fraser Fir. I was advised to buy a smallish tree as it would have a greater chance of surivng being dug up and potted. Hope it survives for many xmas's..

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/DSCN2902.jpg

 

christmas tree

Posted: 09/12/2012 at 12:31

Thanks for the advice.

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