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Greenhouse Advice

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 09:52

i have had an 8x6 elite greenhouse for about eighteen years and have had no problems apart from the fact it wasn't big enough not just the size but the height,i expect the new one wont be big enough either

i went on there website and within two days had brochures and the names of my nearest suppliers, i have chosen the GX 800 12x8 and will order for delivery about September, i don't have experience of other makes but do agree with all the above advice. i hope this helps in some way.

getting rid of ground elder

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 18:22

thank you i thought it was to good to be true but had to ask

getting rid of ground elder

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 16:24

i have read a number of posts about getting rid of ground elder and was sure id heard if you planted some sort of calendula it killed the roots. i have found a post on this forum that suggests Sarah raven has this plant but i cant find it on her website, do any of you know wich calendula it is and does it work


Posted: 18/05/2013 at 13:19

the pink one is a berberis

Hardy fuchsia

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 12:54

mine are the same i will wait until the shoots are a bit bigger and take cuttings and ditch the old plant


Posted: 15/05/2013 at 15:37

thank you beekeeper


Posted: 15/05/2013 at 14:54

how far do bees travel from the hive, the gardens in the lakeland fells are few and far between. if a hive is in the middle of a patch of heather how far will they go??

i try to be bee and butterfly and insect friendly in my garden and allow nettles and wild flowers to grow in places, i don't disagree with anything that's been said Obelixx i just wondered if any studies had been done in areas were chemicals will not have been used on the vegetation 


Posted: 15/05/2013 at 13:25

we don't keep bees but have listened to the discussions with interest ,

We live in the hills in cumbria and there are many hives dotted about in the area and the bees will have never come into contact with neonicotinoids and my husband wants to know if any research has been done in this and other areas of the country where because of the terrain there is no arable farming

Zaluzianskya 'Orange Eye'

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 16:53

i put mine out in the summer and take it into the greenhouse or cold frame for winter. it dosnt seem to mind cold just the wet

Are these leopard slugs?

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 16:33


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butternut squash

help please 
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ident please

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thank you James for some common sense regarding show gardens 
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getting rid of ground elder

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