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Posted: 07/04/2013 at 11:45
I did the same cheery and i am going to plant them out in the garden, i have acid soil, but you can just fill the planting hole with the ericaceous soil and feed with azaelia feed every so often, top dress in the winter with some more of same soil.

mulching advice please

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 11:25
Nobody seems to know the answer to this one jam, i noticed you asked this before and no one knew then either.
I have always shredded everthing except bramble, so i dont know the answer, i just felt i had to reply as you are a newbie and it probably seems like you are being ignored!.

Count your blessings

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 09:06
Dont give up on the lupins yet, they may just be late, mine are really hardly showing, but i dont think they are dead. They usually overwinter ok.

Spraying apples

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 09:02
Seems no one knows about that Tom, i have never heard of it but i am not a fruit grower.
There is a very good gardenng site called 'mygardenRHS' you may get some info there.

Talkback: Seed Club - spring in the greenhouse

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 08:52
Well done Sallt, i also start seeds off in the conservatory and kitchen window sill, it is very rewarding when they start to grow, then you can prick them out and find you have loads, good luck with your garden in your first year.
Have you thought about buying one of those plastic greenhouses, you can get one for less thsn 20.00.

Indoor Grape Vines how to look after?

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 08:40
I dont think anyone has one as no one has comented, i havent either but there is a good web site called 'learn2grow' maybe if you google that you will get some info, it does cover gardening of all sorts, this site is more of a general chat site.

Growing parsley and basil

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 08:24
Basil wont like being outside, well, it doesnt where i live, its better suited as a window sill plant.
You could put a few slug pellets around, discretely hidden under something so the birds wont get them, not that i believe they eat them anyway.

Rosa Rugosa

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 00:14
I have it popping up everywhere as well, so i know what you mean, it comes up well away from the main plant so i assume the roots trail for miles. I, personally wouldnt use weed killer because i dont like it, but short of this, i just dont know.
The birds like the fruits in winter, so perhaps thats a good reason to keep some.

Rhubarb in pots

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 23:37
Well done for keeping the rhubarb going, will it eventually need going in the ground, ? I have never grown it, but would like to try, there is a good gardening website called 'MyGardenRHS' they may have some gardening info there.

Tumbling Tom Red

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 23:28
I grew those little ones last year and i didnt nip the tops out, but i did grow them in the greenhouse in pots, i think they will be fine just left in your baskets, just feed once a week with tomorite or similar.
Maybe a tomato grower will see your question and give you some more advise tomorrow.

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