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Busy Lizzies

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 21:32

I think its probably a bit late in the season, most things are sold and planted up by now. There were plenty of plugs for sale in April.

Weed or Plant

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 09:35

Plant, its a Hypericum. You just need to watch for seedlings, it will self seed everywhere.

Tomato plants going yellow & dying

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 09:29

Some of the leaves started going yellow on my tomato plants, so instead of chucking nutrients at them, I had a study and found the tiniest greenflies on the backs of the leaves, I rubbed them off and no more trouble, always check for pests first.

There is an article about too much feeding of tomatoes in a mag this week. I expect you have all read it.

Freen Composting material?

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 13:42

Bumped up!.


I would love that on my compost heap, but I live in Devon.

Try ad in the free adds section of your local.

my back garden

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 13:37

Because you have kept feeding them!.

You have produced a large green plant, stop feeding until the buds appear.

For something to flower well it needs to think it may die, ie no food, it will then send out loads of buds in order to save its species. Feed once the flowers appear.

I don't believe it.

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 11:17

Dont the big ones do any damage, I have a pet snail, in a tank, it is about 6inches long and has a footplate the size of my hand, you want to see him eat his way through a lettuce!


Posted: 07/06/2014 at 11:11

My OH frequently scalps ours in places, the beds rotted on the ride on and scalps all the high spots, it will soon grow again, just leave it,the rain will bring it up, the roots are still there. Soil has a natural way of rejuvinating itself, I dont think its nessesary to keep feeding.

climbing rose problem

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 09:28

Have you pulled the growing stems right down and tied them in?.

This will stimulate lots of new growth along the stems.

Problems with Freesia bulbs not growing

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 09:16

They should be planted near the surface, tips of bulb only just barely covered. Keep in greenhouse or conservatory.


Posted: 06/06/2014 at 09:09

Swet william in my garden has gone mad, this is its third year and taking over, I have pulled some out but I feel sorry for it becuse it is full of buds.

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