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Latest posts by Lyn

Leaves turning white/yellow

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 18:32

Depending on where you live, its much to cold to put annual bedding out yet,  the white on the leaves is cold night damage. I left a tray of something out last night, and in that short time they have gone white, they wil probably pick up when it warms up a bit.

Runner Beans

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 18:17

They will grow 2 shoots from the base, so perhaps the slugs have done you  a favour, saves you picking them out.

Please go easy on the slug pellets, i only put about 4/5 per plant if that. 

Talkback: How to grow tomatoes in a growing bag

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 09:43

Just reading back on this thread! I wonder how the person got on that planted 3 seeds direct in a grow bag!(in november)

My tomatoes are 2 ft talland have 2 lots of flowers, i wouldnt give much hope for seeds just sown, they wont have long enough warm

Light days to ripen.


Posted: 24/05/2013 at 09:31

Also, if you do try to grow it in a container and use soil from the garden centre, it only has nutrients in to last six weeks, you will need to scrape off the top few inches every so often and renew.

plant identification

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 23:05

I have some at that exact stage.. the stems look a little thick for a young clematis on the other one.

plant identification

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 22:46

Is the first one  eryngium sea holly?

Talkback: Most hated plants

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 22:36

Pampas grass

Gaillardia death

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 22:13

Maybe I can help you with gaillardias, i had the ones called kobald, after they flowered, they shot out little side plants, if you dig down you get a bit of root on, pot them up and keep in greenhouse over winter, i have just planted t

hem out now. 

Killing off old tree roots

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 11:16
Birdy13 wrote (see)
By the way, meant to ask someone: how do you include photos in these posts?
Couldn't do it when tried once before; I might have been on iPad at the time - would that make a difference?

If you have the toolbar showing (above here) you can do it. Click on the tree and click select, then when the number is in the box, click upload then save, it should work for you then.

Compost heaps and rats

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 10:31

Sometimes, if you live in the country you cant avoid rats, compost bins or not, but, dont ever put cooked food in the bin, and keep it forked over regularly, they dont like disturbance. If you choose the rat killer way, we have found the only one that works is Neosorexa gold, they seem to be immune to all the others.

Discussions started by Lyn

Royal Cornwall show and WW1.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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This is what happens when.....

Tomato plants 
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pepper plants

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extra nitrogen

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planting on verge.

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unwins catalogue

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Advent prizes

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ground for runner beans

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My best buy of the year

Lobelia Richardii 
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Any one know what this is?

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