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Posted: 24/03/2014 at 09:02

The Gardeners world mag have done a survey and have said Westland john innes seed compost as the best.  But then a year or two ago, Which mag voted Verve as the best compost and that is awful.  I dont think it matters much with seed compost, seeds will germinate on anything, try blotting paper or kitchen roll. Its the next stage where you need a good compost.






Posted: 23/03/2014 at 19:54

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Help needed

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 19:33

Perhaps you could dig a bit up and show us what the root looks like.

Sick looking Weigela

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 19:21

Could you show a photo, my weigela doesnt have berries, but then i prune straight after flowering.

Help needed

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 19:12

18 inches tall rules out blue bells.back to you!


Posted: 23/03/2014 at 19:04

Am i right in thinking that your council will supply bags to dispose of this every fornight.  I absolutely hate bonfires.


Posted: 23/03/2014 at 19:02

Erin is nice compost but so free draing you will need to keep an eye on the watering.


I am using now a fantastic compost, Bulrush professional,, pricey but good.

Help needed

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 18:38

Looks a bit like blubells.

Nut, do you think the leaves look a bit narrow for day lily, mine are much wider and much paler


worst gardening old wives tales

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 18:24

I learned that only mens pee should go on the compost heap, womens is too acid, right or wrong?


What about not growing pansies in the same place 2 years running, mine have grown for years in the same place, i just chop them back and off they go again.

My seedlings

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 18:03

I used to live in Essex, it seemed to have real seasons, summer and winter, same when i lived in Kent. Now i am in Devon, close to Dartmoor, the seasons just blend into each other, you dont get that different times.  Those plastic greenhouses are good, but you do need to tie them to something, the wind plays havoc with them.

Dont worry if your seedlings look leggy, just repot when they have a couple of sets of leaves, put then deep in the new pots, almost up to the 1st set of leaves. Keep potting on when the roots show out of the pots, pop in deep again, then by the time the weather is warm you will have lovely plants.

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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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