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Advice needed

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 18:58

Bumped up for an expert!

i have one in a tub but couldn't advise.


Posted: 17/09/2015 at 18:47

Fairy, had to laugh there, you have reminded me of when I was young and my dad got his gun for me to practice, we needed some targets, and my mum had a plastic arrangement of daffs and tulips in one of those plaster boat shaped thingys, inside was a mesh stuff so the flowers stood up poked in this mesh, we thought what a good idea, so out in the garden it went! 

My mum had some things to put up with from my dad and I p

Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 18:41

I will be thinning mine out Hosta, we can talk about some time. Think about what colours you want.

Osteospermum question

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 18:39

And me being me, just pull them up and grow new ones from seed, mine are always a bit woody by the next season.

Growing a jasmine stephananse

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 18:34

Mines been in for four years, right up the trellis, healthy looking leaves, never a flower!


Posted: 17/09/2015 at 18:31

I do trim off all the tatty leaves, I don't feed until I repot in Spring and they show signs of new growth. I do grow mine inside only though, bringing them into the GH soon. Just keep damp, not much water.

Dump the plant after its third year of producing.


Posted: 17/09/2015 at 18:23

Are they chemical, it says on the box...for use on all edibles


Posted: 17/09/2015 at 17:15

There are some bio and edible safe pellets on the market, I would use them and do, I don't like to wait for ages, sometimes years for a plant to grow, especially from seeds, just to have slugs finish it off over night.


Posted: 17/09/2015 at 17:07
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

are you coming onto me Lyn? 


Now what would be the point in that dear? 

Weed membrane good or bad?

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 16:54

I have it under granite clippings where we park the car. It's working so far ! The odd dandelion but easily removed.

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