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Advice on Fuschia, please.

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 22:30

I think they look better too, they look a bit straggley if you leave them, they make tremendous growth in one year. It will thicken it up. Cut it back when you see new growth just appear at the base.

It wont make that size, but it will look thicker and stronger.


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 21:55

Beautiful, thank you for sharing.

Dahlia - still flowering

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 21:48

I wouldnt plant it out now, just enjoy the flowers, it will show you when it wants lifting and tucking up for winter, it will go black and soggy.

Some leave them in the ground over winter, most store the tuber and start it off in a pot next Spring when you can also take cuttings.


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 20:54

I would love to see some photo's of that Corinne. Do you know how to post pics on here, just click on the tree icon on the toolbar at the top of the posting box, then follow instructions.

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 19:52

I come from one gypsy and one Irish Grandmother,  one never went to school, and I hardly ever went,the other in service at 13, they are important to me, I am important to my family, my degree in horticulture (not!)makes me important to the forum and I try to answer questions honestly.

I know I will never be as clever or as funny as Verdun, I mean, how can anyone be more cleverererer than a Cornish man. By the way, Verdun ,you may be having Jethro back, he's sold up from here!

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 00:24

Thank you everyone. Much appreciated.

We can only take a day at a time and take what comes.

I have told my two  kids, I have left it to them to tell their sons.

Daughter isnt going to tell her two just yet, they are 11 and 5, she thinks they will worry for too long, best tell them nearer the time.

I really hope your friend gets well, my mum has lived with her stoma for over 10 years.

Solar powered pond pumps

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 19:05

Could we see a photo of your bathtub pond.

I hadnt thought about potting plants in grit only, does anyone else do this?

bags for composting

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 18:50

It depends on how quickly you want your compost to be ready, you cant beat wood for warmth and that works them best, my OHput a load of stuff in a builders bag in his yard, it wasnt ready a year later, that would be no good for me, I need a quick turnover of the stuff.

You could do as suggested here, fill the bag then put another right over the top. 

Christmas stuff in shop

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 18:41

When we have all tried all of them, can we have a verdict. 

Christmas stuff in shop

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 18:20

Thanks Lesley, plenty in my position though, just forward planning on mums part, she new something was wrong and started shopping early.

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