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Utter Confusion

Posted: 25/08/2017 at 13:56
Lamplighter says:

Let me clarify my question - 

It's not enough for me to guess at what might be an issue with my gardening, I'd prefer to have a much better understanding, gleaned from other people's experience, so that the issues can then be more accurately addressed. 

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To be fair, it's pretty tricky for anyone else to 'guess' your problem without seeing it, people have suggested all the most likely reasons, but without looking at your plants, your aspect, your ground, your feed, its an  impossible situation.

I would suggest that if you have no beans on the plants, then chop them up in your compost bin to make some nice mulch to put in your trench next year, and try again. Sow your seed on the 1st May, plant out 1st of June and hope you've got it right then. All trial and error, we all have errors when we start gardening, that's the way of it. 

Tired/mishmash border revamp

Posted: 24/08/2017 at 19:12

Your garden is lovely, will you turn your sink into one of these 

Can anyone Identify this flower please

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 18:52

Rudbeckia Gloriosa, not Gaillardia I don't think. 

Mystery gatherer

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 13:32

I'm certain they are not forget me nots, the shape and texture is nothing like. I would be reluctant to spread them around until you know exactly what they are, wait and see if they flower, I've seen that crinkly dimpled leaf but cant think at the moment. 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 11:44
Hostafan1 says:

Hubby suggested make a courgette cake for our VIP guests next week. I've insisted he does a trial run first.

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 I gave you the courgette cake recipe about a month ago, and you were going to try it, you haven't then😀


Posted: 20/08/2017 at 17:44

Not just fly dirts I suppose? 


Posted: 20/08/2017 at 17:39

Painting methylated spirit on them will kill them.

How does your garden grow?

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 17:32

You can mix a couple of tablespoons of lime in a 2gallon watering can and pour the whole lot on, that's what I do.

My Lobelia isn't flowering

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 13:17

Can you put a photo on, maybe it's not Lobelia, April was too early to put it out, someone did that and she had a window box full of weeds she was waiting to flower.

Seed and Plant Swap 2017

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 12:02

That salvia doesn't grow from seeds. 

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