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Solar powered pond pumps

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 09:49

Fishy, you sound desparate now, so time for me to get those plants sorted out for you, put lots of nutrient eaters in, you can always turf them out next year and chuck if they grow too much ,

I would advise that if you are not using aquatic soil you put the marginals in ordinary flower pots with chippings on the top, that will stop the excess soil leaking into the pond, save your perforated baskets for a while, or you will be in a circle of plants, nutrients plants etc.

We shall overcome..one day

Fuchsia

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 09:42

Why would you want to cut the flowers off!  Leave them going as long as possible, if you want, you could trim lightly to keep it neat, but I do as others say and wait for new growth in March/April time then right off as low to the ground as poss.

Runner Bean Beans

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:52

I tried that, I thought the beans tasted absolutely discusting, different peoples taste I suppose.this year I made sure I picked them while they were tender and fresh. Lots in the freezer now.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:42

Heavy shower of rain, first for 4 weeks. All water butts emptied into cans waiting for pour down. Pond desparately needs topping up.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:38

Your lilac delphs are up Fishy.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 00:23

Fishy, could I have some wallflower seeds please?

Thank you to everyone who is sending seeds to me, isnt it nice to grow things from other peoples gardens. 

I still have loads of those campanula plants, keep finding huge clumps of it, its amazing how quickly it spreads, I only started of with a couple of plants from Parkers sale catalogue! 

I cant tell if its the blue or white now, but you are welcome to some.

should i just give up or buy a new fork!?

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 00:12

Being a TA, I think you should not give up on that one, just take it to the local blacksmith and get a new prong welded on.

from pot to garden

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 00:08

I have had two clumps of bamboo planted 3 years ago, in the garden, they say its a non evasive type, its only just started to grow, I really wanted that swaying type waving in the breeze, will mine ever grow 6/8ft tall.  Does it take a long while usually to get established?

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 00:03

Thank you, I just cant think what else it could possibly be obstructing like that. Mum is quite prepared for them to say they will remove the bladder, she already has a stoma, she says another bag wont make any diference, I just hope she can stay that positive, she is brilliant for 86.

Dad is coping very well now, cooks a breakfast every day and at the moment has a tomato sandwich every day for lunch because we have a glut!

 

W

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 23:53

The weather is still here, just not showing at the top of the home page.

Google Gardeners World weather, then when you have selected it, put it in your bookmarks /favorites or whatever you use. Its just the same as it was. 

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Plant ID please

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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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