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strawberry winter care

Posted: 22/08/2016 at 19:06

Hi all , what should I do to my strawbs , they still look quite healthy wondered if I should cut them back when they start to go brown . They are in containers so should I give them some feed for the winter or add some fresh compost and protect them . Got 6 runners going . the strawbs are from my x allotment  think they are on their second year , got a decent crop but not as tasty when they were in the ground I hope it's cos the weather wasn't too good early on . When I transferred them to my patio last year I wasn't too kind to them and they survived , so ... what do you think ? Thx

re pot palm/rubber type plant

Posted: 05/08/2016 at 15:17

Thanks very much , will do .

re pot palm/rubber type plant

Posted: 05/08/2016 at 09:54

  Hi all , wondered if I should re pot my ? plant not sure of it's name . Thx

tumbling tom trim ?

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 17:49

o.k thx

tumbling tom trim ?

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 10:50


should I trim the leaves off , there are toms underneath but they aren't getting any sun , don't think the top flowers will bloom now so should I ?

border soil help

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 16:46

tell the wife she's got the key !

border soil help

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 14:12

thx all ,correction ( good deed)

border soil help

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 09:26

Thx all , what would be good to put in with the plants ? a sprinkle of slow release feed (not sure what it's called) p.s no foxes ,thx Esspee

border soil help

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 08:41

Hi all , I've done my good dead for the year and dug my elderly neighbours borders cleared out all the weeds and grass . The borders are about 2ft wide 1ft deep surrounding a 20ft sq lawn . The soil is not bad , wondered if I should add some fertiliser or whatever to it , I suppose manure would be best but wondered if something like fish/blood bone or chicken pellets would be ok can't really get manure . He is going to buy some plants from the garden centre to plant , any ideas ? Thx

Baby Bio for toms

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 09:28



 planted these tumbling toms about 2 months ago considering giving some baby bio just to perk them up a bit , waiting to put outside in hanging baskets but too cold ,should I give them some time outside when the sun shines then take them in at night . Thx

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strawberry winter care

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re pot palm/rubber type plant

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tumbling tom trim ?

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Last Post: 22/07/2016 at 17:49

border soil help

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Baby Bio for toms

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border plants to plant now

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spuds in ?

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tomato seed germination

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Growing Melons in greenhouse

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plants for hanging baskets & containers

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do i need to nip sideshoots on baby toms ?

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Toms too early ?

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what are these on my spud plant ?

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san marzano toms

when to stop growing 
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