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Marco de Jong

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ID help please. Weed or not?

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 20:37

Looks like borage to me...

Flowers to Grow in Allotment

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 20:36

Crocosmias work well as cutflowers, and they are completely trouble free.


Posted: 08/09/2014 at 18:53

Thank you all for your quick responses!


Posted: 08/09/2014 at 18:37

Thank you Dove. I believe it's a highlander, so I will try to put it in a brighter spot.


Posted: 08/09/2014 at 18:26

The pitchers on the plant now were already there when I bought it.


Posted: 08/09/2014 at 18:22


It's in a cool bedroom, i keep it moist and do not feed it.


Posted: 08/09/2014 at 17:05

I know, Nepenthes is not a garden plant, but I hope someone here knows: my Nepenthes is racing towards the ceiling, but isn't producing new pitchers! Is this normal or am I doning something wrong?

Winter plants

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 13:59

Salads, beetroot, broad beans etc.

Tomato roots as weedkiller

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 11:25

The book says that, to surpress weeds, mainlty couch grass, you could better plant tomatoes or spray with an extract of their roots then use a chemical weedkiller. It would be a pity if it didn't work, because it would be very cheap 

Tomato roots as weedkiller

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 10:52

One of my old-fashioned gardening books says you could use an extract of tomato roots as an organic weedkiller. Has anyone ever tried it? And how do I make an extract of tomato roots???

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