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meconopsis lingholm

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 14:15

I've grown this plant for the first time this year, and it has flowered successfully. The leaves are now dying back so should I cut it back, and if so how far? Grateful for any advice from forum members.

Compost

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 18:26

Can I put flour into my compost?

Harvesting potatoes

Posted: 26/08/2012 at 20:02

Thanks Netherfield. The ones I've dug up so far are fine, I'll try a few more and if they're Ok I'll leave the rest for a week or two, after I've chopped off the stalks. They're very tasty.

 

 

Harvesting potatoes

Posted: 25/08/2012 at 11:53

I've just grown my first maincrop potatoes - maris peer and a purple skinned one (can't remember what it's called). When I went into the garden this morning the leaves were rotted on all of them. They were fine earlier in the week (a bit chewed by the snails which are plaguing me this summer), and this seems to have happened very suddenly. Like many areas, we've had almost constant rain this summer in Wales. I dug up one plant of each variety. The potatoes are fine, but very small. Should I dig up the whole crop now, or might they grow a bit more if I leave them in the ground?

Garden Hoses

Posted: 25/06/2012 at 10:55

I agree Jeannie, they drip, or the sprayer shoots off and your feet get soaked.

Garden Hoses

Posted: 24/06/2012 at 15:51

Do those of you who have non-kink hoses have any recommendations? Does Hozelock do one?

Garden Hoses

Posted: 23/06/2012 at 23:11

Thank you all for your helpful replies - it seems that coiled hoses are not the answer. I'd try the tyre rim, but as neither I nor my partner drive it may be hard to find one. I'll have a look for the non-kink variety, but as you say Jeannie, it really isn't urgent, I'm a born optimist however and the sun is bound to come out soon .

Garden Hoses

Posted: 23/06/2012 at 15:04

I'm considering buying a coiled garden hose, as I'm very bad at keeping kinks out of the usual kind. Does anyone have advice on what to buy?

 

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meconopsis lingholm

himalayan poppy 
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Compost

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Harvesting potatoes

Rotting leaves 
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Garden Hoses

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