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help me identify a plant /weed please

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 15:52

I have a small  plant  which is covering my garden its not unpleasant and almost acts as a filler between plants . It has light, green airy  leaves with tiny pink flowers .Grows about  12 inches max. I had a few last year but this year there every where . They are helpful at the moment giving shade to my hot borders but i think I may have difficulty controlling them . I like wild flowers but there seems a lot of these this year  and one or two low growing plants have been a bit swamped . I keep pulling them up but they keep coming back . I think i may have aquired it on the back of another plant i bought last year . Wish i could send photo but will have to wait till someone can assist me .Im not too good on techy things. Does anyone recognise this description . If not i will try and send pics  again soon .  

Jasmine problem

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 15:32

Thanks for both replies .I need to be a little more patient.It is still cold at night even though we have had one or two warm spells. Rest of spring garden blooming well.

 

Jasmine problem

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 10:33

My  jamine album was doing really nicely and was large and lush when the last frost came it killed of all the green growth. I cut out the dead growth and left the stems that seemed to have some green showing . Although i did this there is no sign of any new shoots. Should i cut it right back to the ground , leave it as it is or dig it up . This plant has been in two years and was doing really well. Any suggestions would be welcome

 

Jasmine problem

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 10:33

My  jamine album was doing really nicely and was large and lush when the last frost came it killed of all the green growth. I cut out the dead growth and left the stems that seemed to have some green showing . Although i did this there is no sign of any new shoots. Should i cut it right back to the grouns , leave it as it is or dig it up . This plant has been in two years and was doing really well. Any suggestions would be welcome

 

Seeds query

Posted: 05/03/2013 at 14:55

Brilliant advise . Will try the kitchen roll test and see if it does the trick If I start now it will give me plenty of time before I start planting properly .Many thanks  to both of you.  

Seeds query

Posted: 05/03/2013 at 14:21

Sorting out seed today  some packets unopened some opened  that I bought last year and never used . They say past there used by date on some and  some have no dates at all .Should I throw them or still use them .Some tomatoe seeds. courgettes,cucumbers,  some flowers various seeds . What are the odds on them growing ? I have a very small garden so only use a few seeds each year . It seems  a waste to throw them away but I don't want to waste my time on them if they don't grow well .Any help would be useful  Thanks Mo 

Pots , planters and compost

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 14:20

I would love to do this . Is a possibility then I could recycle instead of replace . I live near Ryton organics I will call over there and see what would be there best suggestion  for my small space . What with dustbins ,green bins and plastic recycling bins space has become a bit of premium. definately worth a thought .

Many thanks Mo

Pots , planters and compost

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 14:01

Thanks Darren thats helpful.

I have lavender, asters, herbs,  roses, penstimons and sweet peas later on, spring bulbs and  pansies in tub.sSo as much variety as I have space.   I did think maybe an allotment might take it but as its old and used up I wasnt sure but I suppose it will help break down clay soil or improve soil quality for someone else . Perhaps my veg will do better with fresh compost this year.It does get expensive changing it all so often  but my garden is limited and i try to put as many flowers as I can in it . Its a nice south facing garden and I have done well with tomatoes when its a good summer .Always looking to improve it now I have more time.

Cheers  Mo

Pots , planters and compost

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 10:36

I'm new to this forum and you may have been asked this many times  but here goes .I use pots and containers and grow plants and a few veg in them . My problem is space so firstly  how long can i use the compost before it need changing and secondly i do not now where to get rid of the spent compost when I change it . My garden area does not have the capacity to dispose of it around my plants as I have no room left. I cannot put it in the  green bin as they do not take soil . is there anywhere or any one who would want spent compost. I try to feed my pot plants with farmyard pellets to increase the use but I now have some plants that need repotting as they are pot bound. Help and suggestions on these points would be welcome .

Naked Rose

Posted: 06/02/2013 at 17:03

Will try the garlic as well

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