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Latest posts by MuddyFork

Hostas

Posted: 08/10/2012 at 12:57

I would leave them.  The leaves rot away very quickly and will feed the plant.

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/10/2012 at 10:16

Jean, could the bird you saw been a Sparrowhawk?  They are quite large.

Allotment Dilemma

Posted: 03/10/2012 at 15:35

If a business changes hands the existing t&c's would have to apply for a set period at the end of which new negotiations would take place.  If your contract states a size I don't believe that they could change your plot size without your consent.

Newhouse and new to gardening, plant type and general advice please!

Posted: 02/10/2012 at 12:48

I think your first picture is a Eucalyptus.  The second does look like a smoke bush, Cotinus coggygria.

making leaf mould

Posted: 27/09/2012 at 14:33

I would make sure that the top is not covered as the leaves do need to get wet to speed rotting. 

Fork Handles

Posted: 27/09/2012 at 09:54

Flobear, why not ask your neighbour if you could take a few cuttings.  I have never managed to get the seeds to germinate.

beetroot eaters

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 14:23

Slugs love beetroot so they could be the cause.

Helleborus niger in family garden- too dangerous?

Posted: 19/09/2012 at 15:53

I would keep it, if you remove the flowers when they have died you won't get the seed heads.  I found that my children trampled plants rather than eat them

Fork Handles

Posted: 18/09/2012 at 15:49

I've tried barley straw in my pond without any luck, sorry to disappoint

Helping plants through Winter

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 14:37

Unless they forecast another really cold & wet winter I wouldn't need bring these plants inside.  As already said, move to a sheltered area.  If possible lift the pots off the ground using something like pot feet to ensure that they can drain freely.

Discussions started by MuddyFork

Any recomendations for a garden to visit

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Shield Bugs

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Runner beans

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Cucumber seedlings

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Are there any Dahlias with a perfume

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Are there any Dahlias with a perfume

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Does anyone know what this plant is?

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Last Post: 11/07/2012 at 16:49

Poorly white grape vine

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