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Clayey soil

Posted: 04/06/2012 at 12:09

Don't bother with carrots until the soil has been improved for a couple of years, they just won't grow well from my experience

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/06/2012 at 14:53

Kate my cator oil plants struggled and then when about 12 inches high developed flowers.  I cut these off and repotted and suddenly they have sprung into life and are now double the size.  Repotting in a different compost may be the answer.

Growing Sweetcorn

Posted: 29/05/2012 at 15:37

Why not try keeping half in the greenhouse and half outside

is this honey fungus?

Posted: 29/05/2012 at 14:37

Plants with honey fungus have no visible signs.  The fungus spreads as a white strands just under the bark

is this honey fungus?

Posted: 29/05/2012 at 13:21

Try googling Lichen as it could be that.  I have it on my Buxus bushes but it doesn't do any harm

Plant identification

Posted: 29/05/2012 at 11:57

or maybe the Invisible Man

clay soil late summer flowers (slug proof but bee friendly)

Posted: 25/05/2012 at 12:42

I grow some important to me in pots then plant out and dig up in Autumn, others stay out all year but I know I could lose them at anytime.  I try and put them in the areas that are slightly drier in the winter to try and cut down the risk of them drowning

gunnera manicate

Posted: 25/05/2012 at 11:46

I don't think it needs shelter.  The stems are very tough but the leaves might get torn if exposed to very strong winds

clay soil late summer flowers (slug proof but bee friendly)

Posted: 25/05/2012 at 11:44

I have clay soil (old brickworks next door) and Japanese Anemone grows well, but they do seem to like being in partial shade.  I also use Penstemon and dahlias to get late summer colour.    

Subscribers' club discounts

Posted: 25/05/2012 at 09:33

On the T&M website it does state that only one order code can be used on an order so really the magazine advert is at odds with reality.

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Any recomendations for a garden to visit

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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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Poorly white grape vine

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