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Perennial Geraniums.

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 18:32

Checked the ones I mived in winter and they are sprouting. New babies yipee, much easier to deal with than the real ones!!

Waterlogged veg patch

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 22:47

A common problem this year. My patch of garlic seems to be doing alright but it is surrounded by what could only be called a bog.

Have to pick a new area for my first early spuds as the preferred site is waterlogged most of the time.


Posted: 27/02/2014 at 22:35

Beware the sneaky seedaholics. These are the afflicted who don't buy packets of seed like the rest of us. No, they buy all the gardening macs with free packets of seeds. Their families never realise their loved one has a problem, they just think he/she likes to keep up to date with the latest trends in gardening.

Watch out for the phantom seedaholics.


Posted: 27/02/2014 at 22:28

Dismantling a pallet can be tricky. They are not meant to come apart easily. A nailbar and claw hammer are essential kit and a hacksaw is useful if the nails wont give.

Perennial Geraniums.

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 22:23

Nutcutlet I may have the wrong plant as my one looks more like a Johnsons Blue than that Bill Wallis. Which ever they are a wonderful hardy plant. Moved some of mine which were suffering from too much shade this year. Looking forward to seeing some life in them soon.

Growing cabbage

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 22:16

Some cabbage can be sown in Spring, just not spring cabbage. I've just sown some Wheelers Imperial seed in trays. this will give me heads of pointy cabbage in late summer.

Soil problems

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 20:18

What exactly didn't do well as everything you mentioned seems to have been fine.

Did you do a Ph test?

Growing cabbage

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 20:11

A Little bit of netting will keep the butterflies off. Remember that cabbage is named after the time of year it is harvested. Spring cabbage is sown in the autumn and eaten in Spring. If you sow out of season then the results will be poor.

Perennial Geraniums.

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 20:06

Is it a Bill Wallis, very big plant with lots of purple flowers?, There was a thread on here before that I posted on. If it is like that then you can divide it no worries

Bindweed :(

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 23:09

the active ingredient in Roundup is glysophate so it will be good against bindweed when the weed is growing. Not so sure it will kill tree stumps though.

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