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Latest posts by nodlisab

Water Butts STINK!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 09:51

Is the smelly water detrimental to the plants or is the smell just annoying?

Fuchsia Rust

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 09:44

I grow at least 50 Fuchsias a year for baskets and this has been the worst year for rust that I can remember. Rust will not affect overwintering your plants.What I do every October is strip every plant of all its leaves and flowers and cut them back by about a third, I then remove them from the baskets and repot them individually.Provided they are kept above 5 degrees they will start to sprout new growth over the winter. Hope this helps.

The other side of Monty Don.

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 09:40
Jack the Misery wrote (see)

Monty is fine, the programme is OK, but seeing the ruddy dog all the time drives me bonkers. I like dogs, and Nigel's OK, but it's a gardening programme - please - not an indulgent dog cameo-corner. Enough. Beechgrove is a gigantic garden, with a swimming pool sized 'pond' and that's fair enough despite it has little in common with the hanky patches attached to modern dolls' houses And I've also had  enough with the dead box hedge. I just wait for the 'to do' list and enjoy the pretty pictures. It's aspirational with a genial host. I quite liked his jewellery in the 80's, shame it went bust.

Have to agree Jack,all he seems to do is dig stuff up and then plant more stuff,I think we all know how to do that.And the times he mentions that bloody box hedge is doing my head in.I now record it so I can miss out the boring bits which leaves about 10 minutes worth watching.

 

Can I make a bee hotel in tree trunk?

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 13:39

Thanks Pansyface, really helped. Will go ahead and try it.

Can I make a bee hotel in tree trunk?

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 09:57

I have an old conifer tree trunk and was wondering if I drilled holes in it would it be suitable for a bee hotel.

Worst year for rust

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 10:06

Every year I grow lots of Fuchsias for baskets but this year nearly every plant has been affected by rust, I have never known it so bad. Anyone else had this problem?

Free fuchsias what to do now

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 15:56

I would plant them out now so they have a chance to get a good root system before the winter, make sure you cover the roots with a lot of mulch before the cold weather arrives to stop them freezing. they will come again in spring.

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 12:45
Cangrandmafixiit wrote (see)

So once you have counted    `em  nodisab , do you give `em the old size 9 crunch ?

I put them in a bowl of salt water.

 

WEEDS

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 08:14

Boris Johnson

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 08:09

I picked up a black plastic council sack that had blown into the corner of my garden, underneath I found attached to the sack 37 snails and slugs. I put it back in the same place and the next day I found another 12, I now do this daily and find this is the best way of catching them. Give it a try it might work for you.

Discussions started by nodlisab

Block Paving

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Help Wallflowers

seem to be rotting 
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Can I make a bee hotel in tree trunk?

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Worst year for rust

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Has lawn food killed my lawn

Lawn turned black 
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Distorted Tomatoes

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 18:49

Whats eating my Tomatoes?

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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 22:18

Corn Cockle can kill?

Is it that let 
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Last Post: 16/07/2014 at 19:23

Great year for Fuchsias

My pics 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 15:52

Are these suckers

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Last Post: 27/06/2014 at 09:04

What to do with Conifer trunk

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Last Post: 21/06/2014 at 09:29

Fast growing evergreen shrub

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Last Post: 16/06/2014 at 15:07

Fuchsia ID please

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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 03:01

Is my conifer doomed

Will it recover? 
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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 05:49

Border problem

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