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Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 16:07

Hi Philippa, the bedstraw if for the caterpillars (if we get any). The adult moths seem happy with any nectar producing flower. Ceratostigma here. Maybe because it's late floweringand we rarely see them early in the year

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 11:33

I haven't got much ladies bedstraw at the moment but lots of hedge bedstraw. Not sure they're breeding here though, It takes 2 and most years I only see one.

Polypots?

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 10:57

I've used them, they're OK but if you have to move them around and they change shape you can dislodge roots. 

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 10:55

I associate them with bedstraws Lyn but as non natives they've probably had to adapt a bit.

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:23

I can check it for you when it's ready artjak

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:20

An organic farmer. How lovely Lyn. I'm surrounded by the complete opposite.

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:19

Bottle the gg artjak when it stops sending bubbles through the airlock. The secondary fermentation is just a nice little fizz on the tongue when you drink it.

All wine doesn't go mad initially. Just a good mess when it does.

scotch bonnets

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:15

Thanks Wo

First greenhouse - partition or not?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:14

To be honest, not much horticulturally speaking but it's even longer than yours and I think it probably adds stabillity to the structure. It does have a low level brace but it's set into the central path and is flat. 

I don't grow tender plants but If I ever did decide to heat/insulate it would be a cheaper option to do half a GH than a whole one.

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:45

I don't think you need exactly for wine artjak.

Gooseberry was one of our best, a natural secondary fermentation. Lovely.

I  used a large brewing bucket for the initial wild fermentations then airlocked when they had calmed down a bit

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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