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Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 23:26

You might have better soil that holds moisture more than mine Fishy

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 23:03

They're easy to germinate Fishy, sow now, leave outside. But although I love them and keep trying more it's really too dry for them in my garden

Shed tiles...

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 22:54

It won't look like spam Steve.

We know you as a forum member not a spammer

There were cedar shingles on our house roof when we moved in. Been there 30 years and leaking like a sieve. But they looked very thin and I've seen chunkier ones than that on other buildings. 

I think they'd age for gracefully than plastic.

Pickled Eggs

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 21:30

Yes, sounds right. People have become bit obsessed with sterilizing and fridges but pickling  preserved things for years before fridges were invented.

Pruning (or not) of newly planted Portugese Laurel

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 21:09

If you asked for hedging you should get on to the seller

Coreopsis Limerock Ruby

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 21:02
From Haylofts website; Soil, Fertile and well drained.

 

Position

Sun

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

June to October

Additional Information

Extremely drought tolerant. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Dead-head to prolong flowering. Great for containers and borders. Propagate by division in early spring. Hardy perennial down to minus 5, or la little lower providing the soil is very well drained.

Pickled Eggs

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 20:55

Hi hollie.

You need to add the vinegar cold but boil the spices in it first, unless it's spiced vinegar.

I have never put a pickled anything in the fridge,

Don't add garlic. The taste is good but it makes them sticky and the eggs break up when you try and get them out of the jar. It might not if you boil the garlic, I chopped it and added it raw

Cottage style with trees?

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 20:51

Lots of plants suitable for shade rosemummy. Aquilegias, lots of geraniums, pulmonaria, spring bulbs, dcebtreas

Pruning (or not) of newly planted Portugese Laurel

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 20:49

Buying them at that height would be fine if you wanted a tree pete

Baby figs

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 20:46

I don't grow figs but as I understand it they develop this year and ripen next.

 

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