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storage question

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 12:02

PS Tracey

My garden has been lovely in years past but due to neglect is a right shambles now. I hope to get it back this year

storage question

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 12:00

Tender plants die in the winter

Double flowers aren't any use to insects and don't make seeds.

Fancy hybrids the same and don't fit in visually.

Mulching with privet

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:56

Mine is called a Tracmaster. Petrol, borderline industrial. I can't totally recommend it, it lets too many 'sticks' come out the other end. Though maybe a good servicing and tightening up would fix that. It certainly eats prunings and branches up to about 3or 4 inches very quickly indeed. It doesn't get 3 inch logs though, that's firewood

storage question

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:53

I have a large natural style garden Tracey. Lots of hardy trees,shrubs, perennials, native plants. Aimed at supporting all the resident wildlife.

I don't grow tender, double or fancy hybrid.




Thanks everyone

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:02
star gaze lily wrote (see)

Perhaps you need another 'map' to find it all Nut 


I think so lily.

I failed to mention the filing cabinet. Maybe it's in there

Cost of bird food

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:55

Mine are still queuing, I'd better get out there

I note what you say about lack of birds LL. I have lots of the usual tits and finches etc but no reed buntings, bramblings or coaltits which usually turn up in winter

storage question

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:26

I don't do begonias but I think they would need frost free storage. The hardy bulbs would be fine through the summer once they're dormant.

storage question

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:18

I leave daffs in the ground.

If something is dormant it shouldn't need light, sounds like a good place 

Thanks everyone

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:16

Notebook is a good idea Clarington. One notebook at a time is very good.

One in the shed, one in the GH, one in the bedroom, one in the bookcase and one in the office is less good. I still can't find the 'where I put the snowdrops' map 


Mulching with privet

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 09:21

Ours gets done one a year LF. This week I hope, before the birds move in. The 'trimmings' are 3 foot long.  They'll be longer this year, we're going to reduce it by an extra 3 foot or so, we're talking about logs from that.

The mower will clear up the bits at the end

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