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Latest posts by Paddy5

Black Spot

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 22:10

Thanks to all who have replied.  Someone suggested Jeyes Fluid but I have no idea how much to dilute it and I am concerned that it could harm bulbs that are planted between the rose bushes.

Black Spot

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 19:14

My roses have been wonderful this year with the most colourful blooms.  Black spot has now set in as it did last year what do I do ?

New Plum and Pear trees

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 16:47

I have just bought a new plum tree and also a pear tree when should they be pruned?  I don't expect I will get fruit this year but hopefully next year


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 16:58

I have a big Aubergine in the greenhouse the first aubergine is small and dull but it now has about 8 aubergines which, although quite small, are healthy and shiny.  When should I pick these?

The other side of Monty Don.

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 19:41

I like seeing Nigel !!  I also find Monty Don SO informative with or without Nigel.

Red Currant Pruning

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 19:38

I have just harvested a super crop of Red Currants.  Do I now prune and if so how much?

Red currant pruning

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 21:59

Not sure just how much to cut off my redcurrant bushes.  New growth or old ??

Black Spot on Roses

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 17:22

I thought I had managed to get rid of it by spraying early but is rampant on one rose bush - help !!!

Cats in my flowerbeds

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 14:19

Stangely enough one is !!!!!!!! It still worked lol !!

Cats in my flowerbeds

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 13:24

I have been having problems with cats - DISGUSTING !!!!  I took the advice of orange pe.el and that seems to working.  I cut it into shreds so it doesn't look unsightly in the border

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When to pick Aubergines 
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