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Peter Hewitt


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Peppers

Posted: 31/07/2014 at 18:04

What causing holes in my sweet peppers there isn't any signs of bugs or grubs they are about the size of a small nail head in diameter.

Pete   

Wild flowers

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:50

Well done Catbee2 keep it up we have plenty of insects but could do with more the seemed to like Phacelia  and cornflowers. 

Wild flowers

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 10:52

Plenty of hover flies. a few bees and butterflies the bees and hover flies like the poppies we have got The hpericum bushes are getting over the best now but the hover flies and bees are still on them.

Wild flowers

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 13:53

If you want to have plenty of bees hover flies have  Hypericum bushes mine are buzzing with red tail, white tail bees and all different kinds of hover flies.

Wild flowers

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 17:53

Yes I have seen less bees also I have never seen less ladybirds as I have this year, I have plenty of hover flies though.

Peter

Talkback: How to take verbena cuttings

Posted: 20/06/2014 at 11:36
My Verbena bonariensis comes up every year I have taken cuttings and they have taken alright and come through the winter they are very hardy. kind regards Peter

Strawberries

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 20:03

They are very thin whitish looking wire wormy type in clusters always on the best ones, I wil try and send a photo when I can get one it might be in a week or so.

Thanks for quick response Peter.

Strawberries

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 17:38

What can be eating my strawberry fruits they are very thin thread like worms, as many 12 or more in each fruit can anybody help, thanks.

Peter

Problem With Pear Tree

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 17:47

It might be some sort of fungus which can attack pear trees I had the same problem with pear tree last all the leaves and fruit turned black and dropped off when they were the size of thumb nail.

Peter 

Vinegar for treating blackspot on roses.

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 20:28

As anybody used a vinegar mixture to cure blackspot on roses the recomend using apple cider vineger, I was woundering if white vinegar would work the same. 

 

Peter

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Discussions started by Peter Hewitt

Talkback: Five steps to winter compost

How can I stop worms escaping from my enclosed compost bins at this time of year I am mixing it with greens and browns. Peter Hewitt 
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Last Post: 18/12/2014 at 09:25

Sweet Peppers

Stopping Ripening 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 20:14

Peppers

Holes in sweel peppers 
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Last Post: 31/07/2014 at 20:24

Strawberries

Thin Worms in ripe Strawberries 
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Last Post: 16/06/2014 at 20:03

Vinegar for treating blackspot on roses.

Blackspot 
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Last Post: 25/04/2014 at 20:28

Multipurpose peat free compost

Green algae.  
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Last Post: 25/04/2014 at 20:13

Crocosmia

Not Flowering 
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Last Post: 22/03/2014 at 16:12

Peppers

Bell Peppers 
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Last Post: 20/09/2013 at 07:12

Corn salad Not Germinating

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Last Post: 27/06/2013 at 19:53
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