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What herbs do i need to bring in?

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 14:04

Thanks for your reply, I am relieved to hear that the rosemary and marjoram will be ok outside - the marjoram has already turned brown so I will not be surprised if it disappears.

How do I make a cold frame?

Thanks again

What to bring in over winter

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 13:05

Hello,

I have some marjoram, rosemary and a curry plant bought this year.  The curry plant says protect from frost, so I have brought it in for the winter, but will the marjoram and rosemary be ok left outside?  I also have some small clematis and lavender grown from cuttings - will they withstand the winter?

Many thanks

RR

What herbs do i need to bring in?

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 13:04

Sorry, wrong topic

What herbs do i need to bring in?

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 13:02

Hello,

I have some marjoram, rosemary and a curry plant bought this year.  The curry plant says protect from frost, so I have brought it in for the winter, but will the marjoram and rosemary be ok left outside?  I also have some small clematis and lavender grown from cuttings - will they withstand the winter?

Many thanks

RR

Shed leak

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 16:08

Hello there,

Firstly, thank you to people on here for helping me out with a few issues so far - I am new to this site and to gardening so have a lot of questions!  OK, so this isn't really a garden thing, more a DIY issue, but hopefully someone may have some experience of sheds to offer advice.

We had a leak in our shed roof, which has now been rectified with new felt - job done.

But, now I have noticed after all this rain, that the bottom back left hand side of the shed is damp and wet to the touch.  I can't think where the leak is coming in from (the fence along the back is very close as we had it nailed to the back of the shed to secure the panel - not sure if that is the problem).  I am very concerned as is it is great shed and I want to preserve it, so afraid the wood may rot.

Any thoughts gratefully received please.........

Japenese Barberry

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 15:35

Thank you both, will go ahead

Cat on new felt roof

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 15:33

Thank you all.  Yes, i have some spikes but i fear it would take a lot of strips to deter them.  I looked up paint and read that one neighbours cat had got paint all over itself, damaging the owners carpets and so on, I think i would be in big trouble there - not worth the hassle.  I am generally trying to keep them out of the garden  as one of them terrorised my little cat, who is afraid to go out now.  Think sonars are the way to go, amongst other things, thanks for your ideas everyone

Roses

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 15:25

Thank you Abifloralartist

As we have our new borders covered in bark mulch from the trees we shredded this year, they are already covered - although i did leave a gap around the base to prevent root rot (I you do this with trees anyway). 

Thanks for the vote of confidence i am doing the right things

Roses

Posted: 22/10/2013 at 13:30

Thanks also nutcutlet, will get pruning!

Roses

Posted: 22/10/2013 at 13:28

Thank you obelixx, thats good advice, will prune them

 

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