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help....

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 16:25

Toria2

This forum is good for general advice but could I also suggest get some reading matter from the library or buy from charity shop-there are loads of books that will help a beginner like yourself

Also as a novice keep it simple-a lot of gardening is relatively easy and common sense but you need to know what plants will survive a winter and those that don't like frost and what flowers when.

We all started somewhere and there is plenty of help on here-just don't try to do it all at once

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 16:15

Lottie

A story about the big pile OH asked about-someone has made a boo-boo

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-20169516

 

Can you grow Quince as a stepover fruit?

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 16:11

Alan-take a look at this

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00c356s

 

Can you grow Quince as a stepover fruit?

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 16:02
Alan4711 wrote (see)

Hi we started an allotment this year complete beginers,does step over mean low growing  as iv not heard it before

Alan4711

Yes Alan-trained horizontally along wires around knee level-doesn't work for all types of fruit or all varieties-it is usually apples.

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 15:57

I am in the naughty corner bjay-but yes it was

Becks-no candles?-put four on it-just for me

Help My Magnolia

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 15:43

I have just gone out deliberately to look at my magnolia-it looks just like the condition of the second picture-not concerned at all-time of year-relax.

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 15:38

Becks - a quick trip to the shops might be called for?

Fork Handles

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 15:02

There you are Kate-Chris has invited you to disappear into the garage with OH for sharpening

I trust lottery ticket has been bought?

http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n627/thedogcody/reindeer65432-01.gif

 

oriental lilies

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 14:49

Dead head the blooms when faded-pop the plant in the greenhouse.let it die back naturally until the stems are brown, feed and with good fortune-they will bloom year after year

 

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