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Posted: 14/08/2012 at 15:00

A Summer Quiz-there is a million pounds or so to be won

1)What is the longest word in the English language?

2)The first record played on Radio 1?

3)The first item advertised on ITV

4)What show did Little Weed appear in?

5)What were the christian names of the Harts in Hart to Hart?

6)The name of Percy Thrower's home when he presented GW

7)Who is Bart Simpson's evil nemesis?

8)If you cut a worm in half will that produce two worms?

9)How many legs has a spider mite?

10)What is the record distance for hitting a slug with a slug pellet?

Usual t&c's apply-no refunds,no cheating,bonus points for silly answers

Poorly looking plum tree

Posted: 14/08/2012 at 14:23

Soapy spray is fine for a small infestation-but I feel you are going to have to call on the big boys-I would invest in a proprietary spray suitable for edible crops and keep repeating- white-fly and all aphids breed at an alarming rate

Winter containers

Posted: 14/08/2012 at 14:16

If you are unsure about cuttings etc-they root fairly easily just in water on a windowsill pot up at the first sign of roots and yes-protect from frost-until then fine in a greenhouse


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Posted: 14/08/2012 at 14:12

So you win millions on the lottery and have doubts whether you should give up work

Jean-never worry-this all good backwards and forwards stuff (I cried for hours)-be wary of newspaper offers in my experience

Did anyone ever go to those theatre tours when loads of artistes would appear and play a couple of songs each whilst girls screamed.

Growing blueberries

Posted: 14/08/2012 at 13:21

Ideally you should do a soil test on you garden soil to get a reading- if it is acid then the blueberries will be fine if not then over time the compost will decompose into the soil and whatever soil you have- that will be what the blueberries sit in

I have them in large containers and they thrive-why do you want to plant them out ?

Winter containers

Posted: 14/08/2012 at 13:00

The fuchsia-it depends on whether it is a hardy variety or not-if this is its first year-I would take cuttings now as insurance just in case if it doesn't re-appear.

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Posted: 14/08/2012 at 12:32

For Becks -enjoy

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Posted: 14/08/2012 at 12:30

Leave the strawberry for another couple of days-it will be the sweeter for it

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Posted: 14/08/2012 at 12:28

As I am the fountain of all useless knowledge- a course of Vitamin E tablets is suppose to ward off insect bites- something to do with the blood taste?

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Posted: 14/08/2012 at 12:25

Does Two Ton Ted from Teddington deliver bread to you Becks?



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