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Cooking Japanese quinces

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 10:36

Sadly I have only one but God it smells lovely.

Cooking Japanese quinces

Posted: 08/10/2016 at 17:24

Oh. I might try that!

lemon grass

Posted: 08/10/2016 at 15:59

I have one I propagated from a supermarket bunch was thinking of leaving in the garden as I have quite a sheltered Bristol Garden but it sounds like I should bring it indoors. Should I let it dry out and die down or just keep it going with a little water when it drys out?

Cooking Japanese quinces

Posted: 08/10/2016 at 15:48

My Japanese Quince (Crimson and Gold) has produced two fruits (One has fallen off). What can I do with it. Dont think it is fully ripe as it is greenish/yellowy (photo made it look much greener)


Burying courgettes to their seedling leaves

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 15:27

I'm getting quite confused over this. Is this something you only do to tomatoes or does it also apply to courgettes and their relatives. Have some that needs potting up and was thinking of trying this.

how much can a fritillaria imperialis take?

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 15:09
Ps stuck a plastic bottle over it as a pathetic protection...

how much can a fritillaria imperialis take?

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 15:07
My 4 year old Fritillaria imperialis has this year been totally stripped of every leaf and flower and looks like a massacred green stalk. Is this the end for it? Done well in my garden for several years and never been eaten like this. Is it sluggs or lilly beetles?

Propagators, is it worth it?

Posted: 05/03/2016 at 13:54

Im thinking of getting one for my small garden. I usually use my radiators for heat but with variying success. I don't really have much space to store or use on in the flat so am a bit unsure if it is worth the money. Any advise? I would use it for tomatoes and similar plants that need a bit of heat.

When to prune a grapevine Dornfelder

Posted: 14/02/2016 at 18:37

Finally there was a clear day here in Bristol so the Grape vine has been pruned. Hopefully the haircut will not cause it to pop its clogs. Got about 3/4 of a waste bag full of branches.

Pruning lavender now?

Posted: 01/11/2015 at 14:36

It hasn't flowered for year. My plan was to prune it back to the new shoots coming from the old wood to improve the look of it but am unsure of what time of year to do it.

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