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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)


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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.

Pruning lavender now?

Posted: 01/11/2015 at 14:21

hi,

I have an quite neglected lavender (ice blue I think it might be called) that seems to have decided to start to sprout from the hardwood. As it looks quite bad should I give it a trim now or hold off till the spring?

Water from a dehumidifier

Posted: 17/10/2015 at 12:04

Hi, I have recently bought a dehumidifier for my flat and wonder can I use the water from it to water my pot plants and things like blueberries plus my iron.

When to prune a grapevine Dornfelder

Posted: 10/10/2015 at 23:57

Thank you. I probably need to remove quite a lot of it this winter. i need to figure out how to retrain it. Currently there is a ledge behind I which doesn't help.

As for what I use them for, I just eat them. I love the fact that I can just go out in the garden and pick thi

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