SwissSue


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Courgette Patio Star

Posted: 04/06/2015 at 07:27

I've got 2 in a 35cm wide x 35 cm deep pot. They are now just growing over the width of the pot and the first courgettes are now 10cm long. Make sure you water them regularly and maybe give them some tomato fertilizer once a week when it starts flowering.

Rocket: pot size and when to harvest

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 19:29

They look ok to me as they are, Mameha. Keep picking the outer bigger leaves, more will follow from the middle. They may flower, mine are starting to, but I just snip the flowers off.

Sweet Potatoes

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 19:17

Same as for potatoes, NewBoy, about 8-12".

Plant ID

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 19:08

It's a foxglove, baza. If you want them in your own garden, collect the seeds.

Butternut Squash Plant is, well .... squashed!

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 19:20

Strangethingie, could it be that your squashed "butternut" is actually a Squash?! I'd let it get on with it and wait for the surprise!

pot bound lupin

Posted: 24/05/2015 at 06:36

I find it easiest to cut the plastic pot open, then repot as mentioned above.

Identification needed

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 20:26

Lovely plant, Yarrow. It appears to have several names. Have a look here for how to care for it:

http://www.shootgardening.co.uk/plant/genista-x-spachiana

 

Badgers

Posted: 20/05/2015 at 07:39

What a great video, Simon! Enjoyed it very much!

There's orangey........

Posted: 20/05/2015 at 06:36

I have a few orange and yellow calendulas scattered about in the borders (self seeded mostly). Their bright little flowers are so cheerful and lighten things up.

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A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

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The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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