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Rhubarb Crumble

Posted: Yesterday at 18:09

That takes me back to wonderful childhood days Tray14! Best eaten whilst looking for the next stalk to pull!

Rhubarb Crumble

Posted: Yesterday at 17:43

A fat blob of double cream for me Orchid! Freshly whipped! Extra thick layer of crumble too, especially when it's rock hard! My favourite!

Companion planting

Posted: Yesterday at 17:41

Yum. I love beans. The summary on them says they don't thrive with onions though, but are especially good with sweet corn. It says bean plants give lots of nitrogen to the soil. It also says broad beans help deter a fly that goes for gooseberries. French beans give an earlier crop when planted with strawberries.

Gardeners who love their feline friends

Posted: Yesterday at 17:29

Love this thread! What stylish kitties we have! Our four legged feline friends give such joy to so many, especially in the garden. Here is my best pal, Mr Pete. He has a purr like a tractor and is my constant companion. Big hip hip hooray for cat loving gardeners!!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/42837.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Companion planting

Posted: Yesterday at 17:10

Hi Madeleine, Orchid, my mum bought me this lovely book in 1999. It's full if lovely drawn pictures and lots of useful and practical advice. I have taken a photo of the veg patch companion planting page. Can you see it enough to read? May have to magnify if you can on your PC. If not, let me any particular veggies you are planting and I'll see if they are listed with god and bad companions. 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/42832.jpg?width=360&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/42833.jpg?width=360&height=350&mode=max

 

Do you know if rootstock can be purchased?

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 13:07

Thanks welshonion. None of the many listed ones seem to be near us. Have called eight places now and no one seems to stock it.  Looks like it'll be an online puchase.

Aye up - the other half wants a go!

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 12:38

how long did it take to train yours Dove? mine is pretty stubborn at times but I see it as a challenge! A bit like horse whispering!  let's call it 'man-whispering' !!

Poisonous Plants

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 12:34

What a cutie Michael! That puddy cat looks very comfy! I have a kitty and a clematis and have not had any problems. Would suggest planting it away from any long grass that your cat might consume for digestion in case said cat takes a mouthful in error. 

Aye up - the other half wants a go!

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 12:29

Thanks , Lyn, Dove. The youtube link is really helpful! Brill! We're gonna have a go! 

Do you know if rootstock can be purchased?

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 12:27

Hi, we're going to have a go at grafting an apple tree! Does anyone know if it is possible to buy suitable rootstock from garden centre? Called two and neither have any. Is this something one can only buy online? We're in Nottinghamshire and the hunt for rootstock is on!

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Discussions started by Tootles

Do you know if rootstock can be purchased?

Garden centres or just online? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2014 at 21:47

Aye up - the other half wants a go!

Apple crumble in a few years? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2014 at 12:54

Soggy Discentra

Root purchased from wilko's 
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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 20:15

Beetroot

Is it too early to put these babies outside? 
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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 13:26

Seed germination - any hope for ones sown too early?

Regretting being too keen! 
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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 20:28

Simple question alert!

Raspberry canes? 
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Last Post: 14/04/2014 at 12:24

Gardener come.....

......hard working....... 
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Last Post: 08/02/2014 at 12:56

Clematis

Has anyone ordered from clematis man website before? 
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Last Post: 02/02/2014 at 15:30

I'm not Paxman but I've got a few questions pretty please...

Some random ones that I'd love to get advice on.. 
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Last Post: 04/10/2013 at 13:02

Humphhhh - Sunday night blues for working gardeners.

Roll on Friday! 
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Last Post: 05/08/2013 at 08:59

Poppy Fields

Beautiful - are they for a purpose or just because they are lovely... 
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Last Post: 08/01/2014 at 17:29

Basic question alert - green beans!

What do I do with the tips. 
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Last Post: 10/06/2013 at 18:34

Pesky mushrooms...

...good in a spag bol... but what about with my strawberries?  
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Last Post: 30/05/2013 at 23:21

Kohl rabi

Is it best to grow it outside or in the greenhouse? 
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Last Post: 26/05/2013 at 19:05

The price of compost

Just wondered how much to pay? 
Replies: 11    Views: 838
Last Post: 23/04/2013 at 17:40
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