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Ammi majus

Posted: 23/02/2015 at 08:00

Hi Betony

im growing it for cutting for the first time this year.  I haven't heard of wilting problems with it. Perhaps get it into water quickly once cut, cut the stem on the diagonal and remove any lower leaves. Maybe keep the stems shorter.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 18:51

Thanks Mel and Verd. 

I managed to stay out until 2ish but then lost the feeling in my fingers so admitted defeat and returned indoors. 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 13:48

I didn't know that gooseberry plants needed pruning. mine is only a year old. Should I be giving it a haircut fruitcake? 

Compost

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 13:45

That's a bargain! I love it. Feels lovely and crumbled. No big lumps. 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 10:15

Planning on potting up two fruit trees ( a cherry and a plum ) which my dad purchased from Aldi for me.  might nip to the garden centre to buy a couple of big pots for them. Also going to nip to the lovely house that gives away free horse manure from the roadside for my new raised beds....all after a cup of coffee though!

Train Station Gardens

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 09:59

No slopes sadly at grantham. There is a tiny margin of mud, but underneath its rubble. i really really do love what you've done. Credit to you. 

ive done a tiny bit of gorilla gardening close to my house. Planted raspberry canes, rhubarb and a gooseberry plant. All thriving but could do with a good weeding. 

African Violet

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 09:51

I think my mum and her pal used to grow and propogate these with great success. I'll ask and get back to you.

Train Station Gardens

Posted: 21/02/2015 at 10:03

How lovely! I wish something could be done at Grantham Station but sadly it's mainly concrete...and grumpy East Coast staff! 

Frogs

Posted: 20/02/2015 at 23:07

Glad your cat is ok. I'm no expert, but a few suggestions on here in the past have been quite alarming and I've often thought about whether folk actually think about the potential wider implications to wildlife.  

Frogs

Posted: 20/02/2015 at 22:13

Just a thought JBR, but some silly people put all sorts of things in gardens to deter cats without even thinking about the wider implications. I hope none of your neighbours have done so.  Hope you get to the bottom of it If it happens again, and I hope your kitty is ok too. 

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