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Latest posts by Verdun

Do ALL tall(ish) plants need supporting?

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 16:52

May be those beans Nut 

Do ALL tall(ish) plants need supporting?

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 12:44

I have a lot of tall stuff but my only worry is about the delphiniums.  They are staked but they are looking wonderful right now.  50 mph winds and heavy rain wont do them much good 

Fine lawn seed or rye mix??

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 12:41

Just to add comtext.  I cut every 2 (ideally) or 3 days but because its well fed I get quite a lot of mowings.  Once a week would mean a lot of grass.

I always use fhe keeps any weeds to a minimum and, more importantly,,is a nice "clean" lawn to sit on.  Thirdly, it helps avoid a build up of thatch.  

Do ALL tall(ish) plants need supporting?

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 12:35

Wind building now.  Dry though but think that will change before too long.  A rough night in prospect .  tomorrow heralds a march to pretty hot weather this week though.  

Do ALL tall(ish) plants need supporting?

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 22:59

But....if you miss the six fifty weather forecast you will find those precious plants ruined for another year.  Delphiniums, for example, will flower again later but not in the same impressive way

Fine lawn seed or rye mix??

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 22:55

Good point Billy.  Missed that one 

Chlorotic leaves

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 22:53

A couple of teaspoons in 5 litres of water but its not critical...its amount I use.   So 4 in a typical watering can.  You can use a watering can or sprayer. I prefer a sprayer because it is quicker.  Its quicker over the foliage and prob not wasted this way

Do ALL tall(ish) plants need supporting?

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 20:08

So sayin my plants  are betterer than yours? 


Posted: 31/05/2015 at 19:30

Hello Hosta.....sorry meant to tell you all.  cornwall did win today.  But we just want to keep it between a few of us.

Next weeks forecast

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 19:27

Heatwave from Wednesday........lovely.  But really we cant complain down here.  Most days have been pretty good.  Hmm! But windy wet weather is supposed to hit us.

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