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WHAT WEEDKILLER?

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 22:54

Oh!  That went well.

Eric, I think my answer is the best  way.  Good luck 

Tropical plants

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:50

Hiya Cody

Try Hardy Exotics a nursery not  far from where I am in Cornwall.

Hey, good luck with your polytunnel.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:45

Stacey, to force or not (rhubarb). For me no.  Unless your have plenty of it or have dug some up I would not force.  You will not be able to have rhubarb from that forced plant this year.

Having forced and grown normally, I love my rhubarb as it comes in the summer. With good feeding and plenty of watering my rhubarb is delicious......sweet, plump and perfect for raw eating or cooking.   I grow Stockbridge Arrow.  The best I think 

WHAT WEEDKILLER?

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:35

Eric using any weedkiller where bulbs are right now will damage bulb foliage now emerging.  At the best of time it will be difficult to use weedkiller indiscriminately.

I would employ a mixture of hand digging and spot spraying with glyphosate which kills down to the roots.

WHAT WEEDKILLER?

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:32

ERIC FREEZER wants to know what weedkiller he can use in an area where bulbs are.

 

Help please.

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:26

Eric, yes obelixx is right but be careful with any weedkiller there.  You can't use now with bulb foliage appearing.  Tell you what, I'll start a thread called WHAT WEEDKILLER?   to try and get answer for you, ok?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:20

Evening folks

The rain is causing more problems down here.......road closed for subsidence (mine shaft), a house partly fallen into another shaft, hole suddenly appeared on Towans, and subsidence problems in another village.  Sheer volume of water and saturated ground 

Friday is forecast to be very wet and stormy.  Must be a nightmare for those living in flood prone areas.  

Witch Hazel

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 16:45

It's just better in ericaceous.  Not too alkaline, that's for sure 

Asters

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 16:42

Peanuts.....funny that I was just talking about your cousin peanut butter 

All asters will look like that at this time of year.  Quite normal

Do you have the name card ?

flowers

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 11:33

tracey, empty a perennial from its pot and take a look at its root structure.  then look up info on it..maybe online or here....and go for it.  so many plants benefit by division esp right now.  its not difficult and you get to know so much about the plants' behaviour

(isnt it funny?  if only people could be so easily divided.  I could sleep, work, sunbathe, eat, drink, drive, be at home...all at the same time.  I could talk to myself and.......er! Oh!  I do that already )

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