Latest posts by Verdun

Non flowering Honeysuckle

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 15:17

Yes, lack of water Tetley  

this has been a regular question on the forum and usually the solution is to water 

i have honeysuckle too on a dry sw wall that flowered sparsely.  I make a point of watering it during the summer and it flowers well now.  two honeysuckles over an arch flower well in a less dry position 


Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 14:31

Enough for me on this thread now 

Whoops! Seeds in ericaceous compost

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 14:30

Natbat, I think you have nothing to worry about.  Seeds and seedlings will be mostly indifferent to ericaceous compost.


Teasing roots

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 13:01

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 13:01

Talking about compost I have been pleasantly surprised by a quality increase in many of them this year 

No. Of course nobody was "rude"....  

I too am well aware of the attacks on women by incomers in europe.  It is worrying.   Apparently the powers that be are not punishing these people. every reason to think it will happen here. 



Posted: 07/04/2016 at 12:50

Only grow the low growing blue varieties Bob but I am not aware of it being a slug delicacy.  I find it easy and tough.  Only downside though it can become dormant in early summer if it dries out so I keep it reasonably moist then 

Teasing roots

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 12:47

Prob used to my own way Jinxy.   I'm sure it works well.  I like settling in plants from bottom up 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 12:45

beautiful day.  Warm sunshine.  

Hope to get out there soon.  Tomato plants growing apace and need to clear out the greenhouse to accommodate them. Prob delay for another week. 

Makes sense SolentWind.  Try to repot a few times to develop large plants 

Teasing roots

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 12:39

Ah!  Jinxy.  That is where I disagree with Monty.  Don't like that idea. 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 12:36

Clearly Lyn, you have a lot of support here.  Hope it helps you 

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