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Seedy, tiny strawberries!

Posted: Today at 17:22

Yes, but what is the flavour like?  You have an alpine variety there.  The strawberries will never be bigger.

My advice is to position those plants all round the garden as a nice surprise as you wander about and buy some named varieties from a catalogue or trusted source.

Plum tree bough split

Posted: Today at 17:15

Should you have thinned the fruit to prevent the bough splitting?

Help .. need a plant for privacy

Posted: Today at 17:11

Net curtains.  Or position yourself in the bay window and stare back.  That usually puts people off.

Pink Fir Apples

Posted: Yesterday at 01:19

I would, they are very susceptible.

English Oak

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 18:43

If you want to see wind-bent oaks, just look next time you visit the coast.


Posted: 17/08/2017 at 18:41

Kathleen, regard the nasturtiums as a 'sacrifice' plant. the caterpillars aren't on your cabbages.  Squish the eggs on the underside of the leaves, and if you get there too late, squish the caterpillars.

Be brave, a lot of gardening is disgusting!

Best tasting tomatoes grown in hydro pots

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 15:32

Dear Suffolk, you are correct.  Blame those late-night gremlins.

cant kill this plant/weed?

Posted: 17/08/2017 at 15:31

Injecting weedkiller directly into the lower stem is the only way. I saw a council employee doing that self-same thing in Carmarthen on Wednesday.

Best tasting tomatoes grown in hydro pots

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 18:32

Candy Crush is recommended for blight-resistance and good flavour.

Which type of Apple?

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 00:22

Take three apples and a shoot to an Apple Day (held all over the country) if you aren't near Wisley.

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