Latest posts by Welshonion

Pulling up garlic

Posted: 03/07/2017 at 00:18

Do not pull up.  Dig it up.


Posted: 02/07/2017 at 16:13

You can't maintain the baby fruit.  They are the second crop which never ripen outdoors in the UK.  The figs which usually grow to maturity are tiny in comparison (smaller than a pea) during the winter.  They are in the leaf axils at the end of the shoots.

You did remember to pinch out the shoots after about five leaves before mid-summers day, didn't you?

Crumbled tree stump

Posted: 01/07/2017 at 19:05

Do you really want anything in the middle of the lawn?  It makes mowing difficult and aesthetically it is not too good.

Bush tomato "minibel"

Posted: 29/06/2017 at 18:54

If the leaves are still green they are working for the plant.  LEAVE THEM ALONE.

Wayd to protect solar lights

Posted: 26/06/2017 at 00:15

If the wire was cut, was it because the solar light bothered anybody?  I know that if my neighbour installed wind chimes I would cut them down in a trice.

This is only an example , we have the nicest neighbours you could imagine.

Help to identify strange plant

Posted: 25/06/2017 at 00:20

As the seeds ripen the coils will stretch out and the seeds will be dispersed around the plant. Do not remove them until they are ripe if you want to spread the seeds about.

Is this potato blight?

Posted: 25/06/2017 at 00:15

Something, probably slugs or snails, are eating the leaves.  It is not blight.

Cucumber plants

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 16:15

Just wait until the courgettes get into their stride!

Care for tomatoes in greenhouse

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 13:15

NewGrow, I don't know who told you to remove so many leaves.  Whoever it was, ignore them in the future.

Cucumber plants

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 13:09

If leaves are green they are powering the growth of the plant.  Leave them be.  I can never understand why gardeners want to prune everything, especially tomatoes.

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