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Posted: 23/08/2013 at 19:02

Sadly wasps are being a bit of a nuisence at the moment as the wasps forage for sweet things.  Wasps do not build in the same place from year to year so I doubt they will be there next year. 

They really are the gardeners' friends.  Try to tell the children to stay stock still when they are about and certainly not to flap at them.


Posted: 23/08/2013 at 18:56

If it didn't kill the worm it's unlikely to hurt you.  Me being me, I would omit the washing bit.  Washing only washes away flavour; you are going to cook the fruit after all.


Posted: 22/08/2013 at 10:51

In my opinion it is all down to variety, because home-grown tomatoes usually beat supermarket tomatoes hands down.


Posted: 21/08/2013 at 00:09

If it flowers in spring remember not to bring it into the house as it smells of cat piss!


Posted: 20/08/2013 at 09:33

In my opinion there are better things to make jelly out of.  It really needs to be mixed with apple as rowan berries are rather short on pectin.


Posted: 19/08/2013 at 17:11

Perhaps they meant Cape Gooseberry but left out the Cape.


Posted: 18/08/2013 at 19:38

Mine survive the winter in the soil, I don't bother to dig them up, but you may be in a cold area.

Talkback: Growing Russian vine

Posted: 18/08/2013 at 18:09

Try as we might, I don't think we can save Digger45 from himself if he is determined to disappear under a mound of Russian Vine!

Talkback: Growing Russian vine

Posted: 18/08/2013 at 15:11

Huh, you won't find gardening calming if you plant a Russian Vine.  It will be in your nightmares as well as your garden.


Posted: 18/08/2013 at 12:05

I have always found them outside the fruit.  Examine the plants carefully and you will see evidence of their droppings.  You may only find one caterpillar; it will be very well camoflaged and quite large.

Squidge it/them or throw it out for the birds.

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