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Celeriac info

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 17:31

You may be lucky or it was just my incompetence, but I have never grown a celeriac larger than a very small tennis ball.  One of those vegetables I find it better to buy than grow.

evergreens

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 17:28

How do you scarify a hedge?  New one on me.

Removing Slabs; Putting down a Bed

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 00:42

If you leave the slabs or concrete there and either punch holes in them or cover with soil I guarantee you will always be dissatisfied with the result.  Get rid.

Best place to get Topsoil (High Wycombe)

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 00:38

Check out Jewsons or Wickes.  Beware of cheap top soil offers; very often it is stoney, root infested or sub-soil.  Or just put 'top soil' into Google.

Large Corrugated Cloches

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 00:33

Rather odd suggestion to drill holes in the sheets in the link.  Why?  Many years ago there was a diagram in a RHS manual of a former for making wire hoops to hold the sheets down.  No drilling, no fixing long lengths of wood to the sheets. 

I am using still using wire supports which came with plastic tunnels I obtained from Lakeland (then Lakeland Plastics) about 30 years ago. 

I just use an old roofing slate on the ends.

transplanting wild bluebells

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 00:05

If you want wild flowers to increase remember not to strim until the seeds have fallen.  Could be July.

What is this seedling?

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 20:13

It could even be ivy.  I think we need a bit more to go on.

No blossom on my apple tree

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 20:17

Cherrypea give it another chance.  This year's blossom was formed last year.  Do you remember what a rotten summer it was?  No doubt the tree got as much water as it needed, but sunshine?  No it didn't.

See what it does next year before you chuck it.

Identification of tree /shrub

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 20:11

Are the flowers fully open?  If not could you post a photo when they are?

Brown patches on my conifer

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 11:07

Or a dog lifting its leg.

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