Latest posts by Welshonion

Jeruselem artichokes

Posted: 18/02/2015 at 00:03
Fartychokes are delicious. Not just soup. Scrape before cooking. Mash with butter after cooking.

They do not lose their power even if fully cooked.

Fesnau is a good smoothish variety.


Posted: 17/02/2015 at 23:55
They are completely hardy, they can be planted out now if the ground isn't frozen. I planted mine in November and they are all up.

" do garlic grow below ground or will they grow bulbs just like a flower"

I do not understand what you have written Willowkitten. Yes, garlic grow underground and yes, they grow a bulb like a flower.

You will be able to harvest in about July when the foliage dies off.

i been given this advice but '.................

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 18:52
Healthspan sell animal vitamins and minerals at much, much cheaper prices than the vet.

You say you are worried about the salt content. Don't be. The body is very good at regulating the salt content of blood and all this nonsense about salt and blood pressure is just that...Nonsense.

deliberate or not

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 12:39
Unless you saw him doing something, your only remedy is to re-plant.

I'm sorry but in my view planting Leylandii is almost an aggressive act unless you really do intend to look after them.

churned up lawns from heavy useage

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 00:11
Can you not buy the roll-up slatted wood they sell specifically for the problem you describe?

beware wisteria attacks white clothes!

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 00:07
How did the sap get on your laundry?

Plants to edge a bed to scare cats off

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 23:02
High powered water pistol or hose. Cats hate getting wet.


Posted: 14/02/2015 at 22:54
Sounds awful to me. Like the difference between a ready meal and home cooked with fresh ingredients. How difficult is it to find a decent site selling bulbs and make your own choice?


Posted: 14/02/2015 at 11:52
If you put it in the compost straight away, you will spread moss everywhere you put compost. You can put it in rubble sacks or old compost bags until it is completely, completely dead and then use the resultant soil in the garden.

All depends what kind of moss it is. We have it on paths and the drive. When it dries out the blackbirds rake through it for worms.

Pricey blooms on St Valentine's day

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 11:46
Lovely, Yes and No. Pretty but expensive and most of them have no perfume.

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