Welshonion


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Sweetcorn

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 20:59
I cook mine in the microwave. Only pick the ones you are going to eat immediately.

Tree Mould

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 17:23
Oh Dear! I think it is more than a case of mildew. I think perhaps you should get expert advice from someone.

What a shame, it is a nice tree.

Talkback: How to plant gladioli corms

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 13:37
When they are completely dry dig them up and store for next year. In some well-favoured places you can leave them in the soil. It is up to you whether you keep the little bulbils which eventually become flowering size, but be a nuisance in the intervening years.

Tree Mould

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 13:31
Acer, sycamore or maple? All the same family but each is different. Can you find your tree in an on-line catalogue?

It does sound like mildew.

Poisoned trees

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 12:59
If they are kept well-trimmed they are fine; but boring!

It's not the hedges that are aggressive. It's the people that plant them and then don't care for them.

Freezing corn on the cob.

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 11:57
I think you have to cook them from frozen. Don't defrost them first.

Also remember the only product that is improved by freezing is ice cream. Nothing else improves.

Tree Mould

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 11:50
What is the tree? Is it a variety suitable for 'a damp corner' ? It could just be mildew, which some trees are prone to.

Poisoned trees

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 11:45
But, I would also see it from his point of view. Were they Leylandii? I am inclined to believe that planting a row of Leylandii is an act of aggression. Would the trees have taken light from his garden? How tall did you intend to grow them? Did he know that?

Could you talk to him and ask what he would like as a hedge between you? Beech, Holly, Hornbeam?

I am not excusing him; it is criminal damage; just pointing out that there is a second side to every story.

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 10:17
Not a daft question but no! butterfly or moth eggs are usually laid on the plant that will feed the caterpillars. Especially nettles, which everybody is so keen to eradicate!

Talkback: How to force daffodil bulbs

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 12:24
Hyacinths: They have to be specially prepared bulbs. Most catalogues have them.

Paperwhites take about 8 weeks from planting, I think.

You can do it with lots of bulbs. Reticulata Iris, grape hyacinths, Crocus, miniature daffodils for instance.

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