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Onions - Dopey Question No 47

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 19:00
What do you mean by 'sets.' I presume they are normal-sized onions, not 'set' size.

Please confirm these are greens of some type...

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 16:59
I think the third one is ragwort. Best not give it to the hens.

Cherry Tree Roots

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 16:57
Just mow them off.

How did you get into gardening?

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 16:16
Play nicely, boys and girls.

Wind Damaged Hedge

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 16:03
Your hedge seems to be mainly ivy. You can cut as much as you want from it, then it will grow up again. In fact it will do it more good than harm.

Pruning tomato vines

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 23:53
Correction: Do not remove functional leaves from tomato plants, only leaves that are dying off. Tomatoes do not need sunlight directly on them to ripen the fruit.

Do remove all side shoots of indeterminate plants but not bush varieties.

Runner beans

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 19:47
We have had the most wonderful summer. It even feels like we have had less rain than usual. Is that possible? Or is old age having more of an affect than I realise?

Whats happening?

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 17:44
While you are getting wills done make sure you get Power of Attorneys in place too.

Building a potting shed or logcabin for half the price.

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 17:40
Did you have to get Planning Permission?

Runner beans

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 17:32
Are you sure you are picking them when they are young? Do not on any account leave them until they are as big as the ones in the shops/supermarket. They are far too old.

Any that have been left for two weeks should be consigned to the compost heap. They will definitely be stringy.

I never water mine.

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