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Latest posts by Welshonion

Flowering Rhubarb

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 00:15
End of July is the latest you should harvest rhubarb to give it time to build up for next year.

Can anyone identify these roots / bulbs?

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 00:10
Bordering on 'difficult to get rid of.'

Schizostylis - growing tips

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 00:08
Love them to bits as they flower in the Autumn. Perfectly hardy in my experience. Come in very good colours from palest to bold pink.

Moth larvae on chilli plant?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 01:07
Yesterday I found a dead Buff-tip Moth in the pot of a pepper and two lots of eggs on the leaves. Maybe that is what has laid on your chilli, gaia.

Freshly picked peas

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 14:00
Well, if he had blanched them they would have been the same.

Commercially frozen vegetables are different. They use blast freezers and the result is not the same.

Freshly picked peas

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 00:30
Busy-Lizzie, Brussels taste disgusting from the freezer whether you blanch them or not. They stand on the plant through the winter and they are in the shops from September to March, so I wouldn't waste valuable freezer space on them.

Plant ID please

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 00:08
I think on reflection it might be hemp-nettle. Common weed of arable land. Not sure though.

Plant ID please

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 20:35
Dogs Mercury? Maybe not, but whatever it is it is a weed; a common weed, I have it in my garden. Certainly not Sambucus nigra, that's black. And nothing like JKW so rest easy.

It will come to me in time!

Builders dust

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 14:27
While the work is going on put a sheet of newspaper over the pots. Or if it is windy something heavier like a sheet.

strawberry virus

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 01:41
Counsel of perfection is to replace strawberry plants after they have cropped three times for this very reason. They are best grown as a rotation; propagation of new plants every year and discard the oldest.

Your new plants may have a virus. Plants you buy commercially should be free of it.

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