Welshonion


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How to use my kitchen food waste

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 14:39

Does your Council collect Food Waste or does it all go in the general waste to land-fill?


No, you cannot put compost ingredients straight on plants.  It will smell and attract flies.  Better to send it away and buy council compost if they do it.  Or set up a wormery.  You can do that on a balcony.

Fig Tree

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 14:31

Yes.

Dry as paper

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 14:27

We all live and learn.

Ordering Online

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 14:23

Mo Farah was fine, but the commentary was a disgrace! When will the commentators learn to SHUT UP when we can see what is going on perfectly well without such rubbish!

Last edited: 14 August 2016 14:25:16

Stinky culprit I.d

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 14:21

Because they are more sensitive, Alan.

Japanese Knotweed or Not

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 15:42

Don't let it seed as it will throw them all over the place.

Black Russian Tomatoes

Posted: 12/08/2016 at 00:53

They have a wonderful flavour, but I won't grow them again because they rot before they are ripe all over.  Such a shame.

Wild orchids

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 16:45

Apparently the only people that are allowed to destroy orchids on road-side banks, roundabouts and verges are the Council mowers.  They seem to be above the law!!  Orchids are protected for everybody else.

What pipe to use for raised bed hoop house/tunnel/netting frame, (etc)?

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 16:34

All agricultural merchants, plumbing suppliers, building material suppliers, etc, etc sell blue water pipe.   It can be used above ground or underground.  It is easy to cut with a hack-saw.


Try not to over-think the problem.  It will be plenty bendy.  And it will outlast you unless you are a very, very young person. 

Last edited: 10 August 2016 16:38:49

Potatoes advice

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 16:26

Yes you can safely leave them in the soil, but the slugs may get them.  Just make sure they are fully covered by soil.

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