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Latest posts by Welshonion

Tomato plants in greenhouse

Posted: 26/07/2013 at 12:51

Some people remove less!

Harvesting Seeds

Posted: 26/07/2013 at 00:24

F1 seeds in the garden are produced from a specific cross between two known parents to produce a plant with known characteristics. It could be colour, height, uniformity of maturity, or anything.

When someone comes on this forum and says 'What can I do, all my broccoli has flowered?'  10 to 1 they used F1 seed and every plant matured at the same time.

If those F1 plants in the garden are pollinated by bees which collected pollen from random plants in other gardens, the resultant offspring could have equally random charteristics.  Some good, some middling, some rubbish.

Red currant pruning

Posted: 26/07/2013 at 00:12

We were also blessed, the birds left half for us!

crumbling rasberries

Posted: 26/07/2013 at 00:10

Be very gentle with them!

Probably as a result of the dry weather.  Raspberries like a moist climate.  They do well in Scotland.

Fern problem

Posted: 26/07/2013 at 00:06

Please explain why the ferns have to go.

Harvesting Seeds

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 20:15

And you have to make sure they are not from F1 plants because they will not breed true.


Posted: 25/07/2013 at 12:22

Weedkiller will only kill what it is sprayed on; it doesn't spread or linger in the ground.

You may have to let Roundup be your friend until you have got rid of the willow.


Posted: 25/07/2013 at 12:18

Aka Euphorbia.


Posted: 24/07/2013 at 23:58

You will have to learn to relax or you won't enjoy your garden!

What type of mushroom / fungus is this ?

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 23:56

It is magnificent!

Please don't destroy it.

Use it to teach the boys how to research what things are.  Use it to teach them to leave some things alone.  Use it to teach them to respect natural things.

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