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knotweed

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 18:55
It is illegal to put Japanese Knotweed in the green bin. Our local tip won't take ragwort either.

The mind boggles

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 16:42
Doesn't eating seasonally mean trying your best to eat produce IN SEASON?

French beans don't take to freezing very well, anyway.

I try to eat seasonally. No more asparagus until next year. The only major exception I make is frozen peas!

Ironically the best thing we can do for Greece and Tunisia is buy their produce. The fresh stuff arrives by air.

What is causing the petals to fall off my Dahlias!!

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 12:52
Make sure you remove every single one of the spent flower heads or the dahlias will stop flowering, reasoning that their work is done.

dopey dog (literally) eating lavender

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 12:43
My Jack Russell used to eat young nettles. Do heed Steve' advice about worming. Dogs can pick up worms in many ways.

The mind boggles

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 09:24
Yes, Dove, I entirely agree with you, but do glance at the vehicles farmers buy. All made in the UK? I think not!!

It works both ways.

Is Leaf Mould.

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 00:28
No, it will probably be confined to the phlox.

ID Please

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 00:15
Certainly not basil. Sorry. Usually considered a weed, I think.

Is Leaf Mould.

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 18:30
Leaf mould is not 'mould' on leaves, rather rotted down leaves used as a soil conditioner.

Some phlox are prone to mildew, others seem immune. Unfortunately you have the non-immune kind.

New gardener with a pomegranate plant

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 18:25
Have you looked on Wikipedia, there seems to be lots of useful information there.

When can new seeds be used

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 13:41
Most seeds are at the right age when the plant casts them naturally. Some seeds germinate best when fresh; some when sown and left outside during winter frosts; some sown the next year.

Study the plant and see what it does naturally.

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