Latest posts by Welshonion

What do we do about the badger?

Posted: 17/03/2016 at 14:45
Sorry Mark, you're mistaken. If a badger comes upon a hedgehog, it will kill it, just as they destroy bumble bee and wasps nests. They are omnivores.

Bees: How can we do more ?

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 14:58
There are a few seeds that are routinely dressed. It will state that on the packet. Most agricultural seeds are dressed, but you are unlikely to be buying 25kg of seeds at a time!

Home made slow release fertilizer

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 14:47
Tomato fertilizer is really suitable for fruiting plants like tomato, cucumber etc. It is not designed for any old plant, That is just wasteful, though I use it double-diluted for house plants.

I assume you are feeding plants in pots,and baskets not in the open ground.


Posted: 16/03/2016 at 01:04
Look for lengths of corrugated plastic and add your own wires to hold it in place. They last for years.

Bees: How can we do more ?

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 18:41
Mr J is quite correct. Every product has a label. Read it thoroughly before you buy. And try not to be snarky to someone who states the obvious.

Spiky weeds??

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 18:35
Caper Spurge. Poisonous.


Posted: 15/03/2016 at 12:51
The easiest way to remove a shrub from a pot is to put the pot on its side and roll it back and forth while easing it out, holding the trunk.

Forsythia - forgot to prune

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 23:46
It is recommended to take out one third of the flowered branches every year. In that way the bush is renewed every three years.

Ribes Berries

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 23:43
I would imagine so, but why?

York Stone Courtyard

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 16:22
If it is genuine York stone, why would you bury it?

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