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Latest posts by Welshonion

Nettles for butterflies

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 13:22

Make sure you don't throw any nettle seeds in the compost heap or they will return to haunt you.  

What is this plant please?

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 12:38

Davie, the photo is not detailed enough for me to tell what it is.  Don't sneer at my answer.  You don't know what it is either!  You have to help us to help you.


Posted: 17/07/2013 at 10:55

Looks like Fat Hen.  A weed.

What is this plant please?

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 10:52

Not ivy!

Water Butts

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 00:06

The water in my butts is over a year old as I didn't use it last year; too much rain.  It is completely clear as I keep the butts covered at all times.

Bay tree drying urgent hell

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 00:48

 Water it well.  Whan it was put in a pot, no doubt the roots were cut.

Cabbagey Plant ID pls?

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 00:43

If it's comfrey it is good for the compost.  Do not be too quick to kill it!

Green Rhubarb

Posted: 15/07/2013 at 19:43

Some varieties are green.  Look it up, maybe.

Rooster potatoes & cylindrical onions

Posted: 15/07/2013 at 13:46

There is no connection between the planting time of onions and potatoes.

The onions can be eaten before they are fully mature, but if you want to store them wait until the foliage falls over and withers naturally, then dry them for a further time undercover until the outer skin is fully dry. 


Posted: 15/07/2013 at 13:42

Bit of a waste!  What do you want to do with unripe cherries?  If you want them to ripen you will have to net the tree.

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