Latest posts by Welshonion

Anemone de Caen

Posted: 28/05/2017 at 00:30

My anemones are now in their fourth year.  They have finished flowering for this year but I'm sure they will flower again next year. 


Posted: 27/05/2017 at 00:32

They are not really ready to be harvested until the foliage has dried up, but you can take onions for the kitchen as and when you need them. Let the foliage keel over naturally - don't help it!

Weeds and bramble

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 00:27

The very best way is to dig out the roots.  No weed killer required.  Weak growth will come from some of the roots left behind, but easily disposed of. The dug out roots will burn well. Good luck.

New to growing potatoes.

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 19:36

Do not cover the foliage.  Just pile up the soil to cover the lower stems and the potatoes to prevent the light getting at them.


Posted: 13/05/2017 at 18:43

They are edible if you need the space.

Baby Ash Tree Stow Away

Posted: 11/05/2017 at 00:21

Donate it to a park. anonymously if necessary.

Cut strawberry leaves off?

Posted: 10/05/2017 at 19:40

Yes but the plant needs its leaves.  By all means cut them off after you have gathered the fruit.  Not before.  I guarantee the fruit will ripen despite the foliage.


Posted: 10/05/2017 at 16:21

The easiest way is to make a former and wind wire around it to make wire hoops. Then you just stick the two ends in the ground over the plastic.  Do not be too ambitious and buy sheets that are too long.  Several shorter ones are more useful.  And remember to secure them or the wind will take them!

Rabbit trap (live)

Posted: 10/05/2017 at 16:15

Let this be a warning to anybody tempted to buy any sort of trap.  Please work out beforehand what you are going to do with whatever you catch.  This applies to squirrels, rabbits, rats, magpies and mice; or anything else.

Small decorative tree

Posted: 10/05/2017 at 16:00

I would suggest you do not plant a tree in the lawn.  It will drive the person who does the mowing to distraction.  Plant it in a border if you can.

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