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shallot

Posted: 30/12/2014 at 00:52
Are they sold for planting or for cooking? If they are sold for cooking they may not shoot if they have been sprayed with a shoot retardant.

What would you do?

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 10:51
You buy it as a plant. It gets pruned down to the ground in Spring and then you get a display of stems of new growth in the Winter. Choose a variety that will give you a good colour, like Edd's example above. They look especially striking in the sun.

Vermicomposting for begginers

Posted: 23/12/2014 at 18:36
Thanks, Edd. Happy Christmas to you and your worms.

ladybirds

Posted: 22/12/2014 at 23:32
Loads of butterflies hibernating in the house this year. I've put them in the porch where it's cooler, but frost-free.

Growing True Potato Seed

Posted: 21/12/2014 at 16:50
They sell those in the supermarket now labelled baby potatoes!

How do I get a Tree Preservation Removed?

Posted: 20/12/2014 at 18:22
Even if it is just scruffy woodland, you will have to apply for planning permission to turn it into a garden, I would imagine. Just like people who extend their gardens into agricultural land in all innocence and are then surprised when they have to return it to agricultural land when the Council catches up with them.

Wellies!

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 18:47
Got mine from Joules. Blue and white striped.

Also Rigger boots are good, with pull-up straps and steel toe-caps and fleecy insides.

holly tree

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 15:56
Sorry Edd I read it as plants being both male and female rather than either male or female!! I shall put my brain in next time.

Wrong coal?

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 13:59
All I can say is if we'd used them as a lever we'd have paid more for our oil, not less!

White Beam problems

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 13:57
Looks as though the Whitbeam didn't have enough water back in the Summer when it was so dry. If it's 7 year's old it should come back in the Spring, as the roots will be pretty well-developed.

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