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Child friendly plants perennials and shrubs

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 00:59
A large expanse of grass to play on and somewhere to build a den. That's what children want! I don't think they care one jot about the planting.

Bats in the belfry

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 00:55
Lucky you! When I was a child I was the official bat remover in our family as my Mother hated them in the bedroom.

Pesticide residue, advice please

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 00:51
Absolutely nothing!

Growing Tomatoes Up String

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 00:32
I tie farmers' plastic binder twine to the stem of the plant at bottom. Then tie it at the top, to a string running the length of the greenhouse , then wind the string round the stem as it grows.

PS David, they are called side shoots, not suckers!

Slugs

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 09:05
Chopping in half with a pair of scissors is the kindest and quickest and cheapest method.

foxgloves

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 16:39
How????

sprouts

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 16:34
Whenever the plants are ready. Make sure the ground is really firm and not newly dug or manured.

earwigs

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 16:31
Place a plastic cup stuffed with straw on the top of a bamboo and they will go in there to shelter and you can easily dispose of them.

ID orange thistle-like flowers

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 16:29
I have it and it never gets out of hand. Don't dismiss it until you see how it does in your garden.

Any ideas?

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 00:53
The trouble with growing anything on the trees is that it will surely grow onto the neighbour's side too.

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