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Latest posts by Welshonion

strawberrys

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 19:23
I think strawberry seed needs light to germinate; so sow them on the surface. You will only get small alpine-type strawberries from seed.

Aluminium posts

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 16:59
Not convinced there is any danger from cooking pans either. Well, certainly not in comparison with all the other chemicals we are daily assaulted with.

What is this?>??

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 11:57
It is usual to sow seeds on a flat surface, so use a little tamper to flatten the compost (gently), sow the seeds then scatter some more fine compost on top of the seeds if that is appropriate. Some seeds prefer light to trigger germination; it will say on the packet.

Purple berberis

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 11:51
Shows you have clean air. When the shrub is dry you can take a brush to it if you can avoid the prickles.

If you cut it back before flowering you will lose this year's flowers, so I would do it straight after flowering.

What is this?>??

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 10:35
That compost looks rather wet and cloddy for seeds.

Sadly, a lesson not learned!

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 17:10
Sorry to be harsh, but you have a choice. Dead mouse or live mouse. Poison is not an option is not really an option, its a cop-out.

At least if you put poison in the car no pet can access it; that's good news.

Composting paper

Posted: 24/02/2015 at 19:37
I think I would leave it out for recycling.

Rats in the compost

Posted: 24/02/2015 at 19:33
Just make sure you don't handle the compost with bare hands.

Lost Seed Order!!

Posted: 24/02/2015 at 14:46
Never use T&M because they are expensive, have low germination and I mis-trust any catalogue full of garish unnatural plants. Often they say New! New! New! when the plants are nothing of the sort.

strawberrys

Posted: 24/02/2015 at 14:39
Seeds usually give alpine-type plants. Repeat yielding but small. Plugs are produced vegetatively and are identical to their parents and will give big strawberries.

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