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Identification please :)

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 12:29

Isn't it Star of Bethlehem? Ornithogalum.

elder removal

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 12:26

Why do you want to get rid of them?  They certainly fit the description of mixed hedging.

You do know they are the Witch's Tree and there is a lot of folklore attached to them?

Talkback: Three ways to improve your pond

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 00:54

Barley straw.  If you don't know a farmer, they sell it in garden centres.

wasp nest

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 00:49

Councils now charge for getting rid of wasps.  Or recommend you 'get a firm in.'

French blue lake sowing

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 00:31

I sowed Blue Lake last week (21 April) in the greenhouse.  They started emerging yesterday.  I hope the danger of frost will have gone by the time they are ready to go out.

Failed Sweetcorn

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 00:25

I sow mine on wet/damp kitchen paper in a closed plastic container.  No additional heat required.  As each seed germinates - you have to check every day after the third day - pop the seed in compost in a pot or Rootrainers.

I expect to get 100 percent germination.  I use Franchi seed as it is very reliable.

No to everyone who asks for donations ? Do you agree or disagree with this ?

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 00:19

How about having a coffee morning or cake stall to raise money?

runner beans

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 00:10

Wig-wam (triangular shaped) supports are much stronger than the shape you have there, unless you have a very sheltered site.  I don't!

Can you use wood logs as stepping stones

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 00:05

If you want to use timber, oak is ideal, but they will get slippery.

Stagnant water butt

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 00:03

Make absolutely sure you have a good light-excluding lid for the butt, then the water will remain clear and bug-free from one year to the next.  For free!

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