Welshonion


Latest posts by Welshonion

Can exhaust fumes kill foliage?

Posted: 30/08/2016 at 16:00

Yew is very forgiving and if you cut out the brown bits it will re-grow.  


Or is there a leg-lifting dog in the equation?

House Plant Recommendation

Posted: 30/08/2016 at 15:57

Peace Lily hates to be in the full light.  It is ideal for a shaded bathroom.  The steamier the better.

My lawn is destroyed by What?

Posted: 30/08/2016 at 15:53

Not usually crows.  Rooks.  Looks like they have done you a favour!

Help! Little trees growing everywhere!

Posted: 27/08/2016 at 23:36

Those definitely are not Hawthorn.  Suckers from the roots left behind, probably.  Mow them and they'll give up eventually.

Moth, myth or mithuss?

Posted: 27/08/2016 at 00:35

Tomato moths eat tomatoes!

Masks

Posted: 26/08/2016 at 13:55

Exactly!  It does not form a threat.  The danger of anything with 'asbestos' in the name is ramped up by anybody who wants to charge a fortune to remove a material which is unlikely to be a threat to anybody.


I appreciate asbestos lagging etc is very dangerous stuff;  but I doubt we are talking about that.

Raised beds and buying worms!

Posted: 26/08/2016 at 13:49

I have never lined the bottom of my raised beds; in my experience the soil does not wash out.


But, we all have different experiences, so try it and see.

Masks

Posted: 26/08/2016 at 01:17

Are you sure you are talking about asbestos or asbestos cement products?  They are not the same.

Raised beds and buying worms!

Posted: 26/08/2016 at 01:11

The most recent of our raised beds were lined with damp-proof course plastic.  Seems effective.  Don't line the bases.


We didn't buy worms.  The worms you can buy are not the right sort of worms.  We put all stray earthworms into the beds.

Tomatoes not ripening

Posted: 25/08/2016 at 12:01

We have had the rottenest summer you could imagine here in West Wales, but we have despite that had soft fruit and tomatoes ripening in their time.  


Tomatoes that ripen off the plant never develop their true potential flavour.  Discuss!

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