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Identification of a yet another weed

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 00:19

Isn't that red campion.  Grown by some as a valued wild flower.  Grown by me as a blasted weed!

Sickly Magnolia

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 18:27

The friend must also resist the temptation to prune the tree.  Magnolias don't like it!

Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 01:00

Newboy, they only sell asparagus from foreign lands because people buy them.  Like runner beans and new potatoes I only buy UK asparagus and regard them as a wonderful seasonal treat to be enjoyed at the correct time of year and not otherwise.

Potash

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 00:52

A potash feed is what you get in commercial Tomato feed.  It is not the same as wood ash, though that is valuable in the garden.

soggy lawn

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 15:11

Bit more info needed.  New lawn, new house, house new to you, drainage laid underneath, wet area (rainfall), shaded or full sun?

Sounds like a drainage problem.

chestnut tree

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 13:58

If sweet chestnuts are growing 'au naturel' they should not be expected to bear fruit until they are 8 year's old.

Talkback: Swifts

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 13:54

Excellent!

how can I stop my apple stalks dropping off?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 13:52

It is too early to think about thinning out the surplus fruit.  Case of 'counting your chickens'.  Wait until after the 'June drop' you may find there are less than you think.

It is good not to over-tax a young tree though so your aims are good; just a bit premature.

staking tomatoes

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:31

The damage to the roots will be minimal if you put the stake in now. Better that than the plant falling down and getting damaged.

Talkback: Swifts

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 23:52

Yes, I saw my first Swift this afternoon.  Same day as last year!

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Potting shed 
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Red Kites

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Red Kites

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Swifts

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