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please help

Posted: 02/07/2015 at 00:23
Are you muddling home-made compost with shop-bought compost? They are not the same. It must have cost a fortune to lay down 1 foot of shop-bought compost.

Shop-bought compost contains very little fertilizer, not that such small sunflowers need fertilizer yet.

The main thing with sunflowers is to protect them from slugs.

Bats in the belfry

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 08:24
Tootles, he was pulling your leg!

umbrella plant

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 08:17
Unless you give more details it is impossible to tell. Clever we are, but not mind readers.

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!


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


Posted: 26/06/2015 at 16:39


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.

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