Latest posts by Welshonion

Cucumber plants

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 13:09

If leaves are green they are powering the growth of the plant.  Leave them be.  I can never understand why gardeners want to prune everything, especially tomatoes.


Posted: 21/06/2017 at 00:21

It is usually recommended that one third of the branches that have flowered are cut out each year, after flowering.

Pea plants

Posted: 17/06/2017 at 19:22

I cannot think of any reason why not.

Blueberries not pollinating

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 00:48

Does your blueberry plant need a friend?

Honey bees chimney

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 00:43

Make sure that the vent is unblocked after you have dealt with the bees otherwise there will be damp which causes problems of its own. There should always be an airflow through a chimney, so don't let a builder seal it completely.

Fig tree

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 00:27

The way you've pruned it.  Incorrectly I suspect.

Onions bolting?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 00:16

If an onion has bolted do not attempt to store it, and use it first.


Posted: 10/06/2017 at 00:19

When they are ready to be pulled the roots will let go too.

Babies nappies in compost

Posted: 07/06/2017 at 01:08

I have scrolled back to Edd's post.  Vehement, but not rude.  Except to a very sensitive soul. 

Babies nappies in compost

Posted: 07/06/2017 at 01:04

Amazing!! I had four children and only used one disposable nappy on a car journey as an experiment.  My goodness they are expensive. And I imagine they would fill up the rubbish bin.

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