Latest posts by Welshonion

Minimising a mature hedge?

Posted: 01/01/2017 at 17:01

Whatever it is, if you chop it down to the ground it will grow up again.

Wild plum?

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 00:53

Yes, a willow; not a distinguished one.  You may regret it if you nurture it!

Cape Gooseberry problems

Posted: 12/12/2016 at 00:34

Looks like weedkiller damage.

potatoes for dec 17

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 15:18

You've missed the boat for this year.

Viburnum flower buds not opening

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 15:14

Patience, my friend, patience.

Germination Failure

Posted: 28/11/2016 at 14:15

Make sure you don't sow too early.  It's a long time until Spring.

Choosing fruit plants

Posted: 22/11/2016 at 00:28

Have you thought about kiwi fruit?

Which LED Grow Light

Posted: 18/11/2016 at 00:30

Are you sure you were using a good seed merchant?  Some of them should be ashamed of their germination rates even though there are statutory percentage germination rates for vegetables.

You might be better off not trying to grow anything in a shed or attic, grow-lights or not.  What most seeds need is warmth to start them off.  LED lights are cold.  Have you thought of a cheap propagator?

Can anyone tell me what my tree is

Posted: 17/11/2016 at 18:35

There are many beautiful blue Jacarandas in Sydney and it is said that they were planted when a baby was born.  Whether it is true or not is immaterial; they are lovely.


Posted: 15/11/2016 at 17:41

I would prune hard over two or three years, then you only lose half or a third of the fruit.

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