Latest posts by Welshonion

I have to stop feeding the birds in my garden

Posted: 06/08/2015 at 14:34
I disagree. Stop feeding the rat! They are never alone, it probably has a family.

Wash your hands very thoroughly after you have re-filled the feeder if you choose not to remove it. Rats carry diseases.

What's happened?

Posted: 06/08/2015 at 11:14
Looks like mildew. It has been a rotten summer.

Lawn care after moles

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 18:44
Buy mole traps or consult the local mole-catcher!

What apple are these?

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 01:05
Or crab apples - raw.

Identify this tree please

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 11:07
Those look like Cornus leaves. There are many varieties of C Kousa. I suggested that Cornus because the books say it has good Autumn colour.

Good luck with your quest. Perhaps you can come back on the board with a photo when it flowers. That would help us to be definitive.

rasberry fruit

Posted: 03/08/2015 at 15:45
Ah, it sounds like Autumn fruiting. The sticks should have been cut down, but so long as you are treating it well, enjoy the fruit. Cut the fruited stems away in February next year.


Posted: 03/08/2015 at 14:52
Give them time. I've never heard of this problem so I think patience is required.

rasberry fruit

Posted: 03/08/2015 at 14:47
Why remove the fruit, unless to your mouth? And why prune? You do not say the variety or whether summer or autumn fruiting.

Maybe it should have been cut back when you planted it.

Identify this tree please

Posted: 03/08/2015 at 14:43
Cornus Kousa variety???

composting question

Posted: 03/08/2015 at 01:24
Comfrey, but it can be a thug, as it spreads, but you can cut it several times a season.

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