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Problems with Freesia bulbs not growing

Posted: 05/06/2014 at 22:18

I planted some in the greenhouse during the first week of April.

They are just coming through now.  They are just below the surface of the compost.

They are from Peter Nyssen who has always been reliable.

Potato flowers

Posted: 05/06/2014 at 17:51

Well, that's where new varieties come from.

Organic slug control

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 17:35

Pair of scissors is the most organic method there is.

Potato flowers

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 17:33

The flowers are mainly useful because they indicate that the new potatoes are big enough to eat.  No reason to take them off.

Sometimes old codgers pull young'uns legs!

Gooseberry root

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 19:57

If you only cut one root, I am sure it will survive.

Red vs green?

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 17:37

Remove them.  Branches with green leaves are stronger growing than red and will take over the tree if left.

hibiscus or rose of sharon

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 14:56

You mention Rose of Sharon in your title.  Isn't that Hypericum?  

help my apple tree!

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 16:09

I think you will have to wait and see.  Sorry.

how to grow swede

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 16:07

Beans, beans and more beans.  It is impossible to buy beans as good as those you can grow.

Asparagus

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 00:40

Asparagus is not very nice after it has been frozen IMO.

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