Latest posts by Welshonion

Pruning agapanthus

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 14:51
They like to be congested in the pot. You can cut the whole stem and put it in a vase. They make excellent cut flowers.

My nuts are floating :(

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 19:53
Eat some fresh, they are delicious. If they are empty, that is probably why the squirrels have left them alone.

air brick problem

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 00:51
Nothing in your garden can touch the neighbour's wall. Not just by the air-bricks but along the whole length. Your garden soil must be at least two brick depths below the dpc and not cover the air-bricks.

Moving into a house with Foxgloves?

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 16:22
Ooooooooooooooo er, I just saw you mention a pond........................

Moving into a house with Foxgloves?

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 16:21
Stuff and nonsense.

"Is there a way we can kill them without getting up close to them?"

MatthewC you are in graver danger in your car when you drive along the road, or in a bus.

Different coloured wooden sleepers when wet?

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 15:42
Stain them all the same colour if you are concerned. I doubt anybody would change them for that reason. They will weather.

Can you identify this fruit?

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 00:16
Not spherical enough to be a sloe. Looks more plum-like.

How do I find a gardener?!

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 00:15
Put an ad in your local paper shop. Also ask around. That is everybody you meet who has a garden. Good way to get to know people. The best way is of course to get a dog!

Yellow Pages. Ask anybody with a van advertising garden services.


Posted: 22/08/2015 at 17:26
Because you have sown mono-germ beetroot. Single seeds.

Leek Question

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 15:06
The only time you have to discard leeks is when they produce a hard inner stem some time in the Spring, prior to their going to seed.

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