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Posted: 14/05/2015 at 18:22
One on-line company you can completely trust is Peter Nyssen. The Ranunculus I planted last year are now flowering for the second year.

New weedkiller

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 17:01
Roundup was a by-product of research into water-softeners;

New weedkiller

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 16:35
They were told this by the teachers; I wonder what idiot told them. And I wonder what idiots believed him!

The Great Chelsea Garden Design Challenge

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 13:30
I would imagine these programmes are made by independent programme makers, not actually by the BBC. As are lots of programmes, such as Masterchef.

They can only choose contestants from those that apply. If you think they are dire, let's hope better people apply next year.

Garlic oddity?

Posted: 13/05/2015 at 19:59
They split into cloves - or rather the cloves develop - at the end of their growing cycle. You have just dug them up too early!

Toms flowering

Posted: 13/05/2015 at 15:28
Poor things, they are flowering because they think they are going to die if they don't get bigger pots!!!!

unknown red stemmed weed help?

Posted: 12/05/2015 at 15:46
If you want strong Glyphosate get it at an agricultural store. They may not sell it to you so get a friendly person who they will sell it to, to buy it for you.

And do not buy it ready-diluted at any store if you can help it - it will be very expensive.

Plants may take up to a month to die completely but the poison is inactive as soon as it hits the ground.

five plants id friend or foes?

Posted: 12/05/2015 at 15:37
3 looks suspiciously like a milk thistle.

Swifts in decline

Posted: 12/05/2015 at 00:32
We had swifts circling the house last Thursday, 7 May; three days later than last year and the year before.

gooseberry sawfly

Posted: 12/05/2015 at 00:24
Blackcurrant branches come up from the soil, but they are best removed on gooseberry bushes to leave a clean stem below the first branches.

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