Welshonion


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Strawberries

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 19:02
Squirrels too, but the little b*****s pull off all the green ones, find they are unripe and chuck them away; and so it goes on until they remove the lot.

Net or lose the lot!

Ash trees

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 11:15
That picture is of the flowers. They come first and fertilize the female flowers which produce the keys.

growing onions

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 11:12
Bob, two minds but with a single thought!

growing onions

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 11:11
Red onions, I find, are particular susceptible to going to seed (bolting). It usually means the onions have been subject to some sort of stress. Usually lack of water at some time.

Cut off the flower stalk and leave them to continue growing, but use those onions first as they will not store.

As soon as your onions are a usable size, use them straight from the garden. Green leaves and all.

Clear white grub / bug

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 17:40
Nematodes.

Securing an unstable dry stone wall?

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 00:55
Right on, Dove!

It is the farmer's responsibility to keep his cattle away from the wall.

How to rid a pesky plant

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 17:19
Or put the leaves in a bean trench or in the compost heap or down the potato rows. Valuable plant!

New RHS member

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 10:07
Don't think so as the Garden Centre is open to the public. The major perk is the gardens; they are wonderful. Allow a full day there and there are things of interest in every season. And you get a good magazine which deals with specific plants and vegetables in depth.

We're a long way from Wisley but my son lives comparatively near so I always try to go when I can.

droopy rhododendron

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 00:25
They are very shallow rooting and thirsty plants.

comfrey in newly seeded lawn

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 00:24
Continually mowing it will deal with it.

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