Latest posts by Welshonion


Posted: 03/05/2015 at 20:40
Don't worry the male flowers will dry up and drop off. No need to do anything.


Posted: 03/05/2015 at 20:36
Beware though, it has a nasty trick of breaking off just above the roots, so then it will grow again.

They are so easy to remove I certainly wouldn't waste weedkiller on them.

How tough is chard vs a clumsy gardener?

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 18:23
Might be better to re-sow. They are easy plants to raise.

Lilies and cats

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 09:45
I agree, I would imagine there is more concern about cut lilies in vases than lilies in the garden.

grape or currant

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 09:40
More like lime; but difficult to tell. The grape is the one without all the leaves.

Watering cans

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 01:18
Have you tried removing the metal plate with the holes and giving it a good clean? Then replace it.

Make sure you only fill the watering can with clean water.

blackberries blackberries everywhere

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 01:09
Digging out is the best and most satisfying method. Burn the roots. The growth that comes through from the minor roots that are left behind will be weak and easy to remove.

I don't think a stump grinder is the right way to go; they aren't that kind of roots.

What is this? Just bought house and found in polytunnel

Posted: 01/05/2015 at 19:03
Oh good, you're one of us! But you're right, commercial catering is more likely to make you ill than home cooking.

What is this? Just bought house and found in polytunnel

Posted: 01/05/2015 at 17:07
Oh dear, Blue Onion do you find any establishment that lives up to your high standards?

Talkback: Which plants are poisonous to dogs?

Posted: 01/05/2015 at 14:38
Monkshood is poisonous to humans too so I am a bit surprised anybody would grow it without knowing that.

And it's quite normal to cut out the stamens of lilies because they stain clothes and furnishings so easily.

But frankly there are so many poisonous plants which we grow and no one gives them a second thought.

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