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Latest posts by Welshonion

sick? Quercus Ilex

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 12:50

If you are really worried you can ask the Council Tree Officer to take a look.  It is their job to advise especially if the tree has a TPO.

Poisonous Plants

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 12:47

Michael, if you are going to look up every plant you might buy to check for adverse problems you will cut out very, very many plants.

I do think you are being too cautious.

Do you know if rootstock can be purchased?

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 12:41

If you Google 'Buying rootstock for fruit trees'  two nurseries come up immediately.  I'm sure there are more.

Help – how do I stop insects biting me?

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 12:37

Or garlic!

Strawberry leaves

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 09:28

Though you should factor in the reason plants have leaves.  Some gardeners cannot leave well alone and want to 'tidy' plants up.  Why?

Can you identify these onions

Posted: 18/04/2014 at 09:47

I grow them.  Of course!!

Tomatoes are already flowering

Posted: 18/04/2014 at 00:01

Tomatoes are mainly self-fertile so it will not really be necessary to hand-pollinate them.

Leave them to do their own thing.  

pruning shrubs for growth

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 16:42

Forsythia.  Cut out a third of the branches that have flowered, every year.

Growth follows the knife.  It will bush out fine.

Can you identify these onions

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 16:38

Welsh onions!! I suspect.  They are very useful as they keep growing all through the winter.  They are perennial.

PS they are allium nepal (not absolutely sure about the spelling) rather than allium cymru!

Best temp for both citrus and apples?

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 16:32

Caters, I would consult a messageboard in the USA, as I'm sure you'll find advice there for your specific climate.

The UK climate is so governed by the sea and winds from specific directions it is difficult to help you.

But do come back here to make us envious of the crops you can grow, but we can't - well, not outdoors.  We're always here for a chat.

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