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Bamboo canes

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 00:45

They have to be kept under cover, such as in a shed.  Do not leave them on the ground.

begonia tubers have bolted

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 00:41

What do you mean by 'bolted'?  Do you just mean they have started to grow?  Or do you mean they have flowered already in the paper bags?

The advice is good.  Plant them!

Look what I found under alkanet.

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 00:38

Red campion is also a fast-spreading weed.  Take care!

Tall hedges

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 00:36

Yew is an excellent tall hedging plant.

Asparagus

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 13:12

'Loam' is just a description of good soil.  You can buy topsoil in sacks, but Verve is just compost isn't it?

Lawn disaster

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 13:09

fairy54, go to a specialist for your hedging.  It is amazing how quickly little sticks grow up.  If you go to a specialist hedge supplier (not a garden centre) you will find the bare-root plants are incredibly cheap.  But be quick the hedge planting season is nearly over.

How long do bulbs take to sprout?

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 13:03

Up-turned hanging baskets work well to keep both rabbits and cats off.

Allotment Space Available (Sort of)

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 19:39

Make sure you get it all tied up legally, using a solicitor, or you may find you have sitting tenants unto the tenth generation.

It's not as simple as it appears.

Bee

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 19:32

Are you sure it is a bee?  It may be a queen wasp as that is the sort of place they like to have a nest.  I had wasps in one of my swift boxes one year and in a bird box another year.

Tarzan swing becomes stumpery!

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 15:23

I saw the stumpery at Highgrove, and it was just that - stumps.

It was where a large tree had been cut off low plus the large roots.  There was a whole pile of them, and pretty ugly they were.  Black.  Admittedly the whole thing was softened by ferns but it was something that did not appeal. 

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