Welshonion


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Talkback: Courgette rot

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 16:59
They drop off because they have not been pollinated. Give them time. They need a little time to get into their stride than you will be overwhelmed if they are happy.

neighbours new fence and my dead plants

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 16:52
You have to read the label on any wood treatment very carefully as some are toxic to plants and some not.

Beware if you are treating fence panels or decking. Unfortunately many of the least effective are also the least toxic so to protect your plants you may have to do the treatment much more frequently.

Small fast flying bird

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 00:03
You'll certainly know if it's a swift because they scream as they fly round the house and garden, and their shape is very distinctive. Swallows are also noisy as they have social time in the evening.

Sounds like a bat. They have a specific 'beat' and they fly in the same pattern for hours.

Pump for waterbutt

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 23:56
I prefer to siphon water from the butts into a half butt and just dip watering cans in that.

Gooseberry tops curling up

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 23:52
Sawflies usually start from the bottom of the plant, upwards.

Docks

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 00:02
If the spot-killer has done its work you don't have to dig out the plant because it will be dead.

USE BY DATE ON SEEDS

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 18:23
Lettuce seeds go on for years and years. So do tomato seeds. Some do some don't.

Keep them cool and dry.

Orange hawkweed

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 00:57
I love it too. Wouldn't dream of removing the flowers.

potash?

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 17:00
Compost heap or round fruit trees and bushes for preference.

A wild flower

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 16:58
The families are next to each other in my book.

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