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Latest posts by Welshonion

Which? Compost reviews

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 10:45
No peat sources are sustainable. Peat was laid down millions of years ago. They ain't making it any more!

Bulbs in Pots

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 10:42
Snowdrops 'au naturelle' are fine, but if they are fully dehydrated to be sold as bulbs it is difficult to get them going again; that is why they are sold 'in the green' soon after flowering.

Bulbs do need feeding to build up for the next year. A bulb is simply a storage vessel. The best time to feed is when they are in full growth. From when they first emerge until they flower. As soon as they start to die back it is too late.

Beans for drying- now what?

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 10:36
Easiest is to store them in the freezer, unless you can be sure they are rattling dry, in which case you can store them in jars.

Lovely tree

Posted: 20/09/2014 at 18:21
The leaves are very distinctive, nothing like Dordogne Damsel's.

No notifiers!

Posted: 20/09/2014 at 13:31
Ah, perhaps I am odd in that I return to the forum often because I like to see all the responses and the new queries that have been posed. Once I have made a reply I let it go!

grass seed

Posted: 20/09/2014 at 13:29
Yes, it will keep. Put it somewhere cool but dry.

Does anyone know what this is?

Posted: 20/09/2014 at 13:26
Never seen a seed pod like the one on the extreme left of the first picture on a Companula.

No notifiers!

Posted: 20/09/2014 at 10:02
Why do you worry about responses? I have enough email messages to be grateful if there is no addition to their number!

Sometimes old threads are resurrected and I'm surprised I made a response, ages ago.

Holly tree

Posted: 19/09/2014 at 11:52
When you see a large tree blown over, I am always surprised by how shallow the roots are. I think they mainly have a good hold on the soil, because they have so many roots, not because they go very deep.

Does anyone know what this is?

Posted: 19/09/2014 at 11:47
Looks like Honesty.

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Butterfly Release

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