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Posted: 26/11/2012 at 00:03

If you buy one check out the length of flex.  Some companies are dead mean.  And also check it will take the size of trays you will be using.

Planting Onion Sets

Posted: 24/11/2012 at 17:07

You can plant them out when they have a little green shoot and roots. 

Sigh!  We all want to grow better onions. Sometimes the weather is against us.

Planting Onion Sets

Posted: 24/11/2012 at 00:04

You can start them off in modules, which also gets round the problem of birds pulling them out of the ground.

Foxglove lutea

Posted: 22/11/2012 at 11:00

To find out if it is stable rather than an occasional result of cross-breeding you will have to raise several generations and rogue out any that do not conform until the foxglove breeds true over and over again.  

I hope you are a young person!

Origins of specific plants

Posted: 22/11/2012 at 00:22

Bean is your man, I should think. I don't know if the books are online.  Enquire in the library.

Riverside Plants

Posted: 20/11/2012 at 15:22

Your best bet is to get some drainage in first.  Beware of willow, it grows very strongly and fast, and you may come to regret it.

You say you have just moved in; is the stream likely to flood your garden if it rises?

Talkback: Apple trees: 'Cox's Orange Pippin'

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 16:05

There are videos on apple tree pruning on YouTube and of course RHS books if you prefer a manual.

best way to get rid of rats

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 16:00

Flowering rose, on another thread I expressed my horror at this method of killing rats, yet you have just repeated it again.  Please think about what you have written. 

What if a dog picked up the carcase? Or the doctored chocolate bar?

If rat poison is placed inside a length of drain pipe no other animal can get at it. 

die back of moss on stones

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 12:12

It is a function of the wet weather.  It will disappear when we get lots of sunshine and dry weather.

Gunnera manicata

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 12:11

Use the leaves to protect the plant.  It will survive frost.

Next time you choose such a plant, perhaps it may be wise to do some research first.

I hope your garden is large, this plant will grow very big indeed.  The leaf stalks will be over your head.

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