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British plums. Yet their flavour and variety is superior to any from abroad, they freeze well, they're incredibly versatile and our consumption of them helps to support UK farmers.So, I am mounting a pincer attack. As well as writing a letter, I've also
A term used to describe plants that are unable to stand frost or freezing temperatures.
A tip on freezing herbs like parsley. My Mum always froze the leaves of parsley whole in a large ice cream container. Then when she required some parsley she just scraped it out with a fork the required amount. It was then instantly chopped
like fine weather in the autumn because it helps ripen their tissues for the on-coming cold of winter. Plants with too much water in them will be damaged in a freeze.
this has been a very up and down winter season one minute its mild next water logged! now were freezing it out and the plants dont know if there comming or going. the dafs are in bud a few i belive are in flower the tulips are showing signs of leaf
put it in the freezer to keep? Whatever it is, it's unlikely to stand freezing if it's a fugus. Do you have a friend who's a member of the RHS? They would identify it for you. That sould have been "fungus", not "fugus"
delphiniums ? Thanks, chris They are too small to plant out now-it would be advisable to leave it till next spring-they are hardy but protect the pots from freezing temperatures Slugs were out and about in numbers this morning.
Hi all, I have been managing a small sink pond in my garden all summer and although it has no fish in it it does have some water plants like water lilies etc, if we get a harsh frost the whole pond will freeze up, will this kill all the plants
can cause the heads to open up like that. Is the flesh of the cloves exposed or is the wrapping still in place? They are exposed.The outer skin has falen off. Ah. Shame. You can freeze garlic. It's arguable, though, that it doesn't retain all
for codling moth larvae. Once they’ve been removed, everything else goes in – even the odd bit of grass.The apples need to be broken up before being squashed, and I copy Eric’s method of freezing them solid, then defrosting them thoroughly. Freezing breaks