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I have a few small brown mishrooms growing in the flowerbed. is this good or bad. leave them or remove or hoe into topsoil. Thanks for your comments. (ps. finally some nice weather, enjoy everyone!) Sorry for bad grammar and spelling. typing on my
Parsnips need a really long growing season but they're well worth the wait. Sow seeds early in the year and look forward to parsnips roasted for the Christmas table, or in warming winter soups.Parsnip seeds e.g. 'Gladiator F1'Trowel or draw hoe
for the past month or so, is to chop them down with a pair of shears. It works as it stops them flowering and seeding everywhere, which would really upset Ron, but it does mean they regrow. I normally get started with a good hoe in August but we haven't really
and never completely mastered it. The roots go down an incredibly long way and is one of the oldest plants on earth. However, most things can't survive efficiently if you don't allow them above soil. Its just hoe, hoe and more hoe.
Dutch hoe is much better than mulch for weed suppressant even if you just manage to do that once a week. being retired my first job of a morning is to get the hoe out and wander round chopping the little "Ahems" heads of and it also breaks up the soil
've noticed it somewhere else where I dug in the last couple of months. Is it harmful. and if so, what can we do about it? Not harmful-it is just a growth on undisturbed soil where we have had so much rain-just use a handfork or hoe to go over the soil.
and on clothing. Remove cleavers regularly by hand, or hoe off young seedlings before they set seed. Avoid getting seeds on clothing, as this can inadvertently spread it around the garden. Mulch borders with a 5cm layer of garden compost or composted bark
plants by hand before they get the chance to flower and seed. Alternatively, hoe through the surface of the soil to chop them off at the roots. Remove weeds and dispose of them (not on the compost heap) to prevent them re-establishing.Kill the seedlings
, inhibiting growth of grass, and, if unchecked, spreads through borders.The best way to tackle speedwell organically in borders is to hoe it before it flowers and sets seed, then remove it or leave it on the soil surface on a hot day to wither and die
the plant out and trimming it to keep it in check if you don't want to remove it altogether. If you see seedlings appearing, hoe them off or pull them out by hand. If you don't want to dig it out, you can spot-treat the plant using a weedkiller