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Hi, we have 3 walnut trees at our house in Italy (Olive Grove Farm, Pescara). Many of the walnuts (15%) after picking are black inside and shrivelled up. Sometimes I have seen a small worm type maggot (in healthy ones). Is there a spray or something
Just a few photos to show how interest can still be created even when it snows. The Icing On The Cake. Lovely. Hello, I loved the spiral and single pole picked out in snow. Natures art, you can,t beat it. Fantastic pictures
Learn how to plant colchicums, and pick up advice on soil enrichment, drainage and corm planting depth, in Chris Bearshaw's video guide.summerMore advice on plantingHow to plant in wavesGrowing dahlias from seedBrowse a variety of crocuses
Raise lettuce and salad crops in pots for early pickingsWater potted fuchsias sparingly to prevent compost drying out completelyPrune grapevines before they come into growth, when their sap starts risingBring pots of strawberries under cover
Deadhead winter-flowering pansies and bedding plants, and pick off damaged leavesDivide congested herbaceous perennialsPrune winter jasmine to cut back flowered shootsTransplant shrubs growing in the wrong place while they're dormantPlant lily
My climbing French beans are becoming more and more twisted as the season draws to a close. Does anybody know what causes it? - They are still picked and eaten. The only time I had anything like that - they were more the V-shape than the curly
will eat the seed too!)!The slugs also will shelter here in winter and its a good time to pick them off and dispose of with out to much effort .
! Just searched the App Store but not sure what to pick really. Ideas welcome.
Does anybody know how big the runner beans get before you pick them? I have no idea and they are starting to grow already! I dont want to pick them too early and not too late! Hi Thank you for the information on growing beans. I found it very useful
You are kidding, right? This looks like someone was trawling for tuna and picked up some floating debris. Are there dolphins in there, or is it just flotsam and jetsam. One sees chain mail which is less obtrusive. Did Sir Bedevere wear pantyhose