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Could you please tell me what gauge aluminium sheet you use to make the cone hanging baskets - how many mm thick?
A contemporary twist on the hanging basket, these striking aluminium cones make a real statement, yet their chic looks belie the amazing simplicity of their construction. The aluminium sheets come in a variety of textured finishes and are easy to cut and bend, so a whole clutch o...
I watched Monty pruning a gooseberry bush this week on Gardener's World - a sort of open bowl shape in the middle - does the same apply to black and red currant bushes? It was red currents he was talking about! you should also do it to gooseberry
but the leaves are quite different from the usual smooth heart shaped ones. Is it really a lilac - the label states syringa vulgaris? Oops! Sorry I
healthier, Ive given them a water feed mix of baby bio and water for the last 2 weeks as its been quite dry. The one that has lost its colour still has its shape but no colour is it case of waiting til May/June to see if it gets its colour back?? Ive also
Sylvia, It's a bit difficult to advise without seeing it, but if the original leader is still in good shape, you could prune the dominant shoot back, and nip out some of the buds that appear on it over the next few months. That might well divert
The sun is shining and the daffodils are out. Nothing spells the start of spring like a mass of golden, trumpet-shaped narcissi.Among the flowering daffodils are some that are only producing foliage. These ‘blind’ daffodils, either side
buds on it. The mother plant is several feet high, has soft, varigated leaves, five points to it similar to a sycamore leaf (I think). The flower is a vivid orange, bell shaped. I have tried to add a photo but not successful. Love to hear from anyone
of year.The hedge outside is covered with birds in all shapes and sizes, munching away at the many and left-overs I've put out for them. I've left them little heaps of Christmas pudding, crumbled up biscuits and I've filled up one of the peanut feeders
interesting leaves that are shaped a bit like baseball mitts. They are best planted in a warm and sunny site as the flowers only open properly on fine days; in the past week or so when temperatures have reached 10°C or so they have been flaunting themselves