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- Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:22 am
- Forum: Best practices
- Topic: Composting in containers or direct in the ground
- Replies: 5
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I am going to try this. I do have a productive heap at the bottom of the garden but there are two tubs right by the back door, containing a blackcurrant bush and a Daphne. They will be the recipients of organic material over and above their normal once a year feed from now on. Save me a trudge to th...
Good information here from Marshalls - Enjoy the tropical flavour of kiwi fruit and free yourself of the chore of removing the furry skin associated with regular kiwi fruit. Pick this new grape-sized skin-free fruit variety for pack lunches and fruit salads in summer. We recommend you grow in a sunn...
Our local garden centre has a huge bin where you can take your pots. And help yourself to any of the containers that have been put in as well. I've gained at least 4 nice big planters whilst donating my little pots too.
Just fitted an extra water butt - just in case we have another heatwave. Trying to plan ahead and cut down on the number of pots to water. It's not working, btw - due to lack of self control whilst visiting the garden centre.
....has inspired me to send off for the special offer of banana plants from GW website. There was a stunning tropical garden on his programme last night. I quite fancy creating that look.
- Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:12 pm
- Forum: General chatter
- Topic: When it all gets a bit a struggle
- Replies: 7
- Views: 381
I sympathize.....I have done away with two of our borders altogether and just squished everything together. It's a big relief to me and more manageable.
I can't quite remember how long we were asked to stand and watch - only about 10 mins or so, - for a couple of weeks. It was something to do with growing flowers and plants with colours that the bees prefer - to assist the bee population in the future. Our bees seemed to prefer the red dahlias - at ...