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by JohnN
Sat Feb 03, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Plant-friendly preservative
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Plant-friendly preservative

Is there on the market a weood preservative that does not repel climbing plants, such as Virginia Creeper or Runner Beans? I find they won't go near tanelised timber, or frames with creosote, spirit preservative etc. Thanks
John N
by JohnN
Mon Dec 18, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Runner beans -location
Replies: 2
Views: 1326

Runner beans -location

As part of a veg garden reorganisation I plan to move my runner bean trench. Can anyone please advise on whether beans need lots of sun, or are they OK in a shady spot? My bean supports are canes which are fixed up on both sides of a horizontal plank, supported by a post at each end.
Thanks
John N
by JohnN
Sun Aug 27, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Vegetable cage
Replies: 3
Views: 2677

Vegetable cage

This year I’ve been totally fed up with losing most of my young vegetables, from beans to beetroots, to ravaging hoards of sparrows, aided and abetted by a flock of pigeons. I plan to try and enclose my 15 x 10ft salad and bean plot in a “cage”. Not being able to afford a proper metal fruit cage-typ...

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