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GARDENING TIPS

Postby nuthatch » Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:08 am

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Re: GARDENING TIPS

Postby greenfinch2 » Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:10 am

Thank you ,will have a look . :wave2:
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Re: GARDENING TIPS

Postby Placido » Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:46 am

Like that, Nuthatch :yes:.
The 'cut the side out of a carton' is ever such a good idea :clap:.
I reckon the best way to preserve basil (MMMMMMMMMMMMMM :yummy: :yummy: :yummy) is to make pesto. I've never successfully grown basil but desperately wish I could. Perhaps that tip is for our Mediterranean viewers.
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Postby Jacksparrow » Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:13 pm

Placido wrote:Like that, Nuthatch :yes:.
The 'cut the side out of a carton' is ever such a good idea :clap:.
I reckon the best way to preserve basil (MMMMMMMMMMMMMM :yummy: :yummy: :yummy) is to make pesto. I've never successfully grown basil but desperately wish I could. Perhaps that tip is for our Mediterranean viewers.

Have a word with your head gardener and get them to put it in the greenhouse or Orangery.
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Re: GARDENING TIPS

Postby Placido » Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:31 pm

Gardener, greenhouse and orangery ?!?!?!?!?!
Methinks you have our roles crossed, Cap'n.
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Postby nuthatch » Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:26 am

:laugh: :owl: :laugh: :owl: :laugh:

Such a hoot is Jacksparrow :nod:

I like that idea too, Placi - like a little window (sill) box :flower:
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Postby Placido » Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:38 pm

I think a V8 carton would do well :). Would match my colour-scheme of red, maroon, orange, black, green and white.
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Postby peregrine » Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:57 pm

Anyone ever got rid of Rose Black Spot? I believe it is a fungus. What can I use to treat the roses, they are in large pots.
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Postby Willpar » Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:24 pm

Pick the leaves off and burn them. Look up copper fungicide for roses. Think that is the stuff.
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Re: GARDENING TIPS

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:19 pm

Resist the temptation to invite Yarrow into your garden.
Yarrow is often cited as being bee friendly(which is true) but it also spreads like wildfire both by sending out creepers and self seeding. It has proved to be drought proof and has prospered in my garden while all around it have turned brown. It grows in the lawn and it grows in the border and has resisted all my attempts to curb it's progress. A dab of the weedkiller Roundup will slow it down but gets nowhere near eradicating it.
You have been warned :old:
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