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  • 26 November 2016 - 261120161
    I have a one year old garden that has grown tremendously. Is it too late to prune back the lavender,... (More)
    Do not be in a hurry to cut back seedheads as they can be very decorative in winter. Remove any messy... (More)
  • 24 November 2016 - Gussy
    We have a new house and new garden, half acre. Most of it is in lawn but I have a few special areas -... (More)
    Strawberries, raspberries, tayberries, red currants, blackcurrants and gooseberries are al... (More)
  • 22 November 2016 - organicman
    I'm hoping to sow a lot of pumpkins for Halloween next year. Can you tell me where I can buy pumpkin... (More)
    Try Goldcrop in Cork... they supply seeds to commerical vegetable growers. (More)
  • 12 November 2016 - StephenKirwan
    I have attached some photographs of a patchy grass fungus which we have in our garden. I would appreciate... (More)
    The flat brown flakes are lichens and mosskiller will knock them back, and feed the lawn in spring. (More)
  • 11 November 2016 - Inish
    I'm making leaf mould with sycamore leaves that have tar spot in plastic bags (with a few holes in the... (More)
    The tar spot will likely rot in the compost. But there are plenty of spores around so if it survives,... (More)
  • 11 November 2016 - DonFoley
    I want to store my Dahlia tubers, which have been growing in the herbaceous borders, indoors over winter... (More)
    Yes, multipurpose will be fine.Watch the moisture levels in the compost. Dry but not dust-dry and they... (More)
  • 10 November 2016 - boggarden
    A section of my garden is very damp and sometimes waterlogged. I was thinking of planting a living willow... (More)
    Willow likes wet ground but does not magically dry up an area of ground that floods. It is very fast-growing... (More)
  • 10 November 2016 - sualeha
    do I need to put this in bigger pot or leave it same for sometime . This is a 9cm pot size. (More)
    Leave it to re-pot in late spring or early summer. (More)
  • 7 November 2016 - sualeha
    I have an anthurium plant since last2 months . Recently started brown spots on its leaves . sending you... (More)
    Possibly too close to a source of heat, or too dry air. Move to a cooler place with bright but not direct... (More)
  • 3 November 2016 - Inish
    I make leaf mould every year. The leaves are mainly sycamore and have black spots. When planting a new... (More)
    That is called tar spot...affects only sycamore. Good hot compost breakdown will kill spores.Japanese... (More)

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