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  • 4 December 2017 - Mary Catherine
    The allotment I've had for the past number is not longer available to me. Can I transplant my asparagus... (More)
    Being a herbaceous perennial, asparagus can be lifted at any time when dormant between November and March.... (More)
     
  • 1 December 2017 - 050520091
    I have noticed that our daffodil shoots are appearing now about an inch a over ground. I am worried will... (More)
    This can occur sometimes when the autumn weather is warm, which it was. Daffodils can flower early as... (More)
     
  • 25 November 2017 - TKHO
    My lawn is 27 years old and I feed in in spring & autumn, using feed & weed. Very few weeds & little... (More)
    A hollow tine machine is used to relieve compaction, as on golf greens. You have rightly identified grass... (More)
     
  • 13 November 2017 - Munroe
    I have grown some Cape Gooseberry plants from seed. One is fruiting now but the leaves are going brown... (More)
    The brown edges are a good indicator that you may have missed watering for a few days and the plant has... (More)
     
  • 12 November 2017 - henlen
    I had read somewhere that if you put fallen leaves into a plastic bag and store them, they will turn... (More)
    It is likely there was not enough air getting in. Also, the leaves may have been naturally soft, such... (More)
     
  • 7 November 2017 - James martin
    Going planting griselinia hedging - any general advice re planting , depth , spacing and ground preparation... (More)
    It does best closer to the coast.Plant about 50 to 60cm apart, in good soil, not too wet in winter, in... (More)
     
  • 5 November 2017 - SuzyH
    Can you please tell me what this tree is? Can I harvest the seeds to bring back and plant when I move... (More)
    This is a species of euonymus or spindle tree. Which species is difficult to say.The seeds are best sown... (More)
     
  • 23 October 2017 - 19529
    I have a beautiful bouganvillea which thrived all summer and is still covered in flower, how do I manage... (More)
    Bougainvillea is tender and needs to be treated as a houseplant and kept indoors in a heated conservatory... (More)
     
  • 20 October 2017 - Noirin
    I have a plastic compost bin. When I open the lid loads of earthworms fall down. Where do they come from?... (More)
    These are compost worms, specialists at breaking down plant material, as in a wormery. They probably... (More)
     
  • 16 October 2017 - DonFoley
    My Dahlias and Rudbeckia have all been knocked to the ground. I will have to cut them all back now as... (More)
    Even though knocked over, plants that are still green continue to photosynthesise and build up reserves... (More)
     
 
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