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by daffodiltulip
Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Orchid in a jar?
Replies: 3
Views: 1085

Re: Orchid in a jar?

This is what I decided to do. A bit of moss at bottom, made a tube out of (recalling all those times I watched Blue Peter) an old cereal box, popped it in the vase and stuffed the space between it and the vase with more moss, filled the inside with bark chip stuff and slowly drew out the tube. Plant...
by daffodiltulip
Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:29 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Potatoes
Replies: 1
Views: 820

Potatoes

If I cover with fleece or something, what potatoes can I plant out now?
by daffodiltulip
Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: make rose water that doesn't smell like compost?
Replies: 3
Views: 3552

Re: make rose water that doesn't smell like compost?

Would it make a difference if the petals were infused as for tea rather than simmered? Leave them in the water until cold then really squeeze the water out. If the water needs boiling for sterilisation, boil it then, without the petals in as there may be something in the material of the petal that s...
by daffodiltulip
Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:34 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Radio5
Replies: 2
Views: 5507

Radio5

Why is there so much sport on Radio 5 Live when there's a Radio 5 Live SPORTS station?
by daffodiltulip
Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:29 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Dwarf cherry tree
Replies: 5
Views: 5680

Re: Dwarf cherry tree

I got a Stella - I couldn't resist, it was reduced to £7.50 in HBase
by daffodiltulip
Thu Nov 26, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Rhubarb and lavender
Replies: 8
Views: 1904

Re: Rhubarb and lavender

I was wondering more along the lines of, would a chemical from one cause a problem with the growth of the other, as seems to happen with some plants.
by daffodiltulip
Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:34 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Dwarf cherry tree
Replies: 5
Views: 5680

Dwarf cherry tree

One website says the Kordia cherry is self-fertile, another tells me it's self-sterile. Naturally, I'm confused - any advice?
by daffodiltulip
Wed Nov 25, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Onions - why?
Replies: 26
Views: 12575

Re: Onions - why?

I bought a pack of Electric onion sets today. A few have sprouted (1cm to a few cm). Should I plant these so that the green bits are above ground completely or partially covered by soil?
by daffodiltulip
Wed Nov 25, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Rhubarb and lavender
Replies: 8
Views: 1904

Re: Rhubarb and lavender

Can onions and/or garlic be grown near rhubarb?
by daffodiltulip
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:19 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Skolls
Replies: 8
Views: 1266

Skolls

The Scholl website has a section with greatly reduced items, however, it's called "outlet" - does this mean they are the returns or faulty items?
by daffodiltulip
Sun Nov 01, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Balls of wool
Replies: 10
Views: 6305

Re: Balls of wool

What is the best way to get it out without bringing the equivalent of a small ball of wool with it?
by daffodiltulip
Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Balls of wool
Replies: 10
Views: 6305

Balls of wool

Why is it easier with some balls than with others to find the inside end of the yarn?
by daffodiltulip
Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Rhubarb and lavender
Replies: 8
Views: 1904

Rhubarb and lavender

Can they be grown together?
by daffodiltulip
Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Workplace question
Replies: 3
Views: 732

Workplace question

Company has allowed someone to sell some items in order to buy a piece of equipment that has some use, but not much. We have also been told there isn't money available to buy a much needed replacement machine, that costs more that the other one, but the funds of which could have been put towards the...
by daffodiltulip
Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: What to plant...
Replies: 7
Views: 1479

What to plant...

in October and November in SE England?