Midwest Radio - Weekly Gardening Advice Show 13/05/2017
Published May 13, 2017
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    Moist weather heralded a great weekend for planting and Paraic encouraged listeners to take advantage of the conditions over the coming days. He discussedt treating lawns, watering and feeding plants in general and highlighted some good all rounders for planting in window boxes and hanging baskets such as nemesia. Tomatoe varieties supersweet and roma were also featured with tips on cutting grow bags to create pots. The difference between ericaceous and regular compost was explained and there was advice on protecting lavender and other plants from rabbit attack. Listeners questions included sowing blue danube potatoes, problems with rhubarb leaves, thinning apple trees and the importance of waiting for June drop, and treating white aphid and white fly on hedging.
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