P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:01/11   1/8 :.   ::.   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' (ZESTION $JME (Radio 4 Sundays at 1400 and Wednesdays at 1000). Healing a vertical split in a tree. When a tree splits due to a spurt of growth as a result of wet weather, let well alone and allow nature to heal the wound. Putting wound sealers on does more harm than good. Simply feed and lvlch. More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headlines
P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:13/12   3/8 :.   ::.   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' 0ZESTION $JME (Radio 4 Sundays at 1400 and Wednesdays at 1000). Propogating Fremontodendron Californica Leave seed pods on bush until brown. If, by the end of summer, they have not ripened, take them off and leave on the greenhouse bench until they split open. Sow fresh seed into a peat and sand compost i÷ single pots. Do not allow to become pot-bound, keep moving to larger pots and use a gritty compost. They need a temperature of 70 degrees. As plant grows, train the branches out. More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headlines
P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:03/11   4/8 :.   :;   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' ZESTIONJME (Radio 4 Sundays at 1400 and Wednesdays at 1000). Gardening tools for people with back problems Long handled lawn weeder (Daisy Grubber) available from: PRC Multi- Purpose Tools Ltd, (Dept MOS11), Unit IX, Dolphin Square, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AL. (Tel: 0626 833 213) Spring loaded spade (Terrex Spade) available from Wolf Tools Ltd, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headluofs
P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:01/11   6/8 :.   :9.   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' (ZESTION $JME (Radio 4 Sundays at 1400 and Wednesdays at 1000). Topical Tips Sow outdoor tomato seeds in greenhouse or on kitchen window ledge. Try "Gardeners' Delight" or a xfllow variety such as "Yellow Perfection" or "Golden Sunrise". To straighten droopy Tulips, roll the bunch in newspapgr, secure with elastic bands, snip an inch off bottom of stems and stand in tepid water overnight. For strong healthy herbaceous plants, thin out clumps to 5/6 shoots. More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headlines
P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:11/11   8/8 :.   ::.   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' (ZESTION $JME (Radio 4 Sundays at 1400 and Wednesdays at 1000). Chelsea Flower Show: May 23 & 24 0800 - 2000 RHS members - £8 full day (£6 after 1800). May 25 0800 - 2000 Public day - £14 full day (£7 after 1600). May 26 0800 - 1700 Public day - £10 all day.  More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headlines
P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:10/10   2/8 :.   ::.   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' (ZESTION $JME (Radio 4 Sundays at 1400 and #ednesdays at 1000). Suggested plants for a 10ft x 10ft senior citizen's garden: Juniper "Skyrocket" Rosemary "McConnells Blue" Thymes Spring bulbs, eg Allium sphaerocephalum Alpinfs, eg Sempervivums Ampelopsis brevipedunculata variegata Duonymus fortuneii "Sunspot" Hebe pageii Viburnum timus "Eve Price" Pulmonaria "Sissinghurst White" (white) "Margery Fish" (pink turning blue) More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headlines
P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:00/10   5/8 :.   ::.   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' QUESTION $JME (Radio 4 Sundays at 1400 and Wednesdays at 1000). Growing a Gardenia in a pot Gardenias are not easy to grow. They sdould be kept in a warm room out of direct sunlight at a temperature of about 60F, in a lime-free compost. Do not allow the compost to dry out. Gardenias need humidity and will not thrive in a dry atmosphere. More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headluofs
P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:00/10   7/8 :.   ::.   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' (ZESTION $JME (Radio 4 Sundays at 1400 and Wednesdays at 1000). Chelsea Flower Show, May 23-26: Cheques should be lbde payable to: The Royal Horticultural Soc. and sent to: The Accounts Dept, RHS, PO Box 313, Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PE. Put your name, address and 'phone no on the back of the cheque and enclose a stamped addressed envelope. $jckets will be sent in April. 'Phone 01-828 1744 for information.  More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headlines
P288 CEEFAX 288 Sat 1 Apr 00:06/16 :.   :=#   vvvvvvvvvvvvv((((((((((((((((((((((   GARDENERS' PESTION $JME (Radio 4 Stndays at 1400 and Wednesdays at 1000). Gardcojng tools for people with back problems Long —andled lawn weeder (Daisy Grubber) available from: PRC Multi- Purpose Tools Ltd, (Dept MOS T Unit @X, Dolphin Square, Bovey Tracey, Devon, $R13 9AL. (Tel: 0626 833 213) Spring loaded s0ade (Terrex S0ade) availabla from Golf Tools Ltd, Ross-on-Wye, Herefords hre. More Fact File TV Plus BBC2 TV Headlinds