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Tomato seedlings

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 23:21
Incas!!! I had to go look for my tags that I saved from the year before last!!

Tomato seedlings

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 23:18
Peaches!!!! Intreguing!

I take pride in the toms but I hate eating them, only in cooking, but he insists on an eating variety. I has a fleshy plumb the year before last and it was brill for cooking and for sarnies. Just racking my brain for the name.

Sweet pepper seed germination - epic failure!

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 21:57
On the 10 march I set 6 sweet pepper (sweet sunshine f1) 5 days ago I got very excited as the guest seed popped through. Now nothing I have one little seedling and 5 other bare pots. Is all lost, has other people got experience of this? I kept the propogator in the window so it was always between 15-21 degrees. I was hoping for a prolific hanging basket full if these peppers but now it looks like I may have one, if the seedling comes ok. The seed was 2.69 as its a revolutionary type according to the write up. Sad!

Tomato seedlings

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 21:46
Well that took literally 10 seconds! Not satisfied! Wondering if I should go and sow my courgette seeds to put in the window propogator?

Tomato seedlings

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 21:37
It's red and ripe, not squashy but you certainly have give when you touch the fruit. I may just get in and do it myself. I think he is waiting for it to grow itself!!!! Back to work tomorrow so need one last gardening hit!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 17:39
They are up in the wall in my back garden, with my Hosta tubs, waiting for them to peep through! Hopefully if its a ground frost I will get away with it but will have a think if it snows. Ran out if garden tasks to do today, feels depressing now, back waiting to sow my courgette seeds!!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 16:29
Brilliant idea but I just don't have space at all for that unless I put it at the front but was reserving this for raised veg beds. need more garden at the back of my house!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 15:18
To be honest fresh horse muck is more likely to scold my Grandad said. The yard has it removed my a farmer weekly so it never gets well rotted! I have thought about collecting some and bringing home but was unsure how long it would take before I could use. Any ideas??

Tomato seedlings

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 14:35
I keep hinting he should get in and do this but he is waiting for his tomato to ripen!!! At this rate we will have tom's coming out if our ears! We have 6 GD from aldi looking v strong and he wants to try his own. I don't even like Tom's, only when cooked!!

Builders buckets in the plastic greenhouse me thinks!! We had a terrible Tom crop last year! Was v disheartening,

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 14:28
It's threatening snow here. Do hope it doesn't my newly planted onion sets are out so I hope they tolerate snow!!

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