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Potatoes - Dopey Question No 7

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 17:48

Nearly right Dove ,close enough,The exact origin of the term is unclear. It may refer to a "spudder," a shovel-like tool used to harvest potatoes, or to a wooden barrel sorters would put small potatoes into when sorting for larger ones. Hows that, take your pick,im going fa the shovel

ID please if poss

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 17:38

Nice one matey out it comes soon as the rain gives us a chance that is. she has also found 3 lots of Comfry, she,s not too happy and im already smelling  that comfry tea,my buckets are ready and waiting,cheers for the info matey. (,i wish ) 

ID please if poss

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 14:46

Hi me again Kate says is it a friend or foe please,the big leaf not the long one

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Cornus Kousa

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 10:50

Hi again, nitrogen is for leaf and stem growth,phosphorous for roots,shoots,and buds and potash for flowers and fruiting and general hardiness,perhaps this might help.

MAGNOLIA PROBLEM

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 10:40

Hi Steve, i went  to RHS Stellata,on the net perhaps if you try it and check that your set up is correct for your Magy it might help,we have about 7 mags the stellatta about 4 years old (they are slow growers at first )is just superb  this year, we fed on FBB and plenty of water ,it also has no other trees / shrubs, near by competing for its water  Good luck

 

Cornus Kousa

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 10:14

Judy Hi ,i found this at the RHS site as i dont know anything about your plant but im wondering if a spot of Potash might help with the flowering ,iv just given a Peace Lilly a small feed on it , they are a bit of a (i do what I want plant ) but it now has 7 good flowers ,so perhaps it might help, wont do any harm i dont think and potash is cheap

http://www.rhs.org.uk/plants/details?plantid=537     good luck Judy

Garden tattoos? Or generally cool and interesting tattoos?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 19:35

Sweetpea as tattoos go that's a cracker,love the colours 

ID if poss please

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 14:15

Hi all,Petiolaris it is then,a very nice climbing Hydrangea, a must for propagating,its clinging to the fence for about 7 feet and 3 feet high and in very good nick,im well pleased with that one, many thanks to you all for the help,and its still pouring here in Norfolk .  Alan4711 

Can anyone identify this flower for me please?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 11:04

Hi D cant see pic please go through the pic of tree to upload pics

mower

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 09:47

Hi KT53, not swearing by it yet ,its early days but i did say i would keep the site informed, Kates now mowing twice a week and says she finds it easier as one cut is quicker, lets see how it goes till fall, cheers KT ,it simply chucking it down ere in Norfolk and I mean buckets ,the trees are laughing

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