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does anyone know what it is??

Posted: 24/04/2013 at 09:09

My guess is Comfrey. Take a look at

Maskotka tomato seeds

Posted: 18/06/2012 at 16:23

I'd just like to report that my Maskotkas have now keeled over and are looking much more as I'd expected them to. The flowers are beginning to form nicely too. I hedged my bets by nipping out half of them and leaving the others to do as they pleased. The ones I left seem to be very slightly ahead of the nipped-out ones but I suppose that's to be expected. We'll see if it makes any difference to the crop.


Posted: 02/06/2012 at 22:58

Garden centres sell little ready baited boxes; I leave one or two in my potting shed after having similar problems; seems to do the trick.

Talkback: Scented plants and memory

Posted: 02/06/2012 at 22:52
Though it's not amongst my favourite scents, the smell of a flowering Privet hedge takes me back almost 65 years; post war childhood in Barnsley was completely void of flowers until the Privet bloomed. The only other flower scent from my early years was the Carnation in my Grandfather's buttonhole at my eldest sister's wedding. Even now, when I smell Carnations, I get an imaginary hint of baccy with it.
As a ten year old, I encountered my first rose; a great blousey soft blush coloured cabbage rose which smelled heavenly. To this day I'm still hunting for one to match it.

Maskotka tomato seeds

Posted: 29/05/2012 at 10:44

Thanks. I should add, my main crop tomatoes are doing well. I have them, as usual, planted in green plastic haloes in growbags, and have just started removing the first sideshoots. Never having grown tumbling tomatoes before, I'm just not sure what to expect.

Maskotka tomato seeds

Posted: 29/05/2012 at 09:07

The free Maskotka tomato seeds have almost all germinated and I've planted them up in a mixture of John Innes No 2 and 3 (as that was what I had to hand). They have shot up to almost a foot tall and are rather thin and weedy. Should I pinch out the tips to encourage bushiness? Or will they eventually decide to cascade if I leave them alone?

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