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Plant photos from French hols

Posted: 15/09/2015 at 17:16

A group of us stayed in an ild farm house 50 mins North of Avignon. These are some of the things I saw;

 Pomegranites growing, I had not seen that before.

 Flower I didn't recognise.

 An olive grove next to the house.

We also saw the grapes being mechanically harvested for wine, a very clever machine!

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 19:41

gwrs, I harvested black currents about 6 weeks ago - I'm amazed that yours are still going.In what part of the country are you?

Pathway straight or curved

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 19:23

Sloppy, are you struggling with loading pics? If so, just click on the tree icon above where you type. Until we see the general outlook it is hard to give you any advice.

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 19:19

Potato sacks come in different sizes, I have a whole bunch; my advice is don't be too greedy, give the plants space to grow. With the bigger sacks I will sometimes sow 3 near the base , let those develop then another 2 , then just cosset them all - remember they will need watering!

Talkback: 10 cosmos to grow

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 19:13

i guess you are thinking about next spring, I see you are a retired gardener, so you can get a good variety of colours from Sarah Raven (not cheap) and even some 'white' seeds will turn out pink .  You can get plug plants too, but growing from seed is much cheaper.

Today's trip

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 19:08

...forgot to say, Her Flossieness (small mutt) is spending her hols at the pig farm where she gets to lord it over a HUGE St Bernese dog who is only about a year old. Flossie just climbs all over her!

Today's trip

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 19:05

nut-dove-jo... thank you

Today's trip

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 16:53

Great Am off on hols now, back on 13th.

Today's trip

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 14:37

Nut, that sounds great - I have someone coming on Tues 15th; how about 22nd?

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 20:19

RunnyB, they look good

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Plant photos from French hols

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