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Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 19/01/2018 at 10:32

Nothing much doing in the garden as it is frozen solid and not a lot of incentive either.

One nice piece of news, the latest book is out now.

Resurrected Thirty-Six

Posted: 18/01/2018 at 14:23

The house sale has fallen through, the weather is lousy, my arthritis is bad and depression is an ever present threat. BUT, the next book is almost ready for publishing.  Proof reading copy on its way.

What is this seed? (Engil)

Posted: 14/01/2018 at 17:17

Well I do not know about almonds in Bahrain, but the ones here in Britain need very good nut crackers and strong hands. Never seen easy to open ones.

Those kernels look even more like what we know as Almonds than the unopened ones.

Geum pink frills from seed

Posted: 14/01/2018 at 13:31

And it is one of the ones which comes true from seed too.

What is this seed? (Engil)

Posted: 13/01/2018 at 15:52

They look suspiciously like unshelled Almonds to me.

Pernicious Weed!

Posted: 10/01/2018 at 20:48

There are actually a rather large number of named forms with flower colour from pure white to deep orange, doubles, green flowered and lots of different leaf colouration too. Sadly there does not seem to be a good source of all these forms any more.

Pernicious Weed!

Posted: 10/01/2018 at 16:15

I like it and it will disappear after a few weeks in any case.

Real Live Surgery on TV

Posted: 09/01/2018 at 11:07

I am old enough to remember the Your Life in their Hands series from many years back. That was in black and white. Interesting  to listen to the surgeons saying what they hoped to achieve.

Identify please

Posted: 02/01/2018 at 17:39

Phytolaca americana seed head aka Pokeweed.

Winter Wash for Fruit Trees

Posted: 02/01/2018 at 11:59

I use something like that too. Needs a still day to spray on though.

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