Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 23:36

I thought "Wild Swans" was a great book, really interesting. There are parts of the world I know nothing about. I enjoyed "City of Joy" and "Geisha" too.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 23:30

I agree with Doghouse and Obelixx about Tameka. But I find Judge Rinder very irritating.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 18:35

Glad you enjoyed your day Dove. Look forward to the pictures. I haven't seen Bressingham this late in the year.


I've cut down some finished perennials, lots more to do.


Doing sea bass with homegrown veg from the freezer, incl. broad beans, love them.

Last edited: 09 October 2016 18:36:36

Small £1.49 perennials

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 14:09

I agree with Verdun. I've lost small plants in the past because of cold and/or wet winters, slugs and snails or the cat digging them up. Re-pot them and put them somewhere safe like a cold frame. They won't need much watering in winter anyway and they will grow bigger in the spring and be better to plant out.

Plant ID's

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 14:04

I think he's got it! I would say the same.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 13:32

Yum, I like a touch of cinnamon too.


I really should be outside cutting down old perennials ...

Autumn colour.

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 13:27

They flower for quite a long time, at least a month, unless they get caught by frost. Even picked, indoors, they can last 3 weeks.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 08:53

Morning all.


We like the Gallopers too, Dove. Enjoy Bressingham.

Glysophosphate

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 08:42

I thought more people would have answered by now.


I would eat veg from a bed it had been used if a few weeks of decent rainfall had happened since. I expect we all eat veg from supermarkets without knowing it had been used.


I have found that in winter if plants are still green that Glyphosate still works, but it takes longer.

Garden Confessions - 3 Worst Crops of 2016!

Posted: 08/10/2016 at 22:27

Got a good early crop from Firestorm runner beans then we had such a hot summer and no rain that all the flowers fell of the Scarlet Emperor and the Firestorm packed up.


Sweet peppers were great last year but were small and shrivelled this year despite watering.


Perpetual spinach failed to germinate. Second sowing produced 2 weedy plants.


The curly kale isn't curly, looks like cow food.


Sweet corn, broad beans (because before the hot weather), courgettes and cucumbers did well. Tomatoes were OK but kept getting eaten by thirsty birds, despite water left out for them.


Onion sets did well, but spring onions didn't germinate. They never do, why do I bother? OH likes them.

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