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Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 22:26

Rudbeckia, perennial and annual, and garden equipment - rake. I'm growing this r this year.

http://www.benary.com/article-images/rudbeckia-hirta-prairie-sun-u9060-12.jpg

 Prairie Sun

 

Help me identify shoots please

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 18:50

Parsnips often take a long time to germinate and they aren't very reliable.

Why don't you buy a good book, with photos, about vegetable growing?

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 18:48

There is another thread for all the complaints and grumbles called MOB rants that Gardening Grandma started. But I think some of you have been there already!

Should I keep my alliums?

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 18:45

Leave them, mine seed themselves and I just let them get on with it. My original ones still flower.

Help me identify shoots please

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 18:38

Hello, these are young parsnip plants. Thin them out to about 6" apart. Just carefully, with your fingers, pull out the excess.

http://topveg.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/young-parsnip-plant.jpg

 Do the same with the little gem lettuces, you will find that if you pinch out a few together and look at them each one will have it's own roots a a few leaves.

Sorry, I've never grown turnips, don't like them much, and onions I grow from sets (baby onions that you plant). But I think the onions look a bit small to handle. I'd leave them a little longer.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 18:28

Evening all, been ironing and weeding this afternoon, depending on raining or not.

Loved Vicar of Dibley. Glad Dawn French has found a nice man to love.

Saint or sinner?.....don't like annuals

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 16:07

I thought that was rather poetic

Have i been growing a weed? pls help

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 12:49

Ash tree

http://www.wessexscene.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/ash-tree.jpg

 Jasmine, not to be confused with trachelospermum jasminoides (star jasmine).

 

http://cache1.asset-cache.net/gc/dor75013851-jasminum-officinale-common-jasmine-gettyimages.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=nL8vIAFelNJ2GhhcO%2BqwvV7HHKs2NZ0eutoiWvn0z4wP9YbiP0tcVCfaqPU%2Bc1WctnjUoZ6SDe%2FYcXC%2Bo9cprA%3D%3D

 

Saint or sinner?.....don't like annuals

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 09:57

I didn't agree with the "burnt at the stake" bit, but that was a joke! In fact, only just noticed that bit!!

Saint or sinner?.....don't like annuals

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 09:54

But I am nice Verdun, at least I think so! Aren't all gardeners nice?

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no emails as well as small text

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Why did you all start gardening?

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uploading photos

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