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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 21:29

Have sown my sweet peas, in loo roll middles stood up in a window box full of compost. The window box is not outside the window! It's just that it was the right size.

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 21:25

Glad you had a good time and rain didn't spoil it. Looking forward to photos.

What do you do with soil from plant pots?

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 09:55

I throw it on the veggie garden. Used to be clay but years of compost and manure have made it workable.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 09:51

Good morning all. I hope the TWIGS have a lovely outing. Enjoy Plymouth Chicky.

KEF, I haven't had time to be lonely yet! Was on the phone a lot yesterday, including 2 hours chatting to daughter. Then I went out for meal with friends last night. Drizzled all day. Hope it cheers up today as have things to do outside.

Gardening Christmas Present

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 21:28

Dove, I didn't mean the very expensive one! Or even the second most expensive, can't see why they are those prices.

This is my OH's one. He likes it because you can put things, like secateurs in it.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Draper-76763-Gardener-s-Kneeler-Seat-/261560382227?pt=UK_Baby_BabyActivities_SwingsBouncers_GL&hash=item3ce636b313

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 21:03

I'm back from Chinese meal out with friend in my village who is going to open her garden the same day as me. Her garden is charming, old stone presbytery surrounded by roses and clematis, herb garden, old well with bed round it, gravelled iris bed, 2 ponds and bantams and doves. I think I've overeaten  feel bloated.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 16:55

I haven't been able to find any long root training type pots here in France. I used biodegrable loo rolls last year and they didn't go mouldy. I packed them in window box containers and infilled with compost all around the loo rolls which kept them from drying out, but when I planted them the roots were still mostly contained so I didn't have to disturb them. I didn't sow in autumn though so they were indoors. Went a bit leggy. I'll try in the GH in the next few days.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 16:42

Oh dear Frank, I'm not technical so can't answer. Perhaps they are only rubbed out for you, not everyone else. Could it have something to do with clicking on "ignore"? His posts are intact on the Camera Corner thread.

Camera Corner

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 16:40

Lovely fuschia photo.

This forum

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 16:37

I belong to 2 friendly forums and have met other members although I live in France. Gardeners are friendly people on the whole. But OH sometimes does blogs (if that's what they are) on the newspapers and they are often an angry and unfriendly lot. I would never join a political forum!

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