David K


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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: Today at 11:06

Plastic lid?......Only at night, being mindful not to generate too much daytime heat.

 

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: Today at 10:43

That's good Gg......living where you do, you could wait for a little while longer, alternatively sow them and keep them somewhere safe outdoors....be careful of mice.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: Today at 09:28

Here in the Midlands, temperatures towards the middle of next week are forecast to be 14c by day & 9c by night. If this holds true, I'll probably be sowing my SP seed......this is of course in a cold greenhouse (or coldframe) not indoors or in a propagator.

Anyone further north, I would be wise to sow for sure. 

Camera Corner

Posted: Today at 09:17

Guess bees are not everyone's forte' , David!

Growing Roses

Posted: Yesterday at 14:07

Second thoughts.....perhaps the above should have been posted with 'Tools & Techniques.

Growing Roses

Posted: Yesterday at 14:01

Taken delivery of this pair of Draper secateurs today and have to say I'm delighted with them. I have to say it was the wooden handles & slightly retro look that appealed...Having said that, I've always trusted Draper tools and found them to be of good quality without being outrageously priced.

 www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0012XR1NI/ref=sr_ph?ie=UTF8&qid=1411995224&sr=1&keywords=draper+secateurs

Talkback: Rose powdery mildew

Posted: Yesterday at 11:05

Bit of a nightmare at this time of year, I've managed to keep mine clear with fortnightly spays of 'Roseclear'.

Camera Corner

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 21:03
Busy bee.  
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/fd1c3fa8-8803-4f25-9930-791dd0e02624_zpsdb29a8d4.jpg

 

Potato berry???

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 19:43

Actually. potatoes & tomatoes are members of the deadly nightshade family -  Solanaceae.

The poison in those potato seed fruits is  Solanine, this poison is also present in green potatoes which shouldn't be eaten either.  

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