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Camera Corner

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 11:00

Forrest sunset:


Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:31
CluelessGardener wrote (see)

that's it I'm going to make a newspapper pot maker extra deep with a filling tool at the weekend 


I wouldn't, James....there's still plenty of time to sow.

Now I need to club night.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:25
CluelessGardener wrote (see)

I would say just shy of 3 inches tall


Ah, not ideal!

Order some of these ASP and you'll probably get them in a week.....mention my name and even quicker.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:20
CluelessGardener wrote (see)

Bugger My are 21/2 by 5" when flat bugger bugger bugger

I bought 100 of the wrong size. But that's me all over should of asked before I ordered


Not to worry, they will be absolutely fine.....promise!

Where did you buy them from?

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:14

Just measured mine (don't we have fun)  They are 3" dia x 6" deep.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:06

Got ya....well, as you probably know, sweet peas are very deep rooted and therefore need pots with a deep root run......this is why some people opt for loo roll inners.

I use this type of thing made from black plastic sheet, very cheap & effective.


Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 16:55

Hello, James.....just need a little clarification. Are these the pots for sowing seed, or for planting out?

I usually prepare my SP beds in the autumn. I take out a trench about 18" deep & 2ft wide and add manure in the bottom (horse muck will do fine) then back-fill.


Grandpa had one just like it

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 16:45
archiepem wrote (see)

 im  a grandad  and tis is my shed

A proper shed, archiepem!

Camera Corner

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 16:40

Hi, Highland Jeannie.

Sorry to hear you're having difficulties, but thanks for sharing them.....spiders webs make great subject matter, don't they?

Grandpa had one just like it

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 16:35

Just taken this pic especially for this thread. This is a pruning knife belonging to my granddad, who was head gardener for one of the pottery moguls of the day, during the late 1800s


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