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David K


Latest posts by David K

Camera Corner

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 16:48

Still find them outstanding shots, PG...well done!

Camera Corner

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:24

Btw, my pic 'Ducks at Dusk, above, came first in our camera club completion in the advanced section.

Growing Roses

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:21

Stoppit!....Saying thank you I mean  you're a star pupil who will soon be an expert.  

cucumbers

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:04

Oh, and Lyn....no pinching or nuffin with ridge cues, just let em do their thing.

Growing Roses

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:01

Absolutely gorgeous, Bev.....keep your fingers crossed that we have no rain before you've had the best of them....well done!

cucumbers

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 14:06

As PS says, ridge cues run along the ground, usually in a cold-frame.

The fruits are usually prickly & stumpy. 

cucumbers

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 11:49

Hope you didn't sow the seed upside down, Lyn ....it is strange though and something that I haven't encountered. I just tie mine in, as above.

What is the variety?

cucumbers

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 10:40
Winniecat wrote (see)
Thanks David, yes it makes sense now.

 

Oh good....I didn't know if I had made it clear enough.   Books can sometimes over-complicate simple jobs....can't beat a bit of practical stuff.

cucumbers

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 10:10

This is one of those jobs that is much easier to do than to explain.

The idea is to train the main stem up a vertical wire or cane.....I make up a framework of two or three canes & cross canes....but netting will do. 

Pinch out the growing point when it reaches the top of their support.

Meantime, pinch out the tips of sideshoots two leaves beyond a female flower (recognisable by tiny fruits behind flower).

Pinch out the tips of flowerless sideshoots once they reach 2ft (60cm) long.

I know that will sound double dutch, but take a good look at your plants & it may make sense.

Computer replacement

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 09:58

Maybe, Pauline.....but I can do no more than respect is decision and wish him well.

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