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Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 13:24
Louise Stevenson wrote (see)

i know david, i wouldn't put it on a plant just a yukky slug!!


I was thinking salt leeching into the soil at some point.

Another identification required, saw this out on a walk on saturday

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 10:10
KEF wrote (see)

Get you at playtime David, I like mine.

Can't wait!

Yes, nice little flowers for a few days in spring, then it looks rubbish for the rest of the year....and oh. so invasive.


Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 09:12

Perhaps worth noting that salt kills plants too.

gardeners world

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 21:59
Forester2 wrote (see)

How sad David  

For sure! I read it in an article by Gay Search, not long after Arthur had died.

gardeners world

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 21:49

I've not visited since Arthur B emigrated to New Zealand, Forester, but I think it's probably part of a bye-pass of Ombersley.....deffo a road.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 21:43

I did say about slugs 'n sails!


Posted: 23/03/2014 at 21:33


smiler1 wrote (see)
Well just got home after a sunny day and a good meal : ), just want to sleep now ha, must be all that fresh air!, any i'm confused, cake with bones??, thanks David for the candles : ) , did you enjoy the cake?

Saved the last piece for you, Smiler....glad you've had a nice day.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 16:43

SP - Presuming this is directed to me.

No reason at all (if they have been hardened-off) why they can't be planted out now. As I've said many times previously, they don't care for cold maybe fleece them until they get established.

Push a few twiggy bits into the soil around them for support...of course, they'll need something more substantial later.

Another identification required, saw this out on a walk on saturday

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 15:12
nutcutlet wrote (see)

Kerria, subject of a recent 'how can I get rid of it' thread

Must read that, nut......damned weed!

gardeners world

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 12:36

Not sure if I should go on about this (it isn't all that relevant to the topic).....anyway, Arthur Billitt was an agri-chemist with Boots before moving to Clack's Farm. He bought the farm for his daughter to set-up a poultry business....sadly the business was wiped out by fowl pest....this is when he turned it into the GW TV garden.

Sadly, the whole lot is now buried under tons of tarmac.

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