David K


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Bricks for lawn edging

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 11:56

Hi, Steve...I would suggest that be sure your bricks are not porous, otherwise they will crumble with frost.

The mortar mix will be 4 parts sand to 1 part cement.....adding a few drops (no more) of washing-up liquid will give the mixture elasticity and thereby be easier to spread.

PS. tell the builder's merchant that you need the sand for brick laying, as there are several different types for specific uses.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 11:37

Bank holiday Mon next (25th Aug) Man C v Liverpool....think we're going to need some good luck. I rather expect Man C to be champions again this season.

Hyacinths

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 11:25
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Yes, I agree, buy prepared bulbs for indoor displays...especially Christmas.

I usually do them for friends xmas presents - as above.

 

Misshapen tomatoes

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 11:10
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 Of course they're okay to eat, Patricia.

This misshaping can get quite amusing at times.

 

 

 

Has lawn food killed my lawn

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 10:53

The active ingredient for killing moss would probably be sulphate of iron.....this does have the characteristic of turning patches of moss black.

On the other hand I would rather agree with punkdoc, maybe you have used too much.

brown patches on broad beans

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 21:40

It's called 'chocolate spot', tastequeen and doesn't affect the eating quality of the beans.

Does your Shed have a Name ??

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 21:24
NewBoy2 wrote (see)

Does it have a name or a personality or a favourite part or a sun awning etc etc

Yep....it's called 'shed'.

Onion sets

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 10:33

Thanks, Lorraine.....far below their potential though.

Being sweet & mild, they do make excellent eating.

Blue strawberries?

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 10:14

Well, I'll be blowed......an ebay ad for the same blue strawberry has now appeared at the top of this forum page.  

Beware the dreaded blue strawberry!

I do use an ad blocker, btw.

Blue strawberries?

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 09:46
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nutcutlet wrote (see)

I don't believe that. 

I have photo-manipulation programmes on my computer. I could breed something like that

 

Me too.....not sure if I'd want to though.  

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