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John Innes Seed Compost

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 09:10
LeadFarmer wrote (see)

Thanks, so can any company put the John Innes name to their compost, assuming the mixture is correct?

 

Yes, John Innes is a formula rather than a brand name i.e. you can buy Arthur Bowers, John Innes compost.

John Innes Seed Compost

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 22:36
LeadFarmer wrote (see)

Could someone please explain to me how John Innes gets its name?

The composts were developed at the John Innes Institute, named after one John Innes, a nineteenth century property and land dealer in the City of London.

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 22:29
star gaze lily wrote (see)

Love Bluebells.

Me too, Star....just thought I would try to post something cheerful during this rubbish weather.

Edit - they are just a couple of miles from me.

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 22:23

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Bluebells/DSCN0330.jpg

 Won't be long now.

Monty in the rain

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 20:23
yakram wrote (see)

Let's hope the water has subsided before the new GW prog starts on 07 March.

Yakram.....Hi, nice to see you around.

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 20:19

Lovely hellebores, KEF...well done. (file size too big again.....norty, norty)

Star - like you I was out and about enjoying the sun today (nice pics) sadly I didn't take my camera with me.

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 20:16

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/tulips_flowers_bouquet_with_black_background-1680x1050_zps1d114ce6.jpg

 On the subject of flowers on a black background, this is the stunning effect that can be achieved with a simple bunch of tulips.

I didn't take this particular shot. 

Monty in the rain

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 19:00

Since starting this thread I've picked-up on this 'tweet' he has made.

"Despite water stretching from the back door as far as the eye can see, it does look wonderful. Suddenly living in a borrowed lake."

 

Re-Designing the Lawn Mower

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 18:44

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/37440.png?width=194&height=260&mode=max

 Picture courtesy of 'Camera Corner'.

Monty in the rain

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 18:38

Anyone have any news about Monty's Herefordshire garden?

I know it is subject to flooding at the best of times, so goodness knows how things are at present.

He 'tweets' quite a lot, so I thought he may have mentioned it. 

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