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Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 18:52

You're such a sweetie, Dove....thank you. xxx Obviously not grown using anything I have written here.

Hope you like this one, it's 'Lisa Marie', an Eagle introduction.

 

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/DSCN0890-1.jpg

 

Anyone addicted?

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 12:26

Well, I'm addicted...and if I didn't purposely try to avoid the chat threads, I would be in need of therapy.

Anyone addicted?

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 11:23

I start this thread in a light-hearted way. I wonder if any of us worry that visiting these pages is becoming a serious addiction.

When I used the (now closed) Archers' forum, people used to make no secret of the fact they would get up in the middle of the night to read messages.

One particular worried poster even visited his doctor to discuss the matter, because he was turning down (much needed) overtime at work.  

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 10:19

 Thanks, rosemummy..and all grown according to my 'advice' .....was having a pretty rubbish day anyway, now it's complete.

Deadheading

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:52

There is definitely a correct way to deadhead and although I may be a bit slap-happy in some things I do in the garden, I do deadhead with care.

To save a lot of explanation, this RHS advice about covers it:

 http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=129

Monty Don.

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 21:12

Message deleted.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:45

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53576.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 Some coleus I picked up for a quid at a little 'open all hours' corner shop.

Growing Roses

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:38

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53574.jpg?width=265&height=350&mode=max

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 18:27
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/d937dbc6-1a43-4117-821f-f2bd989b10fa_zps8340925c.jpg

 

Runner Beans AGAIN

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 08:26

I've grown 'Painted Lady' several times and found that although the red & white flowers have some decorative appeal, it cannot compete with modern-day  varieties...the pods become tough if not picked very young i.e. 5 or 6in long.

This was a popular choice in Victorian times and it is reckoned to be grown as a decorative plant in the 1600's.

Discussions started by David K

Blue strawberries?

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Last Post: 21/08/2014 at 20:02

Football season - 2014

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Let's Remember Them

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Last Post: 09/08/2014 at 09:14

Anyone addicted?

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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 12:51

It's Show Time

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 23:11

Feeding & Mulching

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Last Post: 08/07/2014 at 01:21

Quotes

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Last Post: 18/07/2014 at 21:41

Been to the doctor...

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Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 21:15

Growing Roses

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Last Post: 21/08/2014 at 19:54

This forum

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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 09:41

Greenhouse Shading

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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 10:02

Malvern Show Garden

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Last Post: 12/05/2014 at 18:43

I need hugs too....

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Last Post: 16/07/2014 at 09:45

M D's Morello Cherry

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Damping-off

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