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Strictly 2014

Posted: 09/09/2014 at 17:10

...usually a good autumn talking point when gardening matters are winding down.

Watched the pairings last Sunday and concluded that there's some potentially interesting couples this year.

Me thinks it will probably be early doors for Tom Wonnacott and Gregg Wallace. Given last year's impressive contribution by Lisa Riley, I'll wait and see what Allison Hammond is callable of...after all, she does have Aljaz Skorjanec for a partner.

Rather belatedly Brucie has gone.

Camera Corner

Posted: 09/09/2014 at 09:38

That's really cute, Panda.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 18:43

I've been listening to this a fair bit recently   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKdRpDpIR70

Dig For Victory

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 18:41

Error

Sweet pea planting soil.

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 09:58
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Knew you'd appear with the right advice David!  

 

I'm so predictable!  

It's my birthday

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 09:53

Many happy returns, Verdun......wishing you a smashing day.

Sweet pea planting soil.

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 09:39

Hi, Don

Not sure if you'll be looking in again, but I'll answer it anyway.

There is absolutely no reason to be concerned about the nutrients lasting in your SP compost.....on the contrary, too many nutrients will spoil your plants by producing too much over-winter growth.

Whilst on the subject, I would recommend that you use only 'seed' compost to sow your seed, as this has a lower nutrient content. I know some will claim that they use multi-purpose compost with success, but others are unaware that it is responsible for their plants becoming leggy & weak.

Do remember Lyn's advice about using deep pots...SPs are very deep rooted. Sweet pea growing tubes are widely available.

Btw, you may find this thread of some interest: http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/growing-sweet-peas/6143-56.html

Camera Corner

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 12:42
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/007_zps94b8a916.jpg

 

 


 

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 Begonia 'Rose Petticoat':

 

 

 

Have I overdone it?

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 22:24
bbcoaster wrote (see)

I am sorry, I was not going to get involved, but David K for you to put Mike down for talking about his bits is a bit rich considering what you posted the other night, I wont go into detail as there are nice people reading this, safe to say it was very inappropriate and in very bad taste. 

 

What a ridiculous, misinformed & twisted  statement!

Have I overdone it?

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:01
hollie hock wrote (see)

Then just don't read or reply to it David K, it's as simple as that.

I do find your tone almost bordering on the aggressive and bullying. People are free to post what they like, whether people respond it is up to them and them only.

I'm not part on the "we", I'm me

 

But you are happy to read my posts and react by accusing me of being an aggressive bully?  Thanks for the advice of how to use the forum.

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