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Silver leaf disease on plum tree

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 21:47

It may be worth remembering for future reference, that plum trees should be pruned in June, pruning them when they are dormant will result in the fungus spoors entering the open cuts.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 09:17
punkdoc wrote (see)

 

Pat don't worry about David K, he is a well known Monty hater.

 

Punkdoc - The picture I posted was for its humorous content only.

For the record, I'm not a 'Monty hater'. In fact I don't 'hate' anyone, let alone anyone so remote from my daily life. True, I'm not an admirer, but hardly think that qualifies me to be labelled a 'hater'.

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Posted: 15/08/2015 at 22:20
1Runnybeak1 wrote (see)

 

DavidK.   I meant 'our' in general.   

 

...sorite, Rb...I usually see  'our' as a term of endearment.

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Posted: 15/08/2015 at 21:02

Not my Monty, Rb  ...a rather contentious issue and Mr D has been done to death hereabouts already.

Sweet peas have succumbed to powdery mildew again

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 20:54

Powdery Mildew can be kept in check by a monthly spray of  'Systhane' (available from most GCs) applied from June until the end of flowering.

Dry conditions and lack of air circulation are the main causes of mildew in SPs.

Poor air circulation is usually as a result of planting too densely. Dry conditions can be helped by watering the foliage regularly.   

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Posted: 15/08/2015 at 20:39

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/MD%20amp%20Derek_zpsmebeuhyp.jpg

 This picture made me smile. Monty Don interviewing Derek Heathcote (boss of Eagle Sweet Peas) at Chelsea. It just happens that Derek can't stand Mr D.....but it doesn't show, does it?

Photos from ipad

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 09:29

Of course you can transfer your pics to 'photobucket' 'phtobox' or the like.....there you will able to edit them i.e. rotating them and many other things.

Doing this also simplifies transferring then here via 'the green tree'.

Peas

Posted: 14/08/2015 at 18:51

They were picked before they were ready, or perhaps they were mange tout.

Camera Corner

Posted: 14/08/2015 at 17:04

Apols for messing wiv your bee, KEF. 

TBH I'm not sure if the original wasn't better, inasmuch as it was possible to enlarge the whole shot by clicking on it.

Camera Corner

Posted: 14/08/2015 at 16:24

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/85669947-839e-41fb-9f19-64f92da5a885_zpsxgnkpiqd.jpg

 

KEF's bootiful bee.

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