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David K

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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 10:45

I've never grown Prima Ballerina.....Winston Churchill is exquisite.

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 20:54

Thanks, KEF....they seem to have a certain sprightliness about them just now.

You'd think he would have washed his face before he came calling.

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 19:41


My inquisitive little friend. Never very far away and seems to have a new spring in his step lately.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 18:35

Hi, Denno

Yes, they will be fine to be grown in the same place this year. It isn't specific to just sweet peas, crop rotation is advisable for all crops to avoid build-up of soil borne pests & disease.


Posted: 12/02/2015 at 20:30

Thanks. I'm at a total loss to understand how anyone could find him anything other than totally repugnant.....and I presume mega rich on the back of it!


Posted: 12/02/2015 at 20:18

A little while ago I asked the question of you lovelies, 'why would anyone buy grated cheese or bagged salad leaves from a supermarket'.

Now, I would ask why on earth would anyone watch Keith Lemon on TV? 

Qualcast 700W Electric Rotovator

Posted: 12/02/2015 at 08:57

I agree with both and with the benefit of hindsight I probably wouldn't have bought mine.

With its narrow blade width of around 9 inches it is quite useful for weeding/hoeing  between rows and is also very lightweight....having said that, I would rather have the (almost) £400 purchase cost.

Nothing compares with peace & tranquillity when using my trusty old spade & fork.  

Qualcast 700W Electric Rotovator

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 22:10

I wouldn't call it 'hard work'. but they aren't suitable for ground that hasn't already been worked. I use mine mainly for keeping weeds down between rows....even then it leaps around a lot.

Qualcast 700W Electric Rotovator

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 22:00

Given the loose stones flying around, I think I would be wearing some eye protection.....eyesight is very precious & can be lost in a trice.

Btw, I have a Mantis tiller with a Honda 4 stroke engine. 

Camera Corner

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 19:07

 More snowdrops, for those who like them.

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RIP Joe Cocker...

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It's all quite shameful...

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