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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 09:04
ommthree wrote (see)

It's been colder here. Mine are only about two inches tall. Does that sound ok? When should I start pinching out?

I wouldn't do anything just now, if it were me.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 08:58

As I've said many times, the cause of this spindly growth is because of too much warmth. Having said that and in fairness to Yviestevie (and probably others) the onset of a particularly mild spell after sowing the seed didn't help.

I took the precaution of germinating my seed outdoors where they remain until I put them in a cold frame when we get some more seasonal weather.

Nothing much can be done until we get some cold weather, when the growth will hopefully stop.....then at a later date the tops can be nipped out.

On reflection and in view of the unseasonal weather we get these days, perhaps it may be worth considering  sowing our seed in mid-Nov.  

Strictly 2014

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 09:10

Strictly must be a real money spinner for the Beeb......raised an eyebrow the other night when Zoey announced on Strictly ITT, a comp where the prize was the dress designer's used sketches. The entry cost  was £2.50 + normal fees per text.....this is far in excess of anything I've known before, where the prizes were exotic holidays and so on costing thousands of pounds.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 19:06

I feel some 10s coming on at Blackpool this weekend.  Caroline & Pasha are doing the jive.....9-10-9-10, watch this space!

That'll learn ya for putting them in the dance-off!

Strictly 2014

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 17:15
star gaze lily wrote (see)

Agree David, do they really think we don't notice that the audience all have the same clothes on! 

When it first started the results show was later the same evening, why don't they do that now 

 

Well, Lily, I doubt if there could have been a more glaring example than last week (Halloween)....... did they really expect that we believed that they removed all that make-up & costume on Saturday night and re-applied the whole lot again on Sunday??

Strictly 2014

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 10:46

I'm feeling a tad uneasy about this 'one good dancer, one poor dancer' scenario in the dance-off every week, too.

Would Aunty deceive? Well to stop this stupid pretence about the result show taking place on a Sunday would be a start in trusting them.

Not gardening but a computer question

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 22:34

I'm  using Win 7 with my Dell Inspiron desktop and wouldn't want to upgrade just now, particularly to Win 8.

When I do need a replacement, I would have a new tower built for me by a local firm, reinstalling Win 7 with my disc, for which I hold the licence.

I'm lucky to have a 50+ Mb broadband.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 20:54

Caroline in the dance-off, Judy through to next week.....I just don't understand. Now I'm beginning to resent Judy.....and her son Andy lost today.

Probably Alison was reaching the end of her time, but I still felt quite sorry for her. 

Strictly 2014

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 19:34

Lived through those times, Frank. The first dance I learned was The Valeta...and oh, those steel gramophone needles that had to be changed after playing a couple of records. 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUNhF793uqA

Camera Corner

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 19:24

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/023_zps2cdd84d6.jpg

 Whoops! So sorry, inadvertently zapped my earlier poppy pic posting.

Here it is again.

You're quite welcome, Rb.

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