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David K

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Camera Corner

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 20:19's the seaside.

Second one enlarges.

Any good lawn mower forums?

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:55

LF - I would have been happy to have paid that for what seems a very good machine.

It will seem like an eternity until you can try her out.....just hope you'll be laying turf & not seed.

PS. The first Suffolk Punch I bought was just £26 new.

Camera Corner

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:45

KEF - Your file size is too big to enlarge  love it (and your previous one though.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:41

 Till July.

Any good lawn mower forums?

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 16:22

Think you're right, LF.....hope you get a quick sale for the previous one.

Your most recent acquisition will make short work of your planned lawn & give all the stripes you could wish for......excellent stuff!

PS. Don't know (or need to know) how much you paid for it, but can say it would cost around £700 new.

Any good lawn mower forums?

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 14:16

I would say you've made an excellent purchase there, LeadFarmer.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 14:08
Tracey-Newbie wrote (see)

Babies in the garage near the window so they get light

The way to go, Tracy......treat em rough!

Camera Corner

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 11:14
Busy-Lizzie wrote (see)

David, that white rabbit is on Google pics, did you put it there?

I'll take a look, Lizzie. I have a Flickr account, sometimes they arrive there that way.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 09:35

Ashleigh - As I've said previously, October sown seed will give you flowers around mid-May, those sown in the spring will flower in July. To flip it, October sown plants will finish flowering in late-August, whereas spring sown plants will continue until the first frosts.....a mixture (if possible) of both is the best option.

I wouldn't pay too much attention to my 10c temperature figure, as I give it as a rough guide to what is needed for successful you know, all seeds need a certain amount of warmth to germinate.

Be assured, I don't walk around with a thermometer in my pocket  after gardening for more years than I care to remember, I act according to what I see around me. Regarding sowing outdoors, a good rule of thumb would be to keep your eye on your lawn, when it starts to grow & needs cutting would be a good time to sow your SP seeds in-situ......certainly don't go to the trouble of bubble-wrapping etc.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 28/01/2014 at 21:45
Tracey-Newbie wrote (see)
Ha ha, no David, ??9 inc P&P is nothing compared to the roses I will be ordering really and if he wants a nice garden.........

Crikey! Poor man, perhaps as well I'm permission need.

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