David K


Latest posts by David K

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 07:06

To each his/her their own of course, but perhaps it would be timely to point out that people (like Monty Don) who opt for sowing their sweet pea seed in March, are just about to start cutting their first flowers.......these will of course continue to bloom until the autumn.

On the other hand, those opting for autumn sowings, have been enjoying their flowers for the past two months.....the downside being that these will be past their best by late August / early September.

I've always advocated sowing at both times  for a continuation of flowers.

PS. rosemummy, it's far from a 'faff', it's as difficult as you care to make it.

Quotes

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 06:19

"Shut your eyes, Sandman's coming"

....or is this local to the Midlands?

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 21:05

I do so agree, Dove......this is what I posted a couple of pages back ' took loads to an old people's home today......according to the staff, the smell brings back childhood memories.'  

   

Camera Corner

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:09

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/daea6ee4-c661-48f5-bb61-c0f9a275f97b_zpsce28ed29.jpg

 

Quotes

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 08:03

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

 

cucumber problem

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 23:27

I'm pretty sure this will be the result of poor pollination. Try misting on warm days to increase humidity.

Facebook Rose Competition

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 23:14

Congratulations, Ngcards,,,,,I'm delighted for you.

Quotes

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 08:04

Not a quote as such, but the quote of a poem......from 'Carve her name with pride'.

"The life that I have
Is all that I have
And the life that I have
Is yours

The love that I have
Of the life that I have
Is yours and yours and yours

A sleep I shall have
A rest I shall have
Yet death will be but a pause

For the peace of my years
In the long green grass
Will be yours and yours
and yours

 

 

Quotes

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 05:42

Quotes

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 21:48

"Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life"  

Confucius.    

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RIP Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

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It's all quite shameful...

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This forum

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