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Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 19:18
Annie2810 wrote (see)

Lovely pics. I didn't bother with SPs this year, but now wish I had!

 

Hello, Annie....hope your enjoying the forum and pleased you like SP pics.

Personally, I think they are the finest cut flower you can grow.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 18:58
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Eagle%20Sweet%20Peas/P8060010.jpg

 

 Old fashioned sweet peas usually have 2 or 3 flowers per stem, occasionally 4. Late Spencer’s have 3 to 5…..while  5 or 6  would be preferable for exhibition, as above.

The flowers should face forward and cover the stem.

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I need hugs too....

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 10:25

Perhaps I have my cynical head on too...and given the widespread corruption in football, why not?

I like him, he's a genius...but most definitely not on this occasion.

I need hugs too....

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 08:38

Hugs, Lily. xx

PS. OL, yes, but my point is that I can't quite understand why he should have been awarded 'player of the tournament'  on this occasion.

I need hugs too....

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 07:43

Lionel Messi...awarded best player of the World Cup Championship?

I sure admire the guy, but surely he didn't show much enthusiasm and let himself & his country down. 

 

It's Show Time

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 22:53

"David, I used to raise money for a charity with my Vic sponge, I used to make them and people would donate,mi raised about £500 altogether and have been told they are very good (not my words someone else's)."

If only I were so modest! ....I would say that it helps that I make my own raspberry jam from my own grown raspberries.

It's Show Time

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 22:49

 

bekkie hughes wrote (see)
What will you be showing David? There is no way of writing that without it sounding like an inuendo! ;p

 

Last year I came first with my tomatoes in the redcurrant class.

It's Show Time

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 22:35

Believe it or not, one of my biggest successes is with my Victoria Sponge......and those WI sorts really don't like it up em.

Seriously, the standard is nothing like Chelsea or Hampton Court....just enter a few roses or sweet peas....you'll need a show schedule though.

Quotes

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 21:08

Sorry, OL   Even if it's a tad morbid, I still think there is something (as you say) beautiful about it.

It's Show Time

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 21:03

It's getting near to the village show time of year again and if anyone would like to have a bash, I can assure you it's really good fun.

This is a slideshow of one near to me, where I sometimes judge.

http://s27.photobucket.com/user/DavidKnapper/slideshow/Colton%20Show?sort=3

 

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