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Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 21:51

Yes, if you separate them carefully, plant them slightly deeper than they were in the pot and firmly they should be fine....just may take a little time to recover.

Please use:

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 21:06

Hi, Wills...did you not read the message above yours?

As I've said many times, SPs don't like root disturbance, that's why I usually recommend sowing two seeds per pot & plant them out together. 

Music in the Garden

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 20:08


I'll get me coat.

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 15:14

Thanks, KEF...glad someone appreciates my ramblings.  

Photography can be very rewarding & satisfying if we look just a little beyond the camera's auto settings. For instance, I don't think the moon shot I took the other night would have worked in auto.

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 12:15

A taste of summer 2014.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 22:06
1Runnybeak1 wrote (see)

Pardon me DAVID.   I'll rephrase  that, Iv always wanted to dance like YOU.   That better ?  


Music in the Garden

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 21:45

"I always wanted to dance like that didn't you ?"

Scuse I.

Pruning a Budlea Tree??

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 21:04
Sandy Abley wrote (see)

oh, sorry David, I didn't know that.


That's okay, Sandy  I just wanted to illustrate the fact they are as tough as old boots & don't need any special care.

Pruning a Budlea Tree??

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 19:01
Sandy Abley wrote (see)

ok, I'll get a photo of it in the daylight, its really big, so I think taking it too far back may be too much as welsh onion says. I've no idea what variety it coming over the weekend. Thank you for your expertise.


They grow in brick rubble on derelict sites, railway embankments, gaps in walls, through tarmac pavements etc.....can't really make a case for TLC.   

Camera Corner

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 18:49

Don't worry, DD...didn't intend to get technical, promise.  The reason I asked is because while the foreground is in focus, the background is out of focus, this would indicate that the camera is set on auto. For both the foreground and background to be in focus a smaller aperture (maybe f16) would need to be used.

Most peeps are happy to use their cameras in auto.....still an excellent shot though.   

This may help explain:

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