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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 05/04/2015 at 21:36

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A single camellia flower from my previously posted plant. 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 15:46

Thanks, KEF. xx

 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 15:37
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Thanks, Lizzie.....posting this, as the flowers have opened quite a lot since I took the previous one this morning.

To add some perspective, the fence behind the camellia is just under 2m high (6ft) and the summerhouse to the left rather higher.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 12:19
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 I know what you mean, chicky.....see what some late snow did to it a couple of years ago.   

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 11:05

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My lovely pink camellia taken from my bedroom window.....absolutely hundreds & hundreds of buds.

Growing tomatoes

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 11:53
John Harding wrote (see)
Who is 'Steve' David?

Senior moment (we haven't been introduced)  'Simon Knott'.....everything else, as you were, as it were.

Growing tomatoes

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 08:37

Steve - afraid I can't agree with what you say about the right time for potting-up those tomato seedlings.

Research has been carried on this and the conclusion was that these seedlings should be potted-on immediately the seed leaves have straightened out.....otherwise it affects the formation of the bottom truss of fruit. 

Any good lawn mower forums?

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 21:09
softcentre wrote (see)

Hi Guys. My son has just been given an Atco Balmoral 17s. He is wondering about getting a scarifier head for it too. Do all Balmorals use the QX cassette system? How can I tell if its a cassette cylinder or not?

 

There's a lawnmower museum in Southport who kindly supplied information documents to me for an old Atco I was restoring.

www.lawnmowerworld.co.uk/

So Annoyed!

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 21:03
1634 Racine wrote (see)

Got home today to find that something (deer?) had been in the garden eating my beloved plants 

Tulips - emerging heads chewed off

Roses - nibbled down to the bone

Hollyhocks - munched to pieces

I am beside myself.  Does anyone have anything positive to say that will get me out of this funk?

 

 

Oh deer!

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 09:04

I do get confused sometimes when hearing 'need to harden them off'....but why soften them in the first place?

Yvie - pleased to hear of your success. I haven't made any kind of price comparison, but I do know that buying quality seed increases your chances growing quality plants and I do know that Eagle SPs are second to none.

Edit: I would just say again, protect those young plants from  these cold winds.....I have never lost them to frost, but I have lost them to cold winds.

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