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Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 25/07/2014 at 08:22
rosemummy wrote (see)

david...it's 100% NOT your advice, that was faultless...have been playing sherlock...look at my new thread....don't tell me off too much pleeease

 

Sorry, rosemummy, it wasn't my intention to upset you,,,trouble was that I was having a pretty rubbish day anyway and the sight of your dead sweet peas did nothing to improve it.

Although sweet pea growing holds very little mystery for me anymore, I was finding it increasingly frustrating to be unable to tell you exactly why yours were failing.

Anyway, upwards & onwards.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 23:34

Monty isn't very good with sweet peas and loads of other stuff, OL. As you progress along this learning curve, you will spot a lot of other rubbish and may wonder if your admiration may have been misplaced.

Anyway hope your ankle soon gets better.

 

Where's Mike?

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 22:20

Crikey, Mike! You're not on yer bike again?

Growing Roses

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 21:44

Don't know if anyone has heard of it, but heard a good tip from a top show rose grower today, he swears by 'Uncle Tom's rose tonic'.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 18:52

You're such a sweetie, Dove....thank you. xxx Obviously not grown using anything I have written here.

Hope you like this one, it's 'Lisa Marie', an Eagle introduction.

 

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/DSCN0890-1.jpg

 

Anyone addicted?

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 12:26

Well, I'm addicted...and if I didn't purposely try to avoid the chat threads, I would be in need of therapy.

Anyone addicted?

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 11:23

I start this thread in a light-hearted way. I wonder if any of us worry that visiting these pages is becoming a serious addiction.

When I used the (now closed) Archers' forum, people used to make no secret of the fact they would get up in the middle of the night to read messages.

One particular worried poster even visited his doctor to discuss the matter, because he was turning down (much needed) overtime at work.  

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 10:19

 Thanks, rosemummy..and all grown according to my 'advice' .....was having a pretty rubbish day anyway, now it's complete.

Deadheading

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:52

There is definitely a correct way to deadhead and although I may be a bit slap-happy in some things I do in the garden, I do deadhead with care.

To save a lot of explanation, this RHS advice about covers it:

 http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=129

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