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Camera Corner

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 16:50
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/RueHill_zps9f8af0cc.jpg

 

 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 16:30

Clarington - This is my  personal way (others will have theirs) but I reckon the autumn sown seeds season can be extended to Christmas, with a little additional warmth, say 50C needed for the later ones. After that I would wait until mid-Feb, then sow the seed in a cold greenhouse.....with again a little warmth just to germinate the seed.

After that, just sow your seed in-situ in March.

Once again I would advise not to use heat other than for seed germination.....otherwise the seedlings will just become weak & straggly and no good at all.

Finally, bear in mind that October sown SPs will be over by late August and those sown indoors in Feb or outdoors in March will flower until the first frosts. So, a good plan for maximum flowering, is a mix of sowing times.

 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 14:19

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/DSCN0622.jpg

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 12:54
little-ann wrote (see)

i am lucky David some mornings i can see all the way to the Howgills. that picture was taken om my tablet, 

 

Must remember to be speshul nice to you, Ann.......could be a freebie vacation in this.

Seriously, I do like to take my camera around the Lakes......parts of Wales & the Peak District too of course. 

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 11:28

Re Ann's sunrise of a couple of hours ago.......imagine waking-up to a view like that every morning! 

Camera Corner

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 11:23

"Thank you for your kind comments Nikki, Lily & B Lizzie."

I said nice things too! 

Just kiddin!

Love the latest ones too.

Camera Corner

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 09:32

That's really classy, Ann....the rooftop reflections give a very distinctive touch to the subject.

Camera Corner

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 20:35

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/chrysanth_zps2f8a5e1d.jpg

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 13:23

Thanks, Verdun.....yes, car insurance is a minefield that needs close scrutiny.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 13:21
Edd wrote (see)

This may not fit all but worth a look if you qualify.

https://www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme/overview

 

Thanks for the link, sadly I don't qualify on a number of counts.

I would strongly recommend managing your account online, it gives you a good insight into your account.....for instance I can see at a glance that I have used 7% more energy now, than at this time last year and I'll submit regular monthly meter readings from now on.

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