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Camera Corner

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 20:36

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Lovely taste of spring, Forester.

 I thought the colour combination of these flowers were quite nice.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 17:20

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Hanging basket sweet peas were mentioned a little while ago, so I thought I would post this to give the general idea.

This is of a 14in basket, taken about March last year.

What do you do or what did you do at work

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 17:01

Hi, Jayne, I really hope you achieve your ambition.

I don't know where you live, so therefore can't recommend anything locally for you.

But I did a course (purely recreationally) at this college http://www.southstaffs.ac.uk/courses/horticulture/   perhaps you have something similar in your area.

Cutting Sweet Williams

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 16:49
ommthree wrote (see)

I'll cut them mercilessly then to be on the safe side.

 

They're an excellent plant to harvest seed from, Owen.....just remember to let a couple of heads run to seed and you'll have enough seed to plant your neighbourhood.

Cutting Sweet Williams

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 16:39

Apols, Forester....didn't spot your 'They seed themselves about too' comment before I posted the above.  

Cutting Sweet Williams

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 14:16

Just a point for those growing them in the open ground, they self-seed like wildfire.

Cutting Sweet Williams

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 11:27

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Pic taken in Geoff Hamilton's garden.

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 11:20

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Nice, John....similar to one I have, named 'Ice Blue'.

Cutting Sweet Williams

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 11:16

Ommthree.....and a jolly fine old fashioned flower they are too! Normally I cut mine by about half of their height when they are starting to open.

Btw, Sweet Williams are related to Pinks......so named because their petals seem to have been trimmed with pinking shears.

Beetroot problems...

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 09:50

Beetroot (along with all root crops) grow better sown in-situ....very little is gained by starting them off under glass.  

Discussions started by David K

Anyone addicted?

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It's Show Time

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Feeding & Mulching

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Quotes

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Been to the doctor...

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Growing Roses

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This forum

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Greenhouse Shading

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Malvern Show Garden

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I need hugs too....

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M D's Morello Cherry

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Damping-off

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Heated Propagators

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The Mystery of NPK

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Monty in the rain

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