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Camera Corner

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 19:16

Your pictures are always a delight, Rb....I'm sure all are equally welcome here, whatever the skill level of those posting them.

Thanks for that information, Charlie...I knew they had been thought through.

Camera Corner

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 16:16

On a photographic note, I would just like to say, that as I had mentioned a little while ago about camera aperture sizes and their relevance to focus, take a look at Charlie's first crocus picture. While the foreground is in focus, the background is blurred. I would say this is deliberate and is achieved by choosing a wide aperture setting...something like f2.8.

For all the flowers to be in focus, probably a *smaller setting such as f16 would be a good choice.

*As if to complicate matters, the larger the f number, the smaller the aperture & vice versa.  

Camera Corner

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 12:17

Really nice shots, Charlie....especially enlarged.

Yellow crocus especially a favourite of mine.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 10:14
KEF wrote (see)

David where has the t disappeared from? 

 

Now I'm really worried!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 10:01

When or why did the letter 't' become extinct in the English language.....or for that matter what has happened to capital letters? Don't know about anyone else, but it drives me nuts.

Is it the mobile phone to blame? 

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 22:47
CharlieBot wrote (see)

I've got about 30 seeds on the go in my unheated greenhouse. outside here are 7-9 at the moment, is that warm enough or should put them in my heated propagator? I'm hoping for flowers late August. Thank you in advance.

I presume this is for me and I further presume that '7-9' refers to centigrade temperatures.

In both instances, I would say they will be fine outside and would not be helped in any way by being put in a propagator.

My guess would be that they would flower well before late August.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 22:19

Could I just ask that if anyone has any queries they think I may be able to help with, would they please raise those queries here on the forum and not in personal messages. 

Music in the Garden

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 10:35

Lovely, KEF.....particularly liked 'Seventeen'.

This is my today's offering: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wrNFDxCRzU

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 08:56

Good luck, rosemummy.....In my own SP baskets, I have to say that I have no experience of growing anything other than those specifically sold  for hanging baskets.

Started on the veg sowing!

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 20:09

Oh dear... the last thing I would wish to do, is to discourage anyone, but these early starts usually end in failure.

If say tomatoes are to be grown in a cold greenhouse (as most are) sowing the seed in mid-March is plenty early enough for most parts of the country.

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