David K

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Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 08:19

Your very kind, GD, but I'm certain there are much better gardeners and gardens on this forum....for me Busy Lizzies's is amazing, especially as she maintains it herself with minimal support.

During my very long gardening life I've specialised (to show standard) in just roses & sweet peas, although my true interest is in growing fruit & vegetables.

Perhaps where I come to be where I am with gardening is for another thread.

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 20:21

I've never grown Dwarf Explorer, GD, But I wouldn't do anymore nipping at this stage.

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 20:08


Ignore me, I'm just experimenting with this posting pics business.

Btw, the selected link was of one day's cutting last year when I was running out of vases.

Last edited: 14 May 2016 20:12:14

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 19:55

Looking really vigorous, GD......you can see clearly the Sugar & Spice developing their trailing habit.

I did try to assure you that they were slow to get going....hopefully you will soon be unable to see the pots among the flowers.

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 19:49

Awww.....Wonky, it's amazing how things get misconstrued, I never for one moment considered quitting this forum. I would suggest you are well on your way to becoming an very good gardener, just like your Ma.

I've described this forum as 'unique' and I truly believe it to be so, where core members are unstinting with their help for those who ask for it.

You say your sweet peas have been more successful since following my advice......well you see, my hope is that you will probably pass on your experience to the next generation. As I said earlier, I never had the good fortune to be helped by a forum like this.



Posted: 14/05/2016 at 18:19

This will be sooty mould, wash it of with a mild detergent.

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 15:01

What I love about this forum is that all of us have no reservations about sharing our experience to help to those less experienced and wiling to learn. 

Believe me, most of what I know about gardening comes from trial and error, never had the luxury of having the wealth of knowledge available here at the clink of a mouse. 

Forum changes now live

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 12:48

Hi, Daniel

As I've said earlier to Nora, it's now looking quite good. However, (as posting pics is important to my being here) I'm rather disappointed to find that we seem to have lost the facility to post them from an eternal source.....posting from my pc is fine.

Many thanks to you and the team for all your hard work.

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 12:15


Ah! got it sussed, from my photobucket account wivout spilling the beans.

Red & purple...any likes?

Last edited: 14 May 2016 12:19:40

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 11:43

Sorry, the above contained a link to my photobucket account, I've removed it because it left my whole album open to public view.

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