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Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 18:38
rosemummy wrote (see)

ps what's cheapest beer/lager anyone found for murderous purposes!!

 

Louise, perhaps I'm lucky, but the landlord from my local will give me as much beer as I need for the purpose. This is what they call 'slops'...when they tap a new barrel, they usually draw-off a couple of pints as wastage.

Other than that. just go for the low alcohol cheapos from your local supermarket.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 15:20

Hi, linzy...helping someone to grow sweet peas for a late spring wedding is something I've done (successfully) before on another forum and feel very proud of the outcome.....this involved wall to wall SPs i.e. church decoration, bouquets,  reception hall...the lot.

At this stage I would just suggest looking at the catalogues of sweet pea specialist growers to see colour options.... picotee varieties would be my recommendation.

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 14:08

Nice to have Shugborough lovers out there and I'm really pleased to hear there were 'fireworks' on your hot date, SweetPea.

Ecobaby - Glad you enjoy canal walks in the area, I think probably my fav would be around Essex Bridge....of which I've posted several pics of here.

I've recently joined the West Midlands Bird Club to give me access permits to photograph around Blithfield Reservoir....watch this space.  

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 12:07

I love those, SweetPea.....I like them most because of the story behind them.

I used to develop, print & enlarge my own black & white films, but never quite got the hang of processing colour.

Pinching Out Tops of Broad Beans

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 11:49

I agree with Dove, re eating the tops of broad beans...give em a soak in salt water & wash thoroughly to get rid of any beasties.

Tops of Brussels sprouts can be treated likewise.  

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 11:41

Doh! "I feel starlings were looked down on when they were less common,"....please read more common.

Ecobaby....I'm just south of Milford/Shugborough.

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 11:38

Doh! "I feel starlings were looked down on when they were less common,"....please read more common.

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 11:29

Thank you, Ecobaby.....love your shots and am really pleased you like our thread.

I feel starlings were looked down on when they were less common, but it's a fact they have a beautiful plumage when you take a close look......for me I'm not keen on their feeding habits.

Btw, my mum didn't really knit my avatar.  

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 09:35

Just to let you know that my avatar has been copyrighted since me mum knit it!

Camera Corner

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 23:11

That's really nice, Lily.....watch out for that Tracy, she'll be after nicking it.

PS. LG TV, eh?

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