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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 15:39

Chilly wind here too - we're wimps - we've put the heating on again. 

OH mowed the lawns this morning and we've been out and about in the City.  Now there's a chicken in the oven and bread sauce made, and I'm on the sofa with my feet up

TREE DEHLIA

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 13:34

Hi HandyMike

The answers on this earlier thread should be helpful http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/plants/tree-dahlia/548395.html

It's a mystery ....

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 12:23

Thanks Bob   So it does  ..... although the flowers are pinker than I'm used to.

And I've just tasted it - it tastes like coriander too - how funny - I've not sown any here for at least two years and then it was direct-sown into the veg garden.   And I've not bought any in pots either 'cost OH gets bunches from the farm shop.  Fancy it popping up like that  - but then that's what seeds do. 

It's the pinkness of the flower and stem that threw me - and the fact that Ammi majus popped up unannounced elsewhere in the garden earlier this year.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 12:17

Morning Panda

Your SIL's a lucky girl - she'd better get to hospital early for the second one!  A friend had her first quickly like that - the second one arrived in the foyer!!!

It's a mystery ....

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 12:03

I've been watching this mystery seedling grow into a plant in what I thought was a pot of nothing but compost where some cuttings had failed to take.  Now it has a flower.

Any ideas please folks?

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/62696.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/62697.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 It looks taller but is about 12" high.

Clocks go forward tonight

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 09:55

Well, if we all club together maybe we can buy Camelot and move in

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 09:18

Slow down Archie .... you're making me giddy

Wasps

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 08:41

OH says there've been fewer wasps bothering the fruit at the farm shop this year.

Blight

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 08:16

I'd spread it over the garden now and fork it in in the spring.  Hopefully we'll get some sharp frosts this winter to kill the bugs and blights.

Blight spores  travel on the air, so what little there is in the soil will be negligible compared to what's in the air next year.  Keep plants well apart to allow air to flow through rather than stagnate around them.

By the way, your beans won't have had the same condition as the potatoes and tomatoes.

Need an easy use composter

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 08:05

We always have interesting evenings on here

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