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Dovefromabove


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Grass Seed - Mould?

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:41

How long has your cousin had it?  I don't suppose it's been stored in optimum conditions?

That being said, what've you got to lose?  I'd try sowing it pretty thickly, that way if  half of it germinates you'll have reasonable coverage.  If none of it has germinated  in 10 days time buy some fresh and have another go.  Conditions are perfect at the moment.

Good luck

New Member

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:36

Welcome to the forum Freewillow - I love Belgium, the country of superb chips and wonderful stewed rabbit and prunes

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:28

It seems that email notifications are a law unto themselves and every time the techies correct a blip it throws the notifications out of sync.  Still, we gardeners are used to things not going quite according to plan ...

Music in the Garden

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:07

This week it just has to be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFRbZJXjWIA

Now to find more jars .....

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 09:42

Good morning all

Fidget - your dad must not be sent home without a Community Care Assessment being done and an appropriate Care Plan being in place.  If the hospital social worker hasn't sorted this out then phone your dad's local social services and ask for the assessment  as soon as poss.  They must get in touch with the hospital and tell them not to send him home until they've set everything up. ((hugs))

More jamming started - now must go mining in the garage for more jars!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 18:01

 I was going  to do a load of ironing, after all I did get three loads of washing dry - but I'm still involved in jam making so the ironing can wait.

Thanks for the cake Lily

Temp here went up to 21.7C thC this afternoon

Talkback: Making plum vodka

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 11:41

I've a load of lovely blue-black plums so as well as jam I'm going to have a go at bottling some in spiced brandy, as per the River Cottage recipe here http://tallcloverfarm.com/4738/plums-in-a-jar-spicy-spirited-keepers

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 11:30

Verdun ((lots of hugs))

Nothing I can say to help, except that you're obviously a very good and kind man and your mum is very lucky to have you as a son

Viburnum in flower

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 10:26

My viburnum bodnantense Charles Lamont flowered about a month ago

Homegrown Wedding Flowers

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 10:15

Not sure if it's been mentioned before - but if you're buying seeds to sow, make sure you know the difference between annuals, perennials and bienniels. 

Annuals flower the same year as you sow the seed. 

 

Perennials and bienniels flower the year after!

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Grafting fruit trees

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Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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