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Propagating Foxgloves

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 14:25

Absolutely agree Nut

Propagating Foxgloves

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 14:21

However, it's unlikely that foxglove plants grown from seed will be identical to the parent plant. 

If you have different types of foxgloves in the garden the 'offspring' are likely to be crosses of them and any others in the area which have been visited by the bees which pollinated your foxgloves.


Posted: 24/07/2015 at 14:15

Now it's raining properly here in Norfolk - the really wet stuff - I can hear the water-butts filling up

Ensete ventricosum

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 13:28

Wayne   I think you'll find this site interesting

Courgette Help

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 12:44

Yes, they're needed to pollinate the female flowers and produce the fruit.  There's usually a bit of gender inbalance at the beginning of the season, then they settle down and cropping improves.

Feed weekly with tomato food and make sure they're well watered. 


Posted: 24/07/2015 at 12:14

Have a good weekend Panda



Posted: 24/07/2015 at 11:57

Just started raining here - but not really 'wet' rain, just those big drops well spaced out - but it sounds great on the terrace

I've fed the pots (toms, chillies, tubs) and the courgettes in the raised beds.  Think we'll have a meal of runner beans any day now. 

The bathroom and kitchen have been given a good going over and are gleaming and I've given myself a bit of a pedicure, and of course I've been up to the farm shop and back laden with the weekend's provisions.  Not a bad morning's work

rotavator/ riddler?

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 11:02

Try googling 'tiller' and 'cultivator' and see if you get what you're looking for

Good luck


Posted: 24/07/2015 at 11:00

Half a dozen duck eggs for you Lilly Pilly

Clouding over here now - hopefully our water butts are going to get filled too, although the farmer delivering veg to the farm shop said it'll all be 'rained out' before it gets to us. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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ID please

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Flower ID please

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Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Shock!!! Horror!!!

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Congratulations to you both ... 
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ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Good intentions ...

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