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Wierd Aubergines

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 15:59

Either from a pack of mixed seeds, or somehow  something happened at the seed merchant's place and some seeds got into the wrong packet


did you go away for a holiday leaving someone else to water your plants .... if something untoward happened and they replaced the plants, thinking you'd never find out ...........???  (my children don't call me Miss Marple for nothing )

One thing is certain, it won't be because the seeds are too old.  Enjoy your aubergines - lovely veg

Acer Beni Schichihenge problem?

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 15:52

It sounds to me as if it has been scorched by the sun - variegated maples need partial shade


Posted: 29/09/2014 at 15:48
bekkie hughes wrote (see)

i must be very muscley then!........

You and me both Bekkie

Wierd Aubergines

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 15:46

There are loads of different varieties of aubergine.  Have a look here scroll down and see just a few.

They all taste good and recipes are interchangeable.


Posted: 29/09/2014 at 15:20

Drizzle here now - but I've still had the sprinkler on the broccoli and runner beans for 20 minutes - the soil is bone dry.  I've given the broccoli some chicken manure pellets too. 

I also picked a big bunch of Swiss chard to have with sausages and baked sweet potatoes for supper

Help with plant ID

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 15:11

On reflection, think Nut's right - Lonicera

I'm just obsessing about that variegated C. horizontalis at the moment

Absolutely nowhere to put it .... too much shade

Chilean Guava - help

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 15:05

It looks interesting

but I can't see a clue as to why Hogroasts plants are poorly, other than drought - it does say that established plants can cope with a little drought, but to me 'a little drought' is a contradiction in terms

Help with plant ID

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:46

I was wondering about that WO   Maybe it's in a shady spot?


Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:44

Muscle weighs more than fat apparently!

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