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Do foxgloves come true?

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 13:31
Pete8 says:

Thanks Hosta - so I take it I'll get the full mix of colours from the seed of a pink foxglove then?

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 It depends on what the parentage of the 'parents' are ... if both parents are from a long line of mainly pink flowers, then the majority of the seeds will produce mainly pink but  if there are lots of cream, white, spotted etc in the ancestry the offspring will be more varied.  

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 13:27

Hosta ... how annoying!!!  But they're young .......... they'll grow up eventually, with any luck 

I'm back from the Fracture Clinic ... they're happy with my foot so have signed me off ... the consultant gave my knee a thorough going over, bending it every which way and couldn't find any reason why it should just give way from time to time ... he will write to my GP recommending a Knee Specialist she can refer me to.  

Now I need to have some lunch and see if the car starts ... 


Posted: 10/07/2017 at 13:22

Oh dear!  It looks as if the gremlins are back and photos aren't uploading ... you could try putting the photos on a photo-hosting site and posting a link to them.

Meanwhile I'll flag the problem up to the Mods so they can get the tech team working on it. 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 10:04

Kettle's on Pdoc ... you'll have to help yourself ... taxi arriving in a min to take me to the Fracture Clinic ... we shouldn't be long ... 

Hydraynga Scale

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 09:48

Hi Market Boy ... you were right first time 

RHS advice is here 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 09:45
Lily Pilly says:

...   am off (at vast expense) to get a second opinion on my eye.  Hospital last week was not good, he talked about the wrong eye then gave me some drops so I "felt like I was leaving with something"!!! 


 Hope you get to see someone helpful LilyP ((hugs))

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 09:40

Aunty Rachel ... that looks lovely 

Evergreen 4 in 1 - Black Grass

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 09:37


That's really not too bad at all ... we've seen much worse 

As Dave says, keep watering it ... and don't cut it too short  ... the roots need protection from this hot sun ... keep the mower on a middle setting.  It'll be fine in a few weeks' time 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 09:31

Pat ... back to bed with you - lots of rest and keep the fluids up - get well very soon ((hugs))

Hazel hello 

Chicky ... hope both Chicklets have lovely adventures   Hope you have a lovely adventure at Kew today too ... very envious 

Fidget ... fight against the water mill ... my uncle and aunt bought and renovated a water mill ... it was absolutely wonderful ... but they didn't stay there long ... aunt found that the constant sound of running water had an unfortunate effect upon a 27 year old lady's plumbing 

Pdoc ... as you've got your gardening togs on could you pop down here and do some mowing, edging and a bit of general tidying ... we've got wall to wall sunshine 

Evergreen 4 in 1 - Black Grass

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 09:23

Hi Paintmeawish 

I'm not getting photos from those links ... try clicking on the camera icon and following the instructions from there.  If they don't upload try reducing the size. 

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