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Chilis Shrivelling

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 14:26

Ommthree, do I understand that it's the chilli fruits themselves that are shrivelling, not the leaves?

Whats happened to my garlic?

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 14:22

When did you plant them?  Could it be that they're ready to harvest and the leaves have died down?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 14:19

The lawns are not going to get mowed today - it's too hot - and anyway, aren't you supposed to let them grow a bit longer in this sort of heat? 

I've just watered the big pots of morning glories and the fig tree, and picked some beans and courgettes for supper - and I've beaten the blackbirds to some lovely fat raspberries, and I've eaten them

 Now I'm going to sit on the sofa with a long cold drink and with all the doors and windows open and with my feet up - it's too hot out there 

night scented stocks

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 14:12

My Sweet Rocket is having a second flush of blooms, and late yesterday evening, just as it was getting dark, the perfume outside was wonderful and it wafted through the doors into the house 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 13:38

Half a dozen large free range eggs Lily.  

A small piece of local shoulder of lamb and new potatoes for our supper and some lovely cheese for later.

And for lunch - Cromer crab buttie anyone? 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 12:09

Right, Fairy's entire list, and eggs for Lily .................. back soon ..............

summer pruning

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 11:54
Orchid Lady wrote (see)

I get very confused with pruning too RM, so many ways and timings 

I cut back my climbing toes quite hard in the spring..............

Wasn't that painful???????????

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 11:52

Right folks - have to pop up to the farm shop for meat, fruit, bread and milk, and then into the GC for bird food and hedgehog biccies

Can I pick anything up for anyone? 

Foxes

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 11:39

It might have been, especially if you used Fish Blood & Bone or similar when planting - but unless you have other signs of foxes or their scent marking I think it's more likely to be cats.

Are their any other clues - cat poo for instance?

Lavender Advice Please

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 11:35

I cut lavender back just as the flowers are finishing.  If you start when the plant is young and cut it back hard each year never letting it develop much old wood, then you can keep it pretty neat.  Otherwise the advice is to cut back about an inch from the start of the flower stem. 

I follow the advice given by Norfolk Lavender here - with over 100 acres of lavender they really know what they're doing http://www.norfolk-lavender.co.uk/pages/lavenders-for-your-garden/plant-care.php 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25
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