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HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 09:18
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

had you been snuffling on the wild mushrooms Dove?

Not the right time of year for those Hosta ...  I used to live near to a small piece of common land which, for a few days every year, was invaded by 'mushroom pickers' - it definitely wasn't in early March

Unidentifiied Fruit tree in Thailand

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 09:09

Not heard from the Thai farmer yet, but there's a pretty strong concensus  at the moment on the food forum that it's a type of guava

http://www.supatra.com/pages/thaifruitguide.html

weed problem

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 08:42

Good morning Nut

If you take 'bark' to mean the exterior surface of the stem ........

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 08:38

Lesley - we'd both had some aged cheddar - I've not noticed it affecting me before - but unusually I'd not eaten strong cheese for a while ................. maybe .........???

I once dreamt that I'd deliberately sawed my arm off - it was so vivid that I had to keep touching my arm the next day to make sure it was still there

Two plants from Japan

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 08:15

I'm not sure how much help we can be with plants from the Far East -

have you seen this tool provided by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew?

http://wfo.kew.org/

It's not yet complete but it may be of help.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 08:05

Well done Hosta!!!  That'll really help your knee recovery (speaking as someone with a problem knee ).

It was obviously a night for vivid dreams - I dreamt of eating huge red apples and singing in a choir (both at the same time) and OH dreamt about tigers and monkeys. 

Chitting spuds

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 07:57

Twm - have a look at this site http://www.gardenfocused.co.uk/vegetable/potatoes/variety-desiree.php

for every variety (in the drop down box) there's a graph of various disease resistance etc.    You should be able to select a variety suitable for you from there.

I don't grow potatoes any more, but I always liked Desirée - however my allotment was on improved clay 

weed problem

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 07:48

Looking forward to seeing the pic, but in the meantime I'm thinking it sounds like an arum ...

Have you ever grown chia?

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 07:40

Here you are http://homeguides.sfgate.com/tips-growing-chia-seeds-48087.html

I'd put them in a sandwich

Have you ever grown chia?

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 07:38

Not grown chia, but I do know that washing up has a tendency to grow exponentially if ignored

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HELLO FORKERS! part two

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