Dovefromabove


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Crocus bulb ID

Posted: 15/10/2016 at 08:41

I find that the tendency is for darker bulbs and corms to produce darker flowers - eg. deep chestnut-coloured tulip bulbs are more likely to produce deep red tulips than paler ones - but there's no guarantee as far as I know.


However, if I wanted deep purple crocuses mainly in one area, I'd plant the darker corms there and cross my fingers. 

Strictly is back!

Posted: 15/10/2016 at 07:27

Sorry - That should read 'people who are ill'. 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 15/10/2016 at 07:18

Morning everyone 


Jolly warm here, for the time of year. We've opened the windows wide and turned the heating off. 

Strictly is back!

Posted: 15/10/2016 at 07:15

And some time after learning that the earth is round most of us realised that it's not helpful to tell people with mental health conditions to 'snap out of it'. 


Sorry folks - not my intention to prolong this, but an attempt to equate the bullying of people with health conditions with free speech and scientific learning really has to be challenged. 


Now let's stick to Talking about the programme. If anyone wants to start a thread on whether people who are I'll have a greater duty to their fans than their health, that's up to them. 

Last edited: 15 October 2016 07:26:23

Foxglove, Honesty and Forget Me Not seedlings

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 22:52

They're not ready to plant out. Are they in a seed tray? If so I'd prick them out into individual cells or modules or tiny pots and keep them in the cold greenhouse over the winter. 

Strictly is back!

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 21:28

Its a Coreopsis. Possibly C. Red Satin. 

Last edited: 14 October 2016 21:30:26

New GW...??

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 21:24

Tomatillos can be sliced and fried with your bacon for breakfast - the original Fried Green Tomatoes :-)

New GW...??

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 21:17

Cloggie you can use the whole borlotti bean just as runner beans when they're young, or leave them until the beans fatten the pods and harvest and dry the beans to store like dried haricots and use them in casseroles and soups through the winter. Don't forget to soak and boil for ten mins before adding to the dish to cook. 

Strictly is back!

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 20:09

Daisy's dress be blowed ............. I'll have her legs ............... I'm sure they're the ones that the gods intended for me and they somehow got wrongly delivered 

Problems with mushrooms / toadstools possible fairy ring. Pics Attached

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 20:01
Muddle-Up says:

I meant the fungi would soon disappear, not the kids and their parents.....


Altho' I have to say I'd rather have the fungi! 


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