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Posted: 17/08/2014 at 09:21
If the tomatoes have started to change ripen i.e. have turned a paler green, they will continue to ripen if picked and taken indoors into the warm.

If they are still a darker green they've not started to ripen so don't pick them - if you do they will remain green.

Here in Norfolk I'm not considering picking my tomatoes and bringing them indoors yet - last year mine continued to ripen on the vine well into September

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 07:55
What about the Iceni Gardeners?


Boudicca's Garden Gang?


Posted: 17/08/2014 at 07:51
Good morning KEF and everyone Overcast and 11C here at the moment - possible showers this morning but the forecast says that by lunchtime things should improve and the afternoon should feel like August - so that bodes well for our picnic - should the weather not improve there's always the Bucks Arms


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 23:37
Great marginal plant for wildlife pond


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 23:33
Hello folks - we're back We went here and friend bought us a meal and we're very stuffed.

On the way there we saw a hobby flying low along the hedgebank in front of us! On the way back a young fox ran across the road in front of us.

"Time for bed" said Zebedee


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 18:36
Philippa - I've had another go at sending it


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 18:26
That looks a lovely spot Lynne

Your Opinion on Grow Lights

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 18:24
I think they're far to expensive to buy and run for anything other than a commercial grower - also if you've got plants growing at the rate that needs that sort of light, then surely they'll need heat too? Sounds to me to be unsound environmentally and pocket-wise.


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 18:21
Hi KEF - yes fingers crossed - we've had a sunny day here today, but noticeably cooler than of late - I've been wearing a light vee neck sweater today instead of the silk tee shirts I've been wearing all summer.

At the moment I'm hitting the refresh button before typing a post - I think it's keeping stuff in reasonable order -but if several people are posting at once it does go all higgledy piggledy ....

Railway sleeper fixing

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 18:15
I have a long row of double height sleepers as a retaining wall for a large bank of soil. The builders did as KT53 describes and drilled through the sleepers and hammered the reinforcing rods into the ground. Solid as a rock.

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