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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 13:49

Bill, good to see you - no need to apologise - we were just hoping that all was well with you.  Sorry to hear that your wife has been unwell but glad that she's on the mend now, and what a lovely memorial for your son - you must be very proud that he was so well thought of 

Panda - take a little more water with it next time 

cork screw willow tree looks very sad!

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 12:51

Tell us more about it - where is it planted and how big is it?

Can you post a picture please?

cat doings

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 12:20

Nigel sees them off 

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 12:05

No, you're learning just like the rest of us .... just some of us have struggled a bit further along the path ........

And sometimes I tease people if I think they know me well enough 

And yes, there are some varieties of cucumbers - the greenhouse ones, which produce fruit without being pollinated so you remove the male flowers because if they did pollinate the females it makes the fruit taste bitter.  

MY NEW ROSE IS LOOKING VERY POORLY

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 12:03

Absolutely agree Obelixx - and a lovely choice of rose - love that colour - trying to make room for it here .... a container might be the answer 

MY NEW ROSE IS LOOKING VERY POORLY

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:48

Do you know the name of it?  Some roses only have one flush of blooms, others will flower again later.  Some are prized for their lovely hips  

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:47

No! 

Let me tell you about the birds and the bees ......... 

Brassicas raised bed depth

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:28

Oh, so they do - never come across that before!

Right -  I think the kale and broccoli will need more depth than that or they'll get rocked by the wind which will cause root damage.  As they get bigger I'd put a cane by each one and tie in so they're as firm as they can be.  You can also top the soil up in the beds with the kale and broccoli in as much as you can as you can get hold of topsoil/compost.  

The cabbages might be ok - what sort of cabbages are they?

Very quick question

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:23

More than just wings in common Fg 

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