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Granny smith

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 06:47

I've not grown Granny Smith, but there's lots of info here  http://www.orangepippintrees.co.uk/apple-trees/granny-smith 

slug clear liquid metaldehyde

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 06:41

Well, the Broadside worked - two sozzled slugs and no more chomping of the Pak Choi 

I shall get some more - for OH 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 06:38

Good morning all  - looking forward to some lovely fresh bread/croissants from Wintersong for breakfast 

Daisy, now remember, only buy sensible stuff that you'll use ................ 

Overcast here this morning, and a cooling breeze coming off the North Sea and heading for our garden ....... the thermometer says 15C but it feels cooler - hopefully the breeze will drop and it'll be nice enough to sit out on the terrace a bit later 

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 20:28

Indoor rose has no blooms

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 20:27

Improved light levels should help things along.

Good luck 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 20:23
fidgetbones wrote (see)

In a floaty skirt and with a flake to eat, Dove?

Nah - usually a tee shirt, mucky jeans and bare feet Fidget 

Tomatoes

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 20:22

Tomato leaves usually curl because of temperature fluctuations.

 However, if tomato leaves roll inwards from the sides to the centre, this is usually due to over-watering.

worms

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 20:19

Hello James

Incorporate as much organic matter as you can into the soil, farmyard manure, leaf mould, garden compost etc  - you'll find that worms will soon appear in your garden.

When we came here the soil was dry and thin and there were very few worms.  Three years of doing the above and whenever I turn any soil there are several worms to be seen. 

Whether your soil is thin and gritty or heavy clay, incorporating organic material will improve the fertility and drainage and increase the worm population.

Good luck 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 20:06

Chicky that looks lovely 

I love laying on my back in a field of long grass on a sunny day  

More worms

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 19:42

Interesting thread here http://www.wildaboutbritain.co.uk/forums/general-wildlife/30539-garden-worm.html about knotted worms - it appears it's a reaction to hot dry weather. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
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Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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It's a mystery ....

Can you name this plant? 
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Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38

Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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