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No plum blossom

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 07:25

My Concorde pear is certainly slow, but then as I'm espaliering it I keep chopping half of it off every year - I hope it doesn't lose heart and think I don't like it 


Posted: 29/04/2014 at 07:17

Morning Clari 


Posted: 29/04/2014 at 07:08

Good morning Chicky  

I've slept a bit late this morning - well, late for me that is - obviously tired from being out at night hedgehog watching.


No plum blossom

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 06:55

I think you're being a mite impatient - 3 years old is a very young tree.

Himalayan Balsam

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 06:52

When we lived in Studentland a next door neighbour did that Mike - three years later when he'd moved on the landlord had to employ men to come and spray and clear the garden, then he had it covered with membrane and shingle.  

By then other gardens along the street were also infested 

Tomato Black Russian?

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:51

Hope you're right - I'll keep my fingers crossed for them. 


I'll be fleecing my figs and gooseberries at the weekend - my tomatoes are still indoors at night. 


Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:40

Aren't they just gorgeous 

Tomato Black Russian?

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:37

Widespread ground frost forecast by the Met Office for next weekend 

UK Outlook for Saturday 3 May 2014 to Monday 12 May 2014:

"....Most areas fine and dry with sunny spells this weekend, although there is a risk of a few light showers in the east on Saturday whilst some northwestern parts may turn cloudier with patchy rain on Sunday. Cold overnight, with fairly widespread ground frost, but daytime temperatures around average so not feeling too bad in sunshine. The mainly settled conditions look to persist through the early part of next week, temperatures then probably rising a little above average with the risk of overnight frost reducing. Northwestern parts, however, may remain cloudier with a risk of rain at times. Thereafter, most likely a return to slightly more unsettled conditions, particularly for western and northern areas, with near average temperatures and still a risk of colder interludes affecting the north at times...."


Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:33

I've just been out on the terrace watching Hefty Hedgehog - he's snuffling around the pots after  beetles and weevils  


Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:31

Just popped out again for a peep - he's snuffling around all the pots ont he terrace looking for beetles and snails - Go Hefty!!! 

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