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Posted: 17/08/2014 at 20:37
Hello folks! We're back from our picnic, stuffed and exhausted and with our feet up and a glass of Sauv B. The sun shone, the wind blew and the wasps visited. Loadsa lovely food was eaten and lots was left and shared out to take home. I don't think I have to cook for at least a week.

I've not had a chance to read back yet, so hope all are well and happy - I'll have a read tomorrow

Leaking squash, help!

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 09:25
Don't worry about coming second out of two entries - I've known Hort. Soc. classes with two entries only being awarded 2nd and 3rd prizes.


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.

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