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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:04

Aw Lovely OL 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 17:27
chicky wrote (see)

Go Roger Goooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!

ooops, sorry, nothing to do with gardening, but I am a bit excited

Me toooooooo Chicky - fantastic tennis!!!

Hello and rhubarb!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 17:17

I would wait and plant in the early spring.  They won't establish well in hot dry weather.

You could sow some Pak choi now - they germinate and grow quickly and you'll get a harvest of young leaves  in about 30 days, and it should be developing hearts some 15 days later.  It's hardier than it looks and will continue to give you a crop into late autumn. 

I've just sown another couple of rows of Swiss chard - I'll be picking that in mild spells through the winter and well into the spring.

 

Clearing a garden

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 16:08

Don't think you've any cause to beat yourself up over not double-digging Mr Toast - I think what you've done so far has been quite remarkable - give yourself a pat on the back and a pint or three 

deadheading

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 16:01

No need to apologise newbe - the person who never made a mistake never made anything 

Gardeners hands! Best cream?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 15:34

The best hand cream I've ever used was the lanolin-based udder cream I used to apply to the udders of my herd of dairy goats - it kept them, and my hands, silky smooth 

Please ID this plant

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 15:33

But many of the plants we keep as exotic houseplants in the UK are quite common plants in warmer climates - I think you said you're in Singapore?  

Garden gift

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 15:31

Yes, larkspur 

how to get rid of wasp nest?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 14:23

Yes, I've chewed honeycomb - we used to spread honey including some of the comb onto toast for tea 

No they won't come back - you can take the comb out now and get back to composting 

Please ID this plant

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 14:14

Thanks Bob 

No, I've not seen that before.  I've just been through one of my houseplant books and can't find it there either 

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Already! 
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Can you name this plant? 
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It's not winter yet ....... 
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