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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:43

Thought it looked like one - I wonder how long it'll stay looking that good through the winter - they often turn yellowish if the curd isn't covered by the leaves.  Would you like to keep popping back and give us some updates Gg? 

Loadsa cake left SGLily - nope he didn't get the bubblewrap - think we'll be getting a big roll of the 1.5m wide stuff - he'd be pushed bringing that back on his bike 

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Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:35

Hi PG   

10 more working days - 5 next week, 3 the next, 2 the week after that ..... and that's it 

There's a huge potful left - if you lot don't eat it I'll turn it into pea and ham soup

Raspberries

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:33

Is your soil acid or alkali?  If it's acid that may be why raspberries don't do well. 

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Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:31

Helly BL - I'm not surprised -  BBQ steak usually fills me up 

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Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:30

Gardengirl, has that blue one got a cauliflower in the middle?

 

 If so, perhaps KEF can have that for supper - anyone got any cheese sauce

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Posted: 20/10/2013 at 18:46

Painted all my life Verdun - that's what I am - a painter - even when I have no time to paint - it's the part of me that is always alive - I'm always seeing things as a painter does, watching out for line, form and colour - the same things that a gardener watches out for, but in a different way.  

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Posted: 20/10/2013 at 18:40

Gammon hock, carrots, leeks, split peas and herby dumplings any good KEF?  There's enough Spicy ginger cake left for pud.

Chicky - that looks good 

 

Wolf peach tomato

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 18:37

As I understand it Wolf Peach is  a translation of the Latin name for tomato,Solanum Lycopersicon esculentum ,  it was called that in the old days when they were considered inedible or even poisonous.  

When it was discovered that they were edible they were then called Love Apples, as it was thought they were aphrodisiacs, but their Latin name was still S Lycopersicon esculentum. 

Do you have any other clues as to what sort of tomato seeds you have?  Are these the ones you bought on Ebay?

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Posted: 20/10/2013 at 18:23

I've been looking at pyracanthas Chicky - which one have you got your eye on?

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Posted: 20/10/2013 at 17:14

Did I say damp - change that to wet ..... very wet ..... stair rods! 

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