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Honeysuckle - different varieties so you can stagger the flowering times
and I would go for hawthorn, environmentally much richer - flowers for pollinating insects, berries for the birds
Good morning all
Shhhhhhhhhh! The sun's shining and it's Friday
The constant supply of water may be the problem - I find it better to grow tomatoes 'hard' allowing them to begin to wilt between waterings - I get well flavoured tomatoes with few problems (fingers crossed ).
They will start to turn a paler green first, that's the first sign of ripening, then they will start developing colour.
Whichever God or none, the sentiments are the same
This is a friendly forum, with room for many views as long as they are expressed with respect and consideration for all the members.
At this time of year leave them to ripen on the plant - later in the season when temperatures drop you can pick them and bring them indoors to ripen - usually it's mid to late September before I do that.
I love the smell of privet flowers
Which Scabiosa are you growing - the annual or perennial?
Folks - there are over 1,000 threads on this forum on this subject http://www.gardenersworld.com/search/forum/cats/ - the majority of them contain much anger and unpleasantness - it's certainly a subject that arouses strong emotions. Thre are some things in this world about which we will never agree.
Never heard of them, but the blog on the tomato plants direct site doesn't inspire confidence http://www.tomato-plants-direct.co.uk/blog/