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Posted: 14/09/2015 at 21:02

Sorry to hear that GWRS 

is there anything i can plant now or should i just wait?

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 20:58

At the end of October you can sow some Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia - they'll grow slowly through the winter without any protection, then give you a crop around the end of May before the blackfly are about to spoil them


Posted: 14/09/2015 at 19:35
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

.... Dove, Lyn's right. We can always tell the outsiders from the locals. Locals never wash their cars in these parts. We're surrounded by farms and half the traffic is tractors, great big muddy tractors.

The car always gets a wash and brush up for holidays - the last one was two years ago


Posted: 14/09/2015 at 18:58

Awww!  OH has just come back from Waitrose with some fresh cobnuts

protecting cherry trees

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 18:49

I'd put the pot up on feet or bricks to ensure good drainage over the winter, and bubble wrap the pot so that the soil and roots don't get frozen. 

The tree itself should be fine, but when it blossoms in the spring you might need to fleece it at night if it's frosty.


Posted: 14/09/2015 at 18:45

KEF - love MASH - bought OH the complete boxed set for his birthday - still working our way through it - he says it's the best present he's ever had.

Heating is on - it'll help dry some jeans as well as keep us warm.


Posted: 14/09/2015 at 18:08

I'm thinking about it Clari ... and it was quite mild earlier

Corn on the cob

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 17:50

Jane, try watching Gardener's World on BBC 2 on Friday evenings

and Beechgrove which is on BBC 2 around 8am on Sundays

you'll soon get the idea


Posted: 14/09/2015 at 17:25



Posted: 14/09/2015 at 17:24

Sun just peeking through here too

Hope they get that knee sorted soon Hosta - shame about the holiday

OH is cooking a curry for supper ...

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