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Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 05/01/2018 at 09:44
Learnincurve says:

"bag this I'm going to dobbies" she says loooking at the state of her floors. 

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 How big's your floor Learnin?  Shall I do yours when I wipe the mop over my kitchen tiles?

LilyP ... who mentioned enthusiasm?  Not me ... just want to get it done so I can have a look with a clear conscience at this pile of seed catalogues that arrived in the last few days 

Pdoc ... like a dog with a bone ... that's the spirit  

and 'hello' to the rest of you ......... have a good day everyone 

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 05/01/2018 at 08:01

Good morning all  G'day Pat   Glad your wrist is easier ... don't overdo it tho'.  

OH has gone to work and I'm just finishing my coffee, then it'll be up and at'em ...

Last edited: 05 January 2018 08:03:11


Posted: 05/01/2018 at 07:55

They should be ok without help but if you're not getting fruits to set then I'd try using a fine artists brush. Make sure the compost isn't drying out and that the air isn't too humid ... a tricky balance in some years. 


Posted: 05/01/2018 at 07:42

I have a windowsill propagator with seven small seed trays. I use it to germinate tomatoes chillies and cucurbits etc so that I can grow varieties of my choosing rather than the ones stocked by the big garden centres. I also germinate some  perennials that require a little heat to start. 

I don't end up with too many leggy seedlings. I sow approximately the number I need and pass on the remainder of unused seeds to fellow gardeners. 

With carefull use of bright windowsills and a wooden mini greenhouse to bring on the seedlings, I find the propagator very useful indeed. 

Last edited: 05 January 2018 07:45:41

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 22:44

Hope it's nothing that a nights sleep can't cure LilyP 

Sleep tight everyone ... 

Can these be salvaged?

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 22:11

Cut that and cook it ... There'll be plenty to follow. Mind usually keep producing until Easter. 

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 20:31

We still have some pots of arnica ointment my ex daughter in law brought us from Russia ... I think it's industrial strength 

Taking a dreadful chance !!

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 18:34

You a bully Pauline????????? Never!!!!!!!!!! Not in a million years !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Do what you think best,  but please don't let others bully you and stop you being yourself ((hugs)).  

Taking a dreadful chance !!

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 17:37

It's a good job we gardeners have, in the main,  learned patience and tolerance along the way 

Last edited: 04 January 2018 17:37:49

Can you help identify this plant?

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 17:11

Dubloon ... if I were you I'd buy both 

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