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Posted: 21/10/2013 at 06:23

Oh - right - I hadn't read what Brumbull had put on his Morning Forkers posting this morning - well that makes it very clear doesn't it?  That's his thread and he really doesn't want me to post on it.

This thread may bear my name, but I started it on everyone's behalf because I was asked to do so by Verdun and others - it is not my thread it is everyones and as I've always said it's open to all.  

It's for you to decide what you want to do about it ....


Posted: 21/10/2013 at 06:16

Good morning all 

Bit of a puzzlement this morning - what am I best to do?  Now that Brumbull's resurrected the Morning Forkers shall I post on there and let this thread die a death?  I only started it because I was asked to.


Wolf peach tomato

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 21:08

Good luck - come back and let us know how they turn out 


Posted: 20/10/2013 at 21:06

KEF that does sound truly appalling!  

I'm going to doze on the sofa - OH is watching The Office - I'll prop my eyes open but I'll be falling asleep  - see you in the morning folks - sweet dreams 

Wolf peach tomato

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 21:03

Then I'd sow tomato seeds indoor on a windowsill late February in a small covered propagator, potting on as necessary and putting into the greenhouse when temperatures in the greenhouse can be relied not to drop much below 18C,

Lots of info here

Whar makes me happy in the autumn?

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 20:52

Deeply envious PP - sounds idyllic - I think if my drive were like that there's a strong chance that on some days I just wouldn't reach the office 

Winter and Summer Vegetable Selection

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 20:51

You can sow Broadbean Aquadulce Claudia now in the open ground - they will overwinter without protection and you'll be harvesting delicious broad beans in May and June 

Serious! Really

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 20:49

Fudge??? FUDGE???  Where???

Whar makes me happy in the autumn?

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 20:36

Hello Petal - that sounds a beautiful drive to work - part of mine is beautiful too - there are particular alder trees that I look forward to seeing, particularly in the spring as their buds are opening and in the autumn as their colours change - when I'm retired I think I'm going to have to make special trips to see them 


Posted: 20/10/2013 at 20:34

I tried growing a canna for the first time this year - a deep black-red one as a centre-piece for a tub on our west-facing front porch - it wasn't at all happy and didn't do well. 

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