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Posted: Today at 02:04

Do you put some of that lovely bundaberg ginger in, Pat. I think you may have the only supply of ginger nuts. The factory here got damaged in the floods.

I have been to the teppenyaki japanese style restaurant tonight, only we had a Caribbean chef. Very entertaining though.

Leggy seedlings

Posted: Yesterday at 22:17

I dont start mine until March, so if all else fails, sow again mid march.

What to do with my Dahlia tubers now please?

Posted: Yesterday at 22:15

Mine are on the bottom shelf in the greenhouse, surrounded by dryish compost, in a hope they won't shrivel up or rot off. I have a heater with a froststat on. You need somewhere cool but not freezing.


Posted: Yesterday at 01:13

Shouldny you be in bed, flumpy. We've just had dinner here in the Caribbean. Very nice italian. I suspect I may put on a few pounds here.

What to do with my Dahlia tubers now please?

Posted: Yesterday at 01:12

You can put dahlia tubers in a pot of multipurpose compost, but keep it on tge dry side until you see shoots , then water and feed. Mine are kept over winter this way, potted in old compost I used last year for the tomatoes. I dont water at all over winter. When they start shooting, I start watering and feeding, potting on into larger pots when necessary. They cant go into the garden until June in my area(east midlands)

Hello fellow gardeners :)

Posted: Yesterday at 01:06



Posted: Yesterday at 01:05

Are the snowdrops not already potted and growing? I hope they are not dry bulbs., runnybeak.

I have been eyeing up the royal acadamy exhibition. I may hitch a lift with hubby next time he is in tge London area. Next on my wish list is a trip to Giverny.

Reviving a failed compost heap

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 17:40

That depends on how high the heap is, Steve.

A Valentine meal with who ?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 02:15

We can have a special valentine night here. The bedroom four poster will get red drapes. We get a bottle of baileys and some chocolate covered strawberries.

I'm going diving instead. 

There is a bottle of fizz in the fridge, and I bought a card from home, and some hotel chocolat caramel chocolate hearts. That will do. Sometimes my head rules the wallet.


Posted: 11/02/2016 at 02:09

Good night everyone, it looks like you're all in bed.


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