Latest posts by fidgetbones

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 01/11/2016 at 11:01

A bit more shredding for me today, and I must lift the echeveria.

 For Dr Who fans, there is a spin off called "Class" on BBC 3 only on iplayer. I only found it by chance. I don't know why they don't put it on BBC1 on Saturday nights. Why make good drama, then not advertise it and put it on an obscure channel?

 Hostafan, have you  SORN'ed the old van/new woodshed?

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 01/11/2016 at 10:57

Aussie raisin bread is a lot like Warburtons fruit loaf, but a bit more spicy.(cinnamon I think)

winter protection

Posted: 01/11/2016 at 10:53

I would keep it on the dry side, perhaps by covering the soil in plastic, and up against a wall for protection. Frozen wet roots will kill most pot plants.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 31/10/2016 at 23:36

Pat, I used to eat a lot of raisin toast in Oz. Yummy slathered in butter.

Hosta, don't forget to SORN the old car/wood shed or they will fine you if you haven't even if its not on the road.

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 31/10/2016 at 17:35

I dug some dahlias up and planted tulips and alliums.  The rest of the dahlias are still flowering, and the Salvia Amistad still look so gorgeous I can't bring myself to dig them up yet.


Posted: 31/10/2016 at 17:33

I've been knocking them off with a brush into a pot, and relocating them to the bug house.

Queen Wasps?

Posted: 31/10/2016 at 08:21

If there was a nest nearby, they may have produced a lot of queens, who will now need  to hibernate, then emerge next spring to form their own colony.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 31/10/2016 at 08:20

Its all vapour trails here. Low lying fog.

What is this plant?

Posted: 31/10/2016 at 08:19

I think it is a white Diascia. It is usually treated as an annual though it is a just hardy perennial. You may lose it in very harsh weather. You could take cuttings in Spring from new growth if  it survives this winter.

what is the best pumpkin/squash you've ever grown ?

Posted: 30/10/2016 at 19:30

Crown prince tasted really good and stored well, but took an awful lot of space for the amount produced. Last year I bought a couple in Lidl and then stored them.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Pitcher or Burr Knot Apple trees.

Has anyone successfully rooted one? 
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Chatsworth Photos.

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Any thoughts or musings? 
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A friendly place to chat about anything. 
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what has been your plant of the year? 
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tonights beechgrove, red hot pokers.

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plant identification

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Aquilegia flowers 2016

Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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New look forum

What the chuff have you done to it? 
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The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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Special offers

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