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More help needed please . . . .

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 22:56



Posted: 13/06/2014 at 22:53

Yes,all these"it only takes 10 minutes to plant sweet corn"

But it takes three hours to prepare the soil first. I have a block of 7x10 planted a foot apart. Sweet corn fest come September.

Mystery climbing gernaium

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 21:07

Apple blossom is a double pelargonium. It gets a bit lanky, but it's not a climber.



Posted: 13/06/2014 at 21:02

Well, I got the sweetcorn in, watered in,  shredding finished.

Now I'm cream crackered. Its not the planting, its digging it over, 3 barrows of FYM, fork it in,add FBB, fork it in, and then plant. Still I shouldn't have much to do now until we eat them.  Although I might need to borrow a Jack Russell to keep the squirrels off.

 Now , glass of wine,long bath, then bed. 

work tomorrow,

whats happened to my lily?

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 20:49

I love fasciated plants.


Posted: 13/06/2014 at 18:45

Have you tried saga insurance.?


Posted: 13/06/2014 at 16:47

Sorry, its Friday afternoon and I've had too much sugar.


Posted: 13/06/2014 at 16:46

10 week stocks, brompton stocks, or night scented stocks.?

It almost time to start brompton stocks from seed for next year.

10 week stocks for bedding... you're probably a bit late for bedding plants, the garden centres have started half pricing all bedding plants around here.

Night scented a packet of seed and sprinkle in the flower bed.

Isn't this lovely

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 16:32

Try Rosa "Handel"


Posted: 13/06/2014 at 15:48

Last recorded use in England 1872.

I am probably going to be pilloried for this.

Ok tea break over.. Time to get the sweet corn in.

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