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apple tree

Posted: 27/11/2015 at 18:58

Cut the shoot back by at least half. If will then branch and send out side shoots. Summer prune those to three buds which will form fruit the following year.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/11/2015 at 18:54

Just been to supermarket. I had just locked the car and the heavens opened. 100yd dash and arrived at trolley bay soaked. Did shopping, then managed to drop a bag off of top of trolley. Of course it was the one with the glass jars in. Put shopping in car, then went back in for another jar of chilli dipping sauce. 

Party and fireworks tomorrow.

I'm glad you found the bracelet , punkdoc. I empty my vacuum cleaner on to the compost heap rather than the dustbin , hoping that if I lost an earring, it may eventually turn up.

Have a good weekend, folks.

Overwintering Red Banana

Posted: 25/11/2015 at 12:19

Bubble wrapping the pot is OK

 Fleece can breathe so is better around the stem. The other way to do it is a cage of chicken wire stuffed with straw, which is breathable,and a sheet of plastic only over the top few inches, to keep any rain out (if your garage leaks).

Testing

Posted: 25/11/2015 at 12:12

You seem to have done it. Do you have a comment or question?

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/11/2015 at 21:44

Salvia

Posted: 24/11/2015 at 18:48

My wendys wish now looks poorly after the frost, worse than Amistad.  I'm going to cut them down, dig them up and put them in the greenhouse for the winter.

Overwintering Red Banana

Posted: 24/11/2015 at 16:34

I overwintered a maurelii last winter in the greenhouse, the leaves went horrible and I cut them off in early spring snd repotted and fed it. Now its in a huge pot. I've cut off all the leaves, wrapped the stem in fleece, and put a carrier bag over the top. The greenhouse is kept just above freezing. I won't water until March.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/11/2015 at 07:32

Coffee,  please.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/11/2015 at 23:07

I'm glad he's at home recuperating, Runnybeak. Its a lot easier than hospital visiting. After last years palaver I've come to hate hospital visiting.

We're having a birthday/looking at wedding photos party on Saturday. We couldn't have fireworks at the wedding venue, so for Saturday we have fireworks to set off early, then lots of  drinks sorted. I just need to decide what we are feeding them.

a funny little corner

Posted: 23/11/2015 at 20:42

Always wash your hands BEFORE going to the toilet after using Fiery jack rheumatism cream.

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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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time limited special offers 
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Fantasy garden

Other papers have fantasy football, or fantasy portfolio. As we can't do much in our real gardens at this time of year, let us have a fantasy garden 
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wedding music

any non religious ideas 
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Plant porn

We all like a bit of plant porn. 
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bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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fungi identification please

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