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The cutting garden 2016

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 19:56

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 19:45

Is that a flower or animal trip in Botswana, punkdoc?

Storing seed and poor germination

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 18:49

BLT, what runner beans did you have?


I have had total failure of Runner Bean White Lady. I have resowed with moonlight. I have complained to the supplier.


French bean cobra and sweet corn swift came up in identical conditions and compost.

I got slugged

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 18:43

shutting the door doesn't keep them out. I use pellets on benches, they hide all over the place. Tonight the greenhouse is getting slug pubs.

Special offers

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 18:36

10 packets of seed for £5 Thompson and Morgan


ends midnight Saturday 14th May

Last edited: 12 May 2016 18:37:06

The cutting garden 2016

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 18:30

Well I finished planting the sweet peas, tied to canes and watered in. I found a tray of clary salvia plugs has been decimated by wood pigeons, so I put them back in the polytunnel to bulk up again.


The alliums are starting to open so I cut a few for a vase along with some euphorbia and bluebells.

pet companions

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 17:58

I dont have any.


Tesco think I have a dog because of the amount of food I buy for foxes and hedgehogs.


I also buy a lot of bird food including duck food.


Then of course there are the squirrels.


At least I don't have any vets bills.

Your new-look forum

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 17:54

Much better.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 12:33

I have re sown all my runner beans with a different type. The first lot swelled up and then went mouldy instead of germinating. The sweet corn and climbing french beans sown at the same time are up.


I have emailed the supplier to complain.

Perennial wallflower

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 12:29

John, Have you got a photo you can post using the camera icon?

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Special offers

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