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Latest posts by fidgetbones

Beginners help with seeds

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 20:49

generally, the glass will maintain a humid atmosphere and the seeds should not dry out until they start growing.Then increase ventilation and decrease humidity or they may damp off. What veg seeds are you growing this way? most veg seeds go straight in the ground from March.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 19:20

Lovely hellebore. Does it have a name?

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 19:15

I thought the pear of  socks was better


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 19:12

Stay in, stay warm, stay safe, Verdun.


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 19:05

Not much hope for the harbour wall at Lamorna I presume. When I started diving, I did my first qualified dive in lamorna cove. We used to get the boat from there to various sites. The end of the harbour wall had a big hole only visible at low slack. The dive school offered to help pack it with sacks of cement if the owners would buy  the materials. They weren't interested. five years on, huge cracks appeared part way along the jutting out bit. Last pictures I saw there was a massive gap in the wall. the new owners weren't interested, as the wall brought in no income.(unlike the cafe, houses and car park)


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 16:41

Ok I'm picking up Panda from the train station. Finalised details are 1pm , meeting at the cafe outside the main entrance. (coffee inside if wet)  I will have a picture of a panda on a stick to id us.

 Anyone else (clarington and  mrs garden are in the vicinity I think) let me know . There are some vouchers in the local papers for two for one admittance, or a valid RHS card will give up to four people 10% off.


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 16:37

I suppose we could all wear odd socks as a method of identification, but they might be hidden by the wellies. LOL


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 16:25

The harvington pink isn't properly open yet, !'ve just peeled back the petals


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 16:25

 Queen mix bargain

 Mrs Ranicar

 Harvington pink speckled.



Posted: 04/02/2014 at 16:09

I didn't get any grit. I might order a tonne bag, it will last a year or three, but cheaper in the long run.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

white mouse

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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A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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squash crown prince

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Talkback: The best way to grow potatoes

I always thought that potatoes need a lot of water. Certainly the potato growers in Lincolnshire seem to use water cannons to irrigate throu... 
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Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Talkback: Seven-spot ladybirds

This year is the first time I have seen ladybirds mating. Then I found another lot the same day.I recorded them as well. Well, I would soone... 
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ladybirds mating?

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Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Identification needed

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Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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