Latest posts by fidgetbones

Life lessons from your garden?

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 09:09
One of the things I've learnt, is if I dont take a phone with me into the garden, I dont get interrupted by all those annoying men claiming my computer is faulty.
Also if I'm really annoyed at something, taking a sharp pair of secateurs and chopping the heads off of something is very therapeutic. For big annoyances, like Anglian windows, loppers and leather gauntlets are useful.


Posted: 02/08/2015 at 09:02
I couldn't post yesterday. I changed it to basic editor, but I've lost the tool bar, so I cant show you my lovely banana plant.


Posted: 02/08/2015 at 08:13
I just opened the curtains to find it horrible and grey. Where is my heatwave.?
I was promised one by the weatherman. Is this what I pay my licence fee for.?
I've got people coming round for afternoon tea in the garden. Well all need woolly jumpers and brollies.

wall flower

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 08:04
Save in dry paper envelopes to sow next May. If you sow now, its a bit late to get decent size plants for next spring flowering.

Allium Purple sensation

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 19:51

You will need deep pots filled with gritty free draining compost.  Try and get them in the ground before the roots fill the pots.

Planting Blueberry Bushes

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 20:23

Acid soil needed. More than one variety for cross pollination. Nets to stop birds eating them before you do.


Posted: 30/07/2015 at 16:54

Steve, skin the broad beans and add to stews.

Sweetcorn advice

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 16:52

It doesnt need to be netted either. Its wind pollinated, so let the breezes get at it.

Yellow leafs

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 15:21

The bottom leaves yellow as the plant ages.cut them off to allow fruit to ripen. Keep feeding with a tomato fertiliser. If all the leaves yellow, give a teaspoon of epsom salts per plant and water in well.


The Arctic

Posted: 29/07/2015 at 20:31

What a wonderful experience.  Lovely photos .I'm really jealous. 

Did your A and E skills come back to you like riding a bike?

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