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Ensete ventricosum

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 16:24

They had two or three sorts I think. Mine is maurelii

HAs anyone had any success growing from seed?

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 16:20

I think I will be joining you

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 16:04

Kef, I have pm,d you.

 

Serious bird feeder question!

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 11:02

The cage sort I stopped using when I found a baby squirrel inside one.

The ones to hang off a wall, I use a squirrel buster. The feeding perches are on a spring, so anything heavy shuts the ports. 

For the bird table, I have a conical squirrel baffle that they bang their heads on while shinning up the pole.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 10:56

OH pronounced courgetti Bolognese a success. Thats good because the courgettes have gone crazy. 

Sunny here, we didnt get enough rain to wet anything other than leaves. Under the oak is still bone dry and cracking.

I might do a day trip to Bressingham on Monday, I will have to use my car as OH is working. That should limit my spending.

Ensete ventricosum

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 23:43

Wyevale garden centre near me has reduced all bananas f rom 15 quid to 5

I bought one last year reduced like this. I overwintered it in the greenhouse, potted it on in the spring. It is now huge.

You will need somewhere frost free to overwinter it. 

How do I get rid of earwigs?

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 23:38

Try rolled up corrugated cardboard, placed in strategic points. Leave overnight.  They hide in the ridges. In the morning drop the whole thing in a metal bucket or incinerator and set fire to it.

Trying to identify some seedlings/saplings

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 20:10

Plum suckers coming from the rootstock.  Tear them off the root as low down as you can. If you leave them they will not give the same fruit as that of the top graft

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 19:31

I have racked 5 gallons of sweet blackberry wine. Too sweet for me, but it should make good mulled wine.

I have made 11 jars of blackcurrant jam, and sieved some to make 5 jars of blackcurrant syrup. The kitchen even looks reasonable. It usually looks like a chain saw massacre after I've made blackcurrant jam.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 13:20

take it easy , Pat.

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chelsea winners

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Lotus corniculatus

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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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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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SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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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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