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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 21:17

We didnt see humpbacks at Monterey, but we saw them a few weeks previously off Rottnest island in Western Australia. I haven't seen a great white in the flesh yet.

Advice please :-)

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 20:57

If the roots fill the pots, i would plant them in their final position and let them get established before winter. If they flower, ok, but I would concentrate on building up the plant to give a good display next year.

sweetcorn

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 20:15

Silks are turning brown. Not long now.

home-made-plant-supports

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 20:13

Wilko had some, and linkstakes as well. Very solid. When I went back for more, they had sold out. Next year I will get more early on in the season.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 19:20

Lamb and roasties and green beans eaten. Now watching big blue live from Monterey. It's 15 years since we went there. We saw elephant seals near big sur, and the otters and sea lions near Monterey. Monterey bay aquarium is the ultimate aquarium.

Brugmansia - Angel's Trumpet

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 17:38

There are rooted cuttings available in Spring, from garden centres. Also lidl had some this year. Grown on in the big pots ,15inch at least, feed and water. Cuttings will root in water over winter. The plant can be cut down and overwintered frost free, October . I will see if I can get some photos of mine as they are now.

identification help

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 08:44

Is it buddleja x weyeriana bicolor.

Weyeriana are usually more yellow but that one has more pinky purple.

 

Weather Report

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 18:49

We could do with some rain. Very little since March.

Frog in Compost

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 18:48

He might like a shallow dish of wAter. My greenhouse frogs are often found sitting in a shallow dish of water.

Himalayan Knotweed

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 19:16

You dont. Burn it on site.

 

Discussions started by fidgetbones

bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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Last Post: 05/08/2015 at 07:37

chelsea winners

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Last Post: 24/05/2015 at 20:52

Lotus corniculatus

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Last Post: 14/05/2015 at 18:39

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

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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 23:02

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 08/01/2015 at 23:04

white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 21:33

fungi identification please

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 13:16

A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 11:03

squash crown prince

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Last Post: 04/01/2015 at 17:26

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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Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

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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