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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 12:23

Hail now. I've shut the greenhouse doors.

We won't be venturing out today. The boiler has gone out for the third time in three weeks. A new one is already sitting at my brothers, ready for installation when he has a free day.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 11:51

It's snowing here

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 08:40

My sweet peas are doing the hokeycokey. In out ,in, out,  I'm trying to harden them off to make space in the growhouse for the seventy foxgloves I pricked out yesterday. I have my tomato plants, but they need to go into the next size pot. I haven't the room to put them into their final buckets.

Regarding the free tomato seeds that didn't germinate. I didn't have any, but last year I got very poor germination on the free zinnias. This year I had so many I had to give mum three quarters of a trayful. Do you think that large seeds maybe don't like being crushed by a pile of newsprint?

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 08:26

Good morning everyone. There was a sharp frost overnight ,but it has melted and we have blue skies now. If hubby can get his paperwork done this morning, we are going to try and get to Felley priory for the bluebells around lunch time.


Rotherham area-have you any 4LT pots to swap me?

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 17:41

I get hubby to use a rechargeable drill

Do these bare root raspberry canes look acceptable?

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 15:00

Give them a soak in a bucket of water for a few hours and plant. If they do not grow well by September, complain to the supplier. 


Posted: 25/04/2016 at 13:05

The tulips I lasagned last year are not doing as well as last year, although the daffs are all right. I think most pots are best with new bulbs each year, and i plant the old bulbs in between perennials in the borders.

Average gardeners spending

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 12:47

I've never been normal in my life and I'm not starting now.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 10:24

It looks like a seat to me, to sit and enjoy the view.

is it like an iceberg with 90% underneath??

Moving it will scrape off some of the patina/ageing effect  and destroy some of the aesthetics.

It would be easier to move the pond nearer.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 09:41

FGS do not try it on your own, hostafan.  I have visions of you trapped underneath with no one around to find you. I am not even allowed up the big ladders when hubby is not here to hold them. It sounds like a three man job to me.

Name and shame, punkdoc. Otherwise, have a lovely trip to North Yorks. Pack your thermal undies, it's nippy out there.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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Special offers

time limited special offers 
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Fantasy garden

Other papers have fantasy football, or fantasy portfolio. As we can't do much in our real gardens at this time of year, let us have a fantasy garden 
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wedding music

any non religious ideas 
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Plant porn

We all like a bit of plant porn. 
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bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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chelsea winners

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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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