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Latest posts by fidgetbones

Making raspberry jam

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 21:39

I make blackcurrant jam  from blackcurrants and granulated sugar, equal quantities by weight. It keeps for years. Raspberries i add lemon juice to help set. Strawberries need pectin.

Beetroot leaves - stained?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 21:36

They will be fine to eat the beetroots. The leaves are too big already for salad leaves.

The Instant Gardener

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 21:30

Go to" my settings" under your name, then "my public profile"and it shows your screen name, and you can edit it there.


Posted: 20/07/2015 at 21:25

Happy sailing Edd. Say hello to the dolphins for me.

Beetroot leaves - stained?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 21:23

I think they have some sort of leaf miner. If you hold the leaf up to the light, are the paler bits transparent.?

The Instant Gardener

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 21:16

Whassermatter gardengirl?

Mystery pepper plant

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 21:14

I think that compost made of recycled rubbish has a lot to answer for.


Posted: 20/07/2015 at 21:03

I went to Barnsdale today. Only three plants jumped into the car. Two crocosmias, limpopo and pauls best yellow., And a strange penstemon with very broad dark leaves

Mystery pepper plant

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 20:59

Don't try and eat it, it's poisonous.


Posted: 20/07/2015 at 20:56

I hope you have a good time, Edd.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Last Post: 22/06/2015 at 16:18

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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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

ladybirds mating?

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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 20:16

Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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