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Potato harvest

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 22:40

Carrots or beets should be fine.   Give it a sprinkling of fertiliser before you plant.

new flower spikes on verbascum?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:24

I think you only get one spike per rosette, but they are often branched.  Some foxgloves do this. I just cut off the flowered bit, and let the side shoots flower. I dont think you will get a new spike from the bottom this year.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:19

and Lewis Hamilton won the F1 racing.

Total waste of champagne though.

Interesting visitor to the bird table this morning

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:16

I thought Christchurch, Dorset. UK

Identification of plant

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:14

Cut it down when it has finished flowering.Mine didn't survive the winter. I don't think they are very long lived, but you may get them seeding around.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:39

Looks like a dahlia,Dove.

My Little Project

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:34

You need a good sieve, and a load of compost or farm yard manure. Sieve out all the nasty bits. Fork in the compost to a depth of 15cm or 6 inches,and then plant into it.

You won't need a gym membership this year.

Potato harvest

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:31

Normally the original seed potato rots off.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:29

Is that Newman road, Kef? I worked up there a time or two.Nightmare.

Gardeners hands! Best cream?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:26

Eucerin is good too. You can get both Eucerin and flexitol heel balm on prescription.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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: 12/07/2014 at 13:40

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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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 23:01

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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Last Post: 10/07/2014 at 00:53

Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Last Post: 05/07/2014 at 22:12

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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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 21:09

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

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Last Post: 23/06/2014 at 19:22

Identification needed

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 21:47

Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Last Post: 25/04/2014 at 11:57

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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