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Leggy seedlings

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 22:17

I dont start mine until March, so if all else fails, sow again mid march.

What to do with my Dahlia tubers now please?

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 22:15

Mine are on the bottom shelf in the greenhouse, surrounded by dryish compost, in a hope they won't shrivel up or rot off. I have a heater with a froststat on. You need somewhere cool but not freezing.


Posted: 12/02/2016 at 01:13

Shouldny you be in bed, flumpy. We've just had dinner here in the Caribbean. Very nice italian. I suspect I may put on a few pounds here.

What to do with my Dahlia tubers now please?

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 01:12

You can put dahlia tubers in a pot of multipurpose compost, but keep it on tge dry side until you see shoots , then water and feed. Mine are kept over winter this way, potted in old compost I used last year for the tomatoes. I dont water at all over winter. When they start shooting, I start watering and feeding, potting on into larger pots when necessary. They cant go into the garden until June in my area(east midlands)

Hello fellow gardeners :)

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 01:06



Posted: 12/02/2016 at 01:05

Are the snowdrops not already potted and growing? I hope they are not dry bulbs., runnybeak.

I have been eyeing up the royal acadamy exhibition. I may hitch a lift with hubby next time he is in tge London area. Next on my wish list is a trip to Giverny.

Reviving a failed compost heap

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 17:40

That depends on how high the heap is, Steve.

A Valentine meal with who ?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 02:15

We can have a special valentine night here. The bedroom four poster will get red drapes. We get a bottle of baileys and some chocolate covered strawberries.

I'm going diving instead. 

There is a bottle of fizz in the fridge, and I bought a card from home, and some hotel chocolat caramel chocolate hearts. That will do. Sometimes my head rules the wallet.


Posted: 11/02/2016 at 02:09

Good night everyone, it looks like you're all in bed.


A Valentine meal with who ?

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 19:09

I just want to be David Attenboroughs bag carrier. I'd even work for nothing but food.

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New look forum

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The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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time limited special offers 
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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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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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