fidgetbones


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The Billion Pound Flower Market.

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 22:53

Mike, the  tulip chopper only took the top couple of inches off the stems, just the flowers, to build up the bulbs to a bigger size so that they can be forced the following year. I do just the same, only I leave the petals to fall off before I dead head, leaving the stem which will continue to photosynthesize.


I thought it interesting that they get EU money, but British flower growers get none.

Hops.....?????

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 21:52

I see hop flowers which are the bits used for brewing. I believe they have to be dry before harvesting for use.


http://www.realbeer.com/library/authors/moen-a/hgrown3.php

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 21:09

Support sent via proper channels, audited and accounted for yes. Requests for support to be sent to a facebook or just giving page, No.


If you want to send money to Syria direct you may be accused of supporting a terrorist organisation.


 Support sent via Unesco, or Red Cross, or other known charity by all means. It should be shared amongst all people in need in the area , not just one man and his cats.


This JayneReed has also popped up on another gardening forum, The GardenDrum forum based in Australia.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 20:10

Are they back? I thought they had gone.

What type of plant/flower?

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 09:20

Richard is the clematis expert. 


At least we're all agreed it's a clematis. 

Another thing to blame on Gardeners

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 09:09

Ha ha ha. Presumably you also need to be away from lawnmowers. LoL

Passion Flower

Posted: 05/09/2016 at 22:41

Not invasive in the East Midlands. It may be if you are in a tropical country.

What type of plant/flower?

Posted: 05/09/2016 at 22:39

Clematis flammula

Shall I carry on with these seedlings?

Posted: 05/09/2016 at 22:37

Mine were getting decimated as they came up in Spring. I put crushed baked eggshells around  the crowns, that seemed to help, along with the slug pubs.

The potting shed

Posted: 05/09/2016 at 21:47

If its not fit for purpose, a request for a refund is in order. Failing that, try trading standards dept at the local council. A shed should fit together and be watertight and stay up.

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