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If, when and where to use straw?

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 18:00

Pumpkin vines will send extra roots down from the leaf axils to help the plant with nutrition. That bit doesn't neeed to be off the ground. The pumpkins can be propped on anything free draining to stop them rotting. Plant pots or upside down blue plastic mushroom trays will do the trick.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 15:22

Blackcurrant buns in oven. Chocolate truffles (blackcurrant and vodka, whiskey and ginger, tia maria, ) in fridge. Both experimental. we'll see.

I'm off out to a friends tonight so be good you lot. Panda and co will be giddy when they get back.

identity please

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 12:46

Cleome

 

 

saving veg seed

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 10:48

Beans are easy to save. Carrots and parsnips would take up the ground for two years so no worth it.

_F1 seed will not come true to type.

 

Should i top my tomato plants?

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 10:46

I stop them at the roof level.

KEF & her juicy bits

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 10:22

Sorry, that's verdun, and kefs cucumbers.

I hate autocorrect on the kindle

Holey snail

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:42

The holes that carnivorous snails bore are indeed very round, and made by  rasping.

Holey snail

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:38

I was just going to say that Steve. Carnivorous Molluscs who bore holes in grazing molluscs are quite common in a marine environment. I've never seen it on land though. 

grasses

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:34

Verdun, have a look at a Sony cybershot. Point and press, everything on automatic,and handy size to keep in a pocket.

grasses

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:31

A stipa gigantea has had three years and still not flowered. Time to dig it out I think, and replace with something different. 

Discussions started by fidgetbones

A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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squash crown prince

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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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Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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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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ladybirds mating?

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Bug identification please.

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bluebells at Felley priory.

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