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Posted: 24/04/2015 at 18:00

Frit so soz to read about the b....y fox

DD fingers crossed that Shadow improves overnight x

Got a lot done here at manic speed as rain was due at 4pm..not a drop  Only thing that has dropped is the temperature  I decided against a water meter so use my hose on the veg and some plants ..but can't afford any new clothes 

If this was Yours ...

Posted: 24/04/2015 at 17:53

I would bung up and seal the plug hole and have it as a bird bath.  Soz no plant ideas. 

Cucumber strange black spots on stem?

Posted: 24/04/2015 at 17:48

Hi Austin 

I don't want to be alarmist but to me in that first picture the cumber looks diseased. I would remove it. Cucumbers need good clean compost and I suspect the problem is in the compost. I grow mine in purchased multi purpose compost that I expect to be disease free. Cumbers should be grown in sterilised garden soil or new compost. 


Posted: 24/04/2015 at 07:47

Good morning 

Was someone offering sausage rolls and slices of finger 

DD I hope Shadow recovers quickly.

Glad the beer was enjoyed Hosta.

Happy new home to Matty's daughter.

I have some more weeding to do and peas to plant out, and a GH to wash.


Posted: 23/04/2015 at 19:53

Boater I'm in S.Yorks, We still at times get 4C overnight but currently no frosts

Spuds went in planters on 18th March and moved in and out of GH if frost was due, they are romping away, almost to the top of sacks and when they reach the top obviously no more topping up  They are now deffo' staying outside enough compost in bags to cope with the cold, I just bunch them all together.

1st earlies 10 - 12 weeks, 2nd 12-16 weeks, main crop 20 wks.

Mardatha good advice from Boater get them in ASAP and earth up any green that shows. 


Posted: 23/04/2015 at 07:29

Good morning happy St. George's day. 

I haven't got your sun Lily, it is misty here.

Well done Panda 

Hi Woody 

Hosta keep thinking about that after work beer 

HW then SM for me 


Posted: 22/04/2015 at 19:36

mardatha are you in the UK ?

I grow spuds in sacks and can put them into GH if frost is due, mine were planted 18th March and are now outside and growing well. 

I don't understand what you said about 1st earlies they take the shortest growing time, so even if you started them later they would crop the quickest. 

Problem bush

Posted: 22/04/2015 at 08:52

elaeagnus pungens 


Posted: 22/04/2015 at 07:42

Runny I liked your picture, just forgot to say so, too busy thinking about spuds  


Posted: 22/04/2015 at 07:40

Morning BM  I'll have a look around and see if I have a spare thumb.

Morning Verdun you sneaked in 

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