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Potato flowers

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 19:12

I have two lots of 1st earlies Pentland Javelin & Vales Emerald . PJ not flowering VE are but as soon as weather dries a bit I'm emptying a sack of each and expect them to be ready, planted on 10/3.

2nd earlies Charlotte have grown much more leaf but need leaving a few more weeks.

I usually harvest when leaves start to yellow regardless of any flowers

Christine Walkden

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 19:04

Go for it Lesley I remember having to blinking iron my crinoline skirt and the hoops were a right mare


Posted: 03/06/2014 at 19:00

rosemummy glad Lo behaved and you got plants


Posted: 03/06/2014 at 18:59

Lily hope you chill and headache goes off.

Chicky your name must be on that remote

Pdoc I imagined you further "out" than that nearer a res'. Thought altitude for poppies

Just scoffed my meal, salad leaves, rocket, spring onions ( aka as shallots picked young) radishes all 5 of them, the 6th fell on the floor earlier last bag of our frozen peas, oven chips  and cold beef from yesterday that I grew myself  and cumber and toms that had no taste..but it won't be long  

Have a great evening all, soon be time for slug watch.

Christine Walkden

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 18:47

The Clitheroe kid.

Forerunner of the little crankie

Lesley I have a memory of an elephant. I'm 56 but have a head full of rubbish. No wonder I can't remember plant names.

Christine Walkden

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 17:23

I remember Jimmy Clitheroe he once posted his house keys to himself so he wouldn't lose them on a day out  Used to be on Saturday teatimes and was family viewing for us.

cerinthe seeds, when to gather

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 16:58

I haven't grow them from seed I dug a bit up from a friends. I assume they do grow from seed as they self set. Soz not much of an answer really

What is wrong with my Veronica Spicata

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 16:55

Thanks Verdun it's Tissington white. Was in flower when I got it 3 to 4 weeks ago.


Posted: 03/06/2014 at 16:49

Hi Pdoc I'm not sure but I might have a flower head / stalk. Perhaps hallucinating.  


Posted: 03/06/2014 at 16:46

First off Clari, I once joined a website about keeping chickens, planned on living in Greece but didn't come to happen. So I think I googled keeping chicken in Greece. Won't help with UK but plenty of info' and members all over world. Soz I'm no more help. Newsletter by email each month.

Sun came out at 1pm in at 1.10pm have been hoeing and doing & filling re-cycling with weeds that I don't compost, fleece on and off all afternoon. 

Verdun Mum has a flamingo it has grown too big but new growth lower is lovely so that gets a severe cut down ASAP.

Dove I'm sure you'll get your rosemary growing.

Panda, don't Panda's like brollies ?  I don't but I don't get wet fur  Glad today been okay, it will only continue to get better or Auntie KEF will have to pay a visit

Fidget  Soz you rained off but grin from me cos brugmansia now has two pods. Keeping OH away in case he thinks they are okra   

OH has been sneaky today I didn't know about secret stash of toffee from my Mum..apparantly for him  !!  He didn't think I would risk my teeth.

However just as he was hiding a piece in his cheek I showed him what we'd caught in a beer trap as I was re-filling them  He didn't eat anymore   

See you all later

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