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Posted: 26/01/2013 at 08:48
MoonlitHare- This is how I grow my Basil's - I sow a few seeds in 3" pots and when they get to 2" - 3" tall pot them as they are into 4" - 5" pots.when these are growing well I pot them on into 6" - 7" pots- they stay in these all summer and provide me with all the leaves I need. I keep them in my greenhouse apart from my African Blue which are perennial and they make wonderful small bushes with gorgeous purple flowers much loved by the bees
Pam LL x

What veggies are you planning on growing 2013?

Posted: 26/01/2013 at 08:39
Last year I was very impressed with mini cucumber La Diva - we grew it up a wigwam along with cucumber Crystal Apple - well worth trying
PamLL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 26/01/2013 at 08:32
Good Morning Everyone
I hope you are o.k this morning Jean - it must have been very scary
It is much milder here this morning - snow has just about gone I am going in the greenhouse while Barry and my nephew ( both plumbers) start on the plumbing for the new shower room
Have a good day
Pam LL x

What veggies are you planning on growing 2013?

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 12:59
I loved your story about your nephew Sam
I grow my Peppers in flower buckets and usually get a good crop.I feed them the same as tomatoes.
I wonder which varieties you have been growing? Two varieties that I like to grow are Tasty Red and Tasty Yellow Grill - they are the long Peppers.Jumbo Sweet is also good
Forgive me of I am telling you something you already know but Parsnips etc. will fork if grown in newly manured soil.
Has no-one googled my Peter Peppers yet
Pam LL x


Posted: 25/01/2013 at 12:43
I always leave the sowing of my Basil's until the end of April - they grow better when it is a bit warmer
Pam LL x

Tasty and unusual fruit

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 12:37
I grow a chilli similar to your Huntertony- it is called Friars Hat
Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 12:35
Good afternoon everyone been trying to catch up- there is a lot Hello to all our new Forkers
I have done the weekly shop - just having some lunch - homemade cream of celery soup and a cheese roll
Pam L Lx

Tasty and unusual fruit

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 12:25
Hello Big gav I grow Cape Gooseberies every year -they are easy to grow from seed- I sow mine in feb/mar This year I am also going to try growing Cucamelons- I bought the seeds from the James Wong collection of seeds.
Pam LL x

Cooking Forum

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 21:18

 Thankyou Dove Please don't take offence offence artjak but did you just put the capital letters ? That is what I had to do .

Pam LL x

Cooking Forum

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 20:32
Worked first time for me!

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