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Latest posts by Lyn

should i just give up or buy a new fork!?

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 00:12

Being a TA, I think you should not give up on that one, just take it to the local blacksmith and get a new prong welded on.

from pot to garden

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 00:08

I have had two clumps of bamboo planted 3 years ago, in the garden, they say its a non evasive type, its only just started to grow, I really wanted that swaying type waving in the breeze, will mine ever grow 6/8ft tall.  Does it take a long while usually to get established?

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 00:03

Thank you, I just cant think what else it could possibly be obstructing like that. Mum is quite prepared for them to say they will remove the bladder, she already has a stoma, she says another bag wont make any diference, I just hope she can stay that positive, she is brilliant for 86.

Dad is coping very well now, cooks a breakfast every day and at the moment has a tomato sandwich every day for lunch because we have a glut!



Posted: 28/09/2014 at 23:53

The weather is still here, just not showing at the top of the home page.

Google Gardeners World weather, then when you have selected it, put it in your bookmarks /favorites or whatever you use. Its just the same as it was. 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 23:44

Your poor mum, verdun, she must wonder what is going on in her head. Do the nurses think that is what is to be expected from her, or is there an underlying problem, I havent read all the posts on here but it sounds so sad for everyone concerned.

My mum is still in hospitsl, thats about 10days now, I am expecting them to say bladder cancer, but she seems so well in herself, just cant pee because of an obsruction. We will know in 2 weeks time, when they have diagnosed from the biopsy. 

My onion stems aren't drying out

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 18:30

Damp! Even here where it rains and blows constantly, the ground is dry one ft down, we havent had rain since the 1st September, then only half a day.

My onions are long since pulled.

Vegetable Seed Swop

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 18:16

Just realized I hadnt pm'd Clare, just sent it now, thank you Clare.

Have I forgotten anyone, do I owe seeds , please shout if I have.

I am soon going to relist all I have left.

Thank you to everyone I may have forgotten w

ho has sent seeds/plants to me.

Insect bites

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 09:30

Not sure what to do with early growers

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 00:09

Those lupins grown like that since August!!

I dont think the top photo are foxgloves.

I would say that the alliums are not planted deep enough. Should be 5/6inches down, thats why they are up now.

Common. milkweed

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 19:42

Thanks Lizzie, I cant do links on the tablet.

The plants were advertized in a leaflet as plugs, but seems they could be grown from seeds, I love the parrot type fruits/seed heads. 

Discussions started by Lyn

Common. milkweed

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New pond

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Royal Cornwall show and WW1.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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This is what happens when.....

Tomato plants 
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pepper plants

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extra nitrogen

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planting on verge.

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unwins catalogue

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Advent prizes

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ground for runner beans

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My best buy of the year

Lobelia Richardii 
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Any one know what this is?

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