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Camera Corner

Posted: 02/12/2013 at 14:26

 pink galore

 Kit oxtobey.




What to do with nerine bulbs just received

Posted: 02/12/2013 at 14:06
Patsy F wrote (see)

Sounds like really sound advice to me.  I intend buying nerines, as they are great for autumn colour.  When is the best time to actually buy them, Lyn?

If you buy on line, they will supply them at planting time. which is about now.

December 2013 Issue - The Calendar

Posted: 01/12/2013 at 18:58

I thought this years one is bigger than last year?

The pictures are from GW readers, if you dont like them, you can submit your own for next year.

I like it.


Posted: 01/12/2013 at 18:37

I think you have said it yourself 'pots are saturated' plants in coldframes this time of year should be almost dry, the more water in them, the more chance they will freeze solid.

Could you put them somewhere else, greenhouse? Until they dry out.

Daffodils sprouting

Posted: 01/12/2013 at 18:29

I remember when there where daffodil fields in Cornwall. Now mostly on Scilly.

Winter Pots

Posted: 01/12/2013 at 18:23

I am very pleased to hear that others have problems with cyclamen, i put them in, the buds open that are on them, then thats it.

I do buy outdoor types.

I dug out the corms last year and potted them up this year, only 3 are growing though.

My galanthias are from seeds that i pinched off a plant, they didnt make the size to plant out this year, but will have lots for next. You get lots of seed from just one berry

Daffodils sprouting

Posted: 01/12/2013 at 14:05

The cold winter will slow them down a bit, if you are worried, you could put some more soil on top. Did you plant them a good depth in the ground.?

Camera Corner

Posted: 01/12/2013 at 14:03

Ok thanks ann, when i am next on laptop, i will have a sort out, anything to keep the thread going eh!

monty don

Posted: 01/12/2013 at 13:59

It starts Monday 9th Dec

......the good guys

Posted: 01/12/2013 at 13:50

I have just had a fantasic package for J Parkers. A pack of 3 assorted astrantia, there was 12 bare roots in the bags, so not bad for 4.49. There were 9 bare root phlox, so big they went into 7 inch pots. 2 bare root euonymus red cascade, 1.99 each, both shooting. Some other things, all very good, cant remember now, 6 asters, already in pots and more, all super value.

I only buy when their plants are in the sale, my acer, planted last spring, already 4ft tall and only 1.99 was good value.

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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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