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Herb and Tomato Seeds

Posted: 17/05/2017 at 13:43

Usually a few days this time of the year, can be a week. Parsley can be difficult, what I do now is buy a pot for £1.00 from a supermarket and split it up into separate plants, plant out now, you'll get about 15 plants from a pot.

not worth the bother of waiting for the seeds if you only need a few plants.

tomato plants leaf curling

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 15:22

They don't look bad, I'd just snip the dead leaf off, have a look underneath the leaves, that's where the white fly linger.

van Meuwen

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 15:17

What did you do with the seedlings, they should be potted up and kept in a GH conservatory or window sill until they fill big pots, then planted out. 

The Begonia corms always come like that, dried out, you start them off in a seed tray indoors,  with the tops out of the compost. Have they only just arrived, pot them up, they grow on until first frosts, plenty of time.


Posted: 16/05/2017 at 11:30

It may be worth bearing in mind that Buddleia globosa flowers on last year's wood, so prune back straight after flower and never next Spring or you won't get any flowers, 

Help! I'm not sure what to keep!

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 11:21

Could 2 be one of those tall campanulas, I've got loads of it here, looks like that before flowering. Maybe wait for some flowers on that one for a positive ID

Thinning carrots

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 11:19

Wait for them to become bigger then you can use them on salads. 

Water Conservation

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 11:19
Ladybird4 says:

Hmmmm I've just seen pigs flying passed my window

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Just think of all the days off we will have though, no one will do a full weeks work from 1st of March until whitsun. You didn't think of that did you, we must all vote for JC, days off for the working manπŸ˜€

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 10:18

Cold here, very windy, pouring with rain and has been for days and forecast for the foreseeable!😒

When should I stop pinching?

Posted: 15/05/2017 at 19:23

I would stop now.

Tomatoe plant dead

Posted: 15/05/2017 at 19:18
Sam50 says:

so dissapointed 😞

will need to protect last two in ground. 

The three planted in grow bag will put them indoors for now. 

We had some good sun last week lots of warm days when i planted out and this week its grey and miserable. 

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 And there lies the problem, too much fluctuation in temperature. You need to bring them at least another 30cms away from the wall.

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