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Seeds have arrived!

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 15:06

Hi LG100, I'm going to grow this year for the first time Amaranthus, Josephs Coat. I think it'll look wonderful in the GH

FREE seeds mailing list

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 14:40

Hi Eve

If you click on my picture of 'Basil Brush', you will see a title, 'message me'.

FREE seeds mailing list

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 13:10

Hi All

With the success of me giving my surplus seeds free away to good homes, I would like to compile a mailing list of those interested in future seed give away.

If you would like to 'message me' your email address I'll send out a list towards the end of the year.

These are seeds I get free with gardening mags, there is always far to many for me. The postage is free too! But I can only post within the UK to avoid the cost of export duty which is charged on seeds.

I already have email address for: Edd, IanTaylor, Clarington and David from Wales

The seeds are given away on a first come, first serve basis and you can have has many or has little as you want.

Bob Flowerdew

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 12:46

Hi Little ann

You got a bargain there! I like Bob, he speaks a lot of sense of GQT. I'm thinking of getting this book second hand on that on-line bookseller for £6.

Anyone know what this is?

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 12:41

GG, take it to your local museum. They will tell you straight away if its historical

I really enjoy this forum

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 12:18

Yeah, chin up Jonus, I've got cabin fever! otherwise I would not start threads like this! What helps me get through this limbo period, is I start to wash seed trays and pots. I buy a cheap drawing pad and start planning displays.

This weekend I'll be repairing trellis and maybe wash the outside of the greenhouse.

silly question time

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 22:05

just had another thought, hemp string, one end in the soil, the other end in a jar of water. The string absorbs the water travels up the string and moistens the soil?

silly question time

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 22:01

Hi Clueless,

I would have thought as soon as water comes in contact with the paper, whichever way round you do it, your snookered, the paper will turn to mush. Are you treating these as fibre pots? If so why are you not planting them in their growing position? Why do you want lots of paper pots? If its a cost cutting exercise, because you have made a lot, you could put them in paper egg trays. You might try hotels, restaurants etc. anyone that has eggs delivered on a large scale. That type of paper/card might withstand water a bit more than newspaper. I'm just thinking out loud here.  

I really enjoy this forum

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 21:44

no, that's men going for a jimmy riddle! Ladies look away!

I really enjoy this forum

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 19:55

boring business meeting in the bar at Stanford Bridge

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