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Mark 1963

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Posted: 25/02/2014 at 09:09

I subscribe to a weekly garden mag, which works out £1 a week and you get a free packet of seeds worth £2,  

Just typical!

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 14:33

Hi Busy Bee2, Sorry to hear that. Hope your feeling better soon. Here's a joke to cheer you up, two goldfish in a tank, one turns to the other and says, 'How do you drive this thing?'

Just typical!

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 14:03

thanks all for your kind words, I decided to play the 'man flu' card and OH (wife) relented and said the fresh air would 'do you good'. So I had a couple of hours sitting in the GH potting on my self seeding violas. I'm back inside now has the clouds have come in and the winds getting up

Just typical!

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 08:05

it's just typical, it's going to be a lovely sunny morning here in Aberdeenshire, and I have gone and got a cold! OH blames me for pottering around outside when its cold, so I have been banded from going outside today, I need cheering up!

Snapdragon SOS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 20:20

Hi, Everything looks fine, I have put them now on the garage shelf with the pelargonium's and they don't look the worse for their ordeal. Thanks for words of encouragement

Snapdragon SOS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:05

Thanks Dove and Edd,

I cant wait to get home tonight. Hi Dove, I knew that about the sudden thaw that's why I thought I'd better leave them. We have had no sun today just cloud so yes hopefully everything will be OK.

Snapdragon SOS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 11:57

Hi, Yesterday I was lead into a false sense of security when the sun came out all day. I have some snapdragon seedlings producing true leafs, so I thought OK, time to move home. I potted them on and left them in the mini greenhouse in the main greenhouse over night. This morning horror of horrors, we had a frost. Mini greenhouse in main greenhouse covered in frost. I looked at the seedlings, they were still green although the soil in their little pots was hard. I did not have time this morning to move them back inside. It's cloudy today and about 5C, do you think the cold snap would have hurt them? I intended to move them back indoors tonight when I get home.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 17:30

I could send seeds to any of you near the floods for you to grow and pass on the plants to the flood victims. Just message me with your address.

John Innes Seed Compost

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 20:54

thanks guys

John Innes Seed Compost

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 19:58

Hi, I'm sure this question has been asked before, What level of John Innes do I go to next when I need to pot on  the seedlings, is it No1 or No2 ? Thanks

Discussions started by Mark 1963

crocks in your pots

cant believe they paid someone to do this 
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What the best seeds for cut flowers

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Last Post: 22/04/2014 at 22:22

What do you do or what did you do at work

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Easter Weekend

what a wonderful four days 
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Last Post: 22/04/2014 at 08:49

Begonia problems

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Last Post: 12/04/2014 at 07:35

Two more Vensus Fly Traps on their way

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Last Post: 03/04/2014 at 14:13

Cleaning the inside of watering can rose

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Last Post: 01/04/2014 at 00:07

Best April Fool Gags

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Potting on, large pots/seed trays or single pots?

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Last Post: 29/03/2014 at 06:33

Potting on

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Last Post: 21/03/2014 at 12:13

droopy conifer

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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 20:51

seedling fungus

could be damping off 
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Last Post: 07/03/2014 at 22:29

Create your own beer garden

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Last Post: 04/03/2014 at 17:17

Village Flower Show

My first time 
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Last Post: 03/03/2014 at 12:58

Sowing Poppy Seeds

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