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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 22:21

too much excitement here tonite. Farmer next door has sent light to his combine harvester. big bangs when the tyres exploded, 2 fire engines. couldn't get a close view but assume all workers OK as only fire  brigade, no ambulance


Posted: 19/08/2013 at 22:17

Hi Sean. Gardeners generally reckon to sow foxglove seeds when the current foxgloves are in flower.  In nature foxgloves have to flower, make seed, then wait for it to ripen before sowing their own seed. Mine are doing that now so I think you could.

The others you mention I'd keep til spring

However there are a lot of plants, especially wild plants, that benefit from autumn  sowing, for some it's essential. what else have you got?

growing wildflowers for bees and butterflies

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 19:38

It's here now ffb, I've replied.

growing wildflowers for bees and butterflies

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 19:25

Nothing's come in ffb

Both the knapweeds atre totally hardy native plants


Posted: 19/08/2013 at 19:10

they're eating the fruit Andrea. I don't think you'll get rid of them there's an endless supply. Theywere all over my cherries and made picking very diffiicult


Posted: 19/08/2013 at 19:06

Hi old chippy, I've seen your name on the talkback threads but never seen you on the forum before. Welcome. I agree about not being afraid to try. Sometimes we learn more from getting it wrong than from getting it right

growing wildflowers for bees and butterflies

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 18:30

Yes, it's Greater Knapweed, ffb, lovely thing.

There lesser knapweed as well, similar but lesser

seed share

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 13:08

also raspberry fool I think the onopordum, scotch thistle on fidgetbones post might be your big thistle


Posted: 19/08/2013 at 13:05

They like yellow, I had a pair of yellow trousers, Insects loved me especially the pollen beetles

seed share

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 12:58

addict, I'd love to try the clematis and the tropaeolum please,

I'll PM you

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