Latest posts by scroggin

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 07/01/2018 at 18:08

Best described as bracing, we took the youngest back to uni in Canterbury. A stop at Minnis Bay along the way to walk Floss, the walk back along the promenade was properly cold.

pet companions

Posted: 07/01/2018 at 10:06

What a beautiful boy, you must have lots of wonderful memories Logan.

Another rant in the Potting Shed

Posted: 06/01/2018 at 18:42

Josusa47, I'm not sure I want to live in a country without the protection our wonderful armed forces provide. There is more than enough wealth in this country to provide for all our services, the problems start in trying to get ' everyone' to contribute a proportional amount.

Another rant in the Potting Shed

Posted: 06/01/2018 at 11:06

While it may be true that the NHS needs some reform, the idea of privatisation scares the hell out of me. If you privatise how do you then accommodate all the people who haven't the means to afford medical insurance? The basic principles of the NHS and the vast majority of those who work in the system are to be applauded. It needs our support, not calls for privatisation.

pet companions

Posted: 06/01/2018 at 10:39

Lovely photos Logan and Learnincurve. 

Are plants in small SQUARE  pots more vulnerable?

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 14:08

I've never noticed any difference between round and square pots. If the pots were outside did they get waterlogged? Maybe the square pots you've used don't have very good drainage? 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 14:00

Mild and drizzly this morning. Wind is starting to increase now. The fields are well and truly waterlogged. Our local reservoir is still low, they've applied for a drought order so that they can pump water from the rivers to fill it. At the moment it makes perfect sense as the rivers are bursting the banks, but with the speed of bureaucracy it will be summer before it takes place, then the rivers will be in danger of running dry! 

Sweet pea

Posted: 03/01/2018 at 16:03

They would need a temperature of between 13 to 18 °C for consistent germination which is a bit of an ask in an unheated greenhouse during January. You could start them off indoors and then move them to a greenhouse as soon as they've germinated. Alternatively wait until early March and they will be fine sown in a cold greenhouse. 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 02/01/2018 at 13:18

Cold, dull and dry first thing. It's been raining since 11am though. Forecast to be a tad breezy tonight.

pet companions

Posted: 01/01/2018 at 20:31

We're the lucky ones Puzzle. She's always great company and gets us out of the house whatever the weather.

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