Latest posts by sotongeoff

Fork Handles

Posted: 21/06/2012 at 10:30

Better take a mac and a pair of wellies

Aquilegias and the Chelsea chop

Posted: 21/06/2012 at 10:19

It  usually applies to later flowering perennials that form a clump and throw up lots of stems-so works for asters, phlox and such like -it gives you a stockier multi-stemmed plant that flowers slightly later that if you hadn't cut it back.

Bit like pinching out on bedding plants gives you side shoots

But doesn't work on all plants and and aaquilegia isn't that sort of plant


Fork Handles

Posted: 21/06/2012 at 10:03

I shall be washing up again shortly so if I could have the dirty dishes?

It rained and it is muggy

Cheese Plant Growing

Posted: 21/06/2012 at 10:02

Because mine got so big last year-I did butcher it and replanted 6/7 pieces as cuttings but also with ariel root attached higher up the stem--just pushed it all into the compost-all took and now have a much more compact specimen in the corner of the room

Aquilegias and the Chelsea chop

Posted: 21/06/2012 at 09:50


Fork Handles

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 22:03

Barry Aldiss-Sunday Nights-the top twenty-happy days

The pigeon is in orbit

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 21:51

Cody says -woof,woof

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 21:50

Yep sure do-look out for the pigeon-do you want fries with that?

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 21:24

Don't rub it in

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 21:10

The signal kept fading in and out but it was all we had when we was young if you didn't want the Light Programme or the Home Service before the pirates,

Also comics-loved comics

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