SwissSue


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MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 10:02
Verdun wrote (see)
Morning FORKERS.
Get fit soon Brum
Looking bright and feeling warmer
Will sow runner beans seeds today......raw runner beans picked and eaten as a snack perfect on summers day
Have lovely day everypne

Morning everyone

It's raining here too, but a lot warmer, 20°C due on Monday, yooo hooo Seed planting will definitely begin.

Verdun, it's funny you should mention eating raw beans. I used to do that as a kid in NZ too, even now every now and then. Here they say never eat green beans they are poisonous and only 5 can be deadly! Strange that I'm/we're still alive then, isn't it?

Got to go and buy some jiffy thingies today, the type that swell up when watered, have decided to sow my tomatoes in them this year.

Have a great day everyone and get well soon all the ones that are sniffeling!

 

Growing veg with little space

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 16:50

Theoretically yes, how big are your containers? Salad leaves should be no problem, they will grow in a window box.

japanese knot weed

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 07:09

We got rid of ours by doing as Sam12 said, spray, spray and spray again, it took almost a year, but it's gone! But you must report it and get your neighbour to cooperate.

Japanese anemone problem

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 16:15

Agree with nutcutlet, as soon as things warm up a bit lots more fresh shoots will come up and on mine the new stems are always a silvery colour.

New gardener advice on growing tomato's please

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 14:56

Have a look on here, Jamjaf:

http://www.tomatogrowing.co.uk/html/tomato_growing_tips.html

Lots of good advice!

Snowdrop Identification

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 07:51

Had a look too, Dave, and couldn't find one the same. It looks like it might be a pretty rare one, so if you can get hold of one, grab it!

No private club

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 20:03

figrat!!!

No private club

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 19:49

Ha ha, love this conversation! I had my first and only child when I married him, 42 years later and nothing has changed, in fact it's getting worse!

Tweezers for me too, tried Veet a couple of times, but it seemed to work like fertilizer, things grew twice as fast.

Have fun girls, and never mind the guys, they can have their turn later!

 

Rowan Tree Propagation

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 19:17

Hallo Muddy Paws

Here a couple of websites that might be of help

http://treegrowing.tcv.org.uk/grow/tree-recipes/rowan

http://www.treesforlife.org.uk/tfl.rowan.html

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Seeding-Propagation-733/2009/9/rowan-tree-1.htm

Good luck and have a nice evening!

EXCITED ME

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 20:08
Verdun wrote (see)
Still got bit of lurgy but spring today and even better tomorrow...so EXCITED. only shouting cos I am. I'll be asking for advice about my tomatoes soon. Going to grow best ever during this hot summer to come

Glad you're feeling better Verdun. Re tomatoes, have a look at this:

http://www.tomatogrowing.co.uk/html/tomato_growing_tips.html

Have a great weekend!

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