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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 15:16

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 Mine is way off being ready. This crown was in a pot for 4 years and didn't produce anything worthy of picking. Will it be ok to pick what comes this year as it will be the first year of it being in the ground?

Where have the birds gone!!!

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 15:12
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 My dad's handy work! If I was I bird I'd definitely move in!

moss

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 15:10

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Cut the grass today and it really shows the amount of moss in the lawn. I've never had this much before. A lot of hard work ahead to get it under control. One positive though is that, close up, it's a lovely bright colour.

Gardener come.....

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 23:27

By heck - what a range of jobs so far! And such interesting posts. Thanks for sharing. Was it anything in particular that made you snap Chris? I think I almost snap at least 4 times a week! Anyone work in stress management?! If it wasnt for the lovely distraction of gardening I think I would have thrown in the surveying towel a while ago. Soooo lucky to get such great enjoyment through gardening. 

Gardener come.....

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 22:18

I'm just reading David Dickinsons autobiography. Before he became an antiques dealer, he sold fancy fabric to tailors - quite random. He's had a really interesting life. I love learning about what folk do. i wonder if we have any famous folk on here, or any widwifes? Hands up if you watched Call the Midwife last night and didn't shed a tear?! My grandad was a saw doctor. I think my dream job would be Chief Rolo Taster!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 17:39

Stacey - wilko's is selling peony roots for £2, or three for £5. I treated myself yesterday and potted up today. Really healthy looking. Just in case you wanted to replace the one you've lost.

splitting rhubarb

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 17:00

First year of growing in the ground. Three of the crowns have been in pots for about 5 years! Was worried they'd had it so chuffed to see the pinky shoots today. my neighbour suggested they like errrrrm, man piddle (!) is that right?

YORKSHIRE PUDDING … .. …… .

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 16:39

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 My other half's effort.  I prefer I tidier plate but still grateful that he tried!!

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 16:18

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 snow drops, Christmas roses and the first signs of tulips. Happy days!

splitting rhubarb

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 16:13

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 We've plonked a few crowns along the boundary of our lane as told it takes up so much room in the garden. I dug it over today and spotted little red nibs! Is this about right for rhubarb at this time of year?

Discussions started by Tootles

Yum yum

Cucumber pie, sandwich, cake, lasagne anyone?!?! 
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What do you do with baby foxgloves and lupins?

I always get stuck at this point! 
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Courgette questions!

Sorry about the Benny hill style photo.... 
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What do you do with garlic?

Do you dry it out? 
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Did I do the right thing? 
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I want to gag!!

How do I get it off my hands...? 
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Bbc Gardeners World Live at the NEC - humph!

Hidden extras.... 
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Is this Elderflower?

And is anyone an Elderflower guru? 
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Sunflowers

Will they grow in pots? 
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Last Post: 25/05/2014 at 15:13

Naughty Frost!

Tatie tips look tinged.... 
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Last Post: 08/05/2014 at 20:06

Hurry up Friday!

I'm missing you! 
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Last Post: 02/05/2014 at 20:56

Geum?

Or have I planted weeds?! 
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Last Post: 28/04/2014 at 13:24

Rhubarb blues...

Stumpy stalks.... 
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Last Post: 24/04/2014 at 19:44

Do you know if rootstock can be purchased?

Garden centres or just online? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2014 at 21:47

Aye up - the other half wants a go!

Apple crumble in a few years? 
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