Tootles


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Tomato variety

Posted: 14/02/2016 at 15:45

I tried to grow losetto last year as part of the Gardeners World Tomato trial for blight resistance. It was the only seed that didn't germinate for me. Fandango germinated very well but I found the skins of the tomatoes a little tough.

I really like Golden Sunrise and Chocolate Cherry for different colour and flavour, along with good old Gardeners Delight for reliable cropping. Precious is also a good one. Excellent flavour and large tomatoe.

 

Songs for Valentine's Day

Posted: 13/02/2016 at 18:12

KEF you are a genius! Denis R is inspired!  

However.......this tops them all.  

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=C8QJmI_V3j4

Case closed - the most romantic song ever, surely?!

Rented House - Concrete garden

Posted: 13/02/2016 at 17:56

Where do I find a tenant that likes gardening?! My last four tenants have added to the garden by dumping rubbish and not lifting a finger to do so much as cut the grass (with the brand new mower provided).  Your landlord is very very lucky lansy.

A Valentine meal with who ?

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 19:47
Nigel!
A large bone and an apple

What to do with my Dahlia tubers now please?

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 05:45

So glad you asked this question. I've saved them for the first time and had no idea they go on so late. I'm east midlands too so will follow your lead fidget. Thanks!

pancake day

Posted: 09/02/2016 at 21:50

Watched my mum make 3 for my dad. He said they were like bike tyres! Don't think mum was too happy!

We had an omelette instead as I'm not keen!

Gardeners who love their feline friends

Posted: 09/02/2016 at 21:45

i love the photos of your cats Lou12. Especially like the weird sleeping position!

Just watching The Supervet and blubbling at the poorly animals.  Noel F is one amazing human being, 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 09/02/2016 at 21:42

Hello - here's version two of this thread as the last one got too long.

I did a bit of raspberry pruning this evening. Nights are drawing out - yipppeeee! 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 09/02/2016 at 21:38

Hello - just wanted to let anyone know who enjoys this thread, that Norma has messaged me to suggest starting a Version 2 in line with the improvements being made to the website. I'll do it now so we can keep it going. I really enjoy learning what folks have done every day. Toodle pip!

chilli seed

Posted: 08/02/2016 at 21:28

I always find chilli plants takes ages from seed. Is now the right time to get them going? 

Discussions started by Tootles

Should I use compost - very odd sour smell...

Is it off?? 
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Last Post: Today at 16:13

Verbena Bon. question

To prune or not to prune... 
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Last Post: 21/02/2017 at 08:22

Spuds

Can I use these as seed spuds? 
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Last Post: 04/02/2017 at 17:21

Joining the RHS

Is it worth it? 
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Last Post: 01/02/2017 at 18:28

Where has Monty gone?

Humppph 
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Last Post: 27/01/2017 at 19:23

Seed Audit -open packets and out of date

would love to hear your views 
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Last Post: 22/01/2017 at 15:32

Is crop rotation absolutely necessary?

Planning for next year 
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Last Post: 31/12/2016 at 10:15

Friday nights

Humphhhhh 
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Last Post: 21/11/2016 at 18:18

Curious - what do you think?

Is a professional gardener without a garden possible? 
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Last Post: 01/11/2016 at 08:54

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Chomping at the bit to get started  
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Last Post: Yesterday at 15:24

Anyone brave enough to plant out runner beans yet?

Another frost? 
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Last Post: 02/05/2016 at 19:01

Finding lots of blue and White pottery when I dig....

Common? 
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Last Post: 01/05/2016 at 17:02

Feedback from BBC about GW being cancelled

In case anyone wants to see 
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Last Post: 28/04/2016 at 12:06

Monty - just saying......

Happy Face.... 
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Last Post: 25/05/2016 at 13:01

Place your bets....

Last frost...: 
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Last Post: 20/04/2016 at 10:45
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