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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 08:15

Morning everyone 

best wishes to those going through difficult times right now.  

Not as cold as I thought it would be last njght but colder tonight I think.

nice walk to the beach earlier. 

Got peaches forming...yum yum and pear and apple blossom catching the eye 

have good weekend folks 

Cotinus Coggygria Royal Purple - how fast does it grow?

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 21:35

You can cut some branches hard back and leave some unpruned to have foliage and flowers.  

Sad looking Nandina Domestica

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 21:05

Its a lovely thing BRISTOL.  A good mulch of ericaceous compost too  


Posted: 15/04/2016 at 21:03

If me, I would grow it on in pot of compost, plant out in late May and dig up in September, divide and pot on for winter.  Guarantee it will work or my name is not Monty Don 


Posted: 15/04/2016 at 19:51


New 7cm Plug Plants Arrived

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 19:50

I would wait until tomorrow....but yes a heated gh overnight will be fine 


Posted: 15/04/2016 at 19:27

Summat like that Fairy ......For my mobile, right?  See we Cornish guys are real smart 

Which brigade are you?

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 19:23

Then Chris P is wrong or you misconstrued  aym 

rain and vibration are the reasons for worms to surface as I understand it.  Apparently there are contests where tapping the soil causes worms to scale the heights.  

Sad looking Nandina Domestica

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 19:16

I planted a nandina domestica for a friend last year.  I selected a protected, shady, cool, moist position.  It looks good. 

BRISTOL, I think you have amswered your own question?  No, I don't think it will recover where it is so move it to a more suitable spot. 


Posted: 15/04/2016 at 19:09

But I was worried Fairy 

it will be unusually cold down here at night ..not used to it 

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