Verdun


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Parsley

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 22:32

Parsley is deemed difficult to germinate.  

However I rarely have a problem. I sow seed in a pot, lightly cover with compost. pour boiling water into a dish and stand the pot in it.  Cover with seed packet and stand in kitchen until germination. for me this is pretty quick.  A week to 10 days.  A week or so later I move to unheated gh. Prick out later into trays.  Then into 9 cm pots.  Then out in the garden.

I think it is a tad early right now though.....prefer to wait another fortnight or so 

why successional sowing though?  I find plants provide all summer 

What/Where have all my snowdrops gone?

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 22:16

Birds perhaps if you suspect a pest  or mice? 

What/Where have all my snowdrops gone?

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 21:48

Dannyson, doing well for me.  Not far from cornish coast too, prob further west?  

It has been a freakishly wet autumn and winter. There will be casualties. Time will tell.

perhaps they are simply later this year for you........

bulbs are notoriously difficult to grow......in the green is the only way I think.  

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 21:36

Edd, sure my dog appeared in a summer picture. ,golden lab now more than 12 and will be devastated when the old fella goes.  

hey! Sounds like a difficult condition you have currently. How long before you win through? 

Re planting fruit tree's...

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 21:13

Zoomer even the dwarfest  rootstock for plums is still quite vigorous however now is as good a time as any. 

Obviously get as much rootball as poss intact.,,

THESE NEW PART TWO THREADS NORA

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 21:05

Halo for me Tetley.......I sooooo deserve it 

THESE NEW PART TWO THREADS NORA

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 21:04

Zoomer,,whisper it but I have a few of my own.  If I peg it tomorrow I would like my threads to live on 

seriously though plagiarism is an offence 

we were not consulted but I guess the part 2 system is better.....maybe 

THESE NEW PART TWO THREADS NORA

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 20:23

these newly "unelected" part 2 threads are now designated as being yours NORA.  Why is this?  The author of any and every thread should continue with the acknowledgement of the original author.  

At least 2 threads are now affected.  

If you can copy the title of a thread you can copy the author's name 

what is the view of forum members?

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 20:17

An observation on these part 2 threads NORA.

in fairness,,the author of this thread should be credited with part 2.  And part 3 when it is deemed mecessary. otherwise every long thread will eventually be YOURS ??? 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 20:12

Gotta dog Edd....the best in the world 

.....I'm intrigued to see what is on BBC 2 

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