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Posted: 06/08/2013 at 18:27

Because they haven't been fertilized.  Make sure the ventilation is good so the insects can get at them, although they are usually self-fertile, sometimes they need a hand.

Physalis - when can I harvest

Posted: 06/08/2013 at 13:28

You're OK, it will ripen eventually.

Physalis - when can I harvest

Posted: 06/08/2013 at 09:38

There is a very closely related plant the tomatillo which produces fruit for salsas.  This will never ripen to orange, suitable for dessert.  Tony Williams doesn't say exactly which variety he's growing.

Drought Tolerant Mint

Posted: 06/08/2013 at 01:34

Yes, but it isn't a mint.  Mint is Mentha ...


Posted: 05/08/2013 at 15:43

The flowers drop off if they are not fertilized.  Ensure you don't use anything in the garden to harm the bees, and they will do the buzziness.

Early Primula

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 15:41

What Primulas are they, because it is a normal flowering time for some varieties?

There is no need to cut back the leaves.

Dog poop compost

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 12:03

Smokin Donkey, I know it is only a small point, but tapeworm is not a bacterium.  Trouble is if you write such a simple thing wrongly it casts doubt on the other things you write, and you obviously take great trouble to write long posts.

sign off

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 11:04

Have you deleted all your history from your computer, sometime you can get bogged down by all the old stuff hanging around?  Do it regularly.

stoopid question time

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 10:57

Please, please, please, NO moving emoticons,  Worse than spam, I can ignore that!

My new greenhouse

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 10:54

James, is it really appropriate to talk of 'my silly wife' on a forum?  Maybe she mutters about her 'silly husband' under her breath!

I opt not to get an email; why would I want one, I get enough emails already?

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Red Kites

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