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by Stephen
Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Blossom End rot
Replies: 5
Views: 47

Re: Blossom End rot

Thank you all, we have had so much success in the past that this year the amount of leafy growth surprised us. Much more than previous years.

Ah well every year is different!
by Stephen
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Harvesting Q&A
Topic: PEAthetic Pea Crop
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: PEAthetic Pea Crop

In general, I find most netting a right bu88er to deal with, it is absolutely essential but whether you are putting it out, walking around it, trying to get it off or just folding it away, it is always a pain. I have decided that for most crops I will use the ultrafine mesh which is the easiest mate...
by Stephen
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 50
Views: 770

Re: Late Summer Bits and Bobs.

Blight everywhere means I will be making green tomato chutney!
by Stephen
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Growing Advice for beginners
Topic: How do I fatten my fennel?
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: How do I fatten my fennel?

We suceeded with fennel on the third planting. They look great but like both of you, ours are slim but we have plenty.
by Stephen
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Before and after!
Replies: 16
Views: 167

Re: Before and after!

Bravo!
by Stephen
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Blossom End rot
Replies: 5
Views: 47

Blossom End rot

Have I let my butternut squash get too leafy?
by Stephen
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn chick pic
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Autumn chick pic

How did you get them to stand still?
:lol:
by Stephen
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1260
Views: 190960

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

If Tommy Cooper were alive...
"Doctor, doctor, I'm adicted to Twitter & Instagram"
"I'm sorry, I don't follow you."
by Stephen
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Food Containers Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: Food Containers Advice

Interesting question:- something like that ought to exist but I don't know of anthing off hand. If I was looking, here in the UK I would search https://www.lakeland.co.uk/ They offer: https://www.lakeland.co.uk/62255/Tatay-5-Piece-Urban-Lunch-Pack-with-4-Food-Containers-%E2%80%93-Black Same thing, d...
by Stephen
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: my gigantic carrot i pulled up thought id share
Replies: 8
Views: 171

Re: my gigantic carrot i pulled up thought id share

My word!
Here on the edge of the Chilterns, the stoney soil makes them fork when still an inch or two long. Those who grow them on our allotments do so in barrels or other containers.
by Stephen
Sat Aug 08, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Saving Sweet Potato
Replies: 60
Views: 4187

Re: Saving Sweet Potato

That's what they should look like!
by Stephen
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3143

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

Deb If on a mobile phone, select "Full Editor & Previw" button below the text entry box. Select the "Attachments" tab and you will see an "Add files" button. This takes you to your images on a phone. (BTW:- I'm using an Android handset) I hope that helps. It isn't o...
by Stephen
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3143

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

Hi Vivienz - I assume it is a laurel because of the leaves. It is certainly a tree (I can post a picture of it on Monday) not a shrub or hedge.
by Stephen
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3143

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

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Meanwhile, here is the flower from the laurel tree.
by Stephen
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3143

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

Elmigo, all pots, hanging baskets and such like dry out quickly. There is such a small mass of soil/compost, that the water just goes really quickly.

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