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by retropants
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 50
Views: 755

Re: Late Summer Bits and Bobs.

Wonderful news Robo, how lovely. Many congratulations. Hope mum and baby are both doing well.
by retropants
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Before and after!
Replies: 16
Views: 166

Re: Before and after!

All credit to you Elmigo. A huge amount of effort, and it all looks splendid. Now is the time to enjoy it all.
by retropants
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: recommendations for blight resistant outdoor tomatoes
Replies: 9
Views: 197

Re: recommendations for blight resistant outdoor tomatoes

Westi, I've noticed the brix rating applied to tomatoes on some seed sites. (Sugar content).
by retropants
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3141

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

Yep, it's been blowing a hoolie here all day
by retropants
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3141

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

I've had 3 cobs of corn from my 3 plants grown in a pastic tub. One full size, the other two: somewhat dainty! Tomatoes are all cropping well (growbags & hanging baskets) and the cucumber in the greenhouse (pot grown) supplies a new one as the one I'm using comes to the end, how very civilised! ...
by retropants
Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Jersey potatoes
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: Jersey potatoes

Hello Primrose, half my family live in Jersey. I believe you are correct about the seaweed. I also have a friend there who no longer thinks they taste the same as before. Such a shame, as they were my favourite too. They are usually only available earlier in the season, seems a bit late now?
by retropants
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3141

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

lots of leaf fall here too Monika.
by retropants
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 9
Views: 168

Re: Happy Birthday.

Happy Gardening Birthday Elmigo!
by retropants
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Replies: 17
Views: 289

Re: VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Happy birthday dear OH! Hope you had a splendid day.
by retropants
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: my gigantic carrot i pulled up thought id share
Replies: 8
Views: 170

Re: my gigantic carrot i pulled up thought id share

that is quite magnificent!
by retropants
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3141

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

we finally got some rain yesterday, a lovely thunderstorm. I stood out in it and got soaked. It was wonderful!
by retropants
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 10
Views: 169

Re: Happy Birthday.

Happy Birthday Primrose. I hope it rains :)
by retropants
Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3141

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

another day of 35 all day yesterday (and today forecast), house is now unbearably hot at night, even with all the windows open. I keep them all closed and shaded during the day.
by retropants
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3141

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

I do mine in an oven, I wouldn't be able to keep the bugs off outside!
by retropants
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 140
Views: 3141

Re: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs

It looks like a magnolia to me too :)

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