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by Beryl
Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Harvesting Q&A
Topic: Chillies
Replies: 10
Views: 1545

Re: Chillies

I have grown Jalapeno chillies for the first time this year. I don't use them but intend to put most of them on our allotment Michalmas stall when they are red. But a neighbour always preserves them in olive oil. He makes a small hole in the top and drizzles in the oil then packs them into a jars an...
by Beryl
Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Beef Steak tomatoes splitting.
Replies: 6
Views: 1253

Re: Beef Steak tomatoes splitting.

I think it is the weather, the sudden heavy down pours is too much all at once for out door tomatoes. My cherry ones are splitting, but great for using for soups etc.
Beryl.
by Beryl
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Aeonium - help please
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

Re: Aeonium - help please

Thanks PP now I understand. Not sure I want to take so much off the main plant just yet.

Westie I have always had an email notification of replies to any topic I have posted or commented on. Now I am having to check every time. I've checked my setting they seem to be ok. It's a mystery.

Beryl.
by Beryl
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Aeonium - help please
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

Re: Aeonium - help please

Not really sure what you mean Plumpudding.

Can you help with another problem

I'm not receiving email notifications to any of my postings - does anyone know why?

Beryl.
by Beryl
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Aeonium - help please
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

Aeonium - help please

I have successfully rooted this rosette Aeconium ‘Nigrum’ from the plant I bought last year. But can anyone tell me how do I get it to branch out like the mother plant.?

Many thanks
Beryl.
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by Beryl
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Tips on manure
Replies: 14
Views: 1523

Re: Tips on manure

Good stuff but looks fresh to me; when I have loads like this I put in in my compost bins and try to layer with anything else that comes to hand, green waste, shredded paper, annual weeds, kitchen waste etc. keep adding to it then use it in the autumn to dig in or use as a mulch in the spring. TIP: ...
by Beryl
Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Another one
Replies: 0
Views: 1054

Another one

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by Beryl
Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: new funny
Replies: 5
Views: 899

Re: new funny

Chocolate lovin' Mr Cadbury and Miss Rowntree met on a Double Decker, it was After Eight. She was from Quality Street, he was a Fisherman's Friend. On the way they stopped at a Yorkie Bar, he had a Rum and Butter, she had a Wine Gum. He asked her name, 'Polo, I'm the one with the hole' she said. 'I'...
by Beryl
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: strawberry safety!
Replies: 16
Views: 1380

Re: strawberry safety!

I grow the variety Marshemello which naturally holds the fruit higher off the ground, Keeping it clean and relatively slug free.

Beryl.
by Beryl
Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: new funny
Replies: 5
Views: 899

new funny

If My Body Were a Car! > This is just so funny - scary how true it is!!!> > If my body was a car, this is the time I would be > thinking about trading it in for a newer model. > > I've got bumps and dents and scratches in my finish > and my paint job is getting a little dull... > But that's not the ...
by Beryl
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Plum Beauty - even earlier blooming!
Replies: 5
Views: 1299

Re: Plum Beauty - even earlier blooming!

Had a look at mine today Westie and yes there is some blossom but most of the buds are being sensible and staying tight for a bit longer - I hope.

Beryl.
by Beryl
Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 993
Views: 93819

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

https://www.facebook.com/andy.seatherto ... 753751582/

I think this must be one of Southern's trains.

Beryl.
by Beryl
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Sterilising secateurs
Replies: 11
Views: 2036

Re: Sterilising secateurs

Already added to my Amazon list - many thanks OH

Beryl.
by Beryl
Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Sterilising secateurs
Replies: 11
Views: 2036

Re: Sterilising secateurs

Thanks OH. found it on Amazon. Good review to.

Beryl.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hortisept-Pro- ... B00A6T04V0
by Beryl
Sat Dec 31, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Sterilising secateurs
Replies: 11
Views: 2036

Re: Sterilising secateurs

I had a spray can of Dettol in the shed and used that but don't know if it is really as strong as Jeyes.

Beryl.

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