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by tigerburnie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 63
Views: 848

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

I'll try the bagpipes, frightening is perhaps not quite the word I would use though lol.
by tigerburnie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: A view of my garden
Replies: 373
Views: 42452

Re: A view of my garden

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Finally managed to get some wild Sweet Cicely growing in my garden and those little seeds heads taste a bit like Aniseed, delicious.
by tigerburnie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Radish glutton!
Replies: 7
Views: 102

Re: Radish glutton!

Never had that problem, bit like robo we both eat them faster than they can grow, though I do sow short rows in between everything else in succession.
by tigerburnie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 63
Views: 848

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

Over wintered Cayenne Overwintered Cayenne.jpg and the fruit from it 2019 Cayenne.jpg so the plant does look sickly, I thought this might have been down to me and my in experience, this has been soaked with a spray of washing up liquid and water, seems to have removed the whitefly. I shall see how i...
by tigerburnie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 63
Views: 848

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

Just popped out in the rain to get some pictures, better than a thousand words...………
This years Cayenne
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This years Hungarian Hot Wax
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by tigerburnie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 63
Views: 848

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

It's the first chillie plant that I have overwintered, basically it seems to be around a month ahead of my other plants, but it has been rather badly hit with whitefly and is looking a bit sorry for it's self just now. I don't think this same plant will be kept for a third season, but I may repeat t...
by tigerburnie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Wildlife photographs
Replies: 201
Views: 17813

Re: Wildlife photographs

Due to the weather I thought I'd post a picture or two from our walk to the seabird cliff colony
by tigerburnie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 63
Views: 848

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

Monsoon season is in full swing up here, only gardening that can take place is in the greenhouse, luckily everything is growing well, tomatoes just starting to flower now, sweet corn is growing fast as are the butternut squashes. Picked our first Cayenne chillies from a plant that I overwintered in ...
by tigerburnie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Is compost enough to refresh old soil?
Replies: 14
Views: 139

Re: Is compost enough to refresh old soil?

I think I would be tempted to replace it with a loam based John Innes type of material once a year.
by tigerburnie
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 63
Views: 848

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

I managed to cut a bit of grass before the rain started again, anyone grown rice in Scotland?
by tigerburnie
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Wildlife photographs
Replies: 201
Views: 17813

Re: Wildlife photographs

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A male Whitethroat feeding his young
by tigerburnie
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Beechgrove Garden
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Re: Beechgrove Garden

I haven't seen it since Jim retired, must find it out
by tigerburnie
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Puckered leaves on French beans
Replies: 7
Views: 236

Re: Puckered leaves on French beans

Have you got a picture we could look at Monika?
by tigerburnie
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Legumes and nitrogen
Replies: 8
Views: 160

Re: Legumes and nitrogen

I shall continue as usual, I don't leave the roots in tough, just strip and nodules off as I pull them up, every little helps.
On a bit of a tangent did you see the bit on Springwatch about the damage to soil done by digging last night?
by tigerburnie
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: pain in the thumb
Replies: 8
Views: 100

Re: pain in the thumb

Another one with aches everywhere except my thumbs, hope you find something.

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