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by Diane
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: That Monty....
Replies: 3
Views: 433

That Monty....

....has inspired me to send off for the special offer of banana plants from GW website. There was a stunning tropical garden on his programme last night. I quite fancy creating that look.
by Diane
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: When it all gets a bit a struggle
Replies: 7
Views: 602

Re: When it all gets a bit a struggle

I sympathize.....I have done away with two of our borders altogether and just squished everything together. It's a big relief to me and more manageable.
by Diane
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Pa Snip Day.
Replies: 6
Views: 696

Re: Happy Pa Snip Day.

And me.
by Diane
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Black Hole
Replies: 8
Views: 610

Re: Black Hole

Good question. And if it's not there, where has it gone to. And what's on the other side?? (my head hurts just trying to imagine).
by Diane
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 207
Views: 11320

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Brave lad - very sorry to hear your news.
by Diane
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: my experiment
Replies: 12
Views: 666

Re: my experiment

I can't quite remember how long we were asked to stand and watch - only about 10 mins or so, - for a couple of weeks. It was something to do with growing flowers and plants with colours that the bees prefer - to assist the bee population in the future. Our bees seemed to prefer the red dahlias - at ...
by Diane
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday Johnboy.
Replies: 15
Views: 733

Re: Happy Birthday Johnboy.

Well said, Johnboy.
by Diane
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: my experiment
Replies: 12
Views: 666

Re: my experiment

I know...but the instructions said to use sandpaper. Johnboy - I agree that using a knife would have been easier. I don't think I'll volunteer for that experiment again My second experiment is to go out into the garden and roll soil in my hands to test consistency - comparing it to a colour chart an...
by Diane
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: my experiment
Replies: 12
Views: 666

my experiment

This year's experiment which I'm involved in, from Garden Organic -is testing three methods of germinating peas. They sent me 60 little dried peas. 20 - I had to soak overnight, 20 - I had to plant just as normal and the last 20 - I had to rub with sandpaper, each and every one individually, until t...
by Diane
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: New kids on the block - New birds in the flock
Replies: 156
Views: 10617

Re: New kids on the block - New birds in the flock

Love a good broody hen Not to be messed with. :evil:
by Diane
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday Johnboy.
Replies: 15
Views: 733

Re: Happy Birthday Johnboy.

And a Happy Birthday from me too. Enjoy your day. :D
by Diane
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 207
Views: 11320

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Bright and sunny (but cold) here in Dorset. I think I shall go and stand in the greenhouse - it's belting hot in there :D
by Diane
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Growing Advice for beginners
Topic: Brassicas
Replies: 12
Views: 1232

Re: Brassicas

I've never ever ever managed to grow a decent cauliflower...ever!! Big respect to anyone who can grow these mysterious beasts and make them look like the picture on the front of the packet.
by Diane
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: A view of my garden
Replies: 384
Views: 46283

Re: A view of my garden

That's an amazing plot Robo. A real credit to you.
by Diane
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 207
Views: 11320

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Well done Robo, for rescuing the hens. Anyway, chicken maths is always imaginative.

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