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Re: A view of my garden

Postby tigerburnie » Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:17 pm

I grew them last year, checked to make sure I didn't mix up the seeds, they seem to grow really well under glass
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby robo » Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:58 pm

I normally plant six cobra beans in the pollytunnel they keep the two of us in beans all summer and into autumn , I plant dwarf French beans were I pull the onions from these I usually freeze and keep my daughter's stocked up
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby Westi » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:31 pm

Not my garden but the view cheered me immensely on lottie yesterday! Everything has finally woken up! And I even mastered successional sowing - finally!

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Re: A view of my garden

Postby Westi » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:32 pm

Sorry - forgot to rotate. I'm sure a soft collar will be fine to recover from the neck ache!
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby tigerburnie » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:40 am

The greenhouse
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those are 5 foot tall dwarf French beans!!
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and the tattie bed
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby Westi » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:32 pm

Tiger that is amazing! Everything looks so fresh, advanced & happy at yours! A tad jealous but also appreciate the dedication & hard work that makes this happen. You must be chuffed to bits seeing this each day!
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby tigerburnie » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:38 pm

This is only my second year with the greenhouse, I hadn't had one for well over a decade, really enjoying finding out what will and won't grow up here. The garden outside is challenging with light sandy soil, but the raised beds are definitely the answer to that.
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby PLUMPUDDING » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:09 pm

Are they packet seeds Tiger? It looks as though they've crossed with climbing french beans. They look very healthy and it should be interesting to see what colour flowers it has and what they produce
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby tigerburnie » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:26 pm

Suttons seeds PP, had the same last year(same packet), not a problem, the flowers look purple, just budding now.
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby Geoff » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:58 pm

So what are they called? They look like the climbing Blauhilde.
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby tigerburnie » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:07 am

Suttons Purple Queen, very nice they are too
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby oldherbaceous » Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:24 pm

And I love your your pictures too, Tigerbernie, a real brightner for the forum...
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby Geoff » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:24 pm

My favourite flower this week is these dark blue iris - no idea what they are, we were given them as seedlings many years ago. We have a few different types around the pond, perhaps I should have tried a photo this morning rather than with the evening sun behind them.

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Re: A view of my garden

Postby Westi » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:47 pm

Geoff! That is beautiful! What a great sized pond & planted so nicely!
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Re: A view of my garden

Postby tigerburnie » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:10 am

What a difference a week makes, you don't notice when you go in every day do you?
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These Butternut squash may need thinning out, never grown them before, how many do you get per plant?
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