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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby Pa Snip » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:46 am

Marvin was a paranoid android

Perhaps Mervin 2 could become a marinade marrow as it seems you will need lots of magic feed for Mervin 3

You can still pull it out of the bag. .................... NO I am not suggesting you might go buy one from the grocers :D
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby KG Steve » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:54 am

Arthur: "Marvin, any ideas?
Marvin: "I have a million ideas; they all point to certain death." :lol:
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby robo » Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:50 pm

Mine are hiding from the rain ,that's cheating it's not a slate but a roof tile
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby Pa Snip » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:02 pm

robo wrote:Mine are hiding from the rain ,that's cheating it's not a slate but a roof tile


robo, don't think Steve is cheating with his slate (or roof tile if you prefer)
after all, he might find it difficult to grow a decent Cucurbit on a Hot Tin Roof
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby KG Steve » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:04 pm

Well I've had a clean slate - or roof tile - of failures so far chaps!
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby Pa Snip » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:07 pm

KG Steve wrote:Well I've had a clean slate - or roof tile - of failures so far chaps!


:roll: :lol:
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby Primrose » Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:02 pm

Steve! Bad luck! As they say, " Sic Transit Gloria Mundi". Being editor alas doesn't give your prodigies any special protection, does it?








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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby Westi » Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:26 pm

Goodness back in the running then for a minor place! Or probably not! :) :)
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby robo » Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:18 pm

I've just bought a caravan I'm thinking of touring the country to check out some of these marrows obviously in the dead of night
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby KG Steve » Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:42 am

Cut Mervin 2 this morning. Thought I might as well make use of him before he becomes inedible! :(

Lady Lettuce has been very guarded about progress with her plant, which leads me to believe she might be quietly confident!
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby KG Steve » Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:23 am

Of course what I need now is a good marrow recipe so I can do Mervin 2 justice and give him a good send off. Found one where you bake it in foil with freshly harvested sweetcorn and butter, but sadly my sweetcorn is a long way from ready! Any recommendations? (Apart from marrow rum!)
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby Pa Snip » Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:31 am

KG Steve wrote:Cut Mervin 2 this morning. Thought I might as well make use of him before he becomes inedible! :(

Lady Lettuce has been very guarded about progress with her plant, which leads me to believe she might be quietly confident!



As expected, some dark horses still to appear nearer the home straight
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby robo » Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:42 pm

Nearer the home straight ,? Mine are still under starters order I've not had a flower on mine as yet
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby KG Steve » Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:56 pm

Not strictly marrows, but noticed this morning that my courgettes have started to produce lots of male flowers and very few females. Wonder if it could be the sudden big drop in temperatures? Anyone else noticed this?
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Re: The Giant Marrow Topic!

Postby Pa Snip » Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:49 pm

Not happening on our courgettes, already getting snowed under with them. Did notice however that the two marrow plants were producing mainly male flowers. Just as well I have my chosen ones under way and am now cutting all flowers off
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