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Offline Trevorc

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Re: Gardening
« Reply #510 on: January 13, 2020, 07:30:18 PM »
Broad beans growing in SW England from a sowing in late Nov. Thanks Jo for help.
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Re: Gardening
« Reply #511 on: January 14, 2020, 10:20:30 AM »
 :)

Another person who uses blue water pipe for his plant cloches    ::)

Jo
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Re: Gardening
« Reply #512 on: January 15, 2020, 01:39:14 AM »
Slugs feasting on my carrots and a squished squash in the green house that should have been a cucumber ?!!! It is a mini Crown Prince ..the best.... Also I have an outbreak of Finger Grass...  Digitaria Eriantha.

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« Reply #513 on: February 02, 2020, 06:49:19 PM »
A very nice man brought me a wild life camera to find out who I share my garden with. It has been interesting seeing what I can get photographs of:

I had not realised I had a garden fox, the rat found my potato store and I have a mouse in my greenhouse that is eating my seeds as fast as I try to plant them  :rant:


A couple of observations on using these cameras: I have found that more wildlife is attracted if I put some food down in front of the camera before I leave it out over night I am surprised how much moisture condensates on the lens :Doh:

Jo
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Re: Gardening
« Reply #514 on: February 02, 2020, 06:56:10 PM »
Jo, time to get your shop elves some little Elmer Fudd outfits and send them hunting...

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Re: Gardening
« Reply #515 on: February 02, 2020, 07:00:45 PM »
Strange you mention that Chris, tonight we are recording in the greenhouse a new movie that I am hoping to call  "The demise of Sweet Pea Eater" :mischief:

It might be a bit of a horror movie but it should be better than the time I splattered one when I hit it with the soup ladle  :-X

Jo
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Re: Gardening
« Reply #516 on: February 02, 2020, 07:17:24 PM »
Strange you mention that Chris, tonight we are recording in the greenhouse a new movie that I am hoping to call  "The demise of Sweet Pea Eater" :mischief:

It might be a bit of a horror movie but it should be better than the time I splattered one when I hit it with the soup ladle  :-X

Jo
Are you wearing a hockey mask in the movie, Jason... I mean Jo?   :LittleDevil:

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Re: Gardening
« Reply #517 on: February 10, 2020, 03:19:51 PM »
It appears Spring has come Unsprung ...  ::)

Ah well ......

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« Reply #518 on: February 10, 2020, 03:48:32 PM »
 :headscratch: Glorious sun down here after that storm blew itself through.

Maybe someone heard you wanted to go out to play with a new lathe and wanted to discourage you  ::)

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Re: Gardening
« Reply #519 on: February 10, 2020, 03:53:06 PM »

...................  and wanted to discourage you  ::)

Jo

They succeeded ...  :(  Was cleaning up the greenhouse, a bit of sunshine, had lunch, dozed off for about 30 mins. then that lot had appeared ....  :o

Only wet stuff though, won't be here long.

Dave


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Re: Gardening
« Reply #520 on: February 10, 2020, 04:01:59 PM »
It appears Spring has come Unsprung ...  ::)

Ah well ......

Dave
Mother Nature's shop gnomes stole the e-clip holding the spring on...  :Lol:

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Re: Gardening
« Reply #521 on: February 10, 2020, 04:43:25 PM »
Only wet stuff though, won't be here long.

So we expect to see swarf tomorrow then   ;)

I can report that despite 70+ mph winds yesterday my crocus have survived and two onion paperclips have been seen  :cartwheel:

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Re: Gardening
« Reply #522 on: February 10, 2020, 06:50:13 PM »


So we expect to see swarf tomorrow then   ;)

I can report that despite 70+ mph winds yesterday my crocus have survived and two onion paperclips have been seen  :cartwheel:

Jo

Nope, no swarf tomorrow. No swarf this week. Very small chance of swarf the week afterwards.  But probably w/c Mon. 24th.

Too many other things to do.  :shrug:

It won't run away.  :)

[Your] mum's onions are proceeding splendidly.  :ThumbsUp:  Seems like being last years seed hasn't bothered them much.

Dave

Paper-clips ...  :)







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Re: Gardening
« Reply #523 on: June 09, 2020, 08:57:32 AM »
No swarf yesterday, but produced 10 pounds of strawberry jam instead. Start on clipping hedges today.

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Re: Gardening
« Reply #524 on: June 22, 2020, 06:58:41 PM »
 :whoohoo:

Nice little crop of Squeaky Clean Charlottes, greenhouse grown in a 12" pot  until a couple of weeks ago when I chucked them outside.  :)

Planted on 25 03 20.  About 11 - 12  (  :headscratch: ) weeks.  1.45kg from 4 seed tubers.

And a couple more pots to go .  :P

Dave