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Forum: United Kingdom 02-08-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By Mark Rand
Chillies?

On Fri, 2 Aug 2019 19:34:29 +0100, "Dan S. MacAbre" wrote:

Nick Maclaren wrote:
In article , Dan S. MacAbre wrote:

Okay, thanks....
Forum: United Kingdom 20-07-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By Mark Rand
Chillies?

On Sat, 20 Jul 2019 08:08:47 +0100, Charlie Pridham
wrote:

Growing these for the first time, I have flowers on bushes about 3' high
in a warm poly tunnel (they are...
Forum: United Kingdom 23-06-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By Mark Rand
Transportable Shed Base

On Sun, 23 Jun 2019 11:57:04 +0100, john west
wrote:



What might be a 'lowest' cost, but transportable floor for a wooden
shed please ?


Phenolic coated...
Forum: United Kingdom 11-06-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Mark Rand
Making Greenhouses?

On Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:01:52 +0100, Charlie Pridham
wrote:

Later this year I will be helping son construct a new mist propagation
greenhouse, he is wanting to do...
Forum: United Kingdom 16-04-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Mark Rand
Greenfly on mint

On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:11:58 +0100, "Emrys Davies" wrote:

What is the best remedy?


Since mint doesn't flower at this time of year (doesn't attract bees),
Acetamiprid is a...
Forum: United Kingdom 12-04-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Mark Rand
Prunus ID and more

On Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:14:46 +0100, Jeff Layman
wrote:


But this year something very odd has happened. See:
https://ibb.co/zSXhVWf
https://ibb.co/pzYQbmS

...
Forum: United Kingdom 29-03-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By Mark Rand
Tree sizes and growth rates

On Thu, 28 Mar 2019 22:01:50 +0000, Andy Burns wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

I was shocked at the price of 20m of "instant" 1.8m high beech hedging
grown in troughs...
Forum: United Kingdom 28-02-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Mark Rand
Hedgehog Hibernation Over?

Saw a small white butterfly in the garden yesterday. presumably it had
mistaken the war spell for spring. next door's cat saw it shortly
afterwards...

Not sure If I'm glad or sad about the last...
Forum: United Kingdom 09-02-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 561
Posted By Mark Rand
Sand for sticky borders

On Fri, 08 Feb 2019 22:19:14 +0000, Another John wrote:


Yes - it was a "high water table". He and his next door neighbour are on
land that was a field before they made...
Forum: United Kingdom 06-02-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 561
Posted By Mark Rand
Sand for sticky borders

On Wed, 06 Feb 2019 07:31:57 +0000, Chris Hogg wrote:

On Wed, 06 Feb 2019 03:15:47 +0000, Mark Rand
wrote:
Gypsum has a reasonable effect as a...
Forum: United Kingdom 06-02-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 561
Posted By Mark Rand
Sand for sticky borders

On Tue, 5 Feb 2019 22:14:46 +0000, Jim S wrote:

On Tue, 5 Feb 2019 11:55:48 +0000, Jeff Layman wrote:

On 05/02/19 11:02, Jim S wrote:
On Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:49:20...
Forum: United Kingdom 15-12-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Mark Rand
Just picked the last of the outdoor tomatoes

On Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:27:04 +0000, Chris Hogg wrote:

On 15 Dec 2018 13:50:20 GMT, David wrote:

It has been a strange year!

Quite a few ripe...
Forum: United Kingdom 25-11-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mark Rand
Laying salt and cardboard to deal with invasion

On Sun, 25 Nov 2018 13:33:49 +0000, Jim S wrote:

On Sat, 24 Nov 2018 19:51:39 +0000, john west wrote:

Our plot at the allotment is bordered with a tall palisade metal...
Forum: United Kingdom 27-09-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Mark Rand
Tasteless Tomatoes

On Tue, 25 Sep 2018 20:20:07 +0100, Tina wrote:

On 19/09/2018 17:30, Bob Hobden wrote:
This year we grew, amongst others, some Indigo Rose tomatoes out on our
...
Forum: United Kingdom 19-09-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Mark Rand
Tasteless Tomatoes

On Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:30:55 +0100, Bob Hobden wrote:

This year we grew, amongst others, some Indigo Rose tomatoes out on our
allotment. What a waste of time and effort....
Forum: United Kingdom 17-07-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By Mark Rand
Recommendations for long border.

On Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:12:16 +0100, "Andy Parker"
wrote:

I have a project to plant up a "border" 70 metres long and about a metre
wide in an area of a public park that...
Forum: United Kingdom 11-07-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Mark Rand
Too late to fertilize Autumn planted shallots?

On Wed, 11 Jul 2018 23:14:52 +0100, Mark Rand wrote:

The year after, I'll go back to trying to grow them, but they'll all be
under fine mesh and might even get soaked...
Forum: United Kingdom 11-07-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Mark Rand
Too late to fertilize Autumn planted shallots?

On Tue, 15 May 2018 19:40:15 +0100, Kibbu Ubik
wrote:

On 15/05/18 18:18, Mark Rand wrote:
First post after lurking for a couple of years.

I have some Autumn...
Forum: United Kingdom 30-06-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Mark Rand
Quick logic check - blossom to ripe fruit on cherry tomatoes

On Sat, 30 Jun 2018 20:40:03 +0100, David
wrote:



Right, I'll ad a further problem, I an growing a Black tomato this year,
just one, but my problem is that...
Forum: United Kingdom 15-05-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Mark Rand
Too late to fertilize Autumn planted shallots?

First post after lurking for a couple of years.

I have some Autumn planted Giselle shallots that are looking a bit pale
compared with the other shallots, onions and garlic around them. I know...
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