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  Topic: Flower Bed Full Of Rubble

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 16 8:53 am   Subject: Flower Bed Full Of Rubble
Derek Jarman made a splendid flower garden in the shingle at Dungeness, so you definitely shouldn't need to remove all the stones https://wellywoman.wordpress.com/2012/06/30/garden-tour-derek-jarma ...
  Topic: English Cherries

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Views: 108216
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 15 7:40 pm   Subject: English Cherries
If you open freeze them on trays and bag later, you can use as many or few as you wish. I think they'll go mushy though, like strawberries. Bottled cherries are yummy and I believe you can make cherry ...
  Topic: runner bean question ,pollination update

Replies: 14
Views: 11260
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 15 7:33 pm   Subject: runner bean question ,pollination update
Yes, it's quite normal for flowers not to result in beans early in the season. Giving them a shower is supposed to help, though I'm not sure it does more than give you the satisfaction of having done ...
  Topic: Lawn plants and mowing regimes

Replies: 4
Views: 5265
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 15 9:39 pm   Subject: Lawn plants and mowing regimes
AFAIK none of the lawns has had any attention other than mowing since I moved here eight years ago. I think it's unlikely that any of then has ever had more TLC than mowing and occasional raking.

  Topic: Lawn plants and mowing regimes

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Views: 5265
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 15 5:06 pm   Subject: Lawn plants and mowing regimes
My lawn is smothered with buttercups and daisies. My neighbours on either side have a few daisies, lots of white clover and no buttercups in their lawns. I have very little, if any, clover.

I was w ...
  Topic: Programming languages

Replies: 74
Views: 48324
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 14 7:24 pm   Subject: Programming languages
I suggest you take an aptitude test before trying to learn a programming language, otherwise you're likely to be wasting your time/money on the training.
Can you recommend one?

Sorry, no, it's ove ...
  Topic: Achimines tubers for swapses

Replies: 5
Views: 8649
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sun Aug 31, 14 7:48 pm   Subject: Achimines tubers for swapses
Hi o2bbbeth, welcome to DS. This year's plants are in full bloom at present, but if you PM me a reminder with your address next Feb or March I'll pop some tubers in the post for you.
  Topic: Can a dumbo make a Wonderbag???????

Replies: 13
Views: 17131
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 14 3:31 pm   Subject: Can a dumbo make a Wonderbag???????
On my "one day" list is a plan to turn a Rosewood meat delivery box and a derelict wool blanket into an insulated cooking thingumy...

Burying a casserole dish in an old duvet in a sturdy box would ...
  Topic: Lever Arch files

Replies: 4
Views: 5871
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Wed May 14, 14 7:57 pm   Subject: Lever Arch files
Offer them to a local scrapstore? https://www.scrapstoresuk.org/undefined/
  Topic: New Greetings Cards

Replies: 12
Views: 11746
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon May 05, 14 8:40 am   Subject: New Greetings Cards
Lovely work
  Topic: plant id

Replies: 11
Views: 9603
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 14 7:59 am   Subject: plant id
Purple toadflax?
  Topic: Festive Easter Food

Replies: 12
Views: 7407
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 14 7:49 pm   Subject: Festive Easter Food
I've just taken a chunk of Rosewood beef out to defrost overnight
  Topic: What to grow?

Replies: 10
Views: 6738
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 14 11:35 am   Subject: What to grow?
Runner beans might do OK if they can climb up enough to catch a reasonable amount of sun. I used to grow them successfully in a big pot on a NE facing semi-basement patio.
  Topic: Purple Oil Seed Rape??

Replies: 27
Views: 29355
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 14 7:04 am   Subject: Purple Oil Seed Rape??
There a some cover crop possibilities

Marigold, you have won tonight's star prize!

It was indeed Fodder Radish (Raphanus sativus var oleiferus) grown in this instance as a short season crop to ...
  Topic: Kate Bush gigs!!!

Replies: 16
Views: 22143
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 14 11:37 am   Subject: Kate Bush gigs!!!
It just amused me to see several mentions of it in quick succession, all from blokes. I know loads of people male and female love Wuthering Heights, but it does nothing for me. Like Every Breath You T ...
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