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  1. Hi, I have been having a look at this in regards to seeds mainly but there is of course work and everything else in the way so I am at the start but there are many papers / regs for this, my impression was as Duncs, there is a list of high risk and there are various statements to be found including - COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/2019 of 18 December 2018 (2) Since the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031, several preliminary assessments have been carried out concerning whether plants and plant products originating in third countries present a pest risk of an
  2. I'm actually going to make it to a MK open day for once lol! Look forward to meeting some of you there :)
  3. Does sound complicated Marc! Only joking, going to make one or two here soon and my plans for those might sound a bit involved but not really! I've been having a read here too and looks like there are all kinds of ways of going about it. For me three things, need it to hold water in the summer, drain a bit in the winter if possible and I don't want perlite everywhere. My first is going to be a large terracotta planter lined with pond liner (I have some off cuts going if you need) most of the way up, little hole drilled at this point as a drain. Water via a waste pipe drilled and wrapped i
  4. Yeah a good chilli is a cert round here anyway! Just try a few outdoors and see how it goes maybe... Enjoy :)
  5. Wish I knew what the postage was Ian! 2k on some new tanks and now 450 on a RO to fill the freaking things Dean
  6. This sounds like the community that I signed up too. Many thanks to everyone that makes it so, not been around here long but already I have been to events at Kew, Wisley and to a few of the great nurserys we have in this country. There's been adventures enjoyed, much more to be had, new friends made. The army grows. I look forward to the future :) Dean
  7. Hi Phil,

    Please may I go for a tenners worth of your Darlingtonia seeds if still available?

    Many thanks, Dean

  8. Hi, think Ada has sorted the expectation bit but just to second they are slow and from the 50 odd lots in the ploy they all look the same(ish). They look good :) As said repot in the spring, if you like to see things a bit quicker for whatever reason force with much light and some nutrients as per threads on forums. Mine are outside and happy, time to acclimatise if you have the space? I have read about (and seen) the cold way and have gone for that, I have read about the lights on and no over winter way but a halfway house sounds new. I will find my thread or post a photo her
  9. Me too Ada, I also refer to them as parents depending on the mood. There's other things but it is horticulture that rocks my little world! Various forms of exercise and then recovery lol takes up some more of my time and then eating, I'm really a big fan of eating. I like eating very much, even cooking and washing up, if it's to do with eating I'm on board :)
  10. Congrats to all involved :) missed this years but the displays at 2017's made me fall in love lol so look forward to next year :)
  11. Yay / argh! Will try and get myself organised in time would be great to make it, plan to be Telford way the day before so the 1pm start is helpful - once in would we be allowed to wander after? Thanks Edit - signed up and look forward to it :)
  12. Took a couple of photos this eve and gave them another good drink, not to much to show at the moment but all is well. Got caught out on the first day of warm weather and have got some circles of white stuff, I am leaving the covers off now during the day and for the night I do use them but with many more holes ripped in the plastic! The growth of whatever kind has receded and the moss is growing back through so whatever it is it is in decline and also seeds germinating in affected areas do not seem to mind it. As I am not expert on white stuff growing in peat moss I cannot presume it is f
  13. Keith those Drosera seedlings have kicked me up the backside, they look great and you must be well pleased with them :) Thanks for posting them, I have a few different capensis types to sow so I will get those going after seeing those and feeling some sun yesterday. Speaking of which... we have some showing! Nothing moving yesterday morning but put the covers down about 8pm and loads had cracked and you could see the root heading into the peat, this morning saw the first with two seed leaves showing! This is the first here so it has been marked lol and will be kept whatever it looks lik
  14. We like plants, we like photos, we polytunnel, we like France, so 4 types of thanks :)