P488 Teletext 488 Dec10 22:20:00       —————————————————————————    by FRED STRICKLAND DEC 10/11 ——————————————————————————————————————— CHECK THINGS IN STORE Bulbs and tubers Look for signs of rotting. Cut out small areas of rot and dust with yellow sulphur. Improve the ventilation but don't let in the frost. Fruit and veg Remove rotten ones. Improve ventilation but keep frost-free Mice are qnhygenic and their libbling encourages rotting. Ensure any mouse-proof storage is well ventilated. ——————————————————————————————————1/1—— dekend index 480 Motoring 486 CRYSTAL'S COMPATIBILITY HOROSCOPES SEE PAGE 433 Men's talk dekend Your Money GroofDs
P488 Teletext 488 Dec10 22:21:15       —————————————————————————    by FRED STRICKLAND DEC 10/11 ——————————————————————————————————————— MORE CHECK-UPS Greasebands Clean off leaves and litter stuck to them. Peas Check that those sown earlier are not being eaten by mice or birds. Dahlias and Chrysanths Check they are not too dry, but just moist. Cuttings Remove those with grey mould and spray remainder with benomyl. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— A chat with Shane Richie 481 FIND YOUR BIRTH PATH SEE P433 Men's talk ofekend Your Money Grooves
P488 Teletext 488 Dec10 22:20:10       —————————————————————————    by FRED STRICKLAND DEC 10/11 ——————————————————————————————————————— TINY SEEDS Sowing Sow as thinly as possible. Mixing with very dry silver sand helps. Sow in cells rather than seed tray to curb spread of damping off. Pricking out Be patient and wait till the seedlings are big enough to handle. Where overcrowded, prick out clumps. Tuberous Begonias Suttons suggest you can sow them from December on. ———————————————@——————————————————3/1—— Christmas stuffing 486 CRYSTAL'S COMPATIBILITY HOROSCOPES SEE PAGE 433 Men's talk Weekend Your Money Grooves
P488 Teletext 488 Dec10 22:21:00       —————————————————————————    by FRED STRICKLAND DEC 10/11 ——————————————————————————————————————— BOOKS FOR CHRISTMAS Good Gardens Guide 1995 Edited by Graham Rose and Peter King, £12.99 Vermilion Press) Helpful comments on over 1,000 gardens to visit The Indoor Garden Book by John Brookes (£12.99, Dorling Kindersley). All you need to know about houseplants, dried and cut flowers and how to arrange them for all occasions, with endless photos. ——————————————————————————————————4/3—— Compy crazy? Don't miss this! 483 FIND YOUR BIRTH PATH SEE P433 Men's talk Weekend Your Money Grooves
P488 Teletext 488 Dec10 22:22:04     V  —————————————————————————?,./   by FRED STRICKLAND DEC 10/ 1 ——————————————————————————————————————— STOCKING FILLERS From garden centres and DIY stores. Mower sharpener for rotary mower blades. Multi-Sharp, £3.99. Automatic bulb planter Push a knob to release the soil! B&Q, £3.99. See-through thermometer Fix it on a window outside. See the tem—frature from indoors so you know what to wear before going out. £3.99, Pan Products. ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Dating? Try One-2-One 391 ITV CRYSTAL'S COMPATIBILITY HOROSCOPES SEE PAGE 433 Men's talk Weekend Your Money Grooves