P483 Teletext 483 Oct 4 21:31:47       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland  OCT 5-6 ——————————————————————————————————————— WEEKEND JOBS Tomatoes Cold nights split them and ripening slows down. Sometime soon, pick them and ripen somewhere warm, in the dark if need be. Brassicas Cabbage and broccoli, etc, benefit from earthing up. Pull soil up round the stems to stabilise them. Blackberries Prune out fruited stems. Tie new shoots out sideways on wires. ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— Green projects you can work on 465 WATCH & WIN UP TO £25,000 WITH CADBURY'S & CORONATION ST. P385 (ITV) Light Stars Food Quiz
P483 Teletext 483 Oct 4 21:52:50       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland  OCT 5-6 ——————————————————————————————————————— APPLE AND PEAR CANKER The Symptoms Areas of bark along the stem become sunken, the centre often dying. In time, the branch may be encircled. It then dies back. Pruning Cut out areas of canker, and dying stems back to healthy wood. Spraying If you have had bad canker on your fruit trees before, spray young or small trees with Bordeaux mixture. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Fun & Games 450 Digitiser 470 SPEAK YOUR MIND ON I.T. ISSUES p653 Light Stars Food Quiz
P483 Teletext 483 Oct 4 21:43:25       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland  OCT 5-6 ——————————————————————————————————————— EVENTS RHS Show Vincent Square. London, SW1. Tues Oct 8, 11am-7pm, adult £5. Wed Oct 9, 10am-5pm, adult £3. RHS members free See the carnation, ornamental plant, fruit and vegetable competitions. Also buy from the trade stands. Flower Show Ryton Organic Gardens, Coventry. Wed Oct 9, 10am-4pm. Disabled gardeners show off their skills. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Check out all the 'Net latest 652 HEALTH INFORMATION ON PAGE 559 Light Stars Food Quiz
P483 Teletext 483 Oct 4 21:52:10       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland  OCT 5-6 ——————————————————————————————————————— FIRST FROSTS Tender Plants Before the first frost, bring in those such as pelargoniums, tender fuschsias and houseplants. Take cuttings if potting them up. Slight Frosts Protect bedding and dahlias. Drape fleece or sacking ovjr a framework of canes at night. Heliotrope You can ov—r-winter thbse at a minimum 7c, just like marguerites. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Be your own boss - via a franchise 542 ENTER THE TELETEXT TIME MACHINE p671 Light Stars Food Quiz
P483 Teletext 483 Oct 4 21:11:41       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland  OCT 5-6 ——————————————————————————————————————— MICHAELMAS DAISIES Mildew Problem Victims are tall Aster varieties, Novi-Belgii. Others species are less prone: Amellus 45-90cm in blue, pink, mazve from Aug to Oct. Little or no stalking. Novi-Angliae Harrington's Pink 90cm high with clear pink flowers Sedifolius Nanus Tiny green leaves and blue/mauve flowers. 15cm. ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— All the latest technology news 651 WATCH & WIN UP TO £25,000 WITH CADBURY'S & CORONATION ST. P385 (ITV) Light Stars Food Quiz
P483 Teletext 483 Oct 4 21:10:36       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland  OCT 5-6 ——————————————————————————————————————— SOWING HOME-SAVED SEED Mild Winter Cold Many seeds, especially shrubs and trees, need cold spells through one winter to germinate. Sowing Sow in sterilised compost in pots or trays in a cold frame. Or teave them outside in the shade. Improve Your Chances Don't add nitrogen. Cover with fine wire mesh to keep out mice. Don't let them dry out. ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— What Norwich Union float will bring 543 EXMOOR - A WALKER'S PARADISE p672 Light Stars Food Quiz
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