P483 Teletext 483 Oct11 21:33:00       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland OCT 12/13 ——————————————————————————————————————— WEEKEND JOBS Gladioli Lift at the first signs of frost. Find and save any baby corms: they flower in 2-3 years. Dry off and store in a frost-free shed. Gladioli thrips If they infested your plants this summer, dust the corms with insecticide powder. Achimenes Dry them off in their pots and store in a cool frost-free shed. ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— Knowledge is power - and money 540 OSTEOPOROSIS see HEALTHWISE p559 Mars men Stars Food Quiz
P483 Teletext 483 Oct11 21:54:00       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland OCT 12/13 ——————————————————————————————————————— CUTTING BACK Spring pruning Many plants are not pruned till spring. Pruning can produce new growth which can be killed by harsh weather. Examples are buddleia and, for many people, roses. Autumn cut-back Gales can wreck such plants in exposed positions, or where stems have grown rather tall. Prune these stems back by, say, a half now, and prune them properly in spring. ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— Banking by PC on the way 542 ENTER THE TELETEXT TIME MACHINE p671 Mars men Stars Food Quiz
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P483 Teletext 483 Oct11 21:12:11       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland OCT 12/13 ——————————————————————————————————————— WEEKEND JOBS Calabrese After the first frost, cut off remaining heads. Any surplus will keep in the freezer. Celery Self-blanching varieties not damaged by frost should be lifted, or covered with cloches. Blanched celery is lifted when needed in winter. Garlic Plant cloves with the tip just showing, 10cm apart. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— Green projects you can work on 465 WATCH NEWCASTLE v MAN UTD p451 Mars men Stars Food Quiz
P483 Teletext 483 Oct11 21:52:00       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland OCT 12/13 ——————————————————————————————————————— WHEN DAHLIA LEAVES WILT AFTER FROST: Cut the stems to 15cm. Lift whole crowns in one place.  Throw away damaged tubers and single ones that have broken from the crown Place them upside down to dry.Always keep them in a cool frost-free 0lace Clean off and store upright, nearly covered, in very slightly moist pe t You can avoid all this: sow seed in spring. You will get mixed colours ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— Boys' own stories 446 BANGERS ARE SMASHING p486 Mars men Stars Food Quiz
P483 Teletext 483 Oct11 21:50:10       —————————————————————————    by Fred Strickland OCT 12/13 ——————————————————————————————————————— COTINUS COGYGRIA ROYAL PURPLE Wonderful autumn colour A large shrub with fine purple leaves which turn bright red in autumn. Smoke bush The tiny flowers form a "haze" of pink over the shrub in July Cut down to size You can cut it right down in spring. You will get larger more showy leaves in spring and also it will fit into a smaller garden. ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— The cost of cigarettes 543 SLOW DOWN AND ENJOY ANGLESEY p672 Mars men Stars Food Quiz