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That is any gardeners dream, like the ultimate, I'm really excited for you and it's not even mine! What size is it? And any thoughts what youre going to pop in there once it's built?
great news tracey5 enjoy . what will you do with the old one ?? bet you someone will buy it on ebay . a few ££££s for plants etc
So exciting Tracey - how long have you got to wait for it to arrive?
Congrats . What type/brand/size/colour etc did you buy?
If you're on iPhone and iPad that can make it come out like that Tracey. How bigs your garden? You could grow any perennial you desired, what are your favourites? And us lot will try and supply with with the information you need and I know I've got a few packets I wouldn't mind sharing
I grow Basil seems to go well with tomatoes
You say peppers is that chilli peppers ? If you like chillies give them go to
I also grow marigolds to keep the bugs at bay and so far It has either worked or I have been lucky for the last few years !
Good for you, I hope it is enormous!
Now you can grow plants you could only dream off!
Best of luck!
Have grown from seed , yes easy but can can be really cheap from B & Q if you are tight on room and time
Sounds like you need a mouse trap or two , sorry humane ones in my option don't work , you need the real thing but bate it with a bit of chocolate/choc biscuit
At my allotment I do try and do companion planting and put marigolds with veg as well and so far had so few bug problems
Tracey, just don't feel pressured to learn all the names, I learnt my first lot, by trying to identify my favourite plants, the rest just stuck in my head, without even realising it Even common names are better than nothing and these are surprisingly descriptive of the plants.
If you're more keen in veg, you'll probably want to start with them ultimately. Have you sowed a lot from seed yet?
I don't see why your 'tall with blue flowers' Plants won't come back, unless they're not fully hardy or bulbous, in which case they may have rotted in all this rain I think?
I've never had much success with growing veg, apart from beans, peas, onions, leeks and radicchio oddly enough. If you don't have much time, most perennials take less maintenance than veg. and often easier too. Annuals may be a good starting point, they're literally the easiest things to grow from seed, and the packets are fairly cheap too. You could pop some into bare spaces in the veg patch, they mix really well. Night