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next years carrot

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 23:26

I would say sand not fertiliser and sow direct and thin not toilet roll. I love the Nantes varieties and also I have tried Trevor and maestro. If you want a winter carrot I am trying giant flakk.

 

my carrots were dire year one in new soil so I'm not attempting it again in my bed. I have a seperate bed that has spent compost and sand mixed in to lighten soil and lower fertiliser as fertile soil promotes lots of top and smaller carrots I have been told. 

Winter veg indoors and out!

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 23:06

just desperate to utilise my space and save money on my veg bills!

Winter veg indoors and out!

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 22:15

Really?! I grew a brilliant climbing French bean this year called cobra, in a tug tub and canes! Tomato feed when they started to put beanS on. They are slowing now and I'm sad I love beans. Just not sure itho could grow them in the greenhouse/conservatory ! 

Winter veg indoors and out!

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 21:50

My favourite veg is green beans (French) has anyone grown the dwarf ones in buckets over winter???

Winter veg indoors and out!

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 20:58

what do people grow through the winter. My raised bed is full now with winter carrots, cauliflower and cabbage. What could I grow in my plastic greenhouse (5ftx3ft) and an unheated conservatory??

Lets share ideas, recipes, and advice.

Posted: 06/09/2013 at 22:27

Sorry for delay in updating, been busy freezing goodies!!  Also making chocolate courgette cake, spiced apple sauce, tomato bread, sticky plum flapjack. Nom nom nom!!!!

Raspberries being shredded

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 19:01

My raspberries are being shredded there are caterpillars all over and the leaves just have the main veins left. They have fruited but will this Hurt the plant for next yr??

Lets share ideas, recipes, and advice.

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 00:57

Thank you. 

 

Not pulling your leg I have 2 huge piles of stems ready to be cooked/eaten! It's at it's best for us now!

Revitalise spent compost - how??

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 00:54

What a typo I'm 32 years old not stone!!!!!! Ooops

Lets share ideas, recipes, and advice.

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 22:21

Hi all

today my farther send me home home with cooking apples, plums, rhubarb. So now is the time for panick, how do I store, what do I cook, what shall I do. 

 

I could go full force with jam or puddings but is there any fresh ideas out there to stop me hitting the baking like a sweettoothed cake aholic??

any and all ideas welcomed please. thanks

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