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Rhubarb

Posted: 05/03/2014 at 18:41

Mine's just started popping up.

That's not a forcing pot. It's to keep the rabbits off!

Why won't they leave my allotment in peace

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 Does constant forcing year after year cause any stress to the plant ??

pretty soil

Posted: 05/03/2014 at 18:31
Fairygirl wrote (see)

multi purpose compost Andrew 

My new borders are the same Loganberry. Patience is what you need more than anything! 

Of course

pretty soil

Posted: 05/03/2014 at 16:38

Whats MPC ?

Garlic Planting

Posted: 04/03/2014 at 19:24
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

If you've a B&Q nearby http://www.diy.com/nav/garden/garden-care-watering/compost-sand-bark/sand/Verve-Horticultural-Grit-11907577

Crumbs! As my plot is quite large and soggy at the moment I would need about 50 bags of that grit... Too expensive for me. I'll have to wait for warmer weather...

Garlic Planting

Posted: 04/03/2014 at 19:12

Ok,

I planted them out today. I incorporated some compost and sat them on a raised ridge for drainage. The cage is necessary because my plot is on a farm and there are loads of rabbits

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Very Late Spuds Indeed!

Posted: 03/03/2014 at 16:33

The ones that I lifted were 'Desiree' and they tasted delicious

Garlic Planting

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 19:17

Sorry to be a pain. Will coarse grit from a builders supply be OK?

Runner Beans

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 12:13

There's no harm in trying so I will put one in a pot and the other in the ground and see what happens. I have plenty of space so there's no problem there.

Garlic Planting

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 12:08

Can sharp sand be added for better drainage and can I use sharp sand bought from a builders supply

Very Late Spuds Indeed!

Posted: 01/03/2014 at 19:43

Turning the ground today and I unearthed 2 lovely big potatoes which were planted out last April. Absolutely perfect condition. With all the rain and sodden ground it's amazing how they have survived.

They will go very nicely with the dinner tomorrow evening

 

 

 

 

 

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Very Late Spuds Indeed!

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Last years Roots 
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Halloween Pumpkin

First Attempt 
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What do you all think? 
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Potato Scab

Edible? 
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