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First time gardening need help plzzz

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 10:37

DrG, hope you are in a warmer climate than the UK. Are you on the Equator or in the Antipodes? Or South Africa? Here in UK we will not be sowing toms etc until about February (in a greenhouse) and we don't expect to plant them outside until about May.

We can still advise you, but we need to know your approximate location for the climate.

****** NHS box tickers. I need to vent

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 10:32

Can anyone tell me at what point nurses were permitted to make diagnosis and prescribe medicine? But without the 5 years or so training that a doctor has. I'm not being rude about nurses, but I really am puzzled.

I went to the surgery last Thurs, was seen by a nurse who mis-diagnosed me and gave me the wrong medicine. Returned on Friday after being even sicker than I was; Doctor told me I did not have the illness the nurse had diagnosed and to stop taking the medication. He has now arranged for me to see a consultant. Thank heavens he seemed to be on the ball.

Composting - where am I going wrong pls?

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 10:19

Dove, I shall certainly be working off my aggression on sprout stalks

Professional Soil Testing Kit.

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 10:15

Edd, what were the results?

Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 10:11

Winniecat, you could watch on iPlayer on your computer

Tips on starting a balcony compost bin?

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 16:28

Compost tumblers need to be filled all at once, left for a few days and then tumbled frequently.

I too would suggest a wormery; small, efficient and you get to have 6000 pets!

Just google wormeries and you will see the huge variety. You can also make your own. Cover it with an old blanket or carpet in the winter so they don't get cold.

Don't add onion or citrus, they don't like it

Shabby Chic Anyone?

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 10:38

BizzieB, that pic is lovely

Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 10:34

I thought Christine Walkden was splendid, eccentric, enthusiastic and fun. The programme was a very good idea. Can't wait for the next one.

Master Composters need your support

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 10:29

Thank you all so much

Master Composters need your support

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 12:06

Whoops, I missed out a bit.

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