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Gooseberry crop

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 09:55

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 I have never seen a crop like it' 3.5 seed trays from one bush; combined weight 11.5 kilos. Sadly this bush has to go to make way for globe artichokes, (there is a limit to how much gooseberry fool you can eat!) I am going to be making wine with this lot

Hungry beaks?

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 09:46

The finches here all love the sunflower hearts and the nyger seed. I feed birds throughout the year as around here the big farms don't go for much bio-diversity.

I'm on the second 20k sack of sunflower seeds this year! Luckily I get it for around £21 locally.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:55

Have been harvesting fruit and veg all day; may have to make gooseberry wine (there is only so much gooseberry fool that one can eat)

Little bump

Dream plant....top of your wish list

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:21

Nut, I bet 10p that Dove comes back from Wootons with a truck load of plants.

Monkey puzzle trees My otherwise lovely landlord in London planted one in the front garden, which meant that if I tried to do any weeding near it I was in danger of losing an eye; they are truly vicious.

I have loads of dream plants, sadly not enough space; I need a 'dream' 1/4 of an acre extra.

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:09

Ah, it's back again

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:08

Definitely no plastic Gosh, I seem to have suddenly lost most of the icons above where I am typing! I can only do a polite smile, not my usual hysterical grin

Can i squeeze in some salad ?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:01

It is called I think a catch crop when you grow something fast growing around something slow growing; it is normal veg gardening practice.

Broccoli flowering?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:57

Eat as much as you can, leave the plant in situ and it will carry on producing. Try to harvest the heads before they flower. Enjoy

I just foliar fed my plants first time.But..

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:56

I used to have a jade plant on my south facing window sill in London; it used to flower in hot summers. I fed it baby bio when I remembered (the bottle lasted 20 years, so probably not very often). When I moved to Norfolk it lived in the conservatory and flowered more often. I finally got fed up with it and put it by the gate with a large sign saying 'free house plant' and it went within a few hours

I've been a good girl

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:51

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