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Stoney Ground

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:27

yimmy, it sounds as if you have done a lot of conditioning for the soil; I assume that the farm yard manure was rotted down i.e. from a garden centre? not fresh from the farm yard? A photo would help if you can upload one (press the tree icon) I would imagine that it would be fine for planting now.

Emptying a compost bin

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:23

Madeleine51, I have heard that both comfrey and nettles are really good accelerators. I use a shovel of horse manure from time to time.

What's eaten my brocollii, cabbage and cauli

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:15

I use mesh, but also attach shiny silver plastic ribbon to it to make sure the birds can see that there is a barrier; I would not like to have to disentangle a pigeon from the mesh I also use slug pellets, as snails and slugs can do an awful lot of damage to young plants at this time of the year.

Unknown shrub

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:12

I would agree with Dove, and lucky you to have the single form

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:10

nut, I will let google work out the route, once I know exactly where I am going and will let you know; will give you plenty of notice

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:07

...and again

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 13:28

Welcome furball

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 13:22

Just had the first proper rain for weeks; hope there is now a bit of water in the butts to deal with all these seedlings

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 13:21

Salino

When I go down mid-May, I'm sure I could fit some of Nut's plants if they were transferred to plastic bags just before traveling

Making a leaf stack for leafmould/mulch

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 19:22

I believe that they are pretty porous; you may wish to jab it with a garden fork a few times

Discussions started by artjak

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Last Post: 23/04/2014 at 20:12

Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Last Post: 22/04/2014 at 17:56

Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Last Post: 22/04/2014 at 20:10

Watercress

Anyone ever grown watercress 
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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 14:57

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
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Cheapish potato planting bags

Reduced price potato bags 
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Last Post: 27/03/2014 at 20:57

worst gardening old wives tales

what is the worst mis-information you have been given? 
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Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 18:34

Hamburg parsley

Growing info please 
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Last Post: 13/03/2014 at 19:29

plant I.D. please

plant in neighbours garden 
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Last Post: 14/03/2014 at 19:27

Day out to RHS Hyde Hall

Just some pics that I took 
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Last Post: 08/03/2014 at 14:42

Talkback: How to grow celeriac

I'm growing celeriac for the first time this year as I love making celeriac remoulade. Seeing the photos in the 'how to do it' article makes... 
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Last Post: 27/02/2014 at 22:06

Become a Compost Expert

Free training to become a compost master 
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Last Post: 07/03/2014 at 23:53

Help for flooded gardens

help for flooded gardens 
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Tibouchina Grandiflora Lepidota

Any info about care 
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lisianthus

Any tips on groing lisianthus 
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