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Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 20:19

Oh, forgot to say; picked up loads more pots from Moat Road nursery apparently it is too labour intensive for them to clean all the pots so they normally re-cycle them. I think a lot of nurseries do that, so it is a good source of pots.

I scrub them with an old washing up brush in a disinfectant mix in a bucket and then rinse them.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 20:16

Panda, perhaps just pm gardenjeannie?

How are you and how does your garden grow?

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 20:12

break23, you are a star. I was at Art College in Worthing; West Sussex College of Arts and Crafts (which of course we renamed West Sussex College of Tarts and Dafts) I don't know of anyone else in your area, do you?...there must be forumatti in Sussex, in such a 'gardeny' sort of place.

Wodehouse competition mistake

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 16:22

University challenge is my favourite

Twisted Willow

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 16:19

Sc0tland, welcome, do willows grow anywhere near where you live?

Heated Propagators

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 16:14

The rate of germination, I am finding, is much higher with a heated propagator; e.g. 28 tomato seeds planted and 24 germinated, 15 cerinthe seeds yealded 13 plants and counting; have always had probs with cerinthe before.

Planting a new trough

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 13:19

Will it get much sun? could we see a pic? I'm thinking of doing something similar, but not thorny.

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 13:09

philippa, have emailed you

Have a great weekend to all of you and Heather, just telling us that we are amazing is ...well...amazing

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 13:01

gardenjeannie, I hope you really enjoy your new car and I shall definitely let you know about meeting up with my old friend

Favourite vegetable to grow?

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 12:58

madoldbat, (love the name) could you divide your growing area in half, and alternate the halves so at least the ground has a break from growing the same thing. In the other half you could grow a non-brassica leafy veg like spinach beet or chard. The chard will last for months; am still harvesting mine from last year.

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ngs garden in Peterborough

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Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
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Cheapish potato planting bags

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