barbury gardener

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Posted: 01/04/2013 at 16:17

Put the rest of my yesterday, but gonna buy some more just in case they fail.

what jobs done over easter.

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 16:13

Thanks folks some interesting feedback, no snow here in wiltshire, sunny now i have come in from garden, at least the sun will warm the polytunnel a bit.

what jobs done over easter.

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 14:53

Hi what have people done over the weekend, i managed to get some french dwarf beans in but have covered with a fleece as still cold in wiltshire, seed looking slow in the Polly tunnel cos lettuce coming though and rocket looking well, onion sets covered over outside slowly growing.

WEATHER this week

Posted: 15/03/2013 at 16:01

Wet and windy on the edge of the marlborough downs got in the garden for 3 hours today so not all doom and gloom.


Posted: 15/03/2013 at 15:56

Hi i put row of earleys out two weeks ago and hope to have the rest in over easter if the weather is dry.


Posted: 15/03/2013 at 15:49

Hi i add some compost to mine to top it up and on the larger ones i add manure but i like it to be well rotted. all the best. 

Where is everybody from...

Posted: 15/03/2013 at 15:44

im from wiltshire on the edge of the marlborough downs, very windy today and wet.

onion sets

Posted: 15/03/2013 at 10:41

well after the frost lifted yesterday morning i decieded to plant a couple of rows of sets as the ground was dry and it was a mild day, still have a lot left so will leave them now till we get some dry weather, a bit wet here in wiltshire today and looks set to be wet all weekend.

Supermarket seeds

Posted: 14/03/2013 at 11:08

I have brought many seeds from supermarkets with great results worth the price.

onion sets

Posted: 14/03/2013 at 10:59

Hi all i have a large amount of onion sets to plant, but not sure if to put them into the ground today becouse of a hard frost last night, and we have rain on the way over the next few days in wiltshire so looking to wet to plant over the weekend? has anyone planted any sets yet.

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