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Spinich

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 19:48

You can grow spinach in a container outside, but protect it from midday sun. Just sow the seeds into the compost and thin out when they grow to 6" apart. Don't let the container dry out. Add some organic fertiliser when they are growing as the compost will run out after a month.

Vipers Bugloss

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 19:34

I grew Blue Bedder a couple of years ago. Sowed them into small pots and planted them out keeping the compost and roots as intact as possible. They were lovely, very successful but didn't last into late summer like other bedding plants. Can't get the seeds here in France, I bought them in the UK. Vipers Bugloss grows wild here, very pretty.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 19:28

Have weeded, dug, raked and manured in veg garden. Planted out 58 baby broad bean plants. Re-potted golden philadelphus into big pot, probably it's last time, won't be able to lift it again, it was heavy.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 19:25

Just had a shower, got really hot in veg garden, it was 20° in the shade. Have weeded, spread manure, dug, raked and planted out my baby broad bean plants x 58. The re-potted my golden Philadelphus which was in a pot. Rather heavy, now in a bigger pot.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 16:07

I enjoyed Crème de la Crème Bake Off because it was so different to what I churn out at home. I liked the artistry, almost more like an arts and crafts programme. Didn't really seem like food, but I would love to have tasted it. I think they should have given it a different title, it was nothing like the Bake Off with Mary Berry.

Have spent some time in the veg garden.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 12:10

I planted Diana Clare yesterday, near Blue Ensign. At least it's a plant that deer don't eat.

What plant or shrub or...?

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 08:20

Hello Toni, we need to know too if it's in sun or shade.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 08:17

That reminds me, must put washing in the machine.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 08:14

Morning all. I hope OH can get the rotovator going, need to prepare veg garden.

I hope Wonky is feeling better.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 21:34

The Crème de la Crème Bake Off was amazing!

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