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Latest posts by clogherhead

Potatos after Jerusalaem Artichokes

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 22:47

True true

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 22:23

hi all , what the rush with windows 8 wait for a year and they might have all the bugs out by then

Derek

Help - Total Beginner

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 22:13

Hello Tim  ,First get yourself a good allotment book such as the allotment gardeners hand book by Allen Titchmarsh or something similar and a note book on what you did this year and put into it what worked and what did not .Start with some thing simple like raddish , letuce ,beetroot and so on .

Derek

vegetables and horse manure

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 22:27

Hi BE VERY CAREFULL where you get your horse manure from some years ago whole allotments where destroyed by a weed killer used to kill weeds in meadow grasses the weedkiller was called Forfront;

Derek

what can I put in compost

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 22:18

Hi ,this not a plug for this magazine but in this months Grow it there is an article about composting and you also get packet of free seeds with the mag....

derek

Cheap seeds

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 22:00

I have used Aldi and Lidl seeds for the past number of years with very good results in comparison to other people on my allotment site who have used Sutton's seeds and other brands , why are the big brand named seeds so expensive ,for example Sweetcorn F1 Swift  and Sweet pepper California ,0.79 each ,form Aldi and in my local big walk around hard- wear Store they are €3.99 ,  ripoff the armature gardener

Derek

 

2nd earlys

Posted: 17/02/2013 at 01:23

Thank you for your prompt replies but you are approx 500 miles further south as the crow flies and its much warmer in the south of England

Derek

2nd earlys

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 19:16

hi  when should i start to chit 2nd early potatos the verity is british queens.

my allotment is just outside Drogheda Louth , Ireland.

Derek

Weeds vs an old rickety back

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 19:05

you could also spray the mypex with simazine and then cover with chippings ,

regards Derek

Weeds vs an old rickety back

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 16:50

re-read  your right

Discussions started by clogherhead

Bamboo connecters

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Hydrangea

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garden /allotment tilling

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Flatworms

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Last Post: 28/02/2013 at 17:24

missing thread

lost question 
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Last Post: 22/02/2013 at 19:00

2nd earlys

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Last Post: 17/02/2013 at 01:23

responces

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Last Post: 11/02/2013 at 16:32

fence planting

fence planting liner 
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Last Post: 09/02/2013 at 10:50

New apple tree

new leaf growth 
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Sloe Berry

For making Sloe gin 
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Last Post: 14/10/2012 at 11:53

Talkback: Where are the ladybirds?

on my allotment at newtowncross Drogheda 
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Last Post: 21/08/2012 at 22:44

Frogs on the allotment

from tadpole to frogs 
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Last Post: 07/08/2012 at 12:57

Blue stone

used for spraying on potatoes to help prevent blight 
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Last Post: 30/06/2012 at 15:20

Forefront weed killer

Leaves on potato leaves curl like ferns it also effects tomato, beans, and peas. 
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Last Post: 19/06/2012 at 09:28
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