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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


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 .


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;


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....


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



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


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.


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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garden /allotment tilling

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missing thread

lost question 
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2nd earlys

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fence planting

fence planting liner 
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New apple tree

new leaf growth 
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Sloe Berry

For making Sloe gin 
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Talkback: Where are the ladybirds?

on my allotment at newtowncross Drogheda 
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Frogs on the allotment

from tadpole to frogs 
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Blue stone

used for spraying on potatoes to help prevent blight 
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Forefront weed killer

Leaves on potato leaves curl like ferns it also effects tomato, beans, and peas. 
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