david gardner

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Posted: 11/08/2013 at 15:03

hi zombiegardener,you have done right for trying to grow over winter and they should be ok in the greenhouse but i would not have put them in till signs of the first frosts.

And yes layer up the soil as the the potato plant grows.this will be my first time to try growing them in winter as i have only grown potatos in spring and summer.

Good luck and let me know how you get on.


Posted: 10/08/2013 at 08:24

thanks greenfingeredsmoggy and leggi.will go to the shops and see what they have and give it a go.if anyone else is going to give it a go then let me know and we see how we all get on...


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 12:38

can any one tell me about planting potatos now for winter harvest.

some one told me about them and you can buy the seed potatos now 

from garden shops.

has anyone tried this before.

sprouting broccoli

Posted: 14/07/2013 at 08:11

thanks all for the advice will try....

sprouting broccoli

Posted: 13/07/2013 at 08:08

morning all, for the first time i have grown sprouting broccoli this year and before i really have chance to harvest it as gone to flower.

is this normal or am i doing somethink wrong.?....

Wot no carrots?

Posted: 11/07/2013 at 13:05

hi joy,yes my radish are the same be ok if you could eat the leaf..

anyone know why

Wot no carrots?

Posted: 11/07/2013 at 08:31

i must say for some reason this year i have had very poor carrots.

well so far anyway .but my second sowing seems better.

same with spring onions very poor....


Posted: 09/07/2013 at 16:34

I know this is silly but i can not remember if you compost or burn

potato tops once you dug them up....

Potato leaves going yellow....Hellllllppp !!!!!

Posted: 09/07/2013 at 16:29

try epsom salts as it is a deficiency within the soil.

worked for me....

Talkback: Magnesium deficiency

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 08:36
hi, i have same probs...did you find out how much epsom salts to mix with water..

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