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General purpose feeding

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 18:24

For me it would be Vitax Q4 = NPK: 5.3-7.5-10 + trace elements.

The day for misbehavin....

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 18:18

While the Dove's away?

The day for misbehavin....

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 12:43

......the gaffa's away 

Baby rats in compost bin

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 21:43

I'll be as gentle as I can....I'm afraid sentiment is misplaced when dealing with rats, they are vermin and should be treated as such.

A smart blow with the back of your spade would be (for me) the right thing to do.

PS. I agree with setting spiders free.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 21:19

For Lily: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHbS2RCld3o    

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 19:08
star gaze lily wrote (see)

David, there you are, just said i wondered where you were  Thank you very much, very kind of you. 

 

Would I ever leave you?? xx

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 17:49

Lily....a little bird (or stork) whispers that congratulations are called for, so I'll add mine and wish all of you much happiness. xx

ph in my soil

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 23:27

Which is what I said.

ph in my soil

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 23:09

Your pH level (pH = acidity or alkalinity) can be adjusted by using lime or potash. I feel that the insignificant amount of potash present in wood ash wouldn't make much difference. I think applying lime at the rate of about 1.1/2lbs per  sq yd would be required.

Having said that, lime is better applied in late winter, not now.

ph in my soil

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 22:37

Hi, Bracken - The target soil pH for vegetables typically falls between 5.5 and 7.5, although there are a few exceptions.....so yours seems to be satisfactory for most things.

Wood ash contains a certain amount of potash, this is useful for feeding flowers & fruit.

Application rate of your wood ash (providing it isn't contaminated) isn't critical as it contains only small amounts  of potash....say 1/2lb per sq yd....you'll need to do the metric conversion.

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