debra kazalski


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Potatoes in bags

Posted: 04/04/2013 at 22:26

I have planted my potatoes today .I planted in a large sturdy card board box .I put a mix of compost and leaf mold in the box put in chitted potatoes and covered with the rest of the mix about 3 inches deep and if it is to cold tonight ,I plan to fold over the flaps and cover with a fleece.I hope this works never done this before It does get down to about 3c at night here ,I was going to try growing in straw ,but with the wind we get it would be a mess.

Garlic Shoots

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 02:58

Hi all, the scape is the curly shoot of the galic plant that is thicker than the leaves and if not cut off forms a flower.when you cut the scape off you send the energy to the bulb and get bigger garlic.Ta debra

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 21:29

Hi david I just found the other pages on this site I must press reply to get to them. now that I have found it I must ask for your advice .My sweet peas are doing well and have been out in the cold frame for a while ,the roots are starting to grow out of the bottom of the loo rolls .HELP! what should I do .TA Debra

veg suitable for shade.

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 21:16

Hi all, maybe you should grow in pots .This way you can get some sun and grow a bigger variety of veg . Ta Debra

Greenhouse Heating

Posted: 01/03/2013 at 17:51

lyn ,you have a  good sense of humor you gave me a giggle.lol

Greenhouse Heating

Posted: 01/03/2013 at 00:55

Hi garden girl,I would try to save your seedling by putting a clear storage bin over them and at night cover with a wool blanket. That has keep my seedling warm and they are outside! It is cold here in n.y. Hope that will help . Ta Debra

need advice

Posted: 27/02/2013 at 21:04

Hi all ,In a peat pot I just sprinkled some poppy seeds that I had in the cubboard.I bought them in the food store for cooking, to my surprize they germinated! I will plant them out and see what I get.

my pictures

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 22:35

I  was looking at the pics and must agree with jatnikapyar, how stunning ! Truly a wonderful garden and a magical place to wander through.Well done.

Colourful plants to put in large plant pots/urns

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 18:27

I always start with one tall grass in the middle of the pot,usually a  deep purple variety, then put in sweet potato  vines chartreuse and blackie ,and change out the fill plants with the seasons.I even add small gourds and pumpkins in the fall.Things that thrill, things that fill and things that spill .

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 16:58

Thank you David ,. I watered them and it has been very cold here at night They are doing great I never thought a plant could take the cold weather like sweet peas do. I placed a red giant mustard plant in the cold frame also, it seems to have more tender leaves and wilts when its too cold ,I could  then cover it with a blanket as not to get too much of a deep freeze. Ta Deb

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