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miscellaneous plants progress

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 14:47

Tomatoes need to stay indoors until June - in your house on the windowsill or wherever they get the most light!

The seedlings will be ok in rain - just check them when you get in from work and make sure they're not in standing water - plants do grow out there in Nature without us looking after them you know  - my veg seeds have been sown direct into the garden - if it rains they'll cope - in fact they'll probably be better in the soil than in pots - I won't have to worry that they're getting waterlogged.   If there is heavy hail they might get a bit damaged - but that's gardening. 

Greenhouse flooring

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 13:33


Moving apple tree

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 13:32


Patio peach trees

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 13:32


Food makers

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 13:23

 You don't need anything more complex than a bucket - if you want an added refinement you could track down a coarse hessian sack.


Posted: 12/04/2014 at 13:15

Yes, unless you're much unluckier than I've ever been it'll grow back, probably bigger and stronger than before - all you need is patience 


Posted: 12/04/2014 at 12:50

After the flowers have died down. 

grey squirrels

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 12:48

As soon as you cull any wild animals what happens is that more move into the space -  "Nature abhors a vacuum" (Aristotle)  - that is why culls only work on small islands.

Sweet Pea thread

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 12:44

You can sow them outside direct where they're going to grow now 

The Canny Gardener

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 12:43
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Funny how their supporters often only post for the first time to say so,  isn't it?......


Fairygirl wrote (see)

Funny how their supporters often only post for the first time to say so,  isn't it?......


nutcutlet wrote (see)

I was just thinking that Fairy 

Must be coincidence, surely

Another coincidence?   How random is that? 

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