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Space in veg bed

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 15:43

You could sow some dwarf french beans after the potatoes - they'll crop later in the summer.

Don't think your beds are deep enough for parsnips - take a look at Rusty Spade's video http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/fruit-and-veg/harvested-this-today/588650.html

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 15:36

Dear Lyn - I'm so sorry - as you say, she is at peace and she knew she was loved beyond measure. 

We'll be thinking of you all ((hugs))

Transplantation Shock in Vegetables

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 14:04

Transplantation Shock in Vegetables

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 14:01

You rotten thing!  Fancy pouring cold water on little babbies!!!   You're supposed to test it with your elbow

Hello from a newbie

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 13:58

Hi Jennie and welcome   What a lovely garden you have - and great raised beds

Space in veg bed

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 12:17

When your early potatoes are over it'll be the perfect time to sow Pak choi and Mizuna and those oriental-type mustard leaves. If you sow them earlier in the year they tend to bolt and run to seed, but sown later in the season they keep going much longer

Also Swiss chard can be sown then to provide a crop into autumn - then allow it to stay in place over winter and you may well get some more pickings from it before spring gets going. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 11:17
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

Lesley, we buy the " perfectly ripe" brie, leave it about a fortnight past its date, then leave it out overnight before eating it. Yum. I hate cold cheese.

We do the same - and also with our local Norfolk Binham Blue and Stilton.  They live on top of the garage fridge while maturing, rather than inside it   And as for yoghurt, creme fraiche, cream etc - we always have the 'past sell by' stuff from the farm shop and then I'll happily use it quite a while afterwards - sniff it first - if it doesn't smell foul then I'll taste it - if it tastes ok then we use it. 

It's jolly chilly here too - indoor jobs are being seen to - trying to sort out the upstairs study that has lots of the Aged P's paperwork as well as our own, then became a general dumping ground when the builders arrived. 

frogs

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 11:08

Sounds like the equivalent of the village hall dances I used to go to - all the males in the bar - all the females through in the dance hall  

They grew up eventually ....

New Gardener - Big Garden

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 10:15

Join a local gardening club - they're not just for experts - I'm sure some of the members would be thrilled to come round and give a few pointers in exchange for a cuppa and piece of cake (or glass of beer or whatever)

Or even have a look at gardens around you and if you see any with plants that look similar to yours, try to engage the owner in conversation - ask questions and explain that you've just taken on a lovely garden and you don't want to spoil it - most gardeners are just as kind and helpful as us and love to help

Good luck and don't forget to keep coming back here with photos, queries and progress reports

Hello

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 07:57

Welcome Wonky Legs - looking forward to watching the progress

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