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Money saving and recycling tips

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 20:04

Has anyone ever used 1 penny pieces in rings around plants?

Had a brain wave earlier thinking of the whole `copper`thing.

Those rolls are expensive and dont last.

Money saving and recycling tips

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 20:46

cut a fizzy drinks bottle in half,keep both halves.put the screw cap end,minus the cap in your grow bags,carefully at the same time as planting up,or next to runner beans in the same fashion,just above the soil level.

Thus allowing water/rain water to go straight to the root system.It also acts as a slug and snail trap!!!!!.

Save the other half to collect rain water in.

Nothing goes to waste!!!!

Which Greenhouse heater????

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 20:35

I read on you tube that you could get secondhand wax for literally pennies,and people were making there own candles by filling food tins with the secondhand wax and a wick and on average they burnt for 40 hours!

Which Greenhouse heater????

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 17:12

Thanks guys.

Ive also being looking on you tube at the tea light and terracotta method.

Looks interesting.

Which Greenhouse heater????

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 21:48

Hi all,im planning my new greenhouse(site,base,size etc).

Was looking on ebay earlier and kept seeing `tube`heaters suitable for greenhouses,and were surprisingly reasonable at £14-£19.

Has anyone had any expierience with these?

Im going to be getting a 6x4 greenhouse,so wanting to keep the costs of heating it to a  minimum.

Thanks guys and gals.

Dahlia bed

Posted: 09/05/2012 at 20:51

its the first season for growing dahlias myself this year,im stuck between putting my tubers down in pots or in the borders.do they spread at all,or arethey just single flowered?im planting them this weekend in the shed.

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms

Posted: 18/03/2012 at 19:38

maybe gardeners world mag could follow up on this and maybe have a free packet of wild flower seeds to sow this spring.

Planting bulbs in the shed.

Posted: 11/03/2012 at 18:40

thanx fonzie,ive sown some lettuce and basil in there this weekend.had some sucess in zip up greenhouse,my tageetes and toms have come through already,theyve only taken 6 days.

Growing lettuce in the greenhouse

Posted: 08/03/2012 at 20:42

cheers ron,ive several types to sow,i`ll give em a whirl this weekend.

Growing lettuce in the greenhouse

Posted: 08/03/2012 at 18:34

could i sow them and leave them in the potting shed window?even though theres no heater in there?

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Planting bulbs in the shed.

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