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Going away for a week

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 07:14

Morning, thanks Busy outs of really helpful advice and I have a much better understanding of what to try and achieve, as you say it's a tricky one. 

Italophile, sorry I missed that question. Daytime is around 14 and sunny and evenings around 5.

thanks 

Going away for a week

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 19:33

Hi, they vary but on the whole are now in 3 inch pots or larger and have at least 5+ true leaves. Re watering I was going to give them a good water before I go and hope that sees them through?? You can tell I'm new to this

Thanks 

Going away for a week

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:09

Hi everyone

I need a little advice.  I currently have tomatoes, chillies, aubergines, butternut squash and sweet corn growing from seed. I have been putting them out in my grow house on sunny days and bringing them in at night.  My dilemma is that I am going away for seven days over Easter. I don't want to leave them in the grow house as it offers no frost protection but I'm conscious that they don't really get enough light indoors.

I was thinking of putting them outside but under a fleece, what do you think?

Thanks

Advice on Apple Tree

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 09:01

Hi all

After living in our current house for over 10 years and always having neglected the garden we have rediscovered it this year and are now very enthusiastic amateurs!! 

We have an old apple tree, pic attached, which has always produced a heavy crop but alot of the apples are usually damaged in some way either by birds or other creepy crawlies.  This has never been a problem as we haven't really bothered with it before.  However this year we have been picking some of the good ones and very much enjoying eating them from the tree.

My question is whether there is a way to protect the fruits or deter the nibblers - as the tree is very ornamental and in the middle of the main garden I am loathe to net it. The other options I was considering is to buy a new apple tree to plant in the back area of our garden which we are trying to turn into an allotment - we could net it, or fruit cage, and use this for apple crop and leave the older one to its own devices. 

Any thoughts welcome!

http://i822.photobucket.com/albums/zz150/edwardge1/IMG_20130804_183731_zps4412525c.jpg

 

why-is-it

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 08:11

As someone new to gardening I find that sometimes the best way to learn is to have a go and then learn from mistakes.  It can be difficult to fully research something new to you as you don't always know what to ask or look out for, by getting stuck in you can learn as you go.

new-veggie-plot

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 13:43

Thanks everyone, I'll set about it with the shovel! 

new-veggie-plot

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 07:30

Hi everyone

I would like to turn the back of my garden into a veggie plot, approx size is 25ft x 20ft.  The area has always been overgrown with brambles that we periodically cut down and spray.

It is now clear but the ground us absolutely full of large dead roots. I'm not sure whether we would be better to membrane the area and then grow veg in raised planters above ground or if we should try to get the roots out so we can plant into the ground.

All advice welcome!

 

Thanks

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 20/08/2013 at 20:50

Thanks for the warm welcome! 

Lizzie I love those sweeping beds, especially the blue and pink.

Deano, WOW, I can but dream!

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 18/08/2013 at 21:23

Thanks nutcutlet, there seems so much to learn!  Am taking it in bit's size chunks

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 18/08/2013 at 20:59

http://i1363.photobucket.com/albums/r712/geogiek111/45d627c1-8cae-426c-820d-b4c595789172_zpse47a9e73.jpg

 

Hello, I'm new around here but have been reading loads having fallen in love with my garden this year for he first time afte 10 years of neglect. With an awful lot of elbow grease I'm pleased with the results although lots more to do and loads to learn.

 

 

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