Green Fingered Mikey

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Ornamental Bark

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:01
Thanks all for the feed back.

Edd that makes perfect sense.

I am working the soil with horse manure the bark I am leaving on top, I am making my own compost and mulch for feeding plants when needed.


Posted: 27/04/2014 at 19:41
Great feed back all I will be keeping mine indoors until there is no threat of cold, I am lucky as my front room back window cill they are on gets the majority of the sun,when summer comes and the temperature goes up I will put them in some make shift cold frames I have built out of fish tank glass.

Ornamental Bark

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 15:24
Thanks fidgetbones I am just putting it on the surface of the soil I have horse manure now to mix in with the soil.

Ornamental Bark

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 22:52
Thank Mike thought is was best to check

Ornamental Bark

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 22:36
Thanks blairs it is the dyed sort I guess I mean to ask is if the dye is toxic to the soil or not its not in its original packing for me to check.

Ornamental Bark

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 21:56
This might be a silly question but I am going to ask it any. I have been given today four huge bag fulls of ornamental bark its not like the normal bark you get this one is finer and coloured Red Cedar, is this ok for going on my new front lawn boarders and will it still act like the standered bark you get and help feed the soil ?? Thanks.


Posted: 26/04/2014 at 18:27
Thanks for the advice artjak it is appreciated, the polytunnel is a great idea I am on the case, I have a few plants on the window sill and I turn them twice a week so far touch wood they have been ok, thanks again and I have made a note not to put them out till the end of may.


Posted: 25/04/2014 at 21:05
Yes Forester2 six in total now not sure how many more will come it is a dwarf variety I think which seem to get a few flower heads I was hoping for it to be a taller one with just a single head which is what it was supposed to be according to the packaging nevermind still nice.


Posted: 25/04/2014 at 20:57
Thanks artjak never grown them before got them on the window sill in my living room I don't have a greenhouse yet so I will keep them inside


Posted: 25/04/2014 at 20:06

First few of my peppers germinated today well chuffed


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