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Whats happened to my garlic?

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 11:15

My bother in law live in old town Swindon very built up no woodlands or fields and they get Badgers coming into the Garden , in fact he encourages them , but they still make a hell of mess

the one time we stayed there we had 2 adults and a youngster coming of an evening , never seen them before in the flesh 

Dinner time

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 11:06

Hello , wonderfully sunny day , had a heavy down pour over night Saturday , so water butts full

long May this weather continue , in fact sitting in the garden with a cup of tea

Lavender Advice Please

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 20:21

Never moved a lavender but why not , give it a bit of TLC and it should be ok , take a cutting or 2 as insurance

moved an out door fuchsia 4 times and it is still going strong , best of luck

Yum yum

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 20:17

Hello thanks for the info it looks like you bought young plants  ? 

Will definitely be looking out for these , like to try different things 

Dinner time

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 20:08

I am going to pick my first runner bean tomorrow from the allotment 

Just in the garden the black currents are turning , hopefully picking these soon , my wife makes fantastic black current jam 


Yum yum

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 20:01

Tootles  , your cucumber yellow round thing looks great , do you know what it is called would like to try and grow one next year 

Anybody had there cucumbers go yellow ? I have got some in the G/H below the shade , I have assumed it is the sun ?





Lavender Advice Please

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 19:53

Hello , I have a lavender bush which I now cut back each year to keep within bounds and it just keeps growing


Whats happened to my garlic?

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 19:49

Sorry to be boring but was the ground water logged and they rotted ?

Strange !

What's new with you ?

Posted: 25/07/2014 at 09:48

Hello , just dug up my Purple potatoes , Ablert Barlet Purple Majesty 

if you want something different grow these because when they are cooked they keep there colour ie. Purple 

given some to friends last year and some didn't like like them , taste was fine just the colour put them off , personally I think they are great , salad , boiled or mashed

What's new with you ?

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 09:32

The party pans sounds interesting , will try them next year as I will have lots of extra room on my allotment as we orignally had half and have just taken on the other half 

you must have been unlucky with the celeriac all our germinated 

I am going to put some spinach and chard in over the weekend both kept growing over the winter 


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