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Latest posts by GWRS

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 19:00

flumpy1 , hope bath helped , need to pase your self , trouble once you start you keep on finding jobs to do 

happy gardening 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 18:50

Hello , first cut of the year for lawns , blade raised , trim a honeysuckle that is about to fall over 

O/H planted veg seeds mostly in conservatory and some in g/h

also went up allottment intend to spend the day there tommrow lots do

happy gardening everybody , feels like spring has sprung

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 17:46

Hello everybody , back of hols and been up to the A today , didn't do much , repaired fence , empty compost bin blown across plot 

Dug up some leeks , cleriac and kale , kale starting to go to seed 

going up there for full day tommrow , weather forcast good , lots to do and the weeds are coming now that it had warmed up

Potatoes can be planted from March to May ,subject to the weather of course , I am putting my earliers in now , 2nd earlies in week or so then main , I like to stagger it 

O/H has put some seeds in , some in g/h and some in conservatory 

I also did the first cut to the lawns with blade raised , 

Happy gardening everybody , feels like spring has sprung 


Growing Tomatoes Outside?

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 11:25

Hello , although got G/H I also grow a few in pots outside , I have found a sunny sheltered spot does fine , but definaetly needs watering 

in past have grown little cherry toms in hanging baskets and if not to badly effected by wind do well 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 11:22

Gardengirl , suggest you check with Council regularly , with all these cuts to services some are not as efficient as they should be 

hopefully not long now 

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 11:14

I save some seed each year and plant that , however , over time they have all gone white , so purchased a pack of mixed colours this year 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/03/2015 at 15:23

Stagbettle , it was my O/H birthday on the 27th hence away for a few days

Kings seeds catalouge has a great selection of green manure for different times of the year 

birthday wishes to you 

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 29/03/2015 at 15:10

Hello , anybody grown fennel , last year grew some but instead of a bulb it was long and thin OK to eat but not what was expected 

Left some in the ground overwinter and they seem to be growing again , any advise or comments welcome 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 17:09

Everybody so busy , I'm on Holiday in Tenby at present , plan to start gardening and allottmenteering Easter , hope the weather OK

Have a good weekend everybody


ps. Anybody known where I can get chickpea seeds grew them last year , a great crop ?

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 12:29

Lucyl , yes like the planters and really like the idea of fence pot hangers , I will have to have a think about it for myself , obviously lots of work 

I have brackets for hanging baskets from concrete posts , when they a re up and flowering will have to put a picture on hear 

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