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Posted: 15/07/2016 at 21:16

Hello , just seen this post , Clarington is right decide what you like first , then experiment , you can grow lots of different items in containers 

Go for easy  items , radish , Spring onins , lettuce so mant different types , thinking about winter,  kale , chard 

If you can grow flowers you can grow veg 

best of luck 

Belfast Sink

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:48

Hello I have a Belfast sink and don't have that problem 

Couple of ideas , empty it out first of all , then put in 20ml gravel about a third , then mix horticultural grit with compost say 50/50 and replant with Alpines 

If it is planted in soil which mine is I made sure the plug hole  was open  and dig a little hole in the ground and put some gravel in it 

If raised on bricks again make sure you have gravel in plug hole 

Best of luck 

Nature/allotment gardening

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:38

Hello , stopping the pigeons can be done by building a box frame to cover the area you wish  to protect and cover it with chicken wire , you can get different sizes of chicken wire , small wholes for sides and larger for top 

The allotment next to mine does this 

Mice you could use a Humane mice catcher 

Best of luck 

Anyone's sunflowers out yet?

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:28

Hello , yes they are flowering but not very tall

What to do with used compost

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:26

Hello , I take all my used compost up to my allotment and either put it on the beds or in compost bins , 

personally I prefer to buy new compost each year to prevent any build up of bugs etc. 

before the allotment I reused it on the garden with some bone meal 

all the best 


Posted: 15/07/2016 at 10:34

All the post make sense to me 

My thoughts are for the People of Nice who have suffered greatly 

Just terrible !

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 10:26

Hello Gardengirl - shop 

Bamboo canes , can be difficult finding large one 

Proper fleece , the thin Poundland stuff rips so easily  , netting 

This year bouhoght huge tub of chicken pellets from Lidl which I have been using at the plot

Busy day getting stuff ready for Village show tomrrow , will put a full report on 

Have a good day everybody 

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 10:15

Good morning , bit overcast today , will dead head agapanthus 

Busy day getting stuff ready for village show 

Have a good day , watching a bit of Gardenping TV

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 14:20

Hello , lovely pictures ad ever , nice day hear so have been in garden

Do you dead head agapanthus ? Thought you might know as you grow them

Have agood day 


Posted: 14/07/2016 at 07:52

Good morning , blue sky hear to , dare I say I think summers hear

Couple of jobs outside but will take it easy as going on an organised walk tonight around nature reserve 

Have a good day everybody 

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