hollie hock

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Mystery plant

Posted: 11/09/2016 at 17:03

That's a strange thing, never seen that before

plug plants

Posted: 11/09/2016 at 08:40

I'd follow fidget bones advice on the digitalis, they won't need any protection over winter. I have some tiny seedlings that have self seeded in one of the beds. I'll just thin them out as they get bigger. I'd over winter the Verb B.

Early preparation!

Posted: 10/09/2016 at 21:11

I don't grow a lot of veg, but I always have a go at runner beans. Once they get going, they crop loads, freeze well and are expensive and stringy in the supermarkets. Beetroot is good too.

I left my darlek one in one garden Hosta, I wish I had done the same as you.

Tiny seedlings identities

Posted: 10/09/2016 at 17:29

They might be last years wakeshine. I didn't sow any lobeila this year but still got some


Posted: 09/09/2016 at 22:03

Hi Gardengirl, no sadly no chickens here.We left them at the farm in the end. Hubby got as far as making another coup but not enough space. That's the compost bin now.Best decision, I did enjoy having them though and the eggs were best I've tasted.

I lost a lot of young plants this year, I sowed way too many, ran out of room and the wet weather meant that the annuals in particular got eaten. I've got a few sturdy perennials coming on nicely though

This frame has been the best so far, I think it takes 4 and a bit seed trays  and the shelves are really wide. This is when it had been emptied out a bit, it was packed.  I'll be using it to over winter stuff.


Posted: 09/09/2016 at 21:16

See original post

 What does that mean?


Posted: 09/09/2016 at 19:50

I love them GWRS, same principle but with shelves This is back in May, it will need some minor repairs this Winter


Posted: 09/09/2016 at 19:38

There is a way as KT53 says, you will have to get an app/software to be able to do it. I wouldn't know more than that, I had a look for my friend but that's when I got a bit lost.


Posted: 09/09/2016 at 18:44

Loving your work tattoed gardener and Gardengirl

I'm not surprised Redwing, space outside is just like indoors, the more you have the more plants you can get in it. 

I have vertical coldframes, the largest one is a bit like a plant wardrobe

Tiny seedlings identities

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 18:03

Some of them do look a bit primrosey to me, so it's likely that the cowslip has self seeded. Lots of free cowslips coming your way.  I've got hundreds of little foxgloves seedlings at the moment, I leave candytuff to self seed for next year as well.

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