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Comfrey Feed

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 07:15

Thank You all, I can seal the dustbin I currently keep it in.

Comfrey Feed

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 17:22

i have been using comfrey feed through the summer. There is half a tub left and I have another mix nearly ready in about a week.

Does any know it this feed will keep until next year?


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 14:57

I have 2 plants , now approx 5 ' high. In a pot , in the polytunnel. They are fed & watered with toms & cucumbers.

There are hundreds of cucumelons on the plants many grape size or bit bigger. This is the 1st time i have grown then, the only thing I would say is they seem a bit hard when you bit them.

Blue Lake Climbing Beans- Very late to flower??

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 10:24

French beans struggle with any cold . To get them a bit earlier, I grow them in a polytunnel.


Posted: 17/06/2013 at 11:33

Grow your carrots in boxes, more than 18" high. I use old plastic water tanks. The fly doesnt go above 12" high.

Beetroot Problems

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 16:36

I start beetroot in march in individual modules. This waythe  root does not get disturbed  when the beetroot goes in the ground. My beetroot is planted between tomatoes in greenhouse. they get the warmth & light they need & are picked well before tomato leaves reduce the light.

Pak Choi has bolted :(

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 09:23

I grow green revolution, pak choi. Its sown in March, & already harvested , I sow again late july. This early & late planting avoids the the bolting. Pak choi doesnt like warm weather and bolts

I always start in deep seed trays.

Planting out sweetcorn

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 14:20

I've always started sweetcorn in root trainers, so avoiding any risk of frost, they been hardening off for couple days now , ready for planting out this weekend. Everything is at least 3 weeks later this year.

planting out runner beans and courgettes

Posted: 28/05/2013 at 11:53

I leaving my toms and courgettes inside, still too cold at night. With to courgettes I have just been potting on & on, rather than risk them outside. My outdoor toms wont be out until the night temperatures above 10c constantly.

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