jersey jayne

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What new veg varieties have you tried?

Posted: 17/10/2013 at 18:35
Tried "Vannessa" tomato in the greenhouse this year,wow,what an improvement on "Shirley",,withstood the heat better,cropped better and are still ripening with firm medium size tasty fruits, give them a go next year ,I am.

re- what to grow next year

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 16:15
I have tried for the first time in my greenhouse a variety of tomato called "vanessa",Very good cropper, firm round tasty fruits still on the go,they will replace "shirley" who has been my fav'. for years.and red onions from seed too.Good luck.

Talkback: Horseflies

Posted: 09/08/2013 at 07:26
sorry meant CITRONELLA ointment,before you go out into the garden.

Talkback: Horseflies

Posted: 09/08/2013 at 07:25
citonella ointment or eat more garlic!! works here in the country..


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 07:23
our allotment has a show coming up in a few weeks, and several people I know on the site would like to enter,but apart from knowing your exhibit should be clean and free from pest damage what else could we do to get them looking good and corect?

You may think I'm bragging

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 09:04
well done, and you didnt have their budget, we a s a nation have always been at the forefront of invention...go for it..more to follow?

How tidy is your garden?

Posted: 15/03/2013 at 07:15
yup, same as many others, not too many manicured parts,but loving attention to the plants the main aim,and the "wild bit" at the bottom of the garden for the bugs and mammmals.

Front garden plants?

Posted: 12/01/2013 at 09:12
something prickly if it is a low wall as it deters "invaders", and altogether make it colourfull, its the best way to get neighbours to talk to you, and walk down the road and see what THEY grow,or grows well in the area.The other replies must have given you lots to go on!

house plant help

Posted: 06/10/2012 at 09:13
I have a wonderfull huge Bird of Paradise(Estralitzia) plant in my conservatory now in flower with 2 flowers, HOW can I polinate it? really would like some seeds to try to grow more.Someone must have thought out this before...anyone?

Talkback: Beekeeping

Posted: 31/08/2012 at 17:45
took up beekeeping years ago, never more than 3 hives ,almost all 2nd hand equiptment(ok if you are really clean and tidy) top and trousers(ex mod) white. only need a hat with veil attached new.washing up gloves fine. Bees from swarms,AND lots of start up help from local beekeepers assoc.on line, EVERY county has one,even London.Joining is vital, you get insurance with your membership,monthly mag. county news.and the inspiration from members,so many of whome are newcomers,you can take beekeepers exams..even for basics its an can even buy polystyrene beehives now,how cool is that! as for varoa,there are fairly effective natural protections for bees ,never fear..and as for all that expensive stuff bee groups usually have it to hire to members.GO FOR IT..NOW
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