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spring onions

Posted: 08/01/2013 at 14:00

I grow mine in pots and never have any problems. I start them off in 3" pots and when big enough plant them up into 12" pots spaced out about 1" apart. I get good sized onions this way. You can have them growing all year by spacing out the sowing times.

Garden Leeks

Posted: 29/12/2012 at 21:36

I think musselbrough are good too. I grow them every year and get good crops.

Christmas Greetings

Posted: 27/12/2012 at 17:26

I am too late for Christmas wishes. ( Had my computer locked by unknown intruder and have taken days o unlock it.) I do wish you all a happy and prosperous and healthy new year for 2013. Good luck to you all.

storing carrots and parsnips

Posted: 04/12/2012 at 19:51

Freezing is a good way. I have done both this way and find it excellent.

Planting Onion Sets

Posted: 04/12/2012 at 19:49

If the soil is good draining they should be o.k.


Posted: 14/10/2012 at 16:35

I am planning to buy a rambling rose and see they are sold as bare root or container grown. Is there any beneficial benefit in which you buy ? Does one establish its self better or is there really no difference ? Any advice very welcome.




Seed companies

Posted: 24/09/2012 at 12:15

Kings seed for veg. Mr fothergills for flowers.

Sweet corn

Posted: 06/09/2012 at 19:51

Thank you both for your replies. Your cooking suggestion sounds good to me Welshonion.

Sweet corn

Posted: 06/09/2012 at 15:50

The Kernels on my sweet corn are still white although the tassles are dark brown. Will they turn yellow if left longer or has the lack of sunshine during the summer stopped them ripening. Does them being white stop them tasting sweet.?

Carrot bed

Posted: 10/08/2012 at 13:06

I have never had success with carrots in beds and now grow them in tubs where  I get good results. They are easy to protect from carrot fly as well. This year I had excellent results leaving a tub in the greenhouse where they were started earlier that would have been possible sowing out side.

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