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Posted: 14/01/2015 at 17:03

I agree with patate 

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Posted: 14/01/2015 at 16:05

i forgot to say Charles has some great videos on utube

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Posted: 14/01/2015 at 15:19

Hope you enjoy it Gemma I have been using no dig with home made compost for a long time it would be good if everything grew by the book but we keep on trying 

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Posted: 14/01/2015 at 11:24

It's playing up again

Kef we are on a private water supply and the tank is on the fell side at the other side of the valley I have water buts and normally we have no shortages but OH had a new hip in June and was unable to go and check the tank when we had a very dry spell I decided to go myself one hot afternoon while he had a rest I had an idea were it was I knew it was behind a rowan above a big rock unfortunately by the time I had walked to it I could see a numer of rowan but the bracken was so thick and tall I couldnt see the rock  any way I did eventually find it and it was full and lots flowing in but I think the veg had been without for a bit to long, but as every farmer and gardener knows next year will be better

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Posted: 14/01/2015 at 11:09

Sorry for some reason I havnt been able to reply dont know why

pansy thanks for the link to river ford some great recipes there

bb i have been tempted to get one of Joys books, I have an early one of Bob flowerdews organic gardening I bought from oxfam as well as an rhs and various other s 

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Posted: 13/01/2015 at 17:13

Kef my rainbow chard went to seed not sure if it was short of water

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Posted: 13/01/2015 at 16:40

Hi BB will go and have look now 

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Posted: 13/01/2015 at 16:31

Hi Kef I havnt grown it yet but OH loves green veg so I'm hoping I can sow and plant every thing at the right times this year

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Posted: 13/01/2015 at 15:58

on a wet afternoon recently I was browsing gardening books on kindle I came across Charles Dowdings myths and misconceptions and found it interesting, I then looked at samples of his gardening books and downloaded growing winter veg as I struggle to have enough veg to get us right through.

it may not be for every body but I have used no dig in my raised beds for many years and if your just starting With veg it's worth a look

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Posted: 12/01/2015 at 16:18

It's nice to have the space and the challenge Jo I bet your really enjoying it,do you have contact with any of the other northern boarders I often think of that day we had at Harlow Carr, gardening has become a big part of my life since that day 

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