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Autumn is very near

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 10:56

sorry i havnt been around much lately i hope i can catch up with all the goings on soon

Ann

No fruit showing on Butternut Squash in polytunnel

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 07:56

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58750.jpg?width=277&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58751.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

I posted these pictures on a thread asking about germination earlier in the year, as you all have a great deal of knowledge can you tel me is better to let the plant grow along the ground or would it be a good ideato give it some support and let it grow upward

any other pointers would be good thank you

No fruit showing on Butternut Squash in polytunnel

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 07:44

i have grown butternuts for the first time this year and have five fruits, not brilliant but next year i will make sure they are pollinated I grew one plant in the greenhouse and used comfrey feed 

I have used a wormery i had given to make the food, just filled each layer with chopped up leaves and put a bottle under the open tap to collect the feed, no smell at all they just dissolved into a slimey mess and i kept adding more

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 13:03
Sorry two links don't seam to have worked but I'm sure you will find them ont inter web

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 12:57

http://www.leightonhall.co.uk

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sizergh/

http://www.dalemain.com/index.php

links for zoomer i will post more when i think of them

 

 

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 22:33

it is an interesting garden in spring as well, we have alot of gardens up here dont we

Holehird is another worth a visit

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 16:34
Hi zoomer it's nice to see you talking about the great gardens in our area
Have you ever been to Copt Howe near Langdale it's very different but we love it
It's open under the NGS if you like to read about it before you go

Autumn is very near

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 20:15
It is much earlier than last year but it always takes me by surprise I never get to the end of summer jobs before I need to start getting ready for winter
I don't mind the change in the seasons really

Autumn is very near

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 19:42

the first fieldfairs have arrived today and only a few swallows left on my Cumbria hillside

help needed ?

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 15:32
Sorry I don't know but I'm sure somebody will There is a thread started by Danial try it on there

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