Latest posts by Loz

Cutting back Poppies

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 21:14

May as well give it a go because they are looking very sad at the moment.....got nothing to lose really!

Potatoes (again-sorry!)

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 21:56

Once again....thank you, bedtime reading me thinks

Potatoes (again-sorry!)

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 21:21

I know I'm going to sound dumb now and I apologise in advance but I'm not sure what earlies, second earlies and maincrop are....does it mean new potatoes first then inbetweeners then old potatoes from the same plant?

Potatoes (again-sorry!)

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 20:58

ok sotongeoff, if I planted mine at the end of April, when will I get my spuds, I have 3 different varieties, mine also have no flowers but they do look healthy

Leeks and beetroot

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 10:57

Thank you Dovefromabove....think I may have some weeding to do then!

I did use markers at one end of each row but I must have dropped a few carrot seeds, these are popping up in their neighbours row!! oh well practise makes perfect....I hope.

Cutting back Poppies

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 10:26

Thank you sotongeoff! such a shame...they were looking sooo gorgeous and I was sooo proud of them, maybe 'with a bit of luck' they will bloom again!

Leeks and beetroot

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 10:22

I planted Leeks, Beetroot, carrots and potatoes in late May, The potatoes are in full swing and the carrots have popped up and are quite obvious to the eye.....my problem is where I planted the beetroot and leeks, quite a few weeds have popped up, I dare not pull them up just in case I pull up my veg! should they have started to show yet and will it be obvious when they do....I have tried to identify them by looking for rows but I think maybe my rows were'nt exactly rows...if you know what I mean!? )

Cutting back Poppies

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 10:11


My beautiful pink poppies have been battered by the wind and rain and are now looking very sorry for themselves....can I do the 'Chelsea chop' on them.....if thats what its called (as you can see I'm a newbie!) and if so, how far down do I chop and will they reflower this year???

Keeping Chickens

Posted: 24/05/2012 at 13:16

Is it normal for chickens to lay eggs out in the run?

odd behaviour??

Posted: 24/05/2012 at 12:41

Hi Guys,

Just been out to collect eggs, I have 4 chickens and got 4 eggs, started laying 2/3 weeks ago. 3 of the eggs was in the laying box as always but for the first time one was on the ground in the run?? never had this before. It is also smaller than the rest. When I let them out this morning they went straight to the water and spent ages drinking it and they were'nt quite as cheeky as normal, also one seems to be looking a lot fatter than the others, a bit puffed out??? is this normal or could there be something wrong?

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