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First ever veg plot

Posted: 12/01/2017 at 16:20

On our allotments there are some bordered areas the same height as you that basically "contain " some soil in one area.

Others are 3 boards high up to 2 foot deep where you can grow 18" long parsnips and 12 " long carrots up to and after Christmas

? How big a total area do you have available

First ever veg plot

Posted: 12/01/2017 at 15:22


Your tall is it ?

First ever veg plot

Posted: 11/01/2017 at 18:58

The basic question is to ask yourself  " Why am I doing this "

Save money

Just for fun

Feed the family

So you can eat specific food

Step back a bit and decide where you want to be veggie wise in Summer 2018

There are literally more questions than answers but the main thing is to .............enjoy it !!

When to Start Off Saved Seeds

Posted: 11/01/2017 at 18:54

I have saved the following seeds from last Summer

Orange Crocosmia   4.10.16

Small Hot Peppers  1.10.16

Yellow Sweet Peppers    24.5.16

I have a conservatory and would like advice on when to start off

Bird Feeders you Can take Apart and Clean

Posted: 23/11/2016 at 17:31

Hi Dove

Always the First and always The Best

I will contact them asap

Many thanks

Bird Feeders you Can take Apart and Clean

Posted: 23/11/2016 at 16:10


There are many plastic feeders with the green tops and perches that you cant take apart to PROPERLY clean

? Who sells ones that you can take apart , place in a bucket over night and re assemble

I dont want germs or infections to build up in the tubes that could affect the birds

Jasmin on a Shed

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 16:39

Thank you all

Think I will find a dif venue as my shed needs and will need repainting soon and in the future

Jasmin on a Shed

Posted: 06/11/2016 at 16:04

I have a Trachelospermun or jasminoides and was wondering as it says its a "climber " whether it will climb up my B & Q garden shed 

? Does it cling to wood or is it just walls etc

Rotten Apples

Posted: 30/10/2016 at 15:34

On a separate tack..............

Blackbirds love cut up apples so if you are able feed them espescially as winter is coming

Watching them " hopping in " from the bottom of the garden is a joy

ABSOLUTELY nothing to do with gardening, too!

Posted: 30/10/2016 at 15:25


Totally agree

All we can do is support the local Green Energy initiatives by investing in them to produce MORE and MORE energy by Publicly Owned Green Energy collectives

Here is an example........I am not a financial adviser just a hater of the Big 6 and all that Global Companies represent !!

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