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Latest posts by NewBoy2

Trees too close to the house

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 09:07

I had a house with a magnolia growing against and then under a single brick extension and it caused the building to come away from the main  house

careful what you plant !

Strawberry Pots-What Size Please ?

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 09:00

I will soon have the following plants and wish to place them in pots on my patio...old garage base really !

5 x Vibrant

5 x Marshmello

5 x Malwina

? What size pots will I need....depth and width

Thanks friends

Pinching Tomatoes

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 13:54

My Shirley toms are now 18 inches tall and in pots in the conservatory

I have been removing appropriate bottom shoots and the small ones in the vee between the main stalk and the stems

Some trusses have formed

? Is it now time to pinch oput the growing tops please friends


Beetroot - Choggia Pink

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 15:23


Yes they were given to me and they had been just stored in an open envelope

I sowed some beef tomatoes and carot seeds from the same person and still no shoots

Pinching Out Tops of Broad Beans

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 15:04

Thanks Dove...........I was naughty at skool as well !!

Beetroot - Choggia Pink

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 13:48

Planted in a big long tub and placed outside about two weeks ago and no shoots yet

Add Ash to Soil ??

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 13:43

A good and worthwhile discussion Friends

thank you all

Need advice on very small, boring garden!

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 13:42

Mike Allen and Artjak

Could not agree more with your comments about life style


Pinching Out Tops of Broad Beans

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 13:37


Some have flowers already so I will pich out when it stops raining here in Brizzle

Thanks as usual

Pinching Out Tops of Broad Beans

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:42

One of my Allotmenteers suggests I pinch out thtops of my dwarf broad beans

? Why and should I and if so when please  

Discussions started by NewBoy2

Nematode Worms

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To Fleece or Not To Fleece

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Strawberry Pots-What Size Please ?

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Pinching Tomatoes

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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 21:38

Pinching Out Tops of Broad Beans

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Last Post: 02/04/2014 at 16:51

Sparrows Dusting !!

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Tomato Feed - Yes or No

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Last Post: 29/03/2014 at 09:10

Cauliflower Shoots - When to Plant Out

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Last Post: 28/03/2014 at 17:25

Add Ash to Soil ??

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Last Post: 02/04/2014 at 13:43

Chitted Spuds & Green Bugs

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Last Post: 20/03/2014 at 11:34

Broad Beans - Aerial Protection

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Last Post: 18/03/2014 at 18:12

Potatoe Shoots Up or Down

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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 23:08

Beetroot - Choggia Pink

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Last Post: 02/04/2014 at 16:41

Tea Plant Not Growing

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My First Rose-What Variety

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