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Chillington Hoe

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 18:36

One of my Allotmenteers has leant me a Chillington Hoe and I want to buy one

? Any advice on weight , metal length of shaft

I am 6 ' 4 "

 

Onions - Dopey Question No 47

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 20:05

Thanks FB

Onions - Dopey Question No 47

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 18:50

Ive just pulled all my onions from October 2013 and I want to save some for "sets"

They were Radar and Red Cross

Never done this before so any assistance would be appreciated

Chick Pea Sowing

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 18:41

I have been given some chick peas still in their pods

I want to save them and see if I can grow some on next season

? Do I shell them now or leave until pod goes dry / black

? Do I have to start in a pot at home  etc etc etc

Hope you can help friends

Chick Pea Sowing

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 18:41

I have been given some chick peas still in their pods

I want to save them and see if I can grow some on next season

? Do I shell them now or leave until pod goes dry / black

? Do I have to start in a pot at home  etc etc etc

Hope you can help friends

Purple Sprouting - What else over Winter ?

Posted: 03/08/2014 at 18:53

I have just ordered some cage and nets to protect my first ever batch of purple sproutiong that are 6 inches tall and due to be potted out this week

? What else can I grow in the rest of the cage and butterfly netting

Tiny Holes in My Spuds

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 15:28

Thanks Berghill

The holes are about 3 - 5 millimetres across and perfectly round

I have dug and sowed some green manure ...field beans for over wintereing

Tiny Holes in My Spuds

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 15:15

I have just pulled the rest of my First Earlies which were Rockets

About 30 - 40% had small hooles in them and when cut open there was a tunnel going inside with a brown deposit in the tube but no insect

? What could it be and any suggestions for next season

? Different variety

? Any sugestions friends

What have you learnt this year in the garden?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 18:09

What have I learnt

Onions and leeks and carrots grown in lines next to each other in a cloche works

Peas are little tinkers to weed in between

My Himalayan Honeysuckle this year grew as much in two weeks as it did in 2 years !!

Not everyone who gives me advice knows what they are talking about !!!

Allotmenteers are more generous than people outside the Allotment

Horse Manure is Pure Magic !!

Is this normal for Runner Beans?

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 12:35

I was given some SAVED red , black and green bean seeds along with borlotti and I have mixed them all up and sown them at the base of wig wams and the different colour flowers are attractive

Its what they taste like that counts 

The ones i got from Mr Fothergills called Mergoles  did not germinate at all and also their parsnips and carrots

Discussions started by NewBoy2

Does your Shed have a Name ??

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Last Post: 22/08/2014 at 07:56

Field Beans as Green Manure

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Last Post: 26/08/2014 at 12:41

Chillington Hoe

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Last Post: 26/08/2014 at 12:39

Onions - Dopey Question No 47

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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 20:25

Chick Pea Sowing

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 20:17

Chick Pea Sowing

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 18:41

Purple Sprouting - What else over Winter ?

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Last Post: 03/08/2014 at 20:11

Tiny Holes in My Spuds

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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 19:40

Tomatoe Plant leaves going Brown

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Last Post: 29/06/2014 at 12:33

Summer Cabbage Shoots turning Brown

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Last Post: 29/06/2014 at 14:01

Tomato Plants with Acne

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Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 16:13

Climbing Beans

Overgrown the poles 
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Last Post: 25/06/2014 at 11:14

Helping Our Solitary Bees

Hive bees down by at least 80% 
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Last Post: 28/06/2014 at 10:48

New Hedge and Weeds

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Last Post: 17/06/2014 at 11:35

Sparrows on a Hot Tin (Conservatory ) Roof

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