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Dwarf Broad Beans and Pigeons

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 14:11

My dwarf beans are planted and are about 6 - 8 inches tall and under a cloche

? When can I take it off please

They will grow to @ 24 inches

Kale

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 14:53

14.10    Premier from MoreVeg

Rotating Beans Yes / No

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 14:51

Thanks FB & Verdun

2015 will be the start of my 4th season from January next

I have made lots of mistakes and had successes and tried different processes depending who has given me advice !!

This season I have split my Plot into A B and C and will rotate from October 2015 but I felt that beans were the exception

I think I have learnt about "feeding " the soil and caring for the vegs

? Do beans do well in shaded areas ie next to a hedge with some bit being 6 to 8 foot tall

 

 

 

Rotating Beans Yes / No

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 13:01

Can you or should you grow runner beans and other types of beans in the same place evry year

A friend says that "the old boys " on his site have been doing it for 15 years +

Does it differ depending on the variety

Any other experience would be appreciated

Acers - Rewarding - easy to grow ?

Posted: 27/10/2014 at 14:09

Friends

I am considering planting an Acer for the colour and elegance

I have a plot some 3 ft x 3 ft to use

Have you any experience in growing acers

Kale

Posted: 27/10/2014 at 14:05

My seeds are just 2 inches tall

Do I

1.Pot up and if yes how tall do they need to be and into what size pots

or

2.How tall do they need to be to plant out on Lottie

Green tomatoes

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 17:49

Make green chutney

Stored Spuds Sprouting

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 17:48

Kef

? Do you remember what return you had on the different varieties and how big they were and whether you had many holes in them

I sowed 6 different types and had a very mixed return so Im trying to plan for next season

1st earlies

20 Foremost....Small and not many

20 Rocket........Small to medium and not many

2nds

25 Kestrels......Some medium to big and quite a lot

25 Wilja............Poor crop and quite a few had holes

Main

20 Pentland Crown.....Poor crop and many with holes

22 Maris Piper............Small and not many

 

 

 

Stored Spuds Sprouting

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 15:05

Onions and sprouts and mushrooms and garlic and chilli powder and mashed potatoes done as Bubble and Squeek in a frying pan and served with tomatoe sauce on top

Stored Spuds Sprouting

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 15:02

Noexpert.......and thank you for your advice as well and best wishes to Gods Own Country

I play skittles with a lovely bunch of Irishmen every week !!

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Wormery

? Which one to buy 
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When to Buy The Seeds

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Dwarf Broad Beans and Pigeons

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Last Post: 01/11/2014 at 15:51

Rotating Beans Yes / No

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Last Post: 28/10/2014 at 18:31

Acers - Rewarding - easy to grow ?

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Last Post: 28/10/2014 at 21:16

Stored Spuds Sprouting

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Last Post: 26/10/2014 at 20:23

Sowing Carrots all year long

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Last Post: 12/10/2014 at 17:51

Beans - All sorts - Soil Prep

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Courgettes

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