London (change)
Today 13°C / 7°C
Tomorrow 13°C / 9°C

Nick Winn


Latest posts by Nick Winn

9 returned

cucumbers is the sun too hot in spain

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 11:43

Are you giving them plenty of water?!

Watering tomatoes

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 11:41

Thanks guys, we're growing them in the ground in the greenhouse, so I will experiment a bit with different watering methods to find out what works best. Thank you for all your advice

Watering tomatoes

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 08:39

Hi Italophile and Verdun,

Are you saying they should be given a really good soak not very often? How will I know when the roots have dried out?

thank you for your advice 

Dwarf French beans

Posted: 30/05/2013 at 21:07

Thanks very much guys, I really appreciate your help! 

Dwarf French beans

Posted: 30/05/2013 at 20:15

Hi, I know this may seem ignorant of me, but I'm only 17 and don't have much experience! Do dwarf French beans need any support like the climbers do or do they just grow kinda bushy and small? Thanks!

Watering tomatoes

Posted: 30/05/2013 at 14:05

Thanks very much for your advice both of you, that website is great steephill!

Watering tomatoes

Posted: 30/05/2013 at 11:28

How much water should I be giving my tomatoes in the greenhouse? They're still only about 2 feet high. Should it be a good amount every day now, and then less when they start producing fruit? 

Invasion!!!! Already frustrated!!!!

Posted: 22/05/2013 at 11:14

put down broken egg shells and/or salt, or try putting a fine mesh barrier or even fleece around the plants. Bury it into the ground a bit so they can't get past it.

Buying compost online?

Posted: 22/05/2013 at 09:48

The first thing to do is thoroughly dig the soil over, preferably by double digging: http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/basics/techniques/soil_digging1.shtml. obviously remove any stones/ rubbish you come across. Depending on how many stones you remove, the soil will probably be much higher in the bed, because it's no longer compacted. Fill it up with any good quality multipurpose compost, and mix it in well. I wouldn't worry too much about brand, and if you get too much you can always use it later in other beds or even next year. Hope this helps! 

9 returned

Discussions started by Nick Winn

Dwarf French beans

Replies: 6    Views: 814
Last Post: 01/06/2013 at 22:06

Watering tomatoes

Replies: 15    Views: 643
Last Post: 01/06/2013 at 07:44
2 threads returned