Are you giving them plenty of water?!
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
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
Thanks very much guys, I really appreciate your help!
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!
Thanks very much for your advice both of you, that website is great steephill!
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?
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.
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!