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Naughty Frost!

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 21:31

The real harm is done by the sun on the frosty potatoe leaves. It burns them badly as can be seen in the photos. We got caught by a frost a few weeks back. In the morning I put on the covers I usually place on the spuds at night. This stopped the direct sunlight from burning the leaves.

dafodil leaves

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 21:33

Why not leave them a few more weeks to die down and then clear the dead leaves away.

Strawberry Plants

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 21:27

As they are at their best for only 3/4 years it is a pity to miss out on year 1. The crop will be small but tasty.

Rhubarb

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 14:50

As was stated onanother rhubarb thread the greates threat to rhubarb is over picking. JH you are lucky that one came back at all. Snails are also a problem as the leaves touch the ground. Nothing for it but pellets spread around and about your crowns, but not over them. i have placed beer traps for the said same critters among my cabbages. Seems they like a tipple or two.

Rhubarb

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 21:58

Without a picture it's hard to know but probably slugs.

Rhubarb

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 21:08

Had two rows. Transplanted and divided one bed, 39 crowns. probably 20 in the other, will divide next november.

Rhubarb

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 17:46

12 kilo in freezer and 4 given to boss to keep her sweet!

Pallets

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 23:00

With a home made compass. A piece of wood with two holes 15 inches apart. Screw through one hole in middle of table. pencil through other and revolve. Cut with a jigsaw. sand down rough edges.

Rhubarb

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 22:45

Leave it alone for a year and you could be harvesting it by the barrowful.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44207.jpg?width=336&height=350&mode=max

 Anybody got 5 gallons of custard.

Pallets

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 22:39

The garden table as promised.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44203.jpg?width=336&height=350&mode=max

 Round topped table at 30 inches diameter. those were the legs i had planned to use. Thought they looked a little bulky so this is how it looks.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44204.jpg?width=336&height=350&mode=max

 Stil not happy with legs. Thinking of replacing them with one circular leg.

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One of the few flowers growing in my yard. 4 different clumps of it some as big as a car bonnet. Only knew it as Purple Geranium. Got some f... 
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