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Garden Journal/Diary

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 21:43

Have kept a garden diary for the past 3 years. Great for checking back to see when you planted in other years and what the results were. Keep it simple, if it is complicated you will not keep it filled in regularly and then you lose the benefit of it.

Parsnip problems!

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 21:38

Buy fresh parsnip seed each year. They have a very poor germination rate if kept over from last year.

Garden help

Posted: 26/12/2014 at 18:19

All the posters on here are very helpful. Just ask and you will recieve any help you need. start off with simple things and then expand. happy gardening.


Great gardening weather

Posted: 26/12/2014 at 18:16

But Salino do you not realise that they are all mad and we are the only sane ones on the planet.

Great gardening weather

Posted: 25/12/2014 at 15:03

Daffodils sprouting, as is the Rhubarb, second lot of garlic which is 6 weeks behind the other variety is up. Wishing this weather would continue for a few weeks but alas it is to end too soon. Merry Christmas to one and all.

Carrot problem

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 19:27

I'd have to agree with Bob. Nasty little critters! Got them here as well.


Block Paving

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 17:57

We have block paving at work and we use the points of a triangle hoe to clear it. Hard work I know but it works.

The map

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 14:47

Have failed several times to get on map, need help


Posted: 15/11/2014 at 23:01

No rain today but garden too wet to do anything. went cutting firewood instead.

Hate all this rain and more on the way.


Posted: 15/11/2014 at 22:28

Any pictures?

Sometimes a second head will appear on some heads if they are ready for harvesting. Wheelers imperial is an example I've grown that does this. Nothing wrong with it.

Discussions started by No expert


Yellow tips on my garlic plants 
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How is the Potato planting going for you?

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Planting First Earley Potatoes

It's time to get goimg 
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planting Hawthorh from cuttings

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Sowing Garlic

What fertilizer do I use? 
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Last Post: 09/11/2013 at 19:54

Talkback: Geranium 'Bill Wallis'

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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A Feast For Crows

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Lifting Onions

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