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veg trug

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 14:50

My mind had gone to one of these.

I should think you could grow any veg in yours with attention to food and watering.  Lots of people grow veg in containers. If don't get the ground prepared soon my courgettes will have to be grown in pots.

Waterlogged plant

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 14:35

Is there a gutter overflowing into it or a soakaway? I'd find out why before you plant anything else there. Overflowing gutter, soakaway, lowest point in some badly draining area. If you can't cure it try some of those coloured stemmed dogwoods. They'll be able to take it.

Waterlogged plant

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 14:22

I agree with auntie betty, you've done all you can. It happened to me once with some hollies. My uncle gave them to me and I didn't realise there were no drainage holes in the pots. Far too late to save them by the time I noticed.

veg trug

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 14:03

I thought a trug was one of those shallow baskets for collecting flowers and veg.



Posted: 24/05/2013 at 12:57

Looks interesting Verdun. Is it hardy? (out here in the real world not that other universe you've got down there ). I like something a bit different


Posted: 24/05/2013 at 10:06

This is what the RHS says about robinia problems.


My babies this morning

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 21:57

I keep looking at the five-day forecast hoping to see an upward trend

Easy care plants

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 21:56

Radishes are hyper-quick. Ready long before the summer hols

plant identification

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 21:52

I grew a buddleia species this year. When something germinated II thought 'funny looking buddleia'. Fortunately hadn't pricked out and disturbed the buddelia which came through later. All going well, haven't done an ID on the interlopers but look a bit like a solidago. We shall see. 

Seed wasn't from a commercial company. 

Easy care plants

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 21:28

Herbs would be great. plenty of marjoram and thyme to attract the insects. You can teach the kids about the insects as well.

Native plants have lots of history and stories attached to them. 

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