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Seaweed for nutrients

Posted: 14/04/2012 at 18:30

We added half a trailer load to a seakale(also a brassica) bed during the winter. As we are coastal it seemed the thing to do.It has gone down to almost nothing now, & the slugs have returned. I agree it must be a great mulch as does "backyardee" for his asparagus bed. The more the merryer. Heligan uses tons I hear.Get down the beach its free! but beware of additives from the local dog population who like to poo on the seaweed .So wear gloves & take forks & rakes.

Talkback: How to grow potatoes for Christmas

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:29
I have been lifting 1st early potatoes, Rocket & P. Javellin etc,to be out before the blight arrives. If tubers from this early spring planting had been set aside, as suggested, for a Christmas ready crop,they would surely be sprouting out of the potting shed roof by now!(& produced babies on the bench).
Has anyone saved January seed potatoes till June without a coldstore? I doubt it. I'll have to try next year then, as the current years spuds wont sprout until December.
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